COUN 6215 Week 4 Quiz with Answers – Ver 3


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COUN 6215 Week 4 Quiz

  1. 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
  2. Counselors who work to improve children’s social relationships are concerned with developing friendship skills. According to Selman, friendship skills can be defined as
  3. People are generally motivated to evaluate themselves favorably in relation to others. This tendency is called a
  4. 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?
  5. Before using cognitive therapies with children, which of the following is an important area of cognitive skill that clinicians should assess in their young clients?
  6. Becoming aware of the “Me” self, the self that recognizes one’s gender and age, occurs roughly around what age?
  7. A counselor is concerned about a clients’ self-esteem. Which of the following provides a research-based rationale for this concern?
  8. Individuals with low levels of self-esteem would be more likely than those with high self- esteem to
  9. 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?
  10. 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?
  11. Our knowledge of an event in our own lives, such as a family vacation, is a type of
  12. Which of the following is a difference between working memory and long- term memory?
  13. Which of the following statements is true with respect to moral development?
  14. Which of the following is a critical element that underlies the development of self- control?
  15. For counselors who work with families that include children of different ages, which of the following statements is true?
  16. In Bowlby’s attachment theory, which of the following represents a primary outcome of the formation of attachments in infancy?
  17. Models of development which hold that change typically occurs in shifts between periods of relative stability and periods of disequilibrium are called
  18. Sam is at home with his two children, 3-year-old Daria and 6-week-old Keith. Sam is reading a story to Daria when baby Keith wakes up and screams for his bottle. Daria gets very upset when Sam leaves her to tend to the baby. Sam tries to explain to his daughter that her baby brother can’t wait, but Daria continues to insist. Sam is concerned that Daria is not accepting her new baby brother. Based on your understanding of preschoolers cognitive development, what would you tell Sam?
  19. Which of the following is the best example of neuroplasticity?
  20. The epigenome is the full set of factors, from the cell to the outside world, that controls the expression of
  21. When Tamara responds to the crying of her 4-month-old baby, Jessie, she tries to figure out what has caused the baby’s distress (hunger, wet diaper, etc.) while making soothing sounds and holding the baby. Tamara’s actions are       Jessie’s developing emotion regulation abilities.
  22. The idea that children’s development is affected by biological factors, and that biological factors are also affected by the environment and experience, is part of
  23. Mrs. Harmon, the mother of 18-month-old Bryce, is concerned that Bryce has not learned to speak very well. He has a limited vocabulary and seems content to point to the things he wants. Mrs. Harmon has read several child development books which indicate that Bryce should be in the stage of language learning. Mrs. Harmon fears that Bryce is not keeping up developmentally. Based on your understanding of the timing of developmental stages, what would be your best advice?
  24. The available data indicate that chronic maternal stress during pregnancy has which of the following effects on the fetus?
  25. When clinicians assess a client’s presenting problem(s) in order to plan for treatment, which of the following approaches to diagnosis reflects a developmental viewpoint?