Constructivist Therapies/Insoo Kim Berg

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Henry David ThoreauInsoo Kim BergSolution-Focused TherapiesNarrative Therapies


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Postmodern, constructivist perspectives take:
    • A. 

      A very similar approach as empirical, scientific approach

    • B. 

      A very different approach as empirical, scientific approach

    • C. 

      An equivalent approach as empirical, scientific approach with different methods of assessment

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Tenets of constructivist theory include which of the following tenets:
    • A. 

      Reality constructed, doesn't exist internally, and how events are interpreted

    • B. 

      Arbitrarily constructed, doesn't exist internally, and how event really happen

    • C. 

      Reality constructed, does exist internally, and how events are interpreted

  • 3. 
    Henry David Thoreau a Constructivist theorist stated:
    • A. 

      It's what you look at that matters, not what you see

    • B. 

      It's what you see that matters, and that's it

    • C. 

      It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Solution-Focused Therapies became one of the most influential approaches since humanistic and cognitive therapies
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Insoo Kim Berg, a Milwaukee based therapist and proponent of solution-focused therapies stated that:
    • A. 

  • 6. 
    Solution-focuse therapies hold which of the following assumptions:
    • A. 

      People are basically unhealthy, incompetent, lacking capacities to construct solutions, and cannot enhance lives by focusing on solutions rather than problems

    • B. 

      People are basically healthy, competent, have capacities to construct solutions, and can enhance lives by focusing on solutions rather than problems

    • C. 

      People can be healthy if they become more competent by focusing on the reality of their problems

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Solution-focused proponents contend that:
    • A. 

      Problems must be discussed as thoroughly as solutions

    • B. 

      Problems talk is a way to a solution

    • C. 

      Problem talk maintains a problem focus, so need to shift to solution talk

    • D. 

      Problems need to be talked about to obtain a clearer view of solutions

  • 8. 
    Which of the following are important therapeutic processes in solution-focused therapies?
    • A. 

      Consciousness raising, miracle question (exceptions to the problem), and having a short term assessment of problems

    • B. 

      Consciousness raising, open-chair technique, and having a short term assessment of problems

    • C. 

      Consciousness raising, miracle question, and having a moderate term assessment of problems

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Narrative therapy contends that:
    • A. 

      The past can change through our retelling of it as new perspectives are added, bringing more information to viewing it

    • B. 

      The past cannot change through our retelling of it, but can bring more problems up for the client

    • C. 

      The past doesn't actually change through our retelling of it, it changes as new perspectives added bring more information to viewing it

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Some of the techniques used in Narrative Therapies includes:
    • A. 

      Choosing new narratives (letter writing) and choosing new lifestyles

    • B. 

      Choosing new narratives to add to current lifestyle

    • C. 

      Choosing new lifestyles and keeping the same narratives

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    A motto of Narrative therapy is
    • A. 

      Make history take this

    • B. 

      Make history rather than take history

    • C. 

      Take history and make more history

    • D. 

      Make history, history

  • 12. 
    The relationship of a narrative therapist can be described as
    • A. 

      Gently transformative in guiding clients to make new narratives

    • B. 

      Harshly transformative in guiding clients to relive old narratives

    • C. 

      Gently transformative in guiding clients to change past narratives

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      V

  • 13. 
    Empirical findings on narrative therapy show:
    • A. 

      Very little controlled research

    • B. 

      A lot of controlled research

    • C. 

      Some controlled research

    • D. 

      None of the above

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