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Course Transcript Questions The Answer to Question 1 is found in Section 1 of the Course Content... and so on. Select correct answer from below. Place letter on the blank line before the corresponding question. Do not add any spaces.


1. What are the results of an abusive controlling relationship?
2. The "instant-replay syndrome" and "guilt trip strategy" are examples of what?
3. What are the tactics the controlling abusive partner may use to establish and maintain his power-base in the relationship?
4. What is one application of the Cold-Weather Analogy?
5. Jekyll-and–Hyde reframing can result in what benefit for your client?
6. What are the patterns of specific behavior related to brainwashing?
7. What are the Connect-the-Dot perspectives?
8. What are the urban legends or myths regarding solutions to abuse by the “Great Catch?”
9. To reconstruct the reality of self-blame experienced by your client, what are the key words to use to recall the B-A-D questions in a session with a client?
10. In "Communication Magic" the victim of the abuse rationalizes that her "Great Catch" will magically stop saying hurtful things once he understands what about her?
11. In “Dispute Listing” what are the two types of entries on the Client Worksheet?
12. If you client is trying to fight fire with fire, when communicating with his or her great catch, what style of communication are they using?
13. What is a visualization you might use if you are experiencing Secondary Traumatic Stress Syndrome with a client who repeated returns to his or her abuser?
14. Resistance against an abuser, in a relationship challenges what?

a. Substance abuse; unhealthy childhood; stress; insecurity; and venting feelings
b. Mildly attacking and then vigorously attacking the abusive behavior
c. Loss of Power and Disintegration of self-image
d. A yo-yo with an increasingly lengthening string
e. Giving self permission to have and express negative feelings about the “Great Catch”
f. Once he understands his partner's good intentions
g. A validation of feelings
h. Isolation; focus on the batterer's potential anger; exhaustion; dependency; feelings of incompetence; threats; occasional indulgences; demonstration of superiority or power; degradation and humiliation; and enforcing trivial demands
i. Can't-You-Take-a-Joke; The Betrayal-of-a-Confidence; Breaking-an-Agreement
j. The level of control and the balance of power
k. Labeling
l. Child
m. Bear, Acceptable; and Deserve
n. Potential verses reality; reacting and defending verses goal-directed productive behavior; “If only” hoping

Course Article Questions The Answer to Question 15 is found in Section 15 of the Course Content... and so on. Select correct answer from below. Place letter on the blank line before the corresponding question.


15. What is the foundation of the treatment of abuse?
16. In addition to delusions of the Jealous Type, what are two other types of delusions?
17. What are the distinct reputations a Controller may have?
18. What makes an adolescent trapped in a controlling relationship a lethal situation?
19. How do we filter meanings?
20. What are some relationship Inner Rules your client may have?
21. What kinds of speech patterns do some clients use that result in loss of power?
22. What is a strategy you might use with a client who feels they are not being understood by his or her significant other?
23. What limits options for some clients?


a. Be able to take it; Be prepaired for anything
b. Have your client ask their significant other to summarize what they've said
c. Inner rules, which may need some updating
d.The positive therapeutic relationship is the foundation of the treatment of abuse.
e. Persecutory and Grandiose.
f.Through a set of inner expectations, rules, and underlying values
g.One group of individuals will give glowing reports and another group will warn that the significant other is serious trouble
h. Prefacing and Tagging, Questioning Tone, Hedges or Qualifiers, Nonwords and nonphrases
i.Threat of suicide

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