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SMC Module 1. Motivation to Strategically Mentalize


COURSE COMPONENTS: 2 Videos 1 Theory exercise 2 Preparation exercises (establishing a baseline) 3 Observation exercises 3 Practice exercises 2 Evaluation exercises (assessing your learning progress) COURSE DURATION: 10 hours - The course is self-paced, so the stated duration is an estimate - You will have access to this course for a period of 12 months from date of purchase COURSE SUBJECTS: 1. Motivational factors for strategic mentalizing 2. Well-balanced and properly motivated strategic mentalizing 3. Recognizing mentalization failure and pseudo-mentalization 4. Theory of mind dimensions and levels of complexity LEARNING OUTCOMES: • Understand the distinction between mentalization and social intelligence • Comprehend your motivation for employing strategic mentalizing • Develop increased awareness of your primary strategic orientation: whether to mentalize to cooperate/affiliate or to compete/socially distance • Foster a healthy motivation for strategic mentalizing, thereby enhancing the accuracy of your theory of mind inferences • Identify inappropriate motivations for strategic mentalizing in others • Recognize instances of mentalization failure and pseudo-mentalization • Recognize the distinction between mentalization and social intelligence • Apply the eight dimensions of theory of mind reasoning to gain a comprehensive understanding of mentalization • Practice attribution of mental states to others at varying levels of complexity




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