NCECounselingExam.com Practice Questions/Pre-Study Diagnostic Exam

Card Set Information

Author:
Gomode33
ID:
258744
Filename:
NCECounselingExam.com Practice Questions/Pre-Study Diagnostic Exam
Updated:
2014-01-29 22:55:27
Tags:
nce counseling exam
Folders:

Description:
NCE, counselingexam.com
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user Gomode33 on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. What is (SDS)?
    SDS stands for the Self Directed Search (SDS)
  2. What is (VPI)?
    the VPI stands for the Vocational Preference Inventory
  3. What is the SDS based on?
    the SDS is based on the (VPI) Vocational Preference Inventory
  4. What is the most important consideration in using testing?
    the most important consideration in using testing is the impact and effect of testing on client
  5. The two stages of decision-making included in Tiedeman and O'Hara's model are:
    The two stages of decision-making included in Tiedeman and O'Hara's model are: Implementation and Anticipation
  6. If you as an employer wanting to reduce stress on the job, you would do best to:
    Employers wanting to reduce job stress would do best by affording employees more autonomy and freedom on the job.
  7. What does CAI stand for?
    CAI stand for (computer-assisted instruction)
  8. This CAI (computer-assisted instruction) program is used for VALUES clarification:
    The CAI (computer-assisted instruction) program used for VALUES clarification is the "SIGI"
  9. What is/ are the SIGI / SIGI PLUS?
    the SIGI and the SIGI PLUS are computer-based career guidance systems developed at the Educational Testing Service (ETS) as a guidance tool for counseling a varied audiences, including adults and students.
  10. What is the DISCOVER® program?
    DISCOVER® program provides guidance and information to help people make important career and educational decisions. DISCOVER uses proven career development processes to help: Assess interests, abilities, job values; explore occupations, majors, and schools; develop a resume; and conduct a job search.
  11. All of the following are examples of a multi-aptitude battery of tests except:  
    A. General Aptitude Test Battery      
    B. Differential Aptitude Test      
    C. Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery
    D. Vocational Aptitude Battery      
    C. the Vocational Aptitude Battery is not a multi-aptitude battery of tests. 
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. In the book "What Color is Your Parachute?", what is the major theme for successful planning?       
    A. Taking control of one's work situation.      
    B. Understanding one's personality type and congruent careers.      
    C. Taking control of one's life.      
    D. Creating a time frame for career goals.
    C. The major theme for successful planning in the book "What Color is Your Parachute?", is "Taking control of one's life"
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. When a gerbil learns to press a metal lever in order to evade an electric shock, the lever-pressing behavior is an example of?       
    A. Neutral stimulus.
    B. Reward by negative reinforcement.      
    C. Counter conditioning.      
    D. Unconditioned stimulus.      
    B. The lever-pressing behavior learned by a gerbil to avoid electric shock, is an example of, "Reward by negative reinforcement". In Negative Reinforcement a particular behavior is strengthened by the consequence of the stopping or avoiding of a negative condition.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. Alfred Alder promoted personality types called the?
    A. Introverted, Extroverted, Mesoverted      
    B. Preconsciousness, Consciousness, Subconsciousness, and Unconsciousness      
    C. Id, Ego, and Superego      
    D. Choleric, Sanguine, Melancholic, Sanguine
    D. Choleric, Sanguine, Melancholic, & Sanguine are the four fundamental personality types promoted by Alfred Alder. sanguine (pleasure-seeking and sociable), choleric (ambitious and leader-like), melancholic (analytical and literal), and phlegmatic (relaxed and thoughtful). 
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. The president of a company is achievement-oriented and prefers social situations, rather than being alone. His birth order is most likely?       
    A. Smartest child      
    B. Middle child      
    C. First born      
    D. Youngest child
    C. First born The formative influence of birth-order on one's core personality is one of Adler's most significant contributions to psychology. In an article (not Adler's) exploring 151 empirically-based articles on statistically significant birth-order differences, results indicated the following most-frequently cited statistically significant differences for the following four birth-order categories: oldest, middle, youngest and single child. The first born children were generally the highest achievers, had the highest IQ, had the greatest educational success and fewest academic problems, had the highest motivation and need for achievement, were over represented among college students, graduate students, college faculty, and other learned groups, were most affiliative under stress and least conventional sexually.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. Bandura was known for what classic experiment in the field of psychology?       
    A. The Shock-Obedience Experiment      
    B. The Prisoner-Guard Experiment
    C. The Bobo doll classroom experiment      
    D. The Little Albert experiment      
    C. The Bobo doll classroom experiment
