REGIS NU646 2020 October Week 7 Quiz Latest (100% Graded)

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Week 7

Question 1Which one of the following is not associated with the cognitive-behavioral action-oriented therapies?

 a.Existential therapy

 b.Cognitive behavior therapy

 c.Choice theory/relative therapy

 d.Behavior therapy

Question 2It is especially important for counselors who work with culturally diverse client populations to do all of the following, except: aware of how cultural self-awareness and sensitivity to one’s own cultural heritage are essential for any form of helping. comfortable with differences between themselves and others in terms of race, ethnicity, culture, and beliefs.

 c.ignore the cultural context of their clients in determining what interventions are appropriate.

 d.monitor their functioning through consultation, supervision, and further training or education.

Question 3How would an authentic counselor be best described?

 a.Having the highest regard for all clients

 b.Being willing to be totally open and self-disclosing

 c.Being a technical expert who is committed to objectivity

 d.Being willing to look at his or her own life and make the changes wanted and model that process by the way it is revealed to the client

Question 4What is the challenge of fulfilling the spirit of informed consent?

 a.Tell clients about the nature of confidentiality

 b.Strike a balance between giving clients too much information and giving them too little

 c.Convince clients that counselors know what they are doing

 d.Teach clients about state laws that pertain to counseling

Question 5The ethics codes do not mandate that dual or multiple relationships ______

 a.should be avoided or that nonsexual multiple relationships are unethical.

 b.are clearly grounds for revocation of one’s professional license.

 c.are helpful in case of counseling one’s friends or relatives.

 d.are impossible to avoid.

Question 6Identify the only case in which confidentiality must not be breached.

 a.Clients pose a danger to others.

 b.A child under the age of 16 requests counseling sessions.

 c.An older adult is being abused.

 d.The therapist determines that the client needs immediate, involuntary hospitalization.

Question 7Marcus, a therapist in a community agency, recently divorced his wife and seems to be harboring anger towards women in general. His colleagues, who have noticed a change in his attitude and behavior lately, have encouraged him to seek personal counseling to work through his issues. Which best describes the action of his colleagues?

 a.Overreacting to his anger and are overstepping the boundaries by suggesting he go to counseling.

 b.Unwise to suggest counseling since he will not benefit from it because he is a therapist and already knows how to deal with his problems.

 c.Acting ethically by recommending counseling for Marcus; as counselors, they recognize that personal issues that have not been worked through are likely to be projected onto clients.

 d.Being unsupportive colleagues, since they should offer to provide counseling to him and not refer him to a professional outside of the agency.

Question 8Contemporary therapy approaches need to be expanded to include which of the following to make them adequate to work with diverse client populations?

 a.A multicultural perspective

 b.Methods to shorten the length of the therapeutic process

 c.Techniques to deal with unconsciousness

 d.Strategies to study behaviors of a pluralistic society from an individual perspective

Question 9Which of the following is not a recommendation for counselors to the use of social media?

 a.Limiting what is shared online

 b.Limiting the number of contacts based on judgments

 c.Including clear and thorough social networking policies as part of the informed consent processed.

 d.Regularly updating protective settings because social media providers often change their privacy rules

Question 10Which of the following need to considered when working with diverse client populations?

 a.Social and economic variables

 b.Social and environmental variables

 c.Environmental and biological variables

 d.Cultural and environmental variables

Question 11A person who unconsciously exhibits overly nice behavior to conceal hostile feelings is probably using which ego defense?


 b.Reaction formation



Question 12In which stage are resolution of sexual conflicts and sex-role identity a critical function?

 a.Oral stage

 b.Anal stage

 c.Phallic stage

 d.Genital stage

Question 13In which stage are feelings of hostility, destructiveness, anger, rage, and hatred associated with?

 a.Oral stage

 b.Anal stage

 c.Phallic stage

 d.Genital stage

Question 14

What is the “fundamental rule” for the client in psychoanalysis?

 a.Forming a contract with the therapist

 b.Willingness to do “homework assignments”

 c.Participating in free association

 d.Writing down dreams

Question 15In helping clients to examine their mistaken goals and faulty assumptions, which of the following would an Adlerian therapist not use?


 b.Challenge and confrontation

 c.Open-ended interpretations

 d.Interpretation of the transference relationship

Question 16Which of the following is a contribution of Adlerian therapy?

 a.Practitioners are given a great deal of freedom in working with their clients

 b.It offers a well-defined theory of personality

 c.Many of its concepts have been supported by research

 d.It is a common-sense psychology

Question 17

Which of the following is not a characteristics that form the basis for an integrative framework in brief therapy?

 a.Time limitation


 c.The assignment of behavioral tasks

 d.Counselor indirectiveness

Question 18The central goal of existential psychotherapy is to ______

 a.decrease self-awareness.

 b.increase awareness. clients reject the responsibility of choosing.

 d.keep the client from experiencing authentic existence.

Question 19Philosophically, the existentialists would agree that:

 a.the final decisions and choices rest with the therapist.

 b.people do not redefine themselves by their choices.

 c.a person cannot go beyond early conditioning.

 d.making choices can create anxiety.

