Day 3: Tf-CBT Cognitive Coping

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Day 3: Tf-CBT Cognitive Coping

This quiz covers Day 3 of TF-CBT Training


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which statement is not true about cognitive coping?
    • A. 

      Help children identify inaccurate or unhelpful cognitions about the trauma

    • B. 

      Children tend to remember traumatic events clearly in great detail

    • C. 

      A child and parent work together to challenge cognitions that are inaccurate or unhelpful

    • D. 

      Accurate thoughts can become unhelpful and dysfunctional

  • 2. 
    Negative thoughts can become ingrained into the belief system if left unchecked.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Select what best represents TF-CBT
    • A. 

      #1 Psychoeducation is very powerful to help children and adults see they have choices whether they believe their thoughts

    • B. 

      #2 It is usually self-evident to people that they can change their thoughts

    • C. 

      #3 changing thoughts can have positive impact on changing avoidance behaviors

    • D. 

      #4 changing behaviors can help a child challenge beliefs and changes their thoughts

    • E. 

      Statements #2, #3 and #4 best represent TF-CBT

    • F. 

      Statements #1, #3 and #4 best represent TF-CBT

  • 4. 
    It is not worth spending time helping a child or an adult understand the difference between a thought and a feeling
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The triangle is a foundation for cognitive coping because:
    • A. 

      It shows that there is only one way to change one's thoughts

    • B. 

      Change always starts with thoughts

    • C. 

      There are mutual influences and connections among thoughts, feelings and behaviors

    • D. 

      Feelings are always most important to change

  • 6. 
    Why is sharing internal dialogue an important therapeutic technique for TF-CBT? 
    • A. 

      It helps the child free associate about traumatic events

    • B. 

      It provides the therapist a view of the child's thought process and to see accurate and inaccurate thoughts

    • C. 

      Anything the child says is true

    • D. 

      It will usually make a child feel better

  • 7. 
    In the steps to cognitive reframing, it is best to let the child talk about the trauma before providing psychoeducation that might influence the process
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    When addressing anxious thoughts related to trauma: 
    • A. 

      It is best to get the child to discuss the trauma first at a low level

    • B. 

      A useful technique is one that creates distance from the child's traumatic experience but still evokes some anxiety

    • C. 

      It is best to start by looking at a high anxiety level situation

    • D. 

      A hierarchical approach from not upsetting to upsetting thoughts is overrated

  • 9. 
    Using Subjective Units of Distress (SUDS) rating are important because:
    • A. 

      #1 The child or adult learns a metric to assess the intensity level of distress

    • B. 

      #2 Learning that distress is on a relative scale is a core element for tracking the positive influence of cognitive reframing

    • C. 

      #3 It helps show the connection between thoughts and feelings

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Only statements #1 and #3

  • 10. 
    Hallmarks of "Problematic Thinking" are:
    • A. 

      #1 internal, global and forever

    • B. 

      #2 personal, pervasive and permanent

    • C. 

      Statement #1 but not #2

    • D. 

      Both #1 and #2

  • 11. 
    Accurate thoughts may be unhelpful
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    How are SUDS ratings and all-or-nothing thoughts related in the CBT model?
    • A. 

      #1 SUDS and all-or-nothing thoughts are not related

    • B. 

      #2 it is important to practice SUDS ratings repeatedly to show that feelings do not have to be "all or nothing"

    • C. 

      #3 inaccurate thoughts invalidate SUDS ratings

    • D. 

      #4 the goal of SUDS ratings is to help a child or adult move away from all or nothing thinking about distress and instead look at relative levels of distress

    • E. 

      Statements #1, #2 and #3

    • F. 

      Statements #2 and #4

  • 13. 
    All are true when teaching a child to challenge distortions, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Investigate all aspects of the thoughts with guided questions

    • B. 

      Give the answer to the child and then guide them how to get there

    • C. 

      Wonder whether they have evidence that the thought is true and the outcome could be different than what they think

    • D. 

      Challenge gently the assumption that having a feeling make the thought true

  • 14. 
    Cognitive reframing is a skill that requires practice, persistence and more practice 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    There is a risk that both the child and therapist may give up too soon on cognitive reframing
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Which statement is NOT true about teaching cognitive coping skills:
    • A. 

      Multi-media learning (e.g., drawing, writing, listening, story-telling) can enhance effectiveness of cognitive processing

    • B. 

      Intellectual impairments may create unexpected challenges for therapists

    • C. 

      Therapists should teach cognitive reframing the same regardless of development level

    • D. 

      The therapist can share their own life examples to increase engagement with a child

  • 17. 
    Role playing is overrated in skills practice
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    SUDS ratings are most helpful when they are done before AND after cognitive reframing
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    An example of emotional reasoning is:
    • A. 

      I am anxious now and I know I won't be able to do it

    • B. 

      He thinks I am a bad person

    • C. 

      It must be dangerous because I am really scared right now

    • D. 

      I can't learn this

  • 20. 
    To become effective at "questioning the evidence of distortions" requires the therapist to practice over and over again and get feedback from supervisors and colleagues.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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