Course Learning Objectives/Outcomes
Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Psychologist CEs, MFT CEUs
By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name four types of emotional abuse that a batterer may use to groom his victim for future physical abuse.
-Name six areas described in Carrie's "dog collar of control".
-Name four "If only" rationalizations commonly used by battered women.
-Name three questions you might discuss to facilitate the unraveling of the battered woman's feelings of guilt.
-Name three areas you might discuss to alleviate client guilt regarding her children.
-Name three components of Learned Helplessness a battered woman may experience.
-Name five components of excessive worrying a battered woman may consider.
-Name five illusions or myths many battered women need to hold on to in order to avoid facing deeper issues, such as getting a job outside of the home.
-Name the parts in a five-part inventory of illusions for a battered woman.
-Explain how the Pains and Pluses Journal is beneficial to a battered woman.
-Explain how many children are severely battered annually.
-Explain which system of the brain involved in experimental and clinical evidence links explosive rage to disorders.
-Explain what 90% of the two-thirds of the population seeking police help report.
-Explain what a batterer is faced with if he thinks that other men may respond to a provoking partner differently, in a non-violent way.
-Explain what can increase the severity and number of risks a battered woman faces.
-Explain what drawback there is to suggest a battered woman seek counseling.
-Explain what criterion do most studies use to determine id a batterer program is successful.
-Explain what can result from using exclusive rather than an inclusive language with battered women.
-Explain what has been the result of the Bruno case.
-Explain what a therapist needs to do if battered women may create stress for the therapist.
-Explain how many women suffer real violence (meaning one or more incidents of hitting or kicking) each year.
-Explain how Haley describes the hierarchy of the family with problems.
-Explain what is indicated for those earning more than $50,000. The statistic that there is less than a 10% difference in the rate of family violence between those with household incomes of less than $10,000.
-Sixteen female victims of IPV with an appearance-related residual injury (typically a mark or scar) met in groups of three to five participants and discussed their experiences with their residual injuries. Using qualitative analysis, explain the residual injuries implication that the participants indicated.
-Explain the important attachment-related aspects indicated in the research and theory in the field of attachment regarding women victims of IPV.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
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Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Psychologist CEUs, MFT CEUs