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By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name two types of guilt.
-Name three types of traumatized relationships.
-Identify four motives for social isolation.
-Explain three shattering assumptions of grieving clients.
-List five experiences of ineffective grief counseling.
-Name three critical steps in creating self-statements.
-Name three physiological aspects of trauma and grief.
-Explain what debriefing method conducted in groups gained currency during WWII and includes questions such as "What were the first thoughts that raced through your mind at the time of the crisis."
-Name two categories organize symptomatic responses to traumatic events.
-Explain what were parents most often worried about who were concerned that overprotectiveness is a problem. 
-Name Rando's six "R" processes of mourning. 
-Explain what statistic supported the idea that not only is the tangible benefit of grief therapy small, but its risk of producing iatrogenic worsening of problems is unacceptably high. 
-Explain the difference between loss-oriented coping and restoration-oriented coping.
-Explain what should the therapist do if the patient requests an unknown song. 

"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."