Question 20When is the counseling process at its best from an existential viewpoint?

 a.When the client feels comfortable enough to engage in shame-attacking exercises outside of counseling sessions.

 b.When the deepest self of the therapist meets the deepest part of the client.

 c.When the therapist uses his or her influence to convince the client to let go of his or her anxiety.

 d.When sessions begin with progressive muscle relaxation exercises.

Question 21What is the most important factor related to progress in person-centered therapy?

 a.Defining concrete and measurable goals

 b.The therapist’s technical skills

 c.The relationship between the client and therapist

 d.The therapist’s ability to think logically and to scientifically solve problems

Question 22In order for a therapist to communicate “accurate empathic understanding” the counselor must:

 a.have experienced a situation very similar to the client’s current predicament.

 b.clarify details and facts relevant to the client’s experiences.

 c.feel a deep sense of warmth toward the client.

 d.connect emotionally to the client’s subjective world.

Question 23The person-centered therapist generally does not find traditional assessment and diagnosis ______ a useful tool for case conceptualization. a meaningful way of understanding of a client’s psychological state. be useful because these procedures encourage an external and expert perspective on the client. a necessary process that does not impact the course of therapy.

Question 24When a person experiences an internal conflict (namely a conflict between top dog and underdog), which of the following techniques would be most appropriate?

 a.Making the rounds

 b.The reversal technique

 c.The internal dialogue exercise

 d.The rehearsal exercise

Question 25Behavior therapy is characterized by all of the following, except:

 a.a focus on overt specific behavior.

 b.a formulation of precise treatment goals.

 c.the subjective diagnosis of the therapist.

 d.the design of an appropriate treatment plan.

Question 26Michael believes that he will be able to improve his public speaking skills after completing a speech course at school. Based on social-cognitive theory, one might observe that Michael is not lacking in:

 a.arrogance and grandiosity.



 d.cognitive functioning.

Question 27The general goals of behavior therapy are: foster self-actualization. expand self-understanding and insight. assist clients in making value judgments concerning their behavior. create new conditions for learning.

Question 28Which anxiety reduction technique involves creating a hierarchy of the client’s fearful experiences?

 a.Assertive training

 b.Operant conditioning

 c.Systematic desensitization

 d.Social reinforcement

Question 29Phil has been in behavior therapy to address his fear of heights. The treatment will not be considered complete until Phil ______

 a.transfers what he learns in therapy to his everyday life and takes actual steps to confront his fear.

 b.agrees to take up sky diving as a hobby.

 c.has absolutely no fear of heights, which may be measured by his willingness to move to one of the top floors of a skyscraper.

 d.acknowledges his fear.

Question 30Which of the following is one of shortcomings of behavior therapy?

 a.It overemphasizes on feeling and the neglect of cognition.

 b.It overemphasizes on insight.

 c.It may change behaviors, but it does not change feelings.

 d.It has a need for long-term treatment to effect change.

Question 31The use of constructive questions, the importance of identifying client imagery and metaphors for change, and an emphasis on client strengths are innovations that formed the foundation of which therapeutic approach?




 d.Strengths-based cognitive behavioral

Question 32The cognitive behavioral approach to therapy stresses, understanding, warmth, and empathy.

 b.awareness, unfinished business, impasse, and experiencing.

 c.thinking, assessing, deciding, analyzing, and doing.

 d.subjectivity, existential anxiety, self-actualization, and being.

Question 33The main function of the rational emotive behavior therapist is to:

 a.become an “existential partner” with the client.

 b.create a climate of safety and freedom from threat.

 c.reveal irrational disputes, and help clients change their thinking and philosophy of life.

 d.encourage the client to experience fully the here-and-now.

Question 34Beck’s cognitive therapy involves all of the concepts below except:

 a.negative cognitive triad.

 b.generic cognitive model.

 c.collaborative empiricism. assessment.

Question 35One strength of cognitive behavioral therapy group counseling is that:

 a.clients learn to minimize symptoms through a profound change in philosophy.

 b.clients can remain relatively emotionally disengaged.

 c.leaders take a non-directive stance.

 d.leaders believe that insight is necessary for behavior change.

Question 36The process of holding extreme beliefs on the basis of a single incident and applying them inappropriately to dissimilar events or settings is known as:



 c.arbitrary inferences.

 d.selective abstraction.

Question 37The correct components of the A-B-C theory of personality are:

 a.antecedent, behavior, consequences.

 b.activating events, behaviors, cognitions.

 c.antecedent, belief, cognitions.

 d.activating event, belief, consequence.

Question 38The type of cognitive error that involves thinking and interpreting in all-or-nothing terms, or in categorizing experiences in either/or extremes, is known as:

 a.magnification and exaggeration.

 b.polarized thinking.

 c.arbitrary inference.


Question 39The cognitive distortion of making conclusions without supporting and relevant evidence is:

 a.labeling and mislabeling.


 c.arbitrary inferences.

 d.selective abstraction.

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