Practice 2- Chapter 5
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Whether a proposed group will be long term or short term is ______ important when devising initial proposal, __________:
sometimes/unless the group is to be of limited and planned duration.
The "R" which describes the stated purpose for forming a therapeutic group is:
Which of the following is not considered a practical consideration when forming a therapeutic group?
how absenteeism will be dealt with
Mary has proposed a group aimed at adolescents who are struggling in the post-divorce life of their parents. Marcy is highly experienced social worker who has been practicing for more than a decade at the same community center. Which of the following is not true?
as a social worker with seniority, marcy will probably not need authorization to start the group. her track record and experience should speak for themselves.
To get the group started, Marcy may find herself up against the wall. In terms of her professional peers and administrators, she may find herself assuming the role of all the following except:
A clearly spelled-out statement on group participation presented to members before the group commences would be particularly important when:
the group is court-mandated
A particularly comprehensive guideline for group formation, recruiting and the dissemination of information to group members has been formulated by:
the Association for Specialists in Group Work
Juan has informed his interagency colleagues that his proposal for PTSD group has been authorized, and he is seeking clients. His colleagues may:
publicize, recruit and screen potential members
Potential additional weight, when screening group prospects, must be given to those who are deemed "difficult" as they:
might be the ones who need the group the most
When a group prospect is coming from individual therapy, is a release form necessary for consultation with the individual therapist?
yes, without exception
Preliminary screening for a group-therapy candidate should allow for which most comprehensive scenario:
for the candidate to be interviewed by all leaders and be given the opportunity himself or herself to interview the leaders
Which of the following is of paramount concern when screening and selecting potential group members?
the risk of harm by participating in the group
Group therapy is not recommended (contra-indicated) for all of the following except:
those with a history of violent tendencies
Liz has been screened for potential group membership. She fits all criteria; however, she seems to lack the desire to participate. In the eyes of the leader Jacque, she just doesn't seem to "want" it enough. Which of the following should be considered?
this should be a factor; the desire to make positive change is deemed highly important
Candace has decided not to accept Roger into her group. After breaking the news, which of the following is considered the most ethically appropriate and most inclusive response?
"Roger, other groups will come along, and we'll keep you in mind. However, I see the frustration you are feeling. Would you like to talk about those feelings?"
A group of parents meets weekly at the local community center to discuss divorce. the optimal size for this group would probably be:
eight to ten
A group has been set up for in-patient psychiatric patients, patients who are relatively low-functioning. The group ideally, should meet:
daily, for short sessions
An excellent reference point for actors to be considered in inpatient therapy groups is:
inpatient group psychotherapy (Yalom)
A fundamental concern when choosing a meeting place for a group is:
sound conduction within the building
Which should be considered non-negotiable in a group with co-leaders?
both leaders screen applicants
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