This counseling technique is the skill of providing group members with encouragement and reinforcement, especially whenthey are disclosing personal information, when they are exploring painful feelings, and when they are taking risks.
A blood alcohol concentration of ____% can make a person seriously intoxicated and lose consciousness, but probably not enough to produce death.
Discharge your duty to warn
In the course of working as an addictions counselor you have a client who has threatened a specific person and the threat seems imminent and serious, ethically you must:
possible child abuse/neglect
You are meeting with the Smith family for a family counseling session. They complain that the children have "acting out behaviors" and problems with discipline. When Mr. Smith walks in you smell alcohol on his breath. Mrs. Smith is very quiet and withdrawn. The children seem very frightened of you and sit especially close to their father. What is the most important initial concern?
In the Adlerian therapeutic system, Adlerians are not bound by any set of techniques, and they have a diversity of therapeutic styles. They tend to be _________ in drawing from many techniques suited to the individual needs of their clients.
To report the occurence to the child protection authorities
An addiction professional is attending a social gathering where alcoholic beverages are being served. Everyone is a bit plastered, and a colleague tells her about an incident that indicates that he is sexually abusing his children. What is the addiction professional's responsibility at this point?
Rudolf Dreikurs and Don Dinkmeyer
Some of the most significant developers of the Adlerian therapeutic system.
Less than 5%
Percentage of inidiviuals with alcohol withdrawal who experience alcohol withdrawal delirium (or Delirium Tremens or DTs)
This counseling technique is the skill of responding to the essence of what a person has communicated.
Typically refers to individual and/or group treatment used to provide support and direction following primary treatment.
The Comprehensive Drinker Profile
A numeric scoring of an individual's degree of alcoholism arrived through the interview process.
The counselor characteristic or ability used to guide the client in relating and communicating in specific terms rather than in general or abstract terms.
Treatment Alternatives to Street Crime (TASC)
One of the earliest models for case management services in the criminal justice system. It was created in 1972 when the White House launched a demonstration program.
Inform your supervisor you do not have the qualifications to lead the group.
The agency you work for wants you to lead a group for dually diagnosed clients. You have no training in this area. You should:
Simple assessment with 4 questions that refer to: cutting down on drinking, feeling annoyed, feeling guilty, and dealing with hangovers.
Protect the health, safety, and the welfare of the public.
The primary focus of intervention in the criminal justice system.
Primary purpose of a professional code of ethics
To serve as a guide in helping clients while behaving in a fair way to colleagues.
Primary purpose of professional standards of practice
To provide recognition of demonstrated competency in addictions counseling.
Therapeutic reasoning for self-disclosure in group counseling
To facilitate the growth of the group by relating to client or group issues.
A psychological and sociological difference between male and female alcohol abusers.
Women more often than men will cite a traumatic event that precipitated their drinking.
Presence of withdrawal symptoms and increased tolerance
Two of the best indicators of alcohol or other drug dependence.
Relationship between AA and the professional treatment community
A partnership between AA and the profesisonal treamtent community was repeatedly emphasized by the founders of AA.
Step 1 of the 12 Steps
We admitted we were powerless over our addiction—that our lives had become unmanageable.
Step 2 of the 12 Steps
Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.
Step 3 of the 12 Steps
Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him.
Step 5 of the 12 Steps
Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.
Step 8 of the 12 Steps
Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all.
Step 9 of the 12 Steps
Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.
Step 10 of the 12 Steps
Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it.
Step 11 of the 12 Steps
Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out.
Step 12 of the 12 Steps
Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to addicts, and to practice these principles in all our affairs.