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GB - Addictions: Helping Clients Grow Beyond 12-Step Dependency Post Test

Psychologist, Ohio MFT and Counselor Post Test:
Only Psychologists, Ohio MFT's and Ohio Counselors taking this course for credit need to complete these additional questions below to be in compliance with their Boards. requirements. If you are not a psychologist, Ohio MFT or Ohio Counselor please return to the original Answer Booklet. You do not need to complete the additional questions below.

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1.1 What might an alcoholic experience as a result from a leaking of potassium, phosphate and important enzymes from the heart muscle?
2.1 What are two common behaviors that apply to nearly all addicts?
2.2 What results from forming a relationship with an object?
3.1 What are the two techniques to help resolve inner conflict in alocoholics?
3.2 What are steps of the Photo Technique?
3.3 What may be the two most common signs of internal conflict?
4.1 What does the adult logical voice need to be willing to acknowledge to come to a compromise?
5.1 What can crying accomplish for an alcoholic client?
5.2 What are steps to the “Having a Good Cry” exercise?
6.1 What are questions used to evaluate a client’s option?
7.1 In what two ways can an addict benefit if they are honest about one’s own desires and preferences.
8.1 What are traits of a dry drunk?
8.2 What are questions for the “Ready to Leave Treatment” exercise?
9.1 What are the 5 steps to the Slogan Repetition exercise?
10.1 What do the three Internal Resistance Issues cause the addict to feel?
11.1 What are four forms of denial?
11.2 What are five steps of the “Ritual for Release” exercise?
12.1 What can the addict do to have control of his or her life?
13.1 If an addict has a fear of leaving the group, the “Coping with Fear” exercise is helpful. What are four steps for the “Coping with Fear” exercise?
14.1 What are questions used to help an addict focus on his own needs and desires as an independent person in the “Life Purpose Exercise?”

A. Addicts act out, nurturing through avoidance
B. Congestive heart failure and rhythm disturbances
C. Photo technique and drawing exercise
D. Becomes an addiction and produces a mood change that keeps them from participating in that natural cycle of highs and low
E. The child feeling voice
F. Have clients find a photo of themselves as a child, ask them to study the photo, ask if they love the child in the photo, and if they can relate to it, have them write a few words
G. Ask client to recall someone they have hurt through their drug use, ask where they feel that feeling in their body, ask if that feeling wanted to express itself through tears, locate that sensation in body, allow themselves to cry
H. Reduce stress, boost the immune system
I. They then know what the other person wants, they allow the other person to know what they want
J. Is this choice practical? If not, are aspects of it practical, or can you make it practical?
K. Have you identified and admitted your addictive behavior? Have you maintained sobriety for six months to a year without relapse?
L. Embarrassed, anxious, helpless, and often hopeless
L. Grandiosity, judgmentalism, intolerance, impulsivity, indecisiveness, dishonesty, controlling, and self-centeredness
M. 1)Choose positive statements 2) Copy statement to several note cards 3) Place note cards in places he would see them 4) Repeat statement every time he saw it 5) Once the statement is memorized and internalized, choose a new statement
N. 1)stand with his legs shoulder-width apart and planted solidly on the ground 2) lean forward for his hips 3) breathe deeply and relax his body incrementally 4) close eyes and visualize body being completely relaxed 5) come up without straining back
O. Grandiosity, blaming self, blaming others, and despair
P. Be able to ask for amends when they are owed to the addict
Q. What are your long term goals that will move you towards your greater purpose in life? What are your short term goals that will move you towards your long term goals?
R. 1) lists their three biggest fears in recovery 2) live one day at a time 3) take problems one at a time 4) use the ‘dump-it’ button. If you can’t change something right now, press the dump-it button and forget about it
T. Depression, exhaustion

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15.1 According to Susan Nobleman, what percent of addictions counselors enter the field as a result of a personal need for addiction treatment?
16.1 What are examples of how the AA program stands apart from the dominant culture’s obsessive drive for perfection?
17.1 What are ways to strengthen the client’s identity?
18.1 What is the practice of anonymity considered to be by many AA members?
19.1 How do Alcohol Anonymous stories typically start?
19.2 What feelings does the love story in AA meetings release the addict from?
20.1 What irrational idea does step 12 challenge?
22.1 What are two methods that can be used to reduce, temporarily, the negative emotions that often lead to addictive behaviors?
23.1 What concerns did most prayers reveal about low-income women recovering from addiction?
23.2 How can low-income women recovering from addiction experience behavioral changes?
23.3 What are three of the themes that may dominate discussion for low-income women recovering from addiction?
24.1 What does an addict limit if he or she bases their identity on past addiction experiences?
25.1 In order for family reunification to proceed, what do misdirected child welfare mandates require opiate-dependent women to do?
25.2 What are four of the barriers that pregnant addicts face when seeking substance abuse treatment?
26.1 A health care professional who has received treatment or is in a structured treatment program for alcohol or drug addiction should be returned to work under what conditions?

A. Limited control and the embracing of human fallibility
B. 71%
C. A spiritual necessity for recovery
D. Connecting with others through the fellowship of meetings, sponsors, and AA-sponsored events are ways to strengthen one\\\\\\\'s identity, not shrink it
E. From guilt by depicting her addiction as a justified way of striving for the feeling of security of which she has been deprived
F. By describing the addicts first alcohol experience
G. Mediation, relaxation
H. It was hard enough for me to change my self-destructive habits and I still need all the help I can get. Therefore, there’s no way that I can help others who may need help more than I do!
I. By learning to think in more empowered ways, reducing excessive emotional reactions, and overcoming self-defeating behaviors
J. Finding new life directions, caring for their children, mourning the loss of health, and obtaining jobs, housing and income
K. Social reintegration
L. Children, family responsibilities, feelings of guilt resulting from exposing their children to an addicted lifestyle
M. Partners, program-based barriers , the status of opiate dependency, status of pregnancy
N. Stop MM treatment
O. a monitoring plan that includes an agreement on their treatment, recovery and work activities