COSC 501 Quiz 3

 

  • Question 1

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    Because providing counseling services over the Internet (also known as remote services or distance counseling) is relatively new and controversial, a host of legal questions will NOT be addressed until:
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    lawsuits are filed pertaining to its use, or misuse, in counseling practice.
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  • Question 2

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    Regarding counseling with children and adolescents, informed consent of parents or guardians may NOT be legally required when a minor is seeking counseling for:
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    dangerous drugs or narcotics, sexually transmitted diseases, pregnancy and birth control, and examination following alleged sexual assault of a minor over 12 years of age.
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  • Question 3

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    Of the following, which is an example of a behavior that might leave a mental health practitioner vulnerable to a malpractice suit?
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    Employed a technique that he or she was not trained to use
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  • Question 4

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    Joyce was hospitalized as a result of an attempted suicide. She tried to call her therapist before taking an overdose of pills, but he could not be reached because he was on vacation and did not make provisions for a replacement therapist while he was gone. This action constitutes the following type of professional negligence:
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    client abandonment.
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  • Question 5

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    The intent of a(n) ___________ is to define boundaries and clarify the nature of the basic counseling relationship between the counselor and the client.
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    informed consent document
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  • Question 6

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    ____________ can result from unjustified departure from usual practice or from failing to exercise proper care in fulfilling one’s responsibilities.
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    Professional negligence
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  • Question 7

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    Samuel has been planning a two week vacation to Europe for months. He is a private practitioner and has a caseload of clients who have dependency issues. As an ethical practitioner, Samuel should:
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    provide his clients with another therapist in case of need.
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  • Question 8

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    Fran has decided to start an online counseling practice. Which of the following have the potential to result in unethical behavior?
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    Promising confidentiality and privacy
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  • Question 9

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    ___________ are essentially the same as psychotherapy notes. They address the client’s transference reactions and the therapist’s subjective impressions of the client.
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    Process notes
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  • Question 10

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    To succeed in a malpractice claim, the plaintiff needs to show that a breach of duty did exist in which:
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    the practitioner failed to foresee the client’s intention to commit suicide despite warning signs that the client was decompensating and/or the practitioner failed to provide the appropriate standard of care.
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  • Question 11

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    Ignoring evidence of peer misconduct is:
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    an ethical violation.
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  • Question 12

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    In the event that a practitioner is sued, he or she should:
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    promptly retain an attorney.
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  • Question 13

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    Informed consent generally implies that the person:
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    has the capacity to consent and has freely, without undue influence, expressed consent.
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  • Question 14

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    Disclosures should be given in:
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    plain language in a culturally sensitive manner and must be understandable to clients, including minors and people with impaired cognitive functioning.
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  • Question 15

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    The definition of a minor varies from state to state; however:
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    the upper range is 18 to 21 years of age, although some states authorize 16-year-olds to consent to their own health care in some circumstances.
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  • Question 16

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    In regards to record keeping, the _________________ states: “Mental health counselors create, maintain, store, transfer, and dispose of client records in ways that protect confidentiality and are in accordance with applicable regulations or laws.”
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    American Mental Health Counselors Association
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  • Question 17

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    Concerning counseling via the Internet, which statement is most accurate?
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    There are both advantages and disadvantages in using Internet technology to deliver counseling services.
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  • Question 18

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    _______________ is the practice of focusing on the identification, evaluation, and treatment of problems that may injure clients and lead
    to filing an ethics complaint or a malpractice action.
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    Risk management
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  • Question 19

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    __________________ is/are not reserved exclusively for the irresponsible practitioner. Clients may make allegations of unethical conduct or file a legal claim due to negligence, even though the counselor may have acted ethically and appropriately.
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    Malpractice claims
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  • Question 20

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    ____________ can best be viewed as an ongoing process aimed at increasing the range of choices and the responsibility of the client as an active therapeutic partner.
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    Informed consent
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