By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name five steps a caregiver can take in order to be supportive.
-Name four basic strategies for decreasing depression regarding an HIV positive client.
-Name five techniques for controlling negative thoughts.
-Name four steps caregivers providing care to a relative or friend who has AIDS dementia complex can take to help the HIV positive client.
-Explain the steps caregivers can take with an HIV positive friend or family member to prevent suicide.
-Name four steps caregivers can take if their HIV positive friend or family member has a substance abuse problem.
-Name three techniques that caregivers can use for providing care to themselves and the HIV positive friend or relative during the last weeks of life.
-Explain a strategy recommended for carers dealing with being constantly followed or asked the same question repeatedly by a loved one with AIDS dementia.
-Name eight points of difference between preparatory grief and depression.
-Name five barriers to female caregivers attending support groups.
-Name four factors a caregiver needs for sustaining a relationship with an HIV positive person.
-Name six areas in which the client is prompted to discuss his or her assets in a strength-based model of therapy.
-Name four problem-focused coping strategies to changeable stressors in participants lives during Sessions 3 and 4.
-Explain why it is likely that caregivers of AIDS patients experienced more negative symptoms than caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients.
-Name three statements that indicate suicidality caregivers might be aware of.
-Name two coping with loneliness subscales where AIDS patients scored similarly to those with other terminal illnesses.
-Name three concepts does the first Module emphasize in the intervention strategy.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
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