NURS 6650 Week 11 Final Exam
NURS 6650 Week 11 Final Exam
• Question 1
When completing this exam, did
you comply with Walden University’s Code of Conduct including the expectations
for academic integrity?
• Question 2
Members of group therapy have
been meeting for several weeks. The PMHNP often starts sentences with a thank
you or compliment such as, “Good observation.” The PMHNP notices that some of
the group members having been starting their statements with compliments. To
which principle can the PMHNP attribute this process?
• Question 3
A PMHNP notices that adolescents
in a therapy group have not been getting along. They are divided into two main
groups and each automatically dislikes members of the other group. What is an
appropriate step for the PMHNP to take?
• Question 4
Jane has been attending group
therapy for the past year; she and the therapist have determined that she has
met her goals. Jane has been arriving to group late or not coming to group at
all. How does the PMHNP correctly interpret Jane’s behavior?
• Question 5
A PMHNP is leading a group
therapy session for patients with substance abuse problems. After one member
shares a problem, other members offer support, concern, and observations. The
PMHNP points out that the group is offering many truthful reactions and helpful
feedback. Which principle does this illustrate?
• Question 6
In the parent consultation
session, the parent discusses her son “Blake” who has changed since his 13th
birthday. Dr. Carlson discusses the power conflict that the parent appears to
be getting into with her son. When they discuss approaches they can use to help
Blake experience increased responsibility, Dr. Carlson explains that the parent
must make a commitment with her son by agreeing to:
• Question 7
During therapy, a patient named
Maria states she is unhappy that other members did not express missing her
while she was away the previous week. She confronted the PMHNP by saying,
“Nobody here cares about this stupid group!” What might the PMHNP say to
increase group cohesiveness?
• Question 8
Gregory is a middle-aged veteran
participant in a group led by the PMHNP. Since Gregory has been attending
group, he frequently interrupts others and seems to take much of the group time
for himself. The PMHNP identifies Gregory as a monopolist and confronts him.
She explains that she does not want him to talk less; instead, she actually
encourages him to talk more. What is the likely cause of the PMHNP’s
• Question 9
The homogenous mode of
composition involves a theory that relates to group composition. When applying
this theory, the PMHNP is aware that the group will most likely consist of
which of the following?
• Question 10
A 9-year-old child who witnessed
a fatal car accident has come to therapy with her parents to get treatment. The
child has been irritable since the event and has not wanted to talk about it.
Utilizing a trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy (TF-CBT) approach, the
PMHNP has reviewed skills that the parents may use to help their child at home.
Based on the PMHNP’s suggestion, which is a statement the parents might make
after the child has a temper tantrum?