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Clinical Supervision

1.  Supervision induced anxiety causes supervisees to respond in a variety of ways, with some of the responses being defensive.
A) True
B) False
2.  The primary goal of resistant behavior is self-protection.
A) True
B) False
3.  Supervisee resistance is common.
A) True
B) False
4.  Supervisees may not accept the legitimacy of supervision because they perceive their skills to be equal, if not superior, to their supervisor.
A) True
B) False
5.  Supervisees never use flattery to inhibit the supervisor's evaluative focus.
A) True
B) False
6.  Reducing power disparity occurs when the supervisee focuses on his/her knowledge.
A) True
B) False
7.  Submission, a common form of resistance, occurs when the supervisee behaves as though the supervisor has all the answers.
A) True
B) False
8.  A positive supervisory relationship grounded by trust, respect, rapport, and empathy is essential for counteracting resistance.
A) True
B) False
9.  Informed consent is key to protecting the counselor and/or supervisor from a malpractice lawsuit.
A) True
B) False
10.  Confidentiality is rarely discussed in supervision.
A) True
B) False
11.  With novice supervisees, a high degree of support and a low amount of challenge or confrontation is advisable.
A) True
B) False
12.  Enactments generally occur when the therapist's own blind spots and character lead him or her to drift away from technically neutral acceptance of the transference.
A) True
B) False
13.  The integrative model of supervision is one of the most widely used models in the supervisory process.
A) True
B) False
14.  Supervisors ensure that supervisees inform clients about the limits of confidentiality.
A) True
B) False
15.  Clinical Supervisors Intervene immediately and take action as necessary when a supervisees job performance appears to present problems.
A) True
B) False
16.  Procedures for contacting the supervisor, or an alternative supervisor, to assist in handling crisis situations should be established and communicated to supervisees.
A) True
B) False
17.  Supervisors should provide supervisees with ongoing feedback on their performance.
A) True
B) False
18.  Most supervisors adapt the same theoretical model that they use in their practice to the supervision hour.
A) True
B) False
19.   Which theoretical model of supervision would focus on the working through process?
A) Analytic
B) Behavioral
C) Rogerian
D) Systemic
20.  When the supervisor and supervisee have different theoretical orientations transference and countertransference issues are more likely to occur.
A) True
B) False
21.  Orientation-specific models specifically exclude all other models so one can be learned exceedingly well.
A) True
B) False
22.  Most supervisors adapt the same theoretical model that they use in their practice to the supervision hour.
A) True
B) False
23.  Supervisors should not tell the supervisee what their theoretical orientation is.
A) True
B) False
24.  Supervisors have an ethical and legal responsibility to monitor the quality of care that is being delivered to the supervisee’s clients.
A) True
B) False
25.  Evaluation should focus on the supervisees’ professional work, not personal issues.
A) True
B) False
26.  The duty to warn is as relevant for supervisors as counselors working directly with clients.
A) True
B) False
27.  The supervisor ethically
A) does not have a duty to warn.
B) has the same “duty to warn” as does the supervisee, if not more.
C) cannot warn because it would constitute a breach in confidentiality.
D) can only warn if they have first acquired a signed consent form from the patient.
28.  Supervision allows for third-party discussion of therapy sessions.
A) True
B) False
29.  Supervisors have a responsibility to own the “power” that is automatically attributed to them by nature of their role.
A) True
B) False
30.  For both counselors and supervisors, any dual relationship is problematic if it increases the potential for exploitation or impairs professional objectivity
A) True
B) False
31.  Supervisors have an obligation to determine that clients have been informed by the supervisee regarding the parameters of therapy.
A) True
B) False
32.  Dual relationships among supervisees and supervisors
A) are commonplace and of no concern since it is primarily a collegial milieu.
B) are impossible to avoid and should therefore be encouraged so the relationship is a solid one.
C) should be avoided.
D) are not harmful since both will soon be on equal standing with each other.
33.  Ethical dilemmas are inevitable in counseling and supervision.
A) True
B) False
34.  The supervisory interaction should incorporate guided exploration rather than cross-examination.
A) True
B) False
35.  The practice of extended sessions often develops from strong feelings about a client.
A) True
B) False
36.  When off-hours calls are an issue, the supervisor should explore the clinician's goals for such contacts.
A) True
B) False
37.  The clinician who overidentifies with a client might experience a need to do things for a client rather than help a client accomplish goals and learn to do things for himself or herself.
A) True
B) False
38.  Clinicians who disclose personal circumstances to clients open the door to boundary problems.
A) True
B) False

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