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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Organizational consultation
  2. Encouragement and support
  3. Vicious spirals
  4. Collective coping strategies
  5. Community coalitions
  1. a this approach involves bringing together representatives from a local community to address issues
  2. b strategies that focus on the larger and future implications of the stressor; actions to eliminate the stressor or the conditions that caused it so that others don't experience it
  3. c an interlocking and cascading pattern of multiple stressors where each subsequent stressor emerges from a previous stressor
  4. d motivation, task-focused reassurance
  5. e community and organization psychologiests consult with these settings, seeking to: change organizational polices; alter organizational roles, decision making, or communication; or deal with issues such as work-family relationships, human diversity and intergroup conflict

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. strategies that attempt to find meaning in teh stressor through reappraisal; often leads to growh or learning important lessons; can be based on spiritual beliefs or on a person's philosophy of living
  2. influential theoretical framework in psychology that examines the role of life experience in adaptational outcomes; comprehensive ecological model that is consistent with a community psychology paradigm; stress is an ecological concept because it involves understanding people in their contexts
  3. aspects of teh physical environment or tangible factors that can be purchased or provided by others
  4. generalized support, specific support
  5. social and policy advocacy, organizational consultation, alternative settings, community coalitions, crisis intervention, collaboration with community resources, case management

5 True/False questions

  1. Key features of mutual help groupsvoluntary associations of persons who share some type of status, experience, difficulties


  2. Distal factorsare predisposing processes, which directly and indirectly shape stressors, resources, coping processes, and outcomes; they are distal in relation to stress reactions and coping


  3. Ambiant/chronic stressorsrelatively stable conditions of the physical and social environment, the circumstances of one's life; considered distal factors and create risk for exposure to proximal stressors; dont go easily or quickly


  4. Sources of supportfamily, friends, fictive kin, natural helpers/mentors, role-based relationships, professional helpers, neighbors, members of communities or identity groups


  5. Wellnesslarge-scale events that effect entire communities, regions, or nations; can have effect on physical and mental health, family functioning, social dynamics, shelter and safety, etc..examples: 9/11, hurricane katrina, war in iraq


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