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Problem Identification in School Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How is a clinical interview different from a conversation between two close friends?

Question 2 2. What is the term for research completed in the real world?

Question 3 3. Informed consent provides which of the following?

Question 4 4. Why is it helpful for psychologists to use a diagnosis instead of a list of symptoms?

Question 5 5. On the first session, Mary's counselor smiles and thanks her for being there. What is Mary's counselor developing in this first session?

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Question 6 6. Which of these is a disadvantage of clinical interviews?

Question 7 7. Marco observes secretaries in offices to see if the time of day affects their productivity. Marco does not interact with the secretaries. Which type of psychological tool is Marco using?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a part of a psychological research experiment?

Question 9 9. A _____ is a conversation that takes place between a client and a psychologist for the purpose of aiding a psychologist with diagnosing and treating the client. It is also known as a 'conversation with a purpose'.

Question 10 10. Peter decides the best method of researching how many people shoplift at CVS is observing random people in the store over a 2-hour time period. What is a disadvantage of his planned observational research?

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Question 11 11. Observational bias occurs when an observer:

Question 12 12. Trent wants to test the impact of a scent on a person's mood. Trent realizes that he will need to expose subjects to the scent and observe their reaction. Which type of psychological tool should Trent use?

Question 13 13. Intake exams _____, while mental status exams _____.

Question 14 14. After the initial paperwork is completed, which of the following would be gathered before you see the counselor?

Question 15 15. What are the two possible settings for psychological research?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following elements is NOT helpful to ensure a successful clinical interview?

Question 17 17. Mary gives her subjects a survey to complete. Which type of psychological tool is Mary using?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is the process by which a researcher makes decisions about how to answer research questions?

Question 19 19. If your research design required a fair degree of control over the setting of the research conducted, which type of design should be utilized?

Question 20 20. Testing by the counselor can be used to do which of the following?

Problem Identification in School Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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