Drug, Solvent And Alcohol Abuse Counselling - Qp4

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Drug Solvent And Alcohol Abuse Counselling Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If the police have reasonable suspicion that a person is carrying an illegal substance, they can insist the individual empty their pockets.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The Misuse of Drugs Act, 1971 puts drugs into three classes (categorisations) and the penalties can differ according to quantities found and the age of the person found to be in possession.
    • A. 

      1970

    • B. 

      1971

    • C. 

      1972

  • 3. 
    A criminal record can affect the offender's job and career prospects as future employers often check an applicant's criminal record or past convictions. (Select one)
    • A. 

      Conviction record

    • B. 

      Criminal record

  • 4. 
    A class A drug will include: (Select three)
    • A. 

      Crack

    • B. 

      Ketamine

    • C. 

      Magic mushrooms

    • D. 

      Heroin

  • 5. 
    If supplying a class C drug, the individual will be sentenced to fourteen years in prison and/or fined.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    There are other drugs that are controlled by the Medicines Control Agency (MCA) and, whilst it is illegal to possess them, the supply is still an offence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The counsellor should: (Select three)
    • A. 

      Not do all the talking; silence provides valuable time to think and encourages the other person to add another angle to their problem;

    • B. 

      Not skirt around the problem - steer towards the pain, not away from it;

    • C. 

      Not dilute or belittle the client's distress. Allow the person to say how bad they feel;

    • D. 

      Wherever possible, tell the client what to do.

  • 8. 
    The counsellor's approach will be the same for every client, even those of similar age and background.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 9. 
    Altered states of consciousness are characterised by a focus on the here and now, a loss of immediate memory and a transcendence of one's personal boundaries.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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