Professional, Ethical & Legal Issues in Counseling Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Malpractice suits require the following to succeed:

Question 2 2. What does the right to treatment entail?

Question 3 3. Mary's psychologist discusses her problems with Mary's husband without her permission. Mary's psychologist has done which of the following?

Question 4 4. Deinstitutionalization was:

Question 5 5. Why is empirical validation for psychological treatments difficult to achieve?

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Question 6 6. Counselors working with children and adolescents

Question 7 7. Civil liability

Question 8 8. Which of these is not a barrier to empirical validation?

Question 9 9. Who introduced modern psychological classification?

Question 10 10. The most frequent reasons for malpractice are

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Question 11 11. Ethics are

Question 12 12. Which of these is NOT one of the three elements of informed consent?

Question 13 13. The deinstitutionalization movement was caused by:

Question 14 14. Lay witnesses differ from expert witnesses by

Question 15 15. How are psychological disorders classified?

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Question 16 16. Counselors reporting child abuse

Question 17 17. It is difficult to police ethical issues because

Question 18 18. Countertransference is

Question 19 19. Sarah's doctor diagnoses her with a major depressive episode but then later changes the diagnosis to bipolar disorder. What type of problem is this?

Question 20 20. Craig is a psychologist who believes that he can cure schizophrenia by making his clients drink hot water and lemon, despite the fact that there's no scientific evidence that it works. He provides no other treatment; he only treats his patients with hot water and lemon. Which patient right is he violating?

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Question 21 21. What can psychologists do to offer the best treatment to all patients?

Question 22 22. Client records

Question 23 23. What is Thorazine?

Question 24 24. One consequence of deinstitutionalization was:

Question 25 25. Cultural factors can have an effect on treatment because _____.

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Question 26 26. Some people believe that there's a problem with validity in classification, citing which of the following reasons?

Question 27 27. Counselor licensure is

Question 28 28. John goes to one doctor and is diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and then goes to another doctor who diagnoses him with bipolar disorder. This is a problem within what type of reliability?

Question 29 29. It is unethical for a counselor

Question 30 30. Privileged communication

Professional, Ethical & Legal Issues in Counseling Chapter Exam Instructions

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