Ethics and Boundaries in Professional Psychotherapy Post-Test

Please complete the following questions. You must score at least an 80% or higher to pass the test. You have unlimited attempts to complete the test.

 

1. All of the following organizations have a Code of Ethics that asserts guiding principles and standards for practitioners as they relate to the behavioral health fields, EXCEPT:
 
 
 
 
2. According to the text, the term Ethics can be defined as
 
 
 
 
3. An association's Code of Ethics expects the members to adhere to the _____ of standards.
 
 
 
 
4. According to Overholser and Fine (1990) in the text, mental health professionals should be able to ________________ the limitations of their competence.
 
 
 
 
5. According to Overholser and Fine (1990), all of the following are risks of incompetence EXCEPT
 
 
 
 
6. Incompetence can be defined as "a professional situation in which the professional is providing a service he is fully capable of providing".

 
 
 
7. Which one of the following is part of the proposed five domains of competent performance?
 
 
 
 
8. According to the text, competence is a(n):
 
 
 
 
9. _______________ is/are defined as the clinically relevant factual information the professional has acquired through education and training.
 
 
 
 
10. According to the NASW Code of Ethics, social workers should provide services that ______ the boundaries of their education, training, license, or relevant professional experience.
 
 
 
 
11. The AAMFT Code of Ethics states that marriage and family therapists maintain their compentence through all of the following EXCEPT:
 
 
 
 
12. The NASW Code of Ethics states that social workers should ______ examine and keep current with emerging knowledge relevant to the field of social work.
 
 
 
 
13. According to the text, one example of specific clinical skills is
 
 
 
 
14. A "generalized" therapeutic skill, according to the text, may include
 
 
 
 
15. According to Overholser and Fine (1990), specialized skills may include
 
 
 
 
16. Roe (2002) states that a professional needs to have____________
 
 
 
 
17. The ACA Code of Ethics states that counselors __________ the need for continuing education.
 
 
 
 
18. Roe (2002) states that supervison can help the professional in all of the following EXCEPT
 
 
 
 
19. Clay (2002) defined cultural competence as:
 
 
 
 
20. The AAMFT Code of Ethics states that marriage and family therapist do not formally advertise their competencies, education, training, or experience.
 
 
21. Shead and Dobson (2002), states that ethical advertising includes the avoidance of
 
 
 
 
22. The ACA Code of Ethics states that counselors work _______ to maintain confidentiality of their clients.
 
 
 
 
23. NASW Code of Ethics (2008) states that social workers _____ and _____ what confidentiality is and its limits with clients.
 
 
 
 
24. According to the text, the difference between priviledged communication and confidentiality is that
 
 
 
 
25. The AAMFT (2015) states that marriage and family therapists _____________ to disclose client information without a written authorization.
 
 
 
 
26. According to the APA, when HIPPA applies to PHI, then ______ are subject to the rule.
 
 
 
 
27. According to Zur (2004), boundaries in therapy concern things such as all of the following EXECPT
 
 
 
 
28. According to the text, patient authorization to release PHI is not required in all of the following EXCEPT
 
 
 
 
29. According to the NASW, social workers engage in physical contact with clients, even when there is a possibility of psychological harm to the client as a result of the contact.
 
 
30. If a social worker engages in therapeutically appropriate physical contact with a client, the social worker is responsible for setting clear, appropriate, and culturally sensitive _______________
 
 
 
 
31. According to the Code of Ethics for the AAMFT, APA, ACA, and NASW, there is no harm in engaging in sexual activity with a current client as long as it is therapeutically beneficial for the client.
 
 
32. According to AAMFT, a marriage and family therapist is prohibiting from engaging in a sexual relationship with a former client for _________ after the last time a therapeutic relationship was present.
 
 
 
 
33. The NASW prohibits social workers from ever engaging in a sexual relationship with current or former clients.
 
 
34. The APA believes that dual relationships are __________
 
 
 
 
35. All of the following are things the client needs to know about confidentiality to help promote an ethical practice EXCEPT
 
 
 
 
36. All mental health professionals should show _____ respect for their clients, colleagues, the professional, and themselves.