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Groups Process And Practice 9th Edition by Marianne Schneider Corey – Test Bank

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  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1133945465
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1133945468



Groups Process And Practice 9th Edition by Marianne Schneider Corey – Test Bank

Textbook Name Corey,

Groups: Process and Practice, 9th edition

Chapter Number and Name: 6:

Initial Stage of a Group Multiple Choice Test Bank

1. Two crucial tasks inherent in the initial stage of group therapy are orientation and ______________. A. Expression B. Exploration C. Introduction D. Assessment ANS: B PG: 168 2. Bernie, in a very early session of a counseling group, expresses emotions ranging from fear to anxiety, uncertainty to hope. Looking to his therapist, Bernie’s progress will hinge on the perceived level of ____________ which he feels. A. Trust B. Confidentiality C. Self-awareness D. Shame ANS: A PG: 168 3. Ambiguity and lack of a structured approach in groups often lead to: A. More freedom of expression B. A leader among the counselees who emerges and challenges authority C. Anxiety D. Positive advice ANS: C PG: 169 4. In certain circumstances, there is hesitancy among members of certain racial and ethnic groups to discuss personal matters with members of groups perceived to be more dominant. A term that may be used to describe this defensive phenomenon is: A. Cultural disconnection B. Psychological submissiveness C. Healthy paranoia D. Cultural maladjustment ANS: C PG: 169 5. A group member is hesitant to interact and engage in self-disclosure. Robin, the group leader, states “I want you to know that this is a safe place. All of your secrets are safe here.” This statement: A. Typically lets defenses down B. Does not placate those who are anxious, according to studies C. Is irresponsible D. Should have been stated first and foremost in the initial setting ANS: C PG: 170 6. Asking group members to pair up with those of their choosing for self-disclosure exercises is: A. A bad idea: It leads to over-dependency B. A bad idea: It can lead to projection and transference C. A good idea: It lowers the level of perceived threat D. A good idea: Cohesive groups can then become smaller, tighter groups that will then meet exclusively on their own in future sessions ANS: C PG: 171 7. If ________________ (s) is/are brought to the forefront and dealt with constructively, a negative can be turned into something therapeutic A. Hidden agendas B. Physical threats — one counselee to the other — C. Breaches in confidentiality D. Laughter ANS: A PG: 172 8. Yolanda is cursing at other members in the group and occasionally at the leader himself. Other than the curses, she is silent. It is interfering with the group, which, as a whole, can’t bypass these outbursts. Something must give. The leader should pay particular attention to: A. The severity of the curses B. Yolanda’s past history C. The lowering of her (the leader’s) status as an effective controller D. What Yolanda is not saying ANS: D PG: 173 9. Conflict is most likely to occur during which stage of a therapeutic group? A. Final B. Transition C. Orientation D. Equally during all stages ANS: B PG: 174 10. Steering or redirecting a group member to the here-and-now: A. Is always the method of choice B. Always results in a positive outcome C. Helps the group progress always D. Can be limiting and negative when the subject is grief ANS: D PG: 176 11. Before trust is fully established, “self-disclosure” on the part of members has a strong tendency to be all of the following except: A. Spontaneous B. Superficial C. Low risk D. Rehearsed ANS: A PG: 177 12. Sherman and Belinda are co-leading a group. One is nurturing and sensitive while the other is more direct, some even say “a bit too pushy.” Which of the following statements is true? A. These styles balance themselves out nicely B. The difference in style can be detrimental C. According to experts (Yalom) (Burlingame), it is essential for members to be exposed to all types of people in life, and group therapy is no different D. One of the co-leaders should be replaced if the group becomes “stuck” for this reason ANS: B PG: 178 13. Which of the following is an example of improperly “attending” to (a) member(s) of the group? A. Prompting members to express how they are feeling “bodily” B. Paying attention to nonverbal behavior C. Asking questions to probe for additional details D. Selective listening ANS: D PG: 179 14. Tuning into the ____________ feelings and experiences of another person is ____________. A. Objective/sympathy B. Perceived/genuineness C. Subjective/empathy D. Subjective/respect ANS: C PG: 181 15. “Peter, I greatly value the authority, advice and experience that you bring to the group; however, please remember, the group has a leader, and that leader is me.” This is an example of: A. Therapeutic resolution B. Positive dispute resolution C. Caring confrontation D. Therapeutic risk-taking ANS: C PG: 183 16. The Association for Specialists in Group Work protocol states that the responsibility of group leaders in assisting members in the development of their personal goals be done in a “_____________” manner. A. Collaborative B. Challenging C. Respectful D. Structured ANS: A PG: 186 17. Asking members how they _______________ with conflict within a group is a recommended means to assist in dealing it with when, and if, it arises A. Promise to deal B. Predict they would deal C. Neglect to deal D. As a child used to deal ANS: B PG: 191 18. According to the findings of ____________, an overly confrontational leader has the capacity to harm his or her clients. A. Dies B. Yalom C. Burlingame, Fuhriman and Johnson D. Morran, Stockton and Whittingham ANS: A PG: 192 19. The setting and reinforcement of clearly spelled-out group norms is a recommended way of ensuring group __________. A. Success B. Communication C. Confrontation D. Cohesion ANS: D PG: 193 20. Which of the following is not a recommended manner of closing a regular group session (a regular session, not the final session)? A. Leaving unanswered questions B. Giving homework C. Asking members what they don’t like about the group D. Limiting members to giving feedback to the leader but not to their peers ANS: D PG: 209


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