Neuroscience and brain imaging demonstrates that effective attending behavior

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Question 1

Neuroscience and brain imaging demonstrates that effective attending behavior “lights up” the brain of _____________________.

A.

the counselor or interviewer.

B.

the client.

C.

both the counselor and the client.

D.

none of the above.

Question 2

The “could” question functions most often as an open question, but with a less verbal client,

A.

it may actually be more closed in nature.

B.

with a resistant client, it may actually be more closed in nature.

C.

with a child, it simply may be too open.

D.

a and b above.

E.

all of the above.

Question 3

Questions can provide a way to

A.

open the interview.

B.

avoid sharing one’s own personal experience.

C.

close off excessive client talk.

D.

focus on a specific fact.

E.

all of the above

Question 4

When you demonstrate effective attending behavior, clients usually _________________

A.

become happier.

B.

talk more freely and respond more openly.

C.

ask more questions.

D.

let you speak about your personal experiences.

Question 5

Could you give me a specific example of a time when you disagreed with your father? Is this an open question?

Yes

No

Question 6

According to the authors, in response to a single stimulus or statement, we may expect

A.

people to differ in their reactions to the same stimulus

B.

basically similar reactions if you are effective

C.

basically similar reactions regardless of effectiveness

D.

clients to be similar in their reactions to the same stimulus

Question 7

Cultural differences

A.

reveal clearly that counseling across cultures is virtually impossible.

B.

reveal little in the way of personal or group differences.

C.

must be taken into account, but only with groups with whom one has experience.

D.

are important factors that must be considered in every counseling interview.

Question 8

The positive asset search enables clients to

A.

find a more positive center before they talk about their concerns in detail.

B.

realize that they have internal strengths that will help them rewrite their stories in more positive fashion.

C.

ignore really difficult problems.

D.

a and b above.

E.

all of the above.

Question 9

Do you like this test? Is this an open question?

Yes

No

Question 10

“Could you tell me a success story that you have had? What was it that you did right?” This question is an example of

A.

searching for strengths and wellness.

B.

leading the client to avoid deeper issues.

C.

an open question phrased in a closed fashion.

D.

challenging the client.

Question 11

Which is most likely to bring out the facts of a situation?

A.

Could

B.

How

C.

What

D.

Why

Question 12

Staying with the topic is important in

A.

verbal underlining

B.

verbal tracking

C.

most non-attending responses

D.

effective vocal qualities

Question 13

Attending skills

A.

exist in all cultures, but may be expressed differently.

B.

remain the same from culture to culture.

C.

are very similar, but differ occasionally in cultures.

D.

enable an interviewer to communicate with people of other cultures at a very rapid rate.

Question 14

We tend to listen to some topics more than others by verbal tracking. We hear some topics better than others. It is important that the interviewer be aware of unconscious patterns of

A.

selective attention.

B.

pupil dilation.

C.

verbal underlining.

D.

client topic jumps.

Question 15

“Don’t you think it would be more helpful if you studied more?” This is an example of

A.

a question as a statement.

B.

a disguised why question.

C.

selective inattention.

D.

an open question disguised as a closed question.

Question 16

Which of these is not true of effective attending behavior?

A.

primarily involves eye contact, body posture, and following the client verbally

B.

requires both verbal and nonverbal sensitivity.

C.

is illustrated by frequent use of the self focus

D.

is useful in rapport building

Question 17

When you found the book was gone, what did you say to George. Is this a vague question?

Yes

No

Question 18

Keeping in mind that each client varies, direct but not constant eye contact is most typical for which cultural group?

A.

African-American clients

B.

Hispanic clients

C.

White middle-class clients

D.

All of the above

Question 19

A major difficulty with questions in the interview is that

A.

one can’t always remember what the answer will be.

B.

it is difficult to control questions.

C.

many are too obvious.

D.

clients may associate questions with being “put on the spot.”

Question 20

Attending behavior includes individually and culturally appropriate _______________ .

A.

Visuals.

B.

Verbal Tracking.

C.

Body Language.

D.

All of the above.