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. During a group-therapy session, a member verbally attacks and then physically smacks another member on the arm. What is the best course of action for the group leader?       
    A. Ask for feedback from the group regarding the incident      
    B. Suggest that the offended member return the "attack" in a controlled manner, so that the offender can understand his conduct      
    C. Explain to him in an individual after-session meeting that he must conform to group rules or leave the group      
    D. Suggest that the group as a whole vote on whether the offender may stay or leave the group
    A. Ask for feedback from the group regarding the incident
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. In light of the increased use of Group Therapy over a wide variety of special needs, therapy should address:       
    A. Therapeutic and self-esteem needs
    B. Educational and self-help needs      
    C. Educational & diverse population needs      
    D. Educational and therapeutic needs      
    D. Educational and therapeutic needs
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. The Help-Rejecting Client most resembles:       
    A. The Problem-Solver      
    B. The Intellectual      
    C. The Monopolizer
    D. The Silent Member      
    C. The Monopolizer. The Help-Rejecting Client most resembles the Monopolizer because in their quest to elicit answers they will not accept, the group becomes embroiled in assisting a member who will never be adequately assisted.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. When pre-screening for group membership, it is important to screen out individuals who:       
    A. Will be considered by the group a deviant      
    B. Have previously attended group      
    C. Are depressed      
    D. Have never participated in a group
    A. Will be considered by the group a deviant. If the group identifies a member as deviant, meaning an extreme in any particular area (the group is composed of all married individuals and the member is single, the group is primarily mid-20's and one is 50, most members have strong ego strength and one has significant mental health or other health issues) the group will be distracted or that member will be minimally likely to benefit, leading to impeded group process, high potential for drop out by the "deviant" member, or leaving the "deviant" member to not feel valued. Membership can be made of members who are group savvy or not, or who make up a specific diagnosis or not.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. Tim struggles with assertiveness, especially at work and with his boss. During group, members help him to perform the ways in which he desires, including both body and verbal language. The group encourages him and assists in shaping his behavior to the point at which he reaches where he desires to be in everyday interactions with co-workers, as well as interactions with his supervisor. This is BEST an example of:       
    A. Modeling
    B. Behavioral rehearsal      
    C. Role-playing      
    D. Feedback      
    B. Behavioral rehearsal. Behavioral feedback is a tool that allows members to practice in a safe setting new behaviors to be implemented in daily situations, usually done immediately following the behavior being modeled for them. This provides the opportunity for the group counselor to shape individual's behaviors to the desired outcome by providing feedback until the desired outcome is reached.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. Power deficits in the therapist-client relationship _________ by feminist therapists.       
    A. are not recognized      
    B. are recognized      
    C. are not tolerated      
    D. are considered ideologically necessary
    B. are recognized
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. According to psychoanalytic theory, human nature is basically determined by:       
    A. Genetic factors      
    B. Instinctual drives      
    C. Outside forces      
    D. One's behavior
    B. Instinctual drives
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. According to Adler, a person's basic orientation to life is called:       
    A. Birth order
    B. Social interest      
    C. Lifestyle      
    D. Life script      
    C. Lifestyle
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. As an attending skill, which of the following might be the best non-verbal technique for an Anglo:       
    A. A non-intrusive attending stance
    B. Relaxed but attentive position      
    C. Forward lean of the body      
    D. Taking notes of what the client is saying      
    C. Forward lean of the body
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  26. You are dealing with a middle-aged man who has a drinking problem. He has a wife and two children in college, who have all agreed to come to therapy with him. The most effective way to do family therapy is to?       
    A. First educate the family, explaining that alcoholism for the patient is not a choice but a disease.
    B. Spend time determining secondary gains the rest of the family is receiving by staying with an alcoholic.      
    C. Try to identify the family dynamics responsible for the father becoming an alcoholic in the first place.      
    D. Hold the entire family responsible for the father going to meetings twice a week.      
    A. First educate the family, explaining that alcoholism for the patient is not a choice but a disease.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview