Text: Counseling Ethics and Decision Making3rd Edition, 2007ISBN: 10: 0131710052; 13: 9780131710054Authors:Publisher:Robert R. Cottone, University of Missouri, St. Louis Vilia M. Tarvydas, University of IowaPearson/ Merri IIshapeType75fBehindDocument1pWrapPolygonVertices8;4;(21496,0);(0,0);(0,21487);(21496,21487)posrelh0posrelv0pibPSY511 – Professional Ethics and the LawMultiple Choice Questions (Enter your answers on the enclosed answer sheet)1. When there is a discussion of “theory” as related to judgments of right and wrong the discus- sion is probably one of:a. philosophical moralityb. professional ethicsc. philosophical ethicsd. common moralitye. both band d2. Which of the following is NOT listed in your text as part of the professional structure which governs ethics for counselors?a. the courtsb. colleges and universitiesc. professional organizations that maintain and enforce a mandatory code of ethicsd. professional regulatory bodies that are enforcers of mandatory codese. none of the above3. The BEST place to find up-to-date information of currently accepted ethical practice in the field is:a. counseling journalsb. +hs I ntp-rn”,tC. state I icense boardsd. graduate level textbookse. all of the above4. can be defined as: the extent and limits of activities considered acceptable byindividuals licensed or certified in a profession or specialty.a. Scope of practiceb. Malpracticec. Accreditationd. none of the above5. Which of the following is the accrediting body for professional counseling?a. AMAb. AAMFTc. NASWd. ACAe. CACREP56shapeType75fBehindDocument1pWrapPolygonVertices8;4;(21499,0);(0,0);(0,21482);(21499,21482)posrelh0posrelv0pibPSY511 – Professional Ethics and the Law6. The oldest established mental health profession is;a. psychiatryb. social workc. marriage and family therapyd. psychiatric nursinge. psychotherapy7. Which of the following degrees does NOT indicate legitimate doctoral level training to be a I icensed Psychologist?a. Ph.D.b. Ed.D.c. M.D.d. Psy.D8. Which professional organization represents marriage and family therapists?a.ACAb.AAMFTc.APAd.ABPSe.none of the above9. Which professional(s) can NOT legitimately, by nature of standard training and practice, per- form psychometric assessment?a. marriage and family therapistb. counselorc. psychologistd. social workere. none of the above10. The ABPP and ABPS credential applies to which field of mental health specialty?a. Marriage and family therapyb. Social workc. Psychiatryd. Psychiatric nursinge. none of the above57shapeType75fBehindDocument1pWrapPolygonVertices8;4;(21497,0);(0,0);(0,21493);(21497,21493)posrelh0posrelv0pibPSY511 – Professional Ethics and the Law11. Informed consent generally requires that the counselor should reveal to the client information about:a. the counselor’s credentials or training.b. alternative treatments.c. the potential benefits or detriments of treatment.d. all of the above12. A counselor’s primary responsibility is to the:a. third party referral source.b. judge who subpoenas a case file.c. family of a competent adult client seen in individual counseling.d. professional setting (employer) where the counselor works.e. none of the above13. Which of the following IS FALSE?a. The primary responsibility of the counselor is to the referral source.b. Nonprofessional counselor-client relationships should be avoided when possible.c. Services must be fully described and explained to clients before they consent to treat- ment.d. Sexual intimacy with clients is unethical.14. r-roresstonai competence by definition involves:a. the quality of provided servicesb. informed consentc. confidentialityd. boundaries of professional activitye. both a and d15. Which of the following statements is TRUE?a. Counselors can ethically practice any specialty in counsel ing, even without appropriate specialty training, if it is within the scope of practice of their license.b. Cottone and Tarvydas believe the terms “dual” and “multiple” relationships should be abandoned.c. Avoiding detrimental relationships with clients relates to the ethical principle of justice more than non maleficence.d. People who refuse recommended counseling services must be coerced.58shapeType75fBehindDocument1pWrapPolygonVertices8;4;(21499,0);(0,0);(0,21482);(21499,21482)posrelh0posrelv0pibPSY511 – Professional Ethics and the Law16. When a judge orders an ex offender to undergo therapy as part of the ex offender’s rehabilita- tion, this is called:a. expert order of protectionb. legal privilegec. professional responsibilityd. compulsory therapy17. The Supreme Court decision in Jaffee v. Redmond provided what type of assistance to psycho- therapists in federal court cases?a. eliminated their responsibility to testify as expert witnessesb. upheld their ability to maintain confidential information through assertion of legal privi- legec. eliminated their ability to assert privilege in communication with clientsd. instructed counselors that privilege only exists between attorneys and their clients, not between counselors and their clients18. Which of the following is an example of special circumstances that counselors may be faced with in relation to confidentiality and privilege?a. counseling persons with HIVIAIDSb. family/couples counselingc. clients in drug/alcohol treatmentd. all of the above19. An exception to confidential ity for psychologists and counselors serving in the mi litary exists and focuses on which area most clearly?a. responsibility to report generally negative attitudes of officers and enlisted personnelb. report threats to military installations, weapons and integrity even when threats to specific persons have not been madec. to report all counseling activities regardless of the content to their superiors on a regular basisd. none of the above20. According to Welch (2003), one of the most common types of malpractice liability in treat- ment services for mental health professionals is:a. fraudulent billingb. family treatment and forensic situationsc. dual relationshipsd. group counseling
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