By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name four values that constitute the philosophical bases of the therapeutic relationship that present boundary challenges.
-Name six stages in attitude formation from past experiences.
-Name the three steps in the ethics assessment technique.
-Name four factors your ability to be comfortable with yourself is based.
-Name five areas wherein the conflict between growth and security is reflected.
-Explain what is a good exercise to increase your self awareness of your values system.
-Name two aspects of tempo in setting boundaries.
-Name one method to develop awareness of your nonverbal communication.
-Name one good method to assess if your touching of clients violates an ethical boundary.
-Explain with what the boundary of acceptance is not to be confused.
-Explain based on what expectations you set on accepting your client and not judging.
-Explain what can be the end result of unnecessarily prolonged therapy.
-Explain what does one of the best tools in setting a boundary with transference or counter transference is to state.
-Explain what the partnership is not to be confused with. A therapeutic partnership is based on understanding and acceptance of the differences in roles and tasks between therapist and client.
-Name two sides of reality.
-Name what is one reason to use partialization.
-Name what is one example of a situation when advice giving is appropriate.
-Name what is one method to maintain an ethical boundary between being inappropriately confrontational and being straight forward.
-Explain when is manipulating acceptable.
-Name four possible reactions your client may have when a referral to another professional or agency is suggested.
-Name four areas that require particular attention concerning the setting of constructive clear boundaries.
-Name how does enabling differ from empowering.
-Name three techniques for setting boundaries.
-Name one area that the NASW, AAMFT, NBCC, and APA Codes of Ethics agree upon regarding the setting of clear and ethical boundaries with clients.
-Name two consequences therapists have to consider when reporting domestic violence.
-Explain what is a multistep program for diffusing marital conflict.
-Name some “rules for engagement” with resistant clients.
-Name what was a key issue PTSG group members had to face.
-Explain what is an easy way out when we reach the limits of what we know or can do, when we feel confused or blocked by a situation that is beyond our understanding or abilities.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
CEU Continuing Education for
Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Psychologist CEUs, MFT CEUs