Mental Health Counseling: Definition & Techniques


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This client is severely mentally ill and will likely not be able to feed or house themselves. You might recommend

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1. We've created a program to identify individuals who have had psychotic breaks and get them into treatment. What type of prevention is this?

2. Mental Disorders are drawn from the

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

Know the importance of prevention in counseling and different treatment options. This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of different prevention methods and what book mental disorders are found in.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Treatment for severely mentally ill individuals
  • Prevention that involves care of current issues and preventative measures to keep it from reoccurring
  • Book where mental disorders are found for diagnosing
  • Mental health disorders
  • Role of counseling and therapy

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related mental health counseling lesson
  • Interpreting information- verify that you can read information regarding prevention methods and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about treatment options for people with mental health disorders

Additional Learning

To learn more about mental health counseling, review the lesson called Mental Health Counseling:Definition & Techniques. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn general information about the brain and the need for mental health counseling
  • Review the goals and focus of counseling
  • Recall how the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual is guide for describing mental health disorders
  • Identify the different preventative measures that are used in counseling
  • Understand the different treatment options available for people who seek counseling