COSC 501 Quiz 4

COSC 501 Quiz 4 Liberty University

Set 1

  1. All of the following pose a number of potential ethical problems with regard to protecting client privacy EXCEPT:
  2. In Chapter 6, a six-step ethical practice model for protecting confidentiality rights that places legal mandates in an ethical context is presented. The six steps include all of the following EXCEPT:
  3. Susan is quite distressed after finding out her husband has been unfaithful. She tells her counselor that she is so angry that she feels like killing him. Upon hearing this, the counselor needs to:
  4. Therapists have the responsibility to prevent suicide if they can reasonably anticipate it. Once it is determined that a client is at risk for serious harm to self, the professional is:
  5. Privileged communication does NOT apply in cases of:
  6. The California court’s ruling that requires therapists to breach confidentiality in cases where the general welfare and safety of others is involved is a result of the:
  7. In the case of disclosing confidential information when working with an HIV-positive client, several writers state that the therapist has a duty to protect when the following condition exists:
  8. Which of the following would be an ineffective way of managing a client’s suicidal ideation?
  9. An African-American woman was interacting with her child in a domestic abuse shelter when she is over-heard saying to her child, “Keep touching that and I’m going to whoop you.” The social worker that heard this statement should:
  10. _______________ is at the core of effective therapy; it is the counselor’s ethical duty to protect private client communication.
  11. In this court case, the court found that school counselors have a duty to use reasonable means to attempt to prevent a suicide when they know about a student’s suicidal intentions. The reasoning of the court was that an adolescent is more likely to share thoughts of suicide with friends than with a school counselor, teacher, or parent. The court found that reasonable care would have included notifying the student’s parents that their daughter was at risk for suicide.
  12. The following are all major types of elder abuse EXCEPT:
  13. Jolene tells her counselor that she is depressed about the break-up of her relationship and “just wishes she could go to sleep and never wake up.” In this case, the counselor needs to:
  14. Most counseling centers and community mental health agencies now have guidelines regarding the duty to warn and protect when the welfare of others is at stake. These guidelines generally specify how to deal with:
  15. The basic standard of care for school counselors is clear; courts have uniformly held that:
  16. In _____________, the court expanded the practitioner’s duty to warn those in danger to include the circumstance in which a family member communicates to a mental health practitioner a belief that the client poses a risk of grave bodily injury to another person.
  17. The intended victim’s knowledge of a threat does NOT relieve therapists of the duty to protect, as can be seen by the decision in:
  18. Two processes that offer safeguards against malpractice liability in suicidal cases are:
  19. In ___________, a Supreme Court decision ruled that communications between licensed psychotherapists and their clients are privileged and therefore protected from forced disclosure in cases arising under federal law.
  20. Which of the following is NOT identified in the text as a guideline for counselors using the telephone?

Set 2

  1. In the case of disclosing confidential information when working with an HIV-positive client, several writers state that the therapist has a duty to protect when the following condition exists:
  2. The following are all major types of elder abuse EXCEPT:
  3. The experts who testified at this trial believed the school board failed to provide adequate training for school personnel. Without training, school personnel will most likely underestimate the lethality of suicidal thoughts, statements, and attempts. The conclusion of this expert testimony was that the student would not have committed suicide if the employees had been adequately trained. Persuaded by this input,
    the court held that the school could be found negligent for failing to notify the decedent’s mother. This explains the court decision in which court case?
  4. _______________ extends the duty to warn in California to a foreseeable, identifiable person who might be near the intended victim when the threat is carried out and thus might also be in danger.
  5. The Georgia Supreme Court ruled that a physician has a duty to take reasonable care to prevent a potentially dangerous patient from inflicting harm in:
  6. It is illegal and unethical for a therapist to disclose confidential information when:
  7. In Chapter 6, a six-step ethical practice model for protecting confidentiality rights that places legal mandates in an ethical context is presented. The six steps include all of the following EXCEPT:
  8. James is in court facing drug-related charges and his therapist was subpoenaed to testify in court regarding any discriminating evidence concerning the case. His therapist came to court but refused to answer questions regarding the case or produce James’s records. The therapist used the following legal concept to protect himself from forced disclosure:
  9. The intended victim’s knowledge of a threat does NOT relieve therapists of the duty to protect, as can be seen by the decision in:
  10. In _____________, the court expanded the practitioner’s duty to warn those in danger to include the circumstance in which a family member communicates to a mental health practitioner a belief that the client poses a risk of grave bodily injury to another person.
  11. Schools that receive federal funding are generally bound by the provisions of the:
  12. _________________ is designed to encourage reporting of any suspected cases of child, elder, or dependent adult abuse; thus, therapists are advised to err on the side of reporting in uncertain circumstances.
  13. Two processes that offer safeguards against malpractice liability in suicidal cases are:
  14. Privileged communication does NOT apply in cases of:
  15. Which of the following is NOT identified in the text as a guideline for counselors using the telephone?
  16. A counselor working in an AIDS-related case:
  17. An African-American woman was interacting with her child in a domestic abuse shelter when she is over-heard saying to her child, “Keep touching that and I’m going to whoop you.” The social worker that heard this statement should:
  18. There are three types of ______________: health plans, health care clearinghouses, and health care providers who transmit health information by electronic means.
  19. All of the following pose a number of potential ethical problems with regard to protecting client privacy EXCEPT:
  20. The basic standard of care for school counselors is clear; courts have uniformly held that:

Set 3

  1. In this court case, the court found that school counselors have a duty to use reasonable means to attempt to prevent a suicide when they know about a student’s suicidal intentions. The reasoning of the court was that an adolescent is more likely to share thoughts of suicide with friends than with a school counselor, teacher, or parent. The court found that reasonable care would have included notifying the student’s parents that their daughter was at risk for suicide.
  2. In ___________, a Supreme Court decision ruled that communications between licensed psychotherapists and their clients are privileged and therefore protected from forced disclosure in cases arising under federal law.
  3. Therapists have the responsibility to prevent suicide if they can reasonably anticipate it. Once it is determined that a client is at risk for serious harm to self, the professional is:
  4. Even if clients argue that they can do what they want with their own lives, including taking them, therapists with suicidal clients have a legal:
  5. Ethical guidelines regarding confidentiality require that counselors do NOT:
  6. _______________ is at the core of effective therapy; it is the counselor’s ethical duty to protect private client communication.
  7. The California court’s ruling that requires therapists to breach confidentiality in cases where the general welfare and safety of others is involved is a result of the:
  8. All of the following pose a number of potential ethical problems with regard to protecting client privacy EXCEPT:
  9. In Chapter 6, a six-step ethical practice model for protecting confidentiality rights that places legal mandates in an ethical context is presented. The six steps include all of the following EXCEPT:
  10. A counselor working in an AIDS-related case:
  11. It is illegal and unethical for a therapist to disclose confidential information when:
  12. James is in court facing drug-related charges and his therapist was subpoenaed to testify in court regarding any discriminating evidence concerning the case. His therapist came to court but refused to answer questions regarding the case or produce James’s records. The therapist used the following legal concept to protect himself from forced disclosure:
  13. In most cases, therapists will not have advanced warning that a client is dangerous. Therefore, therapists must be prepared for such an eventuality. Which of the following is NOT a suggestion from the authors’ for preparation?
  14. Two processes that offer safeguards against malpractice liability in suicidal cases are:
  15. The intended victim’s knowledge of a threat does NOT relieve therapists of the duty to protect, as can be seen by the decision in:
  16. Jolene tells her counselor that she is depressed about the break-up of her relationship and “just wishes she could go to sleep and never wake up.” In this case, the counselor needs to:
  17. The following are all major types of elder abuse EXCEPT:
  18. Most counseling centers and community mental health agencies now have guidelines regarding the duty to warn and protect when the welfare of others is at stake. These guidelines generally specify how to deal with:
  19. Schools that receive federal funding are generally bound by the provisions of the:
  20. In the case of disclosing confidential information when working with an HIV-positive client, several writers state that the therapist has a duty to protect when the following condition exists:
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