COUN 6215 Week 4 Quiz with Answers – Ver 2


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COUN 6215 Week 4 Quiz

  1. Sasha, a 3-year-old girl, was having difficulty settling down at bedtime. She ran around her house, trying to make her parents catch her before getting into bed. Sasha’s behavior awakened her baby sister, asleep in the next room. John, Sasha’s father, felt pushed to his limit and he screamed at Sasha to stop and threatened her with a spanking. Which type of discipline did Sasha’s father use?
  2. Which of the following therapeutic approaches is designed to help children develop their perspective taking and friendship skills?
  3. A counselor is concerned about a clients’ self-esteem. Which of the following provides a research-based rationale for this concern?
  4. A family comes to a counselor with the following problem. Both parents come home from work tired. Dinner is rushed because homework time for the 3rd grade twins takes hours. Bath and bedtime have become daily battles. The parents threaten the children, but the children typically get their parents to give in. This is best described as an example of
  5. One factor that promotes self-esteem among minority group members is
  6. a strong and positive racial or ethnic identity.
  7. Becoming aware of the “Me” self, the self that recognizes one’s gender and age, occurs roughly around what age?
  8. Which of the following statements is true with respect to moral development?
  9. Many adults reach the point where they reason about moral issues using universal ethical standards.
  10. People are generally motivated to evaluate themselves favorably in relation to others. This tendency is called a
  11. Imagine that you are counseling a 6th grader on how to improve her study skills so that she will remember more information on tests. Not only do you teach her some memory strategies, you also encourage her to engage in self-testing so that she will begin self- monitoring, that is, keeping track of how well she is remembering new material. What kind of skill is this kind of self-monitoring?
  12. Stanley is 7 years old. His parents are quite concerned about his school progress. Although he has begun to learn to read, he reverses some letters when he writes. Based on research, Stanley’s school counselor should tell his parents that
  13. A counselor is running a parents’ group when the topic of spanking as a disciplinary technique is raised. What is the most accurate statement based on research that the counselor can offer?
  14. According to Crittendon’s model, infants who have anxious-ambivalent attachments have experienced which pattern of learning or conditioning?
  15. Ms. Jackson, a middle school counselor, is concerned about the special problems girls face at adolescence. Consider the research evidence for gender differences in self- esteem at this period of development. Which of the following interventions would be most productive?
  16. Which of the following best represents Mead’s contribution to our understanding of self- development?
  17. The term refers to the description of a person’s attributes, whereas the term refers to how a person feels about those attributes.
  18. Jeremy, a 2nd grader, is in the counselor’s office because he hit another boy on the playground. He tells the counselor that he knew the other boy was about to hit him first. He was just “getting back” at the other student. The counselor tries to help Jeremy control his aggressive behavior by explaining that the other boy didn’t intend to hurt him. Given what you have learned about social development, which of the following is your best recommendation for the counselor?
  19. It is generally a best practice for counselors to approach working with youngsters who demonstrate anger, noncompliance, and aggression in which of the following ways?
  20. Levels of social cognitive do not always match .
  21. According to research on self-concept in children, which of the following aspects of self-concept is most closely tied to overall level of self-esteem?
  22. As Selena and her friends are walking home after school they approach a corner store and see bags of candy and snacks on open shelves outside the front door. A young clerk is also outside waiting for customers. As they get closer, they see the clerk go inside the store. Selena’s friends encourage her to take a bag of candy, but she refuses. How would an individual in Kohlberg’s preconventional stage of moral reasoning explain Selena’s behavior?
  23. Alex is 22 months of age. He knows that he should not play with his food at the dinner table, but he sometimes still does so. His parents can usually redirect his behavior with simple reminders about what he should be doing. What is happening cognitively to help him grow in self-control?
  24. Jamie, a boy scout, has practiced tying a particular kind of knot dozens of times, and he does it quickly and efficiently. But when he tries to explain how to do it to a younger member of his troop, he can’t put it into words, he can only show the other boy how to do it. Jamie’s knowledge of knot tying is an example of
  25. Piaget’s description of the differences between preoperational thought (characteristic of preschool aged children) and concrete operational thought (characteristic of elementary school aged children), includes which of the following?