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spring Chapter 11: Strategic Family Therapy

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1. Strategic family therapy is based on a belief that:
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D. The problem is the problem, and it needs to be resolved pg 522
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2. Which of the following people helped to develop strategic family therapy at MRI?
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A. Don Jackson, Jay Haley, Paul Watzlawick pg 263
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3. In addition to MRI and the Institute he co-directed in Washington DC, Haley spent time at:
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C. Minuchin’s Philadelphia Child Guidance Center pg 258
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4. Which of the following is a form of paradox in strategic family therapy?
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B. Prescribing the symptom pg 259
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5. Positioning is:
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B. The client indicates that things are really bad and the therapist suggests that things are probably hopeless pg 517
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6. MRI therapists assume that whatever family members are doing with each other is not working, so systemically doing the opposite is one possibility. Two parents have been arguing with an unreasonable daughter. One option for strategic therapists might be:
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A. Design an intervention that removes the parents from the fight and helps them to become unreasonable pg 266
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7. The original Milan group assumed that families:
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A. Operated paradoxically, wanting change in a problem or problem person, but demanding that everything stay the same pg 263-4
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8. MRI therapists believe that family problems are just ineffective solutions. The form of these ineffective solutions is:
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D. All of the above pg 262-3
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9. Haley and Madanes used strategic family therapy to:
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C. Direct (sometimes with paradoxical interventions or challenges through ordeals) family members to change structure, interactional sequences, and family process pg 272
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10. Which of the following is a contribution made by the Milan group to strategic family therapy?
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A. Circular questioning pg 268
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11. An intervention in which parents are required to leave the home before dinner on at least two occasions, giving the children a note that indicated they would be back later—and not giving the children any information about these absences either before they left or after they returned—is called a(n):
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B. Invariant prescription pg 270
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12. Gregory Bateson, who happened to be the husband of Margaret Mead, brought his anthropological interest in family process to a group of practitioner-scholars who would eventually develop a communications model for understanding schizophrenia. Their first paper posited that schizophrenia was the result of:
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C. Double binds pg 265
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13. A person receives two contradictory directives or injunctions repeatedly from relationally significant others. Further, these two contradictory injunctions both demand a response and involve the threat of real punishment. In order for this to be a double bind, there must also be:
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B. No perceived possibility of escape pg 265
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14. Positive and negative feedback loops are associated with which model of strategic family therapy?
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D. All of the above pg 266-8
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15. MRI therapists believe that people cannot not communicate. When a child comes to a parent and says, “I had a bad dream” as tears run down her face, what else is communicated?
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A. An inherent command that the parent do something about it pg 266
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1. (KT) When questions are phrased in terms of relationships, they are said to be _____________. An example is: “What will your mother feel when your sister leaves home again?”
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NOT ON TEST per Carla
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2. (KT) Two contradictory, but equally powerful, communications or directives—both of which involve the fear of punishment in a relationship from which the person cannot escape is called __________________.
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Double bind
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3. (KT) The propensity for families to stay the same and want to maintain the rules, roles, and routines that keep the family functioning in the same way is called _____________________.
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Homeostasis
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4. (KT) When a strategic therapist engages in a _______________, she or he is giving a directive that is usually the opposite of what is expected and which counters the family’s paradoxical living or initiates a positive feedback loop
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Peridoxial Interventions