Just a few questions from the treatment planning domain. I will post answers under comments.
1. What intervention is most indicated were patients present with a specific phobia?
C. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
D. Exposure therapies.
2. Treatment for a six year old child who presents with symptoms of mental retardation, has never attended school, and shows speech and motor delays should include.
A. Language stimulation, Cognitive Behavioral Therapies, and a developmental approach that abandons goals associated with the child's chronological age in favor of those at his mental age.
B. Recreational therapies, individual therapy, parent-skill training.
C. An approach that pushes the child toward developmental goals appropriate for a six year old, special education classes, and collaboration with medical professionals.
D. Social skills training, language stimulation therapies and a developmental approach targeting the motor skill and language development delays over introduction into a special education classroom.
3. Joe has been struggling with major depression. He calls your office and says he is giving up. When you ask him what that means he hangs up. You should.
A. Try to call Joe back.
B. Try to get a family member to check on Joe.
C. Consider traveling to Joe's home to intervene.
D. Call the police and warn them that Joe may be suicidal.