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Multiple Choice Quiz

  1. All of the following elements define a crisis EXCEPT:
      a. A sudden, shocking, intense, often catastrophic event
      b. An event perceived as a crisis by those involved in it
      c. An event of temporary duration
      d. An event that overwhelms coping capacities and exceeds resources
      e. All of the above
  2. According to Regehr and Bober, how many people have died in the United States as a result of natural disasters between 1980 and 2002?
      a. 100,000
      b. 300.000
      c. 600,000
      d. 1,000,000
  3. There are small-scale events that can perpetuate a "crisis". All of the following are such events EXCEPT:
      a. tornado or flood
      b. violent events such as child abuse, domestic abuse, crime
      c. psychopathology that triggers a crisis i.e. suicide attempt, drug overdose
      d. car accident, life-threatening illness
  4. All of the following theories explain individual reactions to a crisis event EXCEPT:
      a. Stress theory
      b. Biology
      c. Behavior modification
      d. Cognitive-appraisal
      e. Psychodynamic-resiliency and vulnerability
  5. Individuals will appraise an event as a crisis if it has all of the following characteristics EXCEPT:
      a. the event has mass casualties
      b. the event threatens one"s identity and integrity
      c. the event threatens one"s assumptive world
      d. all of the above
  6. All of the following are elements of basic crisis intervention EXCEPT:
      a. It is a brief model of talk therapy
      b. It is action oriented and directive
      c. Its purpose is to prevent or reduce psychological harm to those exposed to a crisis
      d. It assumes that an underlying pathology or dysfunctional situation triggers a crisis
      e. All of the above
  7. Basic crisis intervention consists of all of the following EXCEPT:
      a. Intervention occurs off-site
      b. Basic needs for food, shelter, and safety are met
      c. Individuals are assessed for risk- danger to self or others
      d. Individuals are assessed for transient symptoms of crisis reaction
  8. Advanced crisis intervention includes of all of the following EXCEPT:
      a. The provision of traditional and crisis-related resources
      b. Counseling related to coping in the crisis aftermath
      c. Counseling is off-site and may be brief (9-12 sessions)
      d. Debriefing is offered to inoculate against a future crisis.
  9. Applied crisis intervention differs from the other crisis models in that it:
      a. Offers counseling
      b. Offers concrete services
      c. Recognizes a pre-existing condition or circumstance that underlies a flare-up that creates a crisis or emergency situation
      d. Engages in triage, assessing risk of danger to self and others.
  10. In the crisis aftermath individuals may suffer:
      a. Loss of resources
      b. Bereavement
      c. Stress in the recovery phase
      d. All of the above
  11. The following definition is true of which model of crisis intervention? "Destabilization or flare-ups create an acute crisis that requires an immediate response followed by ongoing interventions to maintain or sustain recovery and prevent the recurrence of another crisis".
      a. Pre-crisis; prevention
      b. Basic crisis intervention
      c. Advanced crisis intervention
      d. Applied crisis intervention
  12. When a crisis results in bereavement, all of the following approaches to bereavement should be considered EXCEPT:
      a. Bereavement is a normal process that will run its course
      b. Complicated grieving requires intervention
      c. Bereavement counseling, when needed, is best conducted one on-one.
      d. Crisis related bereavement should always be considered traumatic grief
  13. The client population for crisis intervention consists of all of the following EXCEPT:
      a. Ordinary people who experience extraordinary events
      b. Individuals who are sent into harms way (military, first responders)
      c. Individuals with a pre-existing volatile condition or living circumstance
      d. Those who bear witness to the trauma of others
      e. Mental health professionals who serve high-risk clients or who respond to critical incidents.
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