EDCO 790 Quiz Trauma Intervention and Work Environment
Covers the Learn material from Module 7: Week 7 – Module 8: Week 8.
Contains 25 multiple-choice questions.
Is limited to 60 minutes.
Allows 1 attempt.
Is worth 50 points.
Submit this assignment by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Friday of Module 8: Week 8.
Correct answers are hidden.
Score for this quiz: 46 out of 50
Submitted Oct 10 at 9:19am
Attempt Attempt 1
Time 26 minutes
This attempt took 26 minutes.
2 / 2 pts
Which type of medication can be addictive, according to Dr. Lyles?
2 / 2 pts Which of the following is not true of Secondary Traumatic Stress?
an inevitable consequence of working with traumatized individuals.
stress experienced when wanting to help a traumatized person.
a result of empathic engagement with trauma victims and exposure to their experiences.
found to produce symptoms that are categorically different from the victim’s symptoms.
2 / 2 pts The assumption that even a trauma victim is competent to make his or her own decisions and give informed consent to treatment is covered under which ethical principle?
0 / 2 pts Which of the following is not one of the five essential elements in trauma recovery identified by Hobfall et al.
a sense of safety
self and community unity
2 / 2 pts What neurochemical response is common to all addictive substances and explain repeated use in spite of negative consequences?
corticotropin-releasing hormone increase
2 / 2 pts Briere and Scott recommend integrating mindfulness in trauma therapy in the following ways, EXCEPT
learning settling skills to reduce anxiety or hyperarousal
exposure to painful memories while in a relaxed state.
gaining metacognitive awareness of trauma-related negative thoughts.
increasing reactivity and perceptions of trauma-related acuity.
2 / 2 pts Which of the following “wounded healer” aspects of ethical practice is not true? Counselors must
become informed about the very specific risks of secondary trauma
discern their risk of becoming physically involved with their clients
explore effective and palatable means to deal with compassion fatigue
incorporate professional and personal self-care practices into their daily routines
2 / 2 pts Which of the following is NOT true of a trauma victim’s transformation to becoming a survivor, according to Levers?
Faith serves as a catalyst of change for some people.
Victims make the transition at a predictable pace.
Healthy coping mechanisms must be identified
Anger may be helpful if converted into a constructive source of motivation.
2 / 2 pts ____involves facilitating confrontation of feared objects, situations, images, and things that are associated with the traumatic event
None of the above
2 / 2 pts According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, prescriptions are written for psychotropic drugs
2 / 2 pts The core principle behind mindfulness therapy is
openness to and acceptance of current experience.
denial of suffering.
correcting distorted beliefs.
recalling repressed memories.
2 / 2 pts Which category of medications is most frequently prescribed for patients with PTSD?
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors
2 / 2 pts Which trauma treatment technique integrates present-focused experiential, neurobiological, cognitive, affective, recall, enactment, and kinesiologic therapies?
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR)
Observed and Experiential Integration (OEI)
2 / 2 pts Briere and Scott describe psychotropic medications in general as
helpful, but not curative by themselves.
dangerous for clients with acute trauma symptoms
0 / 2 pts When treating acute trauma survivors, Briere and Scott suggest the following therapeutic principles are especially critical, EXCEPT
active relatedness and directiveness.
beginning treatment immediately following the traumatic event.
providing psychoeducation on self-care.
accessibility beyond normal professional boundaries.
2 / 2 pts The practice of “adrenaline junkies” may be best explained by
severe and prolonged glucocorticoid exposure.
moderate and transient glucocorticoid elevation and dopamine release followed by withdrawal. unresponsive dopamine receptors. lower-than-normal glucocorticoid levels.
2 / 2 pts Which of the following is not one of the common signs of stress? frequent colds
elevated blood pressure and heart rate
depression and mood swings
2 / 2 pts Which treatment approach for acute stress disorder has the most empirical support? Critical Incident Stress Debriefing Defusing Psychological First Aid Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions
2 / 2 pts Levers and colleagues describe a paradigm shift in counseling, leading to
trauma is treated separately from other client issues
trauma being treated as a secondary concern
trauma being treated as a central issue
trauma being over-emphasized at the expense of more primary concerns
2 / 2 pts Neuroimaging studies of individuals with PTSD show
reduced activity in the amygdala.
enlarged anterior cingulate.
decreased hippocampal volume.
increased activity of the hippocampus.
2 / 2 pts An increased sense of control is associated with stress reduction, if such efforts
focus on the past.
focus on the present.
focus on the future.
focus on large-scale solutions.
2 / 2 pts Sapolsky identified a group of people with overactive stress responses who are neither depressed, anxious, nor aggressive and who lead structured and productive lives. They what type of personality?
2 / 2 pts Sapolsky argues that the relationships among low SES, stress, and poor health is best explained by:
lack of time and financial resources
unequal of access to health care
higher exposure to risk factors
feeling poor in comparison to others
2 / 2 pts Who coined the term “vicarious traumatization?”
McCann and Pearlman
2 / 2 pts ____ need to be the people who help address trauma and stress, according to Dr. Scalise.
None of the above
Quiz Score: 46 out of 50