5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Structural Family Theory (Salvador Minuchin)
- Negative feedback loop (Attenuating)
- Paradoxical prescription/directive
- Ego analytic Couples Therapy
- a Input that maintains the status quo of a system.
- b Based on the premise that all families have an underlying organization which may be adaptive or maladaptive. Therapy identifies maladaptive structural elements and makes changes in these structural elements.
- c Genchiel, Gray, Apfelbaum, Wile. Foster the ability of the couple to communicate important feelings. Dysfunction originates from the individual's incapability to recognize and validate sensitivities and problems in the relationship. Two major categories of problems: dysfunction brought into the relationship from early childhood trauma and experiences and the individuals reaction to difficulties and sense that he or she is un-deserving because of shame and guilt.
- d The extent to which different family roles are in harmony with each other.
- e Techinique which involves prescribing the problem behavior.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Changing the family structure via enactment, spontaneous behavior sequences and reframing.
- Rigid structures that do not lend themselves to being changed in the face of changing family circumstances.
- Prior to the session the therapy team formulates its initial hypothesis relative to the presenting problem.
- Occur when the therapist highlights an interaction that is naturally occurring in the moment and assists the family in modifying problem sequences.
- Graphic representation of family relationships that includes a minimum of three generations.
5 True/False Questions
The Congruent Communicator → Family member seeks to distract others and seemingly has difficulty relating to what is going on in the moment.
Rituals → Equal acceptance of all family members by the therapist. The therapist avoids allying with individual family members.
Symmetrical Relationships → Egalitarian relationships, which roles are mirror images.
Subsystems → Family that does not accept information from systems outside itself.
Sibling Position → Associated with the development of specific personality characteristics.