The Child Psychology Exam assesses the knowledge and skills in the realm of child development, revising the changes and occurrences that take place from early childhood through adolescence.
The questions in this test were taken from recent previous tests.
Child Psychology Exam
Panic disorder is characterized by repeated and unexpected panic.
Panic disorder is a comorbid condition.
Panic disorder can be a serious problem for children
Panic disorder is genetically predisposed.
Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
Pervasive developmental disorder
The child will reach for things that belong to someone else.
The child will confuse teachers with primary caregivers.
The child will have sleep and speech disorders.
The child will form secure attachments with primary caregivers.
Projective tests are rather used as a psychological assessment tool with adults than with children.
Projective tests can be administered by a teacher or social worker when there is no psychologist.
Projective tests are subjective because of the open-ended nature of the responses.
Projective tests are an assessment tool in the differential diagnosis of severe mental illness.
Aberrant Behavior Checklist
Atypical Behavior Criteria
Assessment of Behavior in Children
Aggressive Behavior Checklist
Non-verbal exercises and activities
Paper and pencil tests
Some of the items were potentially discriminatory against certain subgroups of the population.
There are additional areas of intellectual functioning that the test could have tapped into but didn’t.
The test provided little helpful clinical information other than a verbal, performance, and overall IQ score which could be also done with a simpler written intelligence.
The test was not fully useful because it was not in align with current theories about intelligence.
The psychologist should conduct an evaluation of the family in case they were in therapy together.
The psychologist should conduct an evaluation if the child has been in therapy.
A psychologist who doesn' know the family should conduct the evaluation.
A psychologist who does not have a current therapeutic relationship with the family but who will have one after the case is settled should conduct the evaluation.
Reduce the frequency of the therapy.
Accept to see the patient for one more month at a reduced fee.
End therapy but refer the family to another psychologist.
End therapy and invite them to continue when they can afford it.
The psychologist should apologize for the canceled appointment and assure the client it wasn’t on purpose.
The psychologist should offer the client an extra 30 minutes at no charge to make up for the inconvenience.
The psychologist should ask the client how they feel about the situation.
The psychologist should ignore the event in front of the client.
You will tell her that you would not feel obliged to give presents.
You will tell her that you would only bring a present for Monty.
You will tell her that you would only bring a present for Paul.
You will tell her that you would bring a gift for Monty and a small token gift for Paul.
The therapist should tell the parents that they have no knowledge and should read more about this problem.
The therapist should tell the parents that probably they contribute to their child's problem.
The therapist should tell the parents to talk to an expert about the child's problem.
The therapist should assure the parents that their child's problem is regular and they can get effective help in therapy.
The parents can verify the psychologist’s credentials and ratings by others.
The parents can e-mail the psychologist with questions.
The parents can request a consultation by e-mail.
The parents can negotiate a lower fee for consultation.
The psychologist should file a report with Child Protective Services because the parent is refusing help for her child.
The psychologist should prepare a report to the person making the consultation referral, describing what happened.
The psychologist should write a follow-up letter to Mrs. Jason advising her to reconsider the decision not to continue therapy.
The psychologist should not do anything for a week.
In order to be informed about how their child can receive helped and what can they do to facilitate the child's progress.
In order to get a definite diagnosis.
In order to get authorized permission for the child's removal from school.
In order to be assured that they shouldn't make any further tests.
None of the above
Observing coercive behavior in parents
Observing coercive behavior of peers
Peer rejection due to conduct problems
Observing coercive behavior on television
Petit mal seizures
Youngsters who live close to noisy airports do better in school.
Youngsters who live close to noisy airports show greater stress responses such as high blood pressure.
Youngsters who live close to noisy airports show less observance towards the elderly.
Youngsters who live close to noisy airports do worse in church activities.
Linguistic relativity principle
Language of thought hypothesis
Cultural evolution theory
Innovative language use
To place the special needs child in a special class or school in order not to impede either the teacher’s established lesson plan or the progress of children who do not require individual attention.
To place the special needs child in whatever special class or school is most appropriate for that child’s level of functioning.
To combine regular classes and special classes in a way that would enable special needs children to participate in regular school activities-both academic and non-academic-and interact with their non-special education classmates.
To greatly reduce the need for special schools and classes by structuring an individualized instruction plan that would work entirely in a regular classroom setting.
In the past, the basic principles of behavior were universal and the same for people of any culture, which is not the case today.
Psychologists used to be almost exclusively North Americans or Europeans who happened to be white.
The American population is becoming much more diversified so research studies with white subjects only are no longer relevant.
All of the above.
Low achieving students are being given higher priority than gifted students for Individualized Education Programs (IEP) placement.
There are not enough Gifted and Talented program slots available to accommodate every applicant.
Ginna might have been given higher priority with test results and a recommendation from a private psychologist, but Mr. Cummings can’t afford one.
All of the above.
Hispanic students have limited knowledge of the English language and therefore they get poor grades in school.
Hispanic students and their parents think that education is not relevant.
Hispanic students don't see any benefits of staying in school.
American schools still have problems with racially discriminatory practices.
Bad school results.
Lack of social interaction.
Reluctance to seek treatment for depression
"You are too young to know that. I will tell you later".
“A lesbian is a woman who likes another woman. But it isn’t natural and these people should not be parents."
“A lesbian is a woman who feels more comfortable being with another woman than with a man. That other woman may be her wife whom she loves, and they may have children, too. Let me show you a book about a family like that and we’ll read it together.”
"You should ask your teacher and tell her to explain this to the entire class".
Recording a client’s voice and/or image without prior permission from the client/patient or legal representative.
Using electronic communication without advising the client1 of the Right to Privacy and Limits of Confidentiality.
Charging a client a higher fee than the amount agreed to beforehand because it becomes clear during the first meeting that the client has money for it.
Ending therapy early even though the client wants and could possibly still benefit from additional therapy.
Where the results of the study will be published.
The purpose of the research.
The length of time the study will take.
The benefits and risks to the participant.
With a parent who is paying for their child’s therapy but has provided informed consent, then asks to get detailed reports about the treatment sessions.
When children state strong reason to believe that they intend to harm either themselves or others.
In a case when the psychologist is asked to testify in court in child abuse and neglect cases.
All of the above.
The majority of these lawsuits are decided in favor of the parents due to the court’s sympathy for them.
The majority of these lawsuits are decided in favor of the psychologist due to the absence of evidence.
The incidence of these lawsuits is greater than ever due to increased awareness of the parents.
The incidence of these lawsuits is extremely rare because most parents realize that it would futile to sue the psychologist without evidence.
Parental rights advocates
Impartial professional experts
Being legally obliged to talk in court.
They lack proficiency in IT.
They lack clients who are interested in distance therapy.
They face strict and overly complex legal and ethical guidelines for distance therapy.
They have too many tasks that surpass their working hours.
Drug and alcohol education
Screening children for disabilities
Psychologists who are not also licensed practitioners of general medicine cannot prescribe medication.
Psychologist’s