This practice exam has been developed to assist candidates preparing for their IC&RC Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADC) examination.
After completing the practice examination, candidates will receive a score report identifying their areas of strength and weakness. In addition, they will receive a copy of the questions, the correct answers, and the answer the candidate selected.
It is important to note the practice examination was not developed to be an indicator of actual performance. Candidates should still ensure they prepare appropriately for their examination based on their individual knowledge and skills and not solely on the results of their practice examination.
There is only one version of each practice examination. Purchasing multiple exams will result in candidates taking the same examination with each purchase.
The practice exam must be taken within 30 days of purchase.
You have 60 minutes to complete the practice exam.
The practice exam must be completed once it is started. You are not able to resume at a later day.
You will be provided with a performance report after you submit your answers by ending the quiz.
Practice exams are non-refundable
A 32-year-old male client is being discharged after his first experience in inpatient treatment. His proposed aftercare plan includes a referral to participate in intensive outpatient counseling. The client does not see the need for further treatment as he has been clean and sober for the last 28 days. The next step in working with this client would be to
discuss the continuum care with and the reason for the referral.
notify the client that the recommendation is being made, regardless of his willingness to follow through.
explain that he cannot leave the inpatient facility without an aftercare plan.
inform the client that he will be considered non-compliant with treatment if he does not follow his aftercare plan.
A client is a 21-year-old Latino living with his mother. His mother regularly uses heroin and has engaged in prostitution for income. He has his high school diploma but has not had steady employment since he was 19. His substance use began when he was 16 with marijuana and alcohol. At age 18 he also began periodically using heroin and now reports using heroin daily. He is mandated to treatment after being arrested for robbery to support his substance use. Based on this summary, which level of care is most appropriate according to ASAM's Patient Placement Criteria?
Intensive Outpatient/Partial Hospitalization
Medically Managed Intensive Inpatient
In a session, a client discloses repeated instances of eating large amounts of food at once to the point of nausea. They indicate that they are not hungry when they eat and feel bad about their food consumption when finished. According to the DSM-5, this client meets the diagnostic criteria for which of the following?
The purpose of an assessment is to
gather detailed information for the treatment plan.
gauge the validity of the instrument.
quantify any symptomatology.
During which Stage of Change is the specific task to raise doubts and increase concern and awareness around the target behavior?