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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 three attitudes of men who are perpetrators of IPV.
-List four advantages of group therapy.
-Identify three stages of batterer intervention programs.
-List three risk factors regarding intimate partner violence.
-List four points that clients may use to prevent violence in their relationships.
-Describe four types of abusers.
-Explain two denial strategies that male perpetrators use.
-Discuss four motivators of shame among male batterers.
-Name four aspects regarding marital violence linked to change.
-Name four motives in goal setting for male batterers.
-Name two questions that are effective in facilitating goal setting in male batterers.
-Name three problems in therapy for intimate partner violence.
-Name three areas in which children from violent homes show a cognitive deficiency regarding the processing of social information.
-Explain what area did 48% of the women in the Sonders and Hanusa study report to be the area of most positive change by their abusive partner.

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