In the context of conducting an emergency assessment, the counsellor is frequently in the position of giving consideration to asking the client questions which the client is likely to experience as emotionally painful. In such circumstances, the counsellor should:
With respect to recognizing and intervening with the crisis prone person:
Which symptom(s) of depression would cause you to give consideration to recommending a medical assessment directed towards evaluating the need for antidepressant medication?
Which of the following types of sleep disorders are most closely connected with anxiety, as well as depression?
Higher risk with respect to completed suicide s associated with:
In the emergency assessment situation, which of the following questions is most likely to reveal that a new and vitally important ingredient has entered the crisis?
Obsessive compulsive disorder is:
People who commit suicide:
With respect to those interpersonal variables which can assist in identifying the crisis prone person, ______________________ is a particularly common emotional experience for such individuals.
With respect to conducting emergency assessments, physical touch of the client by the counsellor, such as taking the client's hand when the client is upset, is:
With respect to risk of suicidal behaviour, which emotional state is associated with particularly high risk?
With respect to the characteristics of a crisis, which of the following is true?
Crisis counselling emphasizes prioritization of problems on the basis of:
The criterion that is often used to evaluate the client's need for admission to a psychiatric inpatient facility is:
Operating at a process level with crisis prone clients:
With regard to emergency assessments of child and adolescent clients, consideration of functioning in the three major life spheres is a useful approach to evaluating the seriousness of the circumstances. One of the three major life spheres is:
In conducting emergency assessments, obtaining background information about the client, via such activities as reviewing a report, if one is available, is:
Delusions are best described as phenomena associated with:
There are two basic response categories involved in the experience of anxiety. One of these is emotional / physiological. The other is:
Crisis counselling emphasizes:
The minimal goal of crisis counselling is to:
The hallmark of psychosis is:
With regard to recent trends in the area of suicide, during the past several decades:
Emotional homeostasis is:
In the emergency assessment situation, if the client asks for advice and guidance, the clinician should: