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1. Group techniques used by leaders tend to be:
a. nondirective and explicit.
b. nondirective and implicit.
c. directive and implicit.
d. directive and explicit.
2. By challenging members to think about early decisions they made about themselves and paying attention to members' self-talk, group leaders are drawing from the ________ approaches.
3. Presence involves all of the following except:
a. not being distracted.
b. being touched by others' pain, struggles, and joys.
c. being fully attentive to what is going on in the moment.
d. becoming overwhelmed by a member's pain.
4. If members take a risk and confront the leader and are chastised for doing this, which of the following outcomes is/are likely to occur?
a. Others in the group may not be inclined to take interpersonal risks.
b. All of these choices.
c. They are likely to withdraw.
d. Others in the group may receive the message that openness and honesty are not really valued.
5. When reporting child abuse that involves your client:
a. following the law is not enough.
b. All of these choices.
c. clinical, ethical, and legal issues are involved.
d. it is essential that you develop the clinical skills necessary to help the client in this situation.
6. Group therapists have ________by virtue of their leadership expertise and specialized knowledge and skills.
a. coercive power
b. legitimate power
c. absolute power
d. multidimensional power
7. Which of the following factors should help determine the size of a group?
a. age of clients
b. all of the choices
c. type of group
d. experience of the leader
e. problems to be explored
8. Kyla and Janine will be coleading a group but, due to logistical reasons, will not be able to screen members. One can conclude that:
a. their group will be unsuccessful.
b. they are unethical practitioners.
c. they will need to provide some form of orientation so members understand what the group is about and how to best participate in it.
d. they are unethical and their group will be unsuccessful.
9. Which of the following does not occur during the pregroup stage of group development?
a. attracting members
b. screening and selecting members
c. the orientation process
d. designing a proposal for a group
e. none of these choices
10. Members from certain racial, cultural, and ethnic populations are sometimes reluctant to disclose too quickly in groups that include members from the dominant culture. A possible explanation for this is that they:
a. learned a healthy paranoia about self-disclosing too quickly.
b. are excessively paranoid about self-disclosure and are thus sabotaging themselves.
c. None of these choices.
d. don't have many issues to discuss in the early stages of a group.
11. For several weeks, Robert has been dominating group discussions and seems to comment on every member's disclosures with a long-winded story of his own. The group seems to be lacking in energy and cohesion, yet no one is addressing how Robert's behavior is impacting the group. This is best described as:
a. a dynamic that occurs in most groups.
b. a sign that Robert is disturbed and is an inappropriate candidate for this group.
c. a hidden agenda.
d. a healthy norm.
12. From the perspective of Gestalt therapy, client resistance is:
a. evil in nature.
b. something that may help one to reidentify with important aspects of the personality through increased awareness.
c. actually practitioner resistance.
d. something to be eliminated.
13. According to the Coreys, meaningful and authentic discussions of diversity:
a. often are carried out with some level of intensity and heightened emotion.
b. ideally should help members gain a better understanding of the perspectives of others in relation to their diverse cultural contexts and lives.
c. All of these choices.
d. should be facilitated so emotions do not paralyze people from moving forward.
e. ideally should help motivate members to struggle through the interchange to gain greater self-awareness.
14. Jack attends a group in which communication is unclear and indirect and members are interested mostly in themselves. Jack observes that there seems to be indifference or a general lack of awareness of what is going on within the group and group dynamics are rarely discussed. The group which Jack attends is:
a. a nonworking group.
b. a typical group at the final stage of group development.
c. an unprofessional group.
d. a working group.
15. If a group chooses to remain comfortable or to stick with superficial interactions and conceal reactions, ________ is/are likely to result.
a. fragmentation and lack of trust
c. productive work
d. healthy norms
16. Cohesion is necessary for effective group work to occur:
a. and in effective groups, no conflict occurs during the working phase.
b. and that is the property of groups that makes all the difference in whether or not a group is successful.
c. however, it is not sufficient.
d. and cohesion indicates that all members are at the same level of readiness to explore their issues.
17. The final stage of a group is the period of time in which ________ occurs.
a. self-disclosure of new material
b. testing of the leader
c. consolidation of learning
d. conflict between members
18. Holding a follow-up group is:
a. a bad idea since the good feelings felt by group members usually dissipate shortly after the group ends.
b. a good opportunity for members to raise new issues.
c. an ideal time to administer pretests to assess beliefs, values, attitudes, and levels of personal adjustment.
d. a good opportunity to discuss once more other avenues for continuing the work group members did in a group.
19. In adolescent groups, role playing:
a. often intensifies feelings.
b. gets people to identify with others.
c. fosters creative problem solving.
d. All of these choices.
e. encourages spontaneity.
20. Classical neutrality can convey ________to an adolescent.
a. power and acceptance
b. warmth and affection
c. detachment and rejection
d. mystery and high regard
21. For the past three years, Neal has been running a group for HIV- and AIDS- afflicted clients. Given the intense nature of the work he does, he fears that he is becoming burned out. In order to remain ethical, Neal should:
a. take a break and make self-care a priority.
b. vow to resist his feelings of burnout and continue running the group.
c. quit his job and find a less stressful profession.
d. address his burnout in the group and process his feelings with the members.
22. Which of the following topics are likely to be discussed in a men's group?
a. male-male relationships
b. fear and shame
c. all of the choices
d. none of the choices
23. In a ________, women learn early on that connection is undervalued.
a. gender balanced society
b. matriarchal society
c. counselor preparation program
d. patriarchal society
24. Regular attendance at group sessions can be problematic for older adults because of:
a. transportation difficulties.
b. conflicting appointments with doctors, social workers, and other professionals.
c. physical ailments.
d. All of these choices.
25. Which of the following statements would Marianne Corey agree with based on her experiences with older adults?
a. Group work with older adults is oriented toward personality reconstruction.
b. Very few older people are difficult to reach. Most welcome counseling and believe in its effectiveness.
c. All of the choices.
d. Older people often are taking medications that interfere with their ability to be fully present.