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Quiz for Update Ethics 2G



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Which of the statements below is NOT TRUE about 'Scope of Practice?'
The Texas Occupations Code stipulates that every health care professional is 'obligated to work within the scope of practice which has been defined by the Board which licenses the profession.'
The scope of practice that has been defined by the LPC board includes the methods, techniques, and modalities that LPCs are authorized to use in the practice of professional counseling.
The LPC's scope of practice includes COMPETENCE and SKILL in the methods, techniques, and modalities that are used by counselors in clinical work.
An LPC's adherence to the scope of practice defined by the LPC Board, including expectations for skill and competence, are not considered if a civil lawsuit is filed against the LPC.
The term 'COMPETENCE' is used infrequently in the Rules of Practice for LPCs.
True False
The Federal office of SAMHSA has developed a list of essential knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) for professional counselors that are also found in Section §681.31 of the LPC Rules of Practice. Which of the counseling skills included in the Texas LPC Rules of Practice are not specifically included in SAMHSA's KSAs?
Knowledge of the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) of Mental Disorders in formulation of treatment goals and application of appropriate clinical interventions, using professional counseling practices.
Basic knowledge of professional counseling practice with emphasis on human development principles through cognitive, affective, behavioral or systemic interventions,
The ability to use a wide variety of individual, group, and family counseling interventions, demonstrating multicultural counseling skills.
The use of behavioral, psychodynamic, and affective methods and strategies in the resolution of sexual disorders.
The use of strategies that address high risk behaviors, wellness, personal growth, and career development across the life span.
In a lawsuit filed against a licensee that alleges inappropriate care, the term 'Prevailing Standard of Professional Care' refers to the level of care, treatment methods, techniques, and modalities that reasonably prudent health care providers generally recognize as 'acceptable and appropriate' for patients who are comparable to the licensee's client.
True False
'Counseling,' when performed by Texas LPCs, does not include 'psychotherapy' as one of the techniques to assist clients in the therapeutic relationship.
True False
LPCs may perform all the therapeutic and assessment activities below, except
assessment of personal characteristics, disabilities, and mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders
assistance in understanding and solving current or potential problems that the person seeking consultation may have with regard to a third party, including an individual, group, or an organization
evaluation, assessment, and treatment by counseling methods, techniques, and procedures for mental and emotional disorders, alcoholism and substance abuse, and conduct disorders
standardized projective techniques
Under Rule §681.41 - General Ethical Requirements: A licensee must not promote the licensee's personal or business activities to a client.
True False
Under Rule §681.41 General Ethical Requirements, pertaining to protection of clients from harm, _____________:
the licensee MUST take reasonable precautions to protect clients from physical or emotional harm resulting from interaction within a group or in individual counseling
the licensee MAY take reasonable action to inform medical or law enforcement personnel if the licensee determines there is a probability of imminent PHYSICAL injury by the client or to the client or others
the licensee MAY take reasonable action to inform medical or law enforcement personnel if the licensee determines there is a probability of immediate MENTAL or EMOTIONAL injury to the client.
all of the above actions.
all actions above except the third action.
Under Rule §681.42, Sexual Misconduct: If a client, LPC Associate, or student alleges sexual exploitation, sexual contact, or therapeutic deception by another licensee or a mental health services provider, the licensee's report under this Rule MUST include all EXCEPT which information?
the identity of the reporter
a suspicion that sexual exploitation, sexual contact, or therapeutic deception occurred
the identify of the alleged victim
the name of the alleged perpetrator
A licensee must report suspected or alleged sexual exploitation, sexual contact, or therapeutic deception by another licensee or a mental health provider . . . .
not later than the third business day after the date the licensee became aware of the conduct or the allegations
to the prosecuting attorney in the county in which the alleged sexual exploitation, sexual contact or therapeutic deception occurred
to the Council and any other state licensing agency which licenses the mental health provider if the conduct involves a licensed individual.
all of the above.
all except the second answer above
The recent changes in Federal Code of Regulations 42 CFR Part 2 are intended to facilitate care coordination and exchange of treatment records between SUD treatment providers, but these changes do not apply to Texas LPCs.
True False


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