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March/April 2021 The Therapist in Professional Exchange

Learning Objectives -
Upon completion of the articles, you are able to:
1. Describe the components of burnout.
2.Review research underscoring that rates of burnout are on the rise for mental health professionals.
3. Outline ways to assess both your resiliency factors and potential pit falls for developing burnout.
4. List ways to prevent and reduce symptoms of burnout.
5. Outline the importance of the therapeutic relationship and the therapist’s use of 5 in order to impact therapeutic change.
6. Differentiate the tenets of humanistic psychology from Freudian and more patriarchal psychology models.
7. Critically discuss humanistic and Satirian concepts including congruence, attunement, use of Self, and emotional honesty between therapist and client.
8. Describe the ways in which limbic attunement and attuned connection with others lead to elevated mood and more fulfilling lives and positive therapeutic outcomes.
9. List examples of harm the therapeutic community has caused to minority groups currently and historically.
10. Identify concrete negative impacts on people (the general population and clients) related to the political directives and political climate.
11. Encourage readers to examine personal views and boundaries related to speaking out publicly about political policies and self-disclosure with clients.

This test is valid for obtaining continuing education hours until April 30, 2022. 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)).

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