Mi For Adolescent Behavior Change: Webcast

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Answer the 8 multiple choice questions to receive a test score and a link to the program evaluation.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All of the following are of principles of Motivational Interviewing except:
    • A. 

      Develop discrepancy

    • B. 

      Roll with resistance

    • C. 

      Support self-efficacy

    • D. 

      Direct decisions

    • E. 

      Express empathy

  • 2. 
    All of the following are components of the spirit of Motivational Interviewing except:
    • A. 

      Collaboration

    • B. 

      Evocation

    • C. 

      Autonomy

    • D. 

      Education

  • 3. 
    All of the following are Core Communication Skills except:
    • A. 

      Informing

    • B. 

      Advising

    • C. 

      Listening

    • D. 

      Asking

  • 4. 
    Which of the following Communication Styles is most consistent with Motivational Interviewing:
    • A. 

      Following

    • B. 

      Guiding

    • C. 

      Directing

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Which of the following are indications for using Motivational Interviewing?
    • A. 

      Medication Adherence

    • B. 

      Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Dependence

    • C. 

      Psychiatric Disorders (Depression, Psychosis)

    • D. 

      Therapy adherence

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT a contraindication to using Motivational Interviewing?
    • A. 

      Youth is acutely suicidal

    • B. 

      Youth is acutely psychotic

    • C. 

      Youth is extremely angry, oppositional and defiant

    • D. 

      Youth is extremely depressed or anxious or “altered” (intoxicated)

    • E. 

      Youth is extremely developmentally delayed.

  • 7. 
    Which is the least effective strategy for dealing with resistance?
    • A. 

      Emphasize personal choice and control

    • B. 

      Agree to disagree

    • C. 

      Reflections

    • D. 

      Confrontation

    • E. 

      Shift focus

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is the best way to approach a teen who is angry about your suggestion that he see a mental health care provider for his depression and intermittent suicidal ideation?
    • A. 

      Explain to teen why it is so important that he seek mental health care

    • B. 

      Advise him that he must seek mental health care as soon as possible and schedule a appointment for him

    • C. 

      Warn him what will happen if he doesn’t follow your advice

    • D. 

      Explore what he sees as the pros and cons of seeking mental health care

    • E. 

      Prescribe him an antidepressant and tell him he should still consider therapy

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