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TCD - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Tools for Controlled Drinking 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.

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

1.1 What are some useful replies for self monitoring around others?
2.1 What are the steps to slowing down alcohol consumption for controlled-drinking clients?
3.1 What are some guidelines for choosing an appropriate reward?
4.1 What might a client avoid to break a drinking pattern?
4.2 What is a good technique for identifying time as a trigger?
5.1 What are four alternatives for dealing with unpleasant or unresolved memories?
6.1 If your client is having a difficult time coming up with positive self thought, what might be useful?
7.1 What are four steps involved in forming new relationships?
7.2 What are some general guidelines a client might use to maintain and deepen a relationship with an acquaintance?
7.3 What two kinds of observations might a client use to learn from others?
7.4 What are five steps on how to manage conflict arising from dissatisfaction in a relationship?
Answers:

A. Make your drinks last longer by sipping more slowly and by taking smaller sips, allow time to pass between finishing one drink and starting the next
B. ďIím trying to cut down, so Iím keeping track of my drinks.Ē Iím on a diet, so Iím keeping track of calories.Ē
C. Places that trigger drinking
D. A reward that is pleasurable enough so that the client really wants to work to earn it, an affordable reward, and a variety of rewards so that the client does not become accustomed to the reward
E. Get memories off your chest by telling them to someone you trust, write down your unpleasant memories, set aside time to just to remember without alcohol, experiment with reshaping the memory
F. Self monitoring
G. Finding new people, meeting people, becoming acquainted, and maintaining and deepening relationships
H. Making a list of positive remarks that apply
I. Observe specific behavior, the tone and meaning of the interaction
J. Be honest about your feelings, pay attention to the other person, be a good listener, communicate clearly what you like and do not like, set aside time that is devoted exclusively to your friendships, donít set unrealistic expectations for yourself or for the other person
K. Set time to talk about the conflict, commit yourself to seeking a productive and mutually satisfying solution. Concentrate on staying focused on finding a solution and not on placing blame, identify the specific behavior that is causing the problem, clearly specify what changes are needed, provide positive reinforcement when the other person makes a change in behavior as requested

Course Content Manual Questions The answer to Question 12 is found in Section 12 of the Course Content. The Answer to Question 13 is found in Section 13 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:

8.1 What are therapists who are able to wholeheartedly accept abstinences and CD as treatment possibilities, less likely to do over their clients?
9.1 According to Sondheimer, what advantages did the ďABC-dialogueĒ produce?
11.1 In order to help clients cue reactivity and triggers, sometimes they are given questionnaires. What are the four subscales for the Desire for Alcohol Questionnaire?
13.1 What does the cognitive processing model focus on?
14.1 What nondirective intervention skills do the first four interview strategies and tactics consist of?
14.2 What four categories do self-motivating statements made by clients generally fall into?
15.1 Whatís an important factor in older adultsí drinking?
17.1 According to Miller, what does he regard solution-focused brief therapy as?
Answers:

A. The therapeutic atmosphere was more open, patients with the goal of CD felt more respected, ambivalence concerning treatment goals was discussed more openly, counterproductive distinctions (drinking = bad, abstinence = good) were counteracted, and the therapeutic relationship was not automatically terminated (as is the case in most German inpatient alcoholism rehabilitation centers) if the patient wanted to continue with CD after inpatient treatment
B. Attempt to exert control
C. On increasing the chances that the alcoholic would be able to successfully avoid or counteract automatized drug-use routines
D. Strong desires and intentions, negative reinforcement, control over drinking, mild desires to drink
E. Recognition that a current behavior or its consequences are problematic, expressions of concern about the current situation, indications of an intention or desire to change, words of hope and optimism about change
F. Reflective listening, open-ended questions, affirmation (or validation), summarization
G. A radically new institutional discourse because it is based on different assumptions about social reality, new practical concerns about the therapy process, and new strategies for changing clients' lives
H. Spousal influence