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Speaking With the Devil: Exploring Senseless Acts of Evil

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About the Course:

Dr. Goldberg provides a thorough and fascinating investigation of the evolution of evil. He argues that malevolent deeds are no more a product of mental illness than they are compelled by Satan. People do not turn into Hitlers or Jeffrey Dahmers overnight, but rather they “learn by doing,” he asserts. In other words, how we have responded to earlier choices shapes our moral (and immoral) choices now and in the future.

**This course is based on the book, Speaking With the Devil: Exploring Senseless Acts of Evil created by Goldberg, Carl, Ph.D.  **

Course Material Author

Goldberg, Carl, Ph.D.  
Dr. Goldberg is the author of more than 150 professional publications and eleven books. He is an editor of two journals, The International journal of Psychotherapy and The Journal of Adult Development. He was an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Social Science at New York University.

Goldberg, Carl, Ph.D.   authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. to be able to discuss the developmental phases involved in the forging of a malevolent personality.
  2. to be able to discuss constructive responses to malevolence.

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Course Number 4215
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