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January/February 2020 The Therapist in Professional Exchange

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of the articles, are you able to:
1. Define the concept and three (3) practices of consensual nonmonogamy.
2. Examine three (3) common biases and prejudices that might exist against clients in nontraditional and nonmonogamous relationships.
3. Increase cultural sensitivity toward clients who choose to be in consensual nonmonogamous relationship and reduce the stigmatization and marginalization that can occur with nonmonogamous clients in the therapy room.
4. Identify three (3) limitations of the current treatment models of infidelity.
5. Describe the cross-cultural operational definition of infidelity that can be utilized for clinical formulation and establishing parameters for the therapeutic alliance.
6. List at least three (3) dyadic factors contributing to the etiology / causes of infidelity.
7. Identify three (3) individual factors that contribute to the etiology / causes of infidelity.
8. Define two (2) sociocultural factors that impact and contribute to the etiology / causes of infidelity.
9. Identify two techniques to assist clients in transforming their relationships by developing a healthy relationship to Self.
10. Define Bowen’s family system concept of self-differentiation and formulate how self-differentiation influences relationship.

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This test is valid for obtaining continuing education hours until February 28, 2021.
CAMFT is recognized as a CE Provider by the Board of Behavioral Sciences for LMFTs, LEPs, LPCCs, and LCSWs (16 C.C.R. §1887.4.3(3)(D)).