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 one way of helping a workaholic client identify priorities.
-Name two techniques for reducing non-productive motivators.
-Describe three non-productive motivators which are guilt, power and competition.
-Name four categories of compromise.
-Discuss two types of compromise namely compromise for relationships and compromise for values.
-Name five strategies for picking up housework.
-Name five cognitive blocks that can create resistance to behavioral changes.
-Name three factors of work-related stress.
-Name three ways the body copes with stress.
-Name two types of stress symptoms regarding male stress.
-Identify three elements of responsibility factor in workaholics.
-Name five characteristics of the Type A personality.
-Name three strategies for fostering type B behavior in a male stress client.
-Name three additional strategies for fostering type B behavior.
-Explain a “pseudoworkaholic”.
-Explain parentified children. It has been argued that in workaholic-headed families, the generation lines that typically insulate children from the parental adult world get violated or blurred, and these children become what family therapists call parentified.
-Explain why the term workaholism has not been accepted into the official psychiatric and psychological nomenclature.
-Name the three principles behind behavior modification in a workaholic client.
-Explain why is denial of the problem another issue that counselors must contend with in counseling workaholics.
-Explain a “savoring workaholic”.
-Explain some counseling goals for bulimic workaholics.
-Explain what personality traits are more likely to become workaholics.
-Explain what percentage felt it was worth it for the men who put their professional ambition before their family and friends.
-Explain what “free drugs” produced in the workaholic cause home and family obligations to invariably drop down the priority list.
-Explain the economic theory of income/leisure trade-off.
-Name one of the conclusions of the Looking Backwards to Go Forwards: the Integration of Paid Work and Personal Life study.
"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