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Occupational Therapy

Psychology

Quiz 32 :

Families and Family-Focused Practice

Quiz 32 :

Families and Family-Focused Practice

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Which of the following is most reflective of why occupational therapy practitioners should have an understanding of the family environment and the impact mental illness has on that environment?
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D

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Which of the following best represents occupational therapy's conceptualization of family?
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B

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You have been working with Larry, who is 45 and was diagnosed with depression 10 years ago. He has had minimal response to treatment. Because his family has been experiencing both subjective and objective burden, you begin to have family sessions with the goal of increasing the family's health and well-being by facilitating changes within the family unit to increase participation in valued occupations, while still supporting Larry. As you begin working with the family, you want to acknowledge the family's strengths as well as their vulnerabilities, increase the family's understanding of mental illness, and connect them with resources that will support all family members. Which framework does this best represent?
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D

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After working with the family from Question 8, you think they would benefit from talking to other families who have dealt with mental illness. You hope that this type of intervention will not only help the family gain more information related to how to cope with mental illness, but also allow the family to find support from people who have had similar experiences. Which family education approach does this best represent?
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As an occupational therapy practitioner, you decide you want to gather information to generate a family occupational profile. You want to use a tool that will allow the family to identify their occupational choices, co-occupations, family routines, and information regarding the influence of social and physical environmental influences on the family. Which tool would you choose?
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Which of the following terms most accurately describes the term "family"?
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You have been asked to work with a family who has been experiencing increased stress and overall decreased occupational engagement. You decide to use an approach that would allow you to provide information about coping and stress management skills and how to use these skills while engaged in meaningful activities and occupations. Which family education approach does this best represent?
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Carole's son was diagnosed with schizophrenia 15 years ago. He has been in and out of the hospital five times. When discharged, her son takes his medication regularly and his symptoms are controlled. About a year after discharge, when he is feeling good, he stops taking his medication thinking he doesn't need it. Slowly, his symptoms of hallucinations and delusions return. He stops caring for himself and can become violent toward his family members. In addition to the stress of watching her son decompensate, Carole also experiences heightened stress at having to hospitalize him. She reports that she never really relaxes because even when her son is on his medication she worries about when he will stop taking his medication and is always on alert watching for the return of symptoms. This can best be described as _________.
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Which of the following best reflects the role an occupational therapy practitioner should assume when collaborating with a family of someone with mental illness?
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Which of the following most accurately describes the term "family resilience"?
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When a family member is diagnosed with a mental illness, the family can experience feelings of grief, loss, and despair through a prolonged period of time. This emotional response is commonly referred to as _____________.
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Which of the following best explains why it is important to use a life-span developmental perspective when working with a family dealing with mental illness?
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