Basic Counselling Skills - Qp4

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Basic Counselling Skills Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The counsellor's search is not only for an assessment of the quality of the motivation, but also for the specific need that drives the client to address their problem.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The reasons to avoid arguing includes:  (Select three)
    • A. 

      Arguments are counterproductive.

    • B. 

      Labelling is unnecessary.

    • C. 

      Skilful reflective listening is fundamental.

    • D. 

      Defending breeds defensiveness.

  • 3. 
    Types of self-motivational statements include problem recognition, expressing concern, and the inability to change.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    ______ may lead to concerns regarding `other areas` being expressed.
    • A. 

      Providing information

    • B. 

      Resolutions to change

    • C. 

      Elicit the discrepancies

  • 5. 
    Roadblocks to communication includes: (Select four)
    • A. 

      Warning or threatening

    • B. 

      Disagreeing, judging, criticising, blaming

    • C. 

      Agreeing, approving, praising

    • D. 

      Empathy, listening carefully

    • E. 

      Withdrawing, distracting, humouring, changing the subject.

  • 6. 
    ______ belongs to the individual, but can be influenced by discussions between the counsellor and his/her client.
    • A. 

      Motivation

    • B. 

      Willingness

  • 7. 
    Commitment to change is likely to fluctuate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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