COUN 6250 Exam Week 10 (30 out of 30 points)


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COUN 6250 Week 10 Exam

  1. When forming a proposal for a group, which of the five general guideline areas would you ask yourself the question: does your proposal contain strategies for evaluating how well the stated objectives were met?
  2. The importance of the __________ is a well-established critical component of effective
  3. Characteristics of a cohesive group include all of the following EXCEPT:
  4. All of the following, according to Yalom (2005b), are stated benefits of cohesive groups EXCEPT:
  5. Members need to face the reality of __________ and learn how to say good-bye.
  6. __________ are characterized by changing As certain members leave, new members are admitted, and the group continues.
  7. Which of the following is a clear sign that trust is being built within the group?
  8. __________ occurs when group members or leaders share their observations and personal reactions regarding the behavior of another.
  9. Abundant research indicates the centrality of __________ as a primary factor in successful therapy, and this is inextricably intertwined with the outcome of
  10. The __________ done prior to beginning a group helps us learn the history of group members, which enables us to better understand some of their reactions during the group
  11. There is no steadfast rule as to when a leader should or should not __________.
  12. Which of the following is NOT considered a critical-to-address characteristic of the Transition Stage?
  13. __________ generally refers to groups that are time limited, have a preset time for termination, have a process orientation, and are professionally
  14. Some members may lack understanding or experience in participating in groups, and their struggle to learn new behavior patterns should not be labeled as __________.
  15. For a group to reach the deepest and most effective levels of the Working Stage, it is essential that members __________ to work through areas of interference that hinder
  16. Each member must actively work to open him- or herself to __________ others and to addressing the issues that get in the way of doing so.
  17. The technique of __________ is designed to help group members express and clarify concerns they have about their
  18. Some participants may engage in __________ believing they are really working, when in fact they are avoiding addressing and dealing with their own
  19. Which of the following is NOT a prompt a leader will use when asking members to complete sentences?
  20. __________ is a form of feedback that is a basic part of a productive group, and also of any healthy
  21. During the initial stage, interventions are aimed at providing During theworking stage, the leader will:
  22. Limitations to confidentiality should be outlined:
  23. A healing capacity develops within the group as members increasingly experience __________ of who they
  24. Leaders should avoid __________ until they have earned that right by building a trusting relationship with the
  25. Dan, a 34-year-old homosexual construction worker; April, a 21-year-old heterosexual single parent; and Sylvester, a 57-year-old Air Force retiree who underwent a blood-transfusion two years ago have all been recently diagnosed as HIV-positive. All need to address the issues of coping and “getting on with ” The appropriate setting for achieving this goal would be:
  26. Even the thought of __________ is sometimes overwhelming and can stop a person before he or she has
  27. Leaders have a responsibility to discuss any breaches with the group and to take action if a member:
  28. Members may become more aware of their apprehensions as they experience the group As the group moves through the stages:
  29. Conflict is most likely to occur during which stage of a therapeutic group?
  30. A counselor meets with a client who is wearing the traditional garb associated with a particular religious The counselor holds a negative view of this group’s beliefs in certain matters. The counselor must, as a first step:
  31. Which of the following is of paramount concern when screening and selecting potential group members?
  32. As members successfully interact with one another in the Working Stage, the leader can expect less __________ to be directed toward himself or
  33. The logistics of a group includes fees, cancellation policies, and:
  34. The major task is to provide the __________ and the challenge necessary for members to face and resolve conflicts and negative reactions that exist within the group and certain behaviors that stem from their defenses against anxiety.
  35. Groups provide a natural laboratory and a sense of __________ that demonstrates to people that they are not alone and that there is hope for creating a different
  36. The __________ reactions members develop toward the group leader and other members can bring out intense feelings in those who are the target of their
  37. A competent therapist remains __________ in the counseling process while maintaining openness about __________.
  38. When you find yourself struggling with an ethical dilemma over a values conflict, the best course to follow is to:
  39. Starting a session with a brief __________ can set the group up to involve as many members as possible in productive work for that
  40. __________ encompasses the values, beliefs, and behaviors shared by a group of
  41. Alan and Arturo, members of a counseling group, have expressed similar feelings of inadequacy following Sensing this, the leader attempts to foster a line of communication regarding the commonality of the issue between these members. This attempt to build cohesiveness and interaction is known as:
  42. One way for members to share their experience with others outside the group without breaking confidentiality or informed consent is:
  43. The process of __________ encourages members to accept responsibility for the outcomes of a group and for changing the style in which they relate to
  44. A behavior in which a group counselor addresses issues by setting an example of himself or herself is known as:
  45. While group members are sharing extremely personal information, leaders can remind members about __________ as a way of reassuring the member who is
  46. The __________ operate to differing degrees in all stages of a group, but they are most often manifested during the working
  47. The self-assessment of group leadership skills will help a beginning leader identify:
  48. __________ in the emerging field of interpersonal neurobiology confirms that healing changes can occur in the brain when clients experience a warm, nonjudgmental, empathic relationship with a caring
  49. Mort works in a position of authority. He is a college guidance counselor. He is now a member of a court-mandated When others speak of their problems, he is always the first to react, even at the risk of cutting off other would-be responders. He seems to speak more than any other member. His behaviors could legitimately be construed as:
  50. The setting and reinforcement of clearly spelled-out group norms is a recommended way of ensuring group __________.
  51. A characteristic of many members in beginning groups is the tendency to:
  52. Which of the following is a characteristic of a working group?
  53. If __________ (s) is/are brought to the forefront and dealt with constructively, a negative can be turned into something
  54. Before groups progress to a level of deeper work, which we refer to as the working stage, they typically experience a:
  55. __________ underlies much of members’ behavior in the transitional
  56. __________ is the ability to tune in to what others are subjectively experiencing and to see the world through their
  57. Jabir is a Muslim counselee. His counselor is unaware of many aspects of Muslim life, beliefs, etc. Teaching his counselor about these aspects of his life is, according to experts, likely to make him feel:
  58. Many short-term psychoeducational groups are structured around:
  59. Studies have determined that group therapy is:
  60. __________ provide a valuable opportunity to reinforce and extend the benefits of the work done during therapy sessions.