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GA - Play Therapy: Group Activities that Heal Post Test

Psychologist, Ohio MFT and Counselor Post Test:
Only Psychologists, Ohio MFT's and Ohio Counselors taking this course for credit need to complete these additional questions below to be in compliance with their Boards. requirements. If you are not a psychologist, Ohio MFT or Ohio Counselor please return to the original Answer Booklet. You do not need to complete the additional questions below.

Course Content Manual Questions The answer to Question 1 is found in Section 1 of the Course Content. The Answer to Question 2 is found in Section 2 of the Course Content... and so on. Select correct answer from below. Place letter on the blank line before the corresponding question

Please note every section does not have an additional question below. Some sections may have more than one question.

Questions:

15.1 According to Bornstein, Bellaxk, and Hersen, what do social skills refer to?
15.2 According to the Bandura model, what are steps in assertion training?
16.1 According to Goldstein, appropriate social skills consist of what two abilities?
16.2 What concepts are included in the Structured Learning Therapy?
16.3 How might the SLT best help male clients?
16.4 What are four of the benefits of the SLT?
17.1 According to Landreth, what are some child-centered play accepting principles of following the child’s lead?
17.2 According to Sweeney, what are the general goals of the child-centered group play therapy?
19.1 What might be essential for clients to cope with fear?
19.2 According to Bandura, what is important for African American boys to develop their character?
20.1 What are two of the important processes in child development and child psychotherapy?
20.2 Why is children’s understanding of emotions important?
20.3 According to Greenberg, what are three abilities that have been identified as important components of emotional understanding?
20.4 According to Harris, what is required for children to have in order for children to identify emotions?
20.5 What may result from having knowledge of one’s own emotions?
20.6 Children’s play often included themes that reflect their fundamental concerns such as...
21.1 According to Axline, what are three of the principles of play therapy?
21.2 What are two of the issues with the Axline model?
21.3 What might assist therapists in establishing and working effectively with culturally diverse children?
22.1 What are seven of the play behaviors of abused children?
22.2 According to White, what do aggressive behaviors represent for neglected children?
22.3 According to Fagot, what may children exhibit who are both physically abused and neglected?
22.4 According to Browne, what are other inappropriate behaviors demonstrated by sexually abused children?
23.1 What may be a way to help elementary school students deal with issues?
23.2 What are five of the basic principles that guide the therapist in play therapy?
24.1 What are two examples of compulsive and repetitive play in sexually penetrated children?
25.1 Modifying basic adult counseling skills to work with children requires that the child does what?
25.2 What may be necessary to make emotional contact with children?
25.3 What may play provide the child?
26.1 According to Schaefer, what is the unique aspect of group therapy?
26.2 What is a treatment approach used effectively with abusive parents known as?
26.3 Approximately how many PA groups are in the United States?
26.4 What are three if the objectives of group treatments?
26.5 What may be four concerns of group therapy?
Answers:

A. Provide information that fosters the acquisition of the symbolic representation of the assertive response and its likely consequences, giving opportunities to achieve skilled performance through practice and providing experiences designed to facilitate self-efficacy and enactment of assertive behavior in specific situations
AA. Utilization of a method of communication that meets the needs of children
B. The abilities necessary for effective interpersonal functioning
BB. Adopt the communication style that is most comfortable for the adult
C. Skill instruction, modeling, role playing, performance appraisal
CC. The child has to learn to share an adult with other children
D. 1) The ability to organize cognitions and behaviors into an integrated course of action directed towards culturally acceptable social and/or interpersonal goals 2) the ability to continuously assess and modify goal-oriented behavior to maximize the likelihood of reaching particular goals
DD. The opportunity to express inner desires, feelings, problems, and anxieties
E. (1) receiving reinforcement and feedback from peers and group leaders; (2) developing a long-term perspective for goal attainment; (3) developing trust in peers and leaders; and (4) learning to work cooperatively rather than competitively with peers
EE. 1200
F. (1) receiving guidance in developing competent social behavior and in evaluating their social environment; (2) having a safe environment to practice new social skills; (3) having a safe peer group in which to achieve social status; and (4) having a caring role model to encourage success
FF. Parents Anonymouse (PA)
G. To help participants learn self-control, responsibility, expression of feelings, respect, and acceptance of self and others; to improve behavior, social skills, and self-esteem; and to decrease depression and anxiety
GG. Sometimes groups are run in random ways, go on for indefinite periods of time, lack clear goals, and suffer from inconsistent and inexperienced leadership
H. Avoiding judgmental statements; creating a safe, accepting atmosphere; reflecting feelings; facilitating decision making; enhancing self-esteem; setting therapeutic limits; and providing therapeutic toys
HH. Define acceptable behavior of group members and introduce a respect for boundaries. Promote group interaction and reinforce cooperative efforts. Introduce and encourage the discussion of common experiences to reinforce a feeling of togetherness and promote group cohesion for both children and caretakers.
I. Positive role models
J. Trusting the child’s internal time frame, self-direction, and self-actualizing potential rather than insisting on the counselor’s timetable for him to try again
K. Because it contributes to children’s ability to redirect and control displays of emotion and emotional experiences, to accurately interpret and react to others’ emotional displays, and to anticipate how decisions and situations will affect one’s feelings
L. Children’s fantasy play and understanding of emotions
M. Interpreting both external situational and bodily cues as well as information about internal experiences
N. (a) Children's ability to recall and describe personal emotional experiences, (b) children' s ability to identify emotions in themselves, and (c) children's ability to identify emotions in other people
O. Connectedness, physical well-being, empowerment, social regulation, and respect for or aggression toward material objects
P. May lead to more control of emotions as appropriate for situational demands and interpersonal relationships
Q. The therapists' Spanish proficiency, and the role of language in the expression of the child's emotions.
R. The therapist must develop a warm, friendly relationship with the child, in which good rapport is established as soon as possible. The therapist accepts the child exactly as he is. The therapist establishes a feeling of permissiveness in the relationship so that the child feels free to express his feelings completely.
S. Developmental immaturity, opposition and aggression, withdrawal and passivity, self-deprecation and self-destruction, hypervigilance, sexuality, and dissociation.
T. A thorough understanding of cultural beliefs, attitudes, values, practices, language
U. Antisocial, disruptive and aggressive yet passive behaviors
V. The absence of interpersonal skills resulting from limited or emotionally impoverished interactions with parents or others
W. Play therapy
X. Open masturbation, excessive sexual curiosity, exposure of the genitals
Y. The child who repeatedly rolls ‘worms’ out of clay, the child who stuffs or forces toys into other toys
Z. Children's natural language is play. Play is a developmentally appropriate way that children express themselves. Children have an inherent tendency toward growth and maturity. Children are themselves capable of positive self-direction. Children possess the capacity to act responsibly.