# Psychosocial Quizzes

Marco is a young man who has reported difficulty with making friends. He goes to many social events and is able to initiate conversations; however, he has difficulty maintaining conversations because he has difficulty following the conversation, especially if he is talking to a group of people. In these situations, he finds himself getting easily distracted and has difficulty organizing his thoughts to respond to questions. Which client factor does this best represent?

A. Sensory processing

B. Executive function

C. Emotion perception

D. Empathy
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Marco is a young man who has reported difficulty with making friends. He goes to many social events and is able to initiate conversations; however, he has difficulty maintaining conversations because he has difficulty following the conversation, especially if he is talking to a group of people. In these situations, he finds himself getting easily distracted and has difficulty organizing his thoughts to respond to questions. Which client factor does this best represent?

A. Sensory processing

B. Executive function

C. Emotion perception

D. Empathy
You are a school-based practitioner and are looking for an assessment for children with autism. In particular, you want to measure social awareness, cognition, communication, and motivation, as well as restricted interests and repetitive behavior. You decide you want to gather information from the children's parents and teachers to get a better idea of what areas of communication and socialization are particularly difficult for each child. Which assessment would you choose?

A. Social profile

B. Social responsiveness scale

C. Sensory profile

D. Assessment of communication and interaction skills
You are working in a community mental health center where the occupational therapy practitioners use the Model of Human Occupation as their practice model. You are looking for an assessment that is associated with this model to examine social skills. In particular, you want an assessment that will allow you to observe your client's social skills in a variety of environments and activities. Which assessment would you choose?

A. Social profile

B. Social responsiveness scale

C. Sensory profile

D. Assessment of communication and interaction skills
As a school-based practitioner working with children with autism, you decide you want to aid communication in your clients by asking another classmate to assist by acting as a mentor. These classmates will be trained in how to interact with another child, share toys, and engage in strategies to promote interaction. Which intervention does this best represent?

A. Augmentative and alternative communication

B. Social skills training

C. Peer-mediated intervention

D. Joint attention training
Adopting a recovery-oriented approach for increasing social participation requires an attitude shift for most mental health providers. Which of the following most accurately reflects this shift?

A. Accepting the mental health provider is the expert in developing interventions for social participation

B. Accepting that consumers are partners in their own care and should have input in developing interventions for social participation

C. Accepting that most consumers require medication to improve social participation

D. Accepting a directive approach in developing social skills is the most effective way to increase social participation
You are looking for an assessment that examines the functional ability of your client in a community mental health center. You want an assessment that asks the client to identify the role he assumes in the areas of work, education, and residence; the level of support he receives in the specified roles; and the quality of performance of these roles. Which assessment would you choose?

A. Multnomah Community Ability Scale

B. Mental Health Recovery Star

C. Multidimensional Scale of Independent Functioning

D. Satisfaction with Daily Occupations
Holly is a 45-year-old who reports low levels of pain when she is at rest, but this increases to moderate levels when she is doing her instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs). Recently she has had to rely on her husband and children to complete these activities. Therefore, her self-esteem has started to diminish and she's afraid that before long she won't be able to do anything. She values her role as a homemaker and her goal is to manage her pain so she can complete the activities associated with this role. You decide to focus your intervention on refocusing Holly's thinking and incorporating activities such as deep breathing, distraction, and relaxation training that she can use while engaging in her valued role. Which model of practice is most closely associated with your intervention plan?

A. Behavioral model

B. Biomechanical

C. Model of Human Occupation

D. Relaxation and Refocusing Model