5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Sibling Position
- Behaivoral Marital Therapy
- a Coalitions btwn subsystems in the family that serve a specific purpose.
- b Occurs when family members and subsystems of the family are overly concerned and overly involved with each other resulting in minimal autonomy of functioning.
- c Stuart. Seeks to improve relationships btwn a couple by increasing the frequency of positive exchanges and decreasing the frequency of negative and punishing interactions. Therapist assesses the strengths and weakness of the relationship. Skills that are taught include expressing themselves in clear behavioral terms, improved communication skills, establishing a means to share power and decision making, and improved problem solving skills.
- d Associated with the development of specific personality characteristics.
- e Denotes that relationships have periods of closeness and periods of distance. Triangulation occurs during periods of distance - an outsider takes sides with one person in the relationship.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Making the client's symptoms too much trouble for the client to continue to have. (Assigning hours of exercise in the middle of the night when they have been symptomatic that day.)
- uses process questions to explore the dynamics of family relationships. Purpose is to shift the focus of family members from how others are causing them grief to what they are doing to contribute to family difficulties
- Process through which parents transmit their lack of differentiation to their offspring.
- Communication style that is characterized by agreement, apologizing, and or efforts to please.
- Metacommunication or a covert message relative to how the communication is to be taken (ex-I am the boss in this home may be the command level message of the report-level message)
5 True/False Questions
Take Charge role → Therapist plays a very active, directive role. Responsible for changing maladaptive family organization and for solving the family's problem. Therapist must maintain his control in therapy.
Rituals → Making the client's symptoms too much trouble for the client to continue to have. (Assigning hours of exercise in the middle of the night when they have been symptomatic that day.)
The Irrelevant → Family member seeks to distract others and seemingly has difficulty relating to what is going on in the moment.
Family Systems Theory → Mara Selvini Palazzoli. Form of strategic family therapy influenced by three theoretical models 1 systems 2. cybernetics and 3. communication theory. Focuses on 2 aspects of family interaction the struggle for power and the protective role of symptoms.
Open system → Family that accepts information from systems outside itself.