Course Learning Objectives/Outcomes
Social Worker CEU, Psychologist CE, Counselor CEU, MFT CEU
By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name three important aspects of denial in children.
-Name three important aspects of anger.
-Name three concepts regarding guilt you might assess in your grieving client.
-Name three aspects of murder.
-Explain some of the DSM specifics for Melancholic-features.
-Name three concepts regarding fear resulting from the grief process.
-Name two ways to involve children in the change that results from loss.
-Name three aspects regarding adjusting to a new life after a loss.
-Name three guideline topics for treating traumatized children.
-Name the five steps in the five feelings technique.
-Name four types of separation discussed on this track.
-Name the two topics regarding displacement reactions that were discussed.
-Name three techniques for delayed grief work.
-Name the two main topics regarding resolving childhood grief as an adult.
-Explain the result of unresolved childhood grief and perception of vulnerability to loss.
-Explain loss of the "infantile object" or loss of the "fantasized self".
-Explain what factors associated with bereavement lead to adult depression.
-Explain the main challenge for a CCT therapist.
-Explain what was found in a study performed by Weller and colleagues related to the comparison of the manifestation of depression in bereaved children and a sample of clinically depressed children.
-Explain the signs of depression in a child up to age three.
-Explain the signs of adolescent suicide.
-Explain during the introduction session of CBT, what is the focus of a brief parent-only segment.
-Explain what is inhibited by children dealing with grief complicated by symptoms of PTSD avoiding painful and intrusive thoughts.
-Explain which sex shows higher rates of overall psychological difficulties.
-Explain the continuous line or "scribble" technique and its purpose with bereaved children.
-Explain what stages of grief working with the Arts helps a child move through.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
CEU Continuing Education for
Psychology CEUs, Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, MFT CEUs