Practice Sampler Exam

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1.
The Transactional Analysis therapeutic system tends to stress:
 
       Behavioral factors
       Cognitive factors
       Emotional factors
       Intellectual factors
 
2.
What category drug is Xanax ?
 
       Hypnotic
       Hallucinogen
       Stimulant
       Depressant
 
3.
Those who seek to be professional group leaders must be willing to examine both their ethical standards and their level of:
 
       Skill
       Ability
       Knowledge
       Competence
 
4.
Psilocybin is known on the street be the name:
 
       Windowpane
       Magic Mushroom
       Shrooms
       Smack
 
5.
If in the course of working as an addictions counselor you have a client who has threatened a specific person and the threat seems imminent and serious, ethically you must:
 
       Discharge your duty to warn.
       Discharge your duty to dissuade the client from doing anything crazy.
       Discharge your duty to call the authorities.
       Discharge your duty to have the client arrested.
 
6.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome among Native Americans is what times greater than the Caucasian population?
 
       5 times greater than the Caucasian population
       33 times greater than the Caucasian population
       11 times greater than the Caucasian population
       22 times greater than the Caucasian population
 
7.
The purpose of initiating is:
 
       To prevent the group from diverting and to keep the pace of the group process moving along.
       To prevent the group from stalling and to keep the pace of the group process moving along.
       To prevent the group from losing momentum and to keep the pace of the group process moving along.
       To keep the pace of the group process moving along.
 
8.
When the counselors own emotions become involved in the therapeutic relationship, this is known as:
 
       Transference
       Projection
       Sublimation
       Counter transference
 
9.
Central in a relapse prevention plan is the need for the client to:
 
       Move to safe sober housing for the first 6 months
       Know that the program is always there for him if he needs it
       Be aware of his relapse potential at all times
       Be aware of high risk behaviors and situations he will face and having a plan of action to deal with those scenarios
 
10.
A 27-year-old woman who attends your group begins to complain of the these symptoms which have just began, and have persisted for a month: Loss of interest in her usual activities, overwhelming feelings of despair, irritability, loss of appetite, and insomnia. Based solely on these symptoms, your primary diagnostic impression would indicate a Major Depressive Disorder. As an addictions counselor you should:
 
       Refer her to a medical doctor
       Refer her to a psychiatrist
       Refer her to a psychologist
       Continue to see her and attempt to help her through this period of depression which should pass quickly as she progresses in Treatment
 
11.
A 55 year old chronic alcoholic stops drinking cold turkey. He complains that he feels anxious, restless and irritable. He has trouble sleeping and says he cannot concentrate. He is probably experiencing:
 
       An underlying personality disorder
       A prolonged hangover
       DT's
       Withdrawal
 
12.
How many goals should a treatment plan contain?
 
       At least three
       At least four
       As many as can be reasonably accomplished in the time available
       At least two
 
13.
Summarizing is especially needed at:
 
       The end of a group
       The end of a conversation with a client
       The end of a Individual counseling session with a client
       The end of a therapeutic relationship with a client
 
14.
In the Adlerian therapeutic system, Adlerians are mainly concerned with challenging clients':
 
       Fundamental premises and life goals
       Epistemological system
       Core belief system
       Moral values
 
15.
Screening, intake, orientation, assessment are done:
 
       At the beginning of treatment
       At the middle of treatment
       Prior to the beginning of treatment
       At the end of treatment
 
16.
All of these are substance induced mental disorders as identified by the DSM IV TR except:
 
       Substance induced delirium
       Substance induced psychosis
       Substance induced Amnestic
       Substance induced cognitive impairment
 
17.
Group planning occurs most often during the:
 
       Orientation stage
       The initial stage
       Intimacy stage
       Transition stage
 
18.
Gestalt therapy can best be characterized as:
 
       An introspective therapeutic system
       An experiential therapy
       An therapeutic system that is action based
       A therapeutic system that is insight based
 
19.
In the Gestalt Therapeutic System the methods are powerful catalysts for opening up feelings and getting individuals into contact with their __________ _________ experiences.
 
       Earlier childhood
       Present-centered
       Past life
       Unconscious and repressed
 
20.
In the Gestalt Therapeutic System a basic premise is that __________________ expectations and fantasies prevent individuals from taking risks that are necessary for living fully in the present.
 
       Fear based
       Unrealistic
       Catastrophic
       Irrational
 
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