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1. Which of the following persons has been called the Father of Individual Psychology?

  1. Freud
  2. Ellis
  3. Rogers
  4. Adler

2. A child has trouble understanding that the amount of juice she sees being poured is the same amount when it is in her sippy cup and when it is in her baby brother's bottle. She believes the narrower bottle has more juice. She is in the developmental stage labeled by Piaget as

  1. concrete operations
  2. sensorimotor operations
  3. pre-formal operations
  4. innuitive thinking stage

3. Alice is very afraid of flying. She starts with her counselor by talking about a flight. She ends the session by drawing a plane. She next time talks about her concerns looking at her picture, and then looks at three other pictures of planes. The third time she starts by looking at the plane pictures and seeing a model of a plane. She holds the plane model and starts to discuss a plan to visit the airport. This script mirrors a therapy technique called

  1. Imagination therapy
  2. REBT
  3. Narrative Adjustment
  4. Desensitization

4. Victor Frankl is known for

  1. Marriage therapy
  2. Logotherapy
  3. Cross cultural counseling
  4. Spiritual counseling

5. You are not certain that the test you are using is really measuring the anxiety trait you are interested in. It is correct to say that you are concerned about the test's

  1. Integrity
  2. Reliability
  3. Validity
  4. Standardization

6. During a group counseling meeting, a member makes several depressed remarks about his life. He mentions that he would be better off dead. Things progress for the group toward other issues and he is quiet. During the middle of the session he makes angry and threatening remarks towards his girlfriend. He states that he wants to kill her for flirting with a neighbor. The session moves to discussions of betrayal. At the close of the session he again repeats that he would be better off dead since people always betray him. As a counselor you are

  1. Required ethically to be silent about issues in the counseling sessions
  2. Required ethically to see him for private sessions only
  3. Required legally to be silent about issues in the counseling session
  4. Required legally to warn his girlfriend of his behavior

7. The shadow is an archtype that

  1. Does not exist in psychoanalytic theory
  2. Is the selfish side of the ego
  3. Is the judge of the superego
  4. Encompasses everything a person refuses to acknowledge

8. At a conference you hear a colleague talking about concerns of symptom substitution with a young client whose parents are pushing for rapid symptom reduction. You make the assumption that this colleague is

  1. A behavioral counselor
  2. A Logotherapist
  3. An analytically trained counselor
  4. A cognitively trained behaviorist

9. A conditioned association in a person means

  1. An unlearned association
  2. An instinctive association
  3. An operant
  4. A learned association

10. All behavioral reinforcers

  1. Always raise behavioral probability
  2. Always are positive
  3. Do not raise behavioral probability
  4. Never are positive

11. In a normal curve

  1. The standard distribution is equal to the mode
  2. The curve is not symmetrical
  3. The mean, median, and mode are at the same point
  4. The curve is symmetrical and the standard deviation equals four

NCE Practice Questions Answer Key:

1. D
2. A
3. D
4. B
5. C
6. D
7. D
8. C
9. D
10. A
11. C

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Last Updated: 04/18/2018

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