Psyc 222puutingitalltogether1

Psyc 222puutingitalltogether1 - limitations or entitlements...

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Psyc 222  Putting It All Together Blaming the Victim Context of Disorder Feminist Conceptualization
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Blaming the Victim What is blaming the victim? How is Ryan’s article a critique of  clinical psychology? Is it possible to provide psychotherapy  without blaming the victim? What is the relationship between  psychotherapy and the legal system?
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Context of Disorder What is the role of history in creating  and maintaining disorder? What is the role of media in creating  and maintaining disorder? What is the role of  racism/sexism/ableism/heterosexism/  classism in mental disorders?
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Feminist Conceptualization of  Etiology Identity development (thoughts, feelings,  behaviors, and self narratives) occurs  interactively in a socio-cultural context We internalize contextual messages as either 
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Unformatted text preview: limitations or entitlements and adopt those messages as schemas that inform and direct feelings & behaviors We are reinforced or punished based on the extent to which our actions are valued/deemed functional in our contexts Thus, we tend to conform to stereotypes Feminist Therapy View Many cts are “casualties of injustice, victimized by injurious contexts” Our map of the self and the world may become narrowed and maladaptive based on our experiences Therapy can broaden that map and allow ct to gain control over their sense of self and life direction Practice Question What prevents you from fully being who you want to be? (e.g. messages, experiences, fears, conflicts) What allows you to be that self?...
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