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1. The concept used to describe counseling's evolution as a profession is
a. professionalism
b. advocacy
c. legalization
d. both "b" and "c"
a. professionalism
A professional topic becomes an issue when
a. it affects how and with whom a professional practices.
b. it limits or could limit the professions' realm of practice.
c. it attracts much attention and concern.
d. All of the above.
d. All of the above.
Which statement most typifies the identity for professional counselors?
a. As of 1997, all states have recognized the legal status of professional counselors.
b. The public has little difficulty recognizing the professional role of counselors.
c. Magazines such as CONSUMER REPORTS have advanced the professional identity of counselors.
d. The American Counseling Association has been instrumental in developing a consensus definition of counselors.
d. The American Counseling Association has been instrumental in developing a consensus definition of counselors.
4. The difference between a title and a practice provision is
a. the title provision grants immunity to practitioners.
b. the practice provision means only those who have met certain criteria may perform the activities prescribed by the specialty.
c. the title provision is more restrictive than is the practice provision.
d. the title provision leaves fewer professional issues to be defined than does the practice provision.
b. the practice provision means only those who have met certain criteria may perform the activities prescribed by the specialty.
Which of the following has been related to initial client satisfaction with a counselor?
a. a sense of mutuality in goals
b. a feeling of being understood
c. a perception of counselor competence
d. all of the above
d. all of the above
6. Counseling began as a profession in the U. S. about
a. the time of the Civil War (1860's).
b. just before WWI (early 1900's).
c. as a result of testing soldiers for WWII (1940's).
d. the rise of the industrial revolution (1940's-50's).
b. just before WWI (early 1900's).
7. The federal legislation aimed at helping states serve previously underserved people was
a. Carl D. Perkins Vocational Act of 1984.
b. Public Law 94-482.
c. School-to-Work Opportunities Act of 1994.
d. Smith-Hughes Act of 1917.
a. Carl D. Perkins Vocational Act of 1984.
8. The name given to mental health counseling that aimed at controlling mental health problems that have already surfaced but are not severe is
a. private practice, HMO dependent
b. secondary prevention
c. tertiary prevention
d. primary initiative
b. secondary prevention
9. The statutory form of credentialing that involves a legislative act of the state government is
a. licensure.
b. endorsement.
c. registration.
d. sanctioning.
a. licensure.
10. Which of the following statements about regulation is NOT true?
a. Regulation is a legal function.
b. Universities are vested with power to regulate.
c. Regulation tends to advance the status of a profession.
d. Regulation protects both the rights of consumers and of professionals being regulated.
b. Universities are vested with power to regulate.
11. The name given to regulations, standards, codes, and/or policies that are established by a board to implement its statute is
a. code of ethics
b. law
c. rules
d. licensure
c. rules
12. You are licensed in Alabama and move to Texas. The fact that the Texas licensing board approves your credential from Alabama is called
a. endorsement.
b. reciprocity.
c. professional disclosure.
d. enactment.
a. endorsement.
13. Which of the following statements about clinical supervision is NOT true?
a. Supervision is distinct from counseling and therapy.
b. Supervision, beyond gatekeeping, should help the supervisee meet his/ her goals.
c. Clinical supervision is only needed until one is credentialed.
d. Effective supervisors are expected to have knowledge and skill in the specific methods and techniques of supervision.
c. Clinical supervision is only needed until one is credentialed.
14. As a supervisee, you can expect your supervisor to evaluate you in which of the following areas?
a. overt counseling behaviors
b. cognitive skills used to plan sessions
c. use of self in counseling
d. all of the above.
d. all of the above.