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Emotional Manipulators and Codependents: A Recipe for Disaster


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Category:
Clinical Psychology and Psychiatric |  Families and Couples
Faculty:
Ellen Biros
Duration:
Full Day
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date :
24 Sep, 2015
SKU:
POS045595
Media Type:
Online Learning


Description

  • Determine, finally, if your client is in an emotionally manipulative relationship!
  • 5 key detectors that attract a manipulator and a codependent
  • 4 proven steps to break your clients free from abusive relationships

The destructive and thoroughly crazy making dynamics of living in a relationship with an emotional manipulator can convince even the most intelligent individual to remain in a harmful and toxic relationship for decades.

On the outside these relationships appear to be successful even enviable, but behind closed doors, they are a tangled web of deceit and manipulation. Ellen Biros, MS, LCSW has worked with emotional manipulators and codependents for over 21 years. Through Ellen’s extensive experience working with manipulators and codependents, she has developed techniques to help clients untangle from these complicated relationships and regain their self-identity and self-esteem.

Learn the 5 detectors to help your clients identify whether they are in an emotionally abusive relationship. Discover the 4 steps you can teach your clients to help them break free from these abusive relationships. This seminar will not only train you to spot an emotional manipulator and codependent, but will also equip you with clinical tools and psychotherapy techniques to use immediately with your clients to help them begin to regain their self-identity and their lives.

OUTLINE

A Recipe for Disaster: Emotional Manipulators and Codependents

Spotting the Emotional Manipulator

  • A definition of the emotional manipulator
  • 10 varieties of emotional manipulators
  • 8 tools used by the manipulator

Emotionally Abusive Personalities

  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder

Codependents – the Relationship Addict

  • Characteristics of Codependents
  • Denial
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Compliance
  • Control
  • Avoidance
    • Codependent Relationship Patterns

Codependents and Emotional Manipulators in Relationships

  • 6 reasons why these relationships are set up to fail
  • A continuous cycle of chaos
  • Dysfunctional role play
  • The attraction is intoxicating
  • The danger in these types of relationships

Emotional Radar

  • 5 detectors that attract a manipulator and a codependent
  • What is familiar is comfortable
  • The difficulty in breaking free from these relationships
  • Does our society play a role in encouraging these relationships?

The Dynamics of the Relationships – Love is not supposed to be painful!

  • What to look for when assessing for an emotionally manipulative relationship
  • A history of mistrust
    • Repeating patterns
    • Power struggles
  • Toxic love
    • Swinging on a pendulum of extremes
  • Come here…..go away!

Relationship between Addiction and Personality Disorders

  • Understanding the relationship between
    • Addiction and Personality disorders
    • Similarities between the two
    • Frequency of Addiction in Personality
    • Disordered Clients

The Etiology of Emotional Manipulators and Codependency

  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Codependency

Treatment Methods and Interventions

  • Treatment approaches for manipulators
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
    • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
    • Schema Focused Therapy
    • Psychotherapy
  • Treatment approaches for codependents
  • Twelve step groups
  • Psychotherapy
  • Group Therapy
  • 4 steps for change
    • Knowledge of a healthy relationship
    • Developing a healthy sense of self-identity
    • Self-esteeming from within
    • Boundary building

How to Evaluate Successful Change

  • Characteristics of a recovering manipulator and codependent

OBJECTIVES

  • Examine emotional manipulators (Borderline Personality Disorder, Narcissistic Personality Disorder, Antisocial Personality Disorder).
  • Identify characteristics of codependency.
  • Explore the complicated dynamics of the relationship between emotional manipulators and codependents.
  • Outline how to support and advise clients on how to untangle from these destructive relationships.
  • Describe the connection between addiction and personality disorders.
  • Recognize the causes of emotionally manipulative disorders and codependency.

 

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CEUs


General Credits

This course is available for 6.0 total CPDs. 

The HPCSA has declared that any on-line courses CPD/CEU credited by a certified US board, is automatically CPD/CEU credited in South Africa.

As there are different boards for different disciplines, we at Acacia suggest that you use the Counselling CPD/CEU credits. These correspond to South African credits of one CPD/CEU per 60 minutes. If you choose to use your discipline's credits, please do so at your discretion.


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards


Addiction Counselors

NAADAC

This self-study course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6.0 CE in the Counseling Services{CustomCreditField1} skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance.


Connecticut Addiction Counselors

Provider #120924. This course has been approved as a CCB approved training and has been awarded 6.25 hours by the Connecticut Certification Board.


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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the CCAPP-EI, Provider #: OS-03-036-1019. This activity meets the qualifications for 6.0 CEH's (continuing education hours).


Counselors

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South Carolina Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists

This program has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Approval #4540.


Texas Counselors

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Provider #: 2477. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.


Marriage & Family Therapists

This self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


Illinois Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. Provider #:168-000156. Full attendance at this self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 credits.


Texas Marriage & Family Therapists

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Florida Nurses

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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 6.0 self-study contact hours.

 

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Social Workers

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Canadian Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 6.25 (Clinical{CustomCreditField1}) continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level self-study course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance. Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.


Illinois Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 contact hours.


Kansas Social Workers

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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study package has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.


Ohio Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #: RCST071001. Successful completion of this self-study course meets the qualifications for 6.25 clock hours of continuing education credit.


Florida Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number BAP #77. This self-study course qualifies for 6.25 continuing education credits.

**FLORIDA PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To be reported to CE Broker, while completing the online post-test/evaluation, please answer YES to the question: “Do you need your hours reported to FL CE Broker?” and include your complete license number when you are prompted (i.e. MH1234, RN9876543, OT159, etc.). After completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, your information will automatically be sent to cepesi@pesi.com to be reported. If you forget to answer yes, please send an email to cepesi@pesi.com with the following information: full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, date you completed the post-test, and your name and your license number. Please allow 3-4 weeks for processing.
Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 6.25 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.


Colorado Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Provider #1413. This self-study course has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours. 

 

COLORADO PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To be reported to the Colorado Chapter of the NASW, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com and provide the full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Pennsylvania Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

This intermediate activity is approved for 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


California Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Licensed Educational Psychologists

This intermediate activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


Psychologists

This course is for informational purposes only. No continuing education credit is available. 



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Ellen Biros Related seminars and products: 1

MS, LCSW


Ellen Biros, MS, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 15 years experience providing therapeutic services to individuals and families. She has over 11 years experience working with individuals who are living with addiction, chemical dependency and codependency, as well as depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorders and domestic violence. Ellen also provides State of Georgia clinical evaluations for individuals who have been arrested and charged with DUI or drug offenses.

Ellen’s treatment approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients address current life challenges and long-standing issues. Ellen’s therapeutic style draws from a variety of methodologies and techniques to incorporate what is most helpful for each individual.

In addition to maintaining a private practice in Suwanee, Georgia, just outside Atlanta, Ellen is also a faculty member of the University of Phoenix. Ellen facilitates classes in the College of Natural Sciences as well as the College of Social Services.


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Target Audience

Addiction Counselors, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, and other Mental Health Professionals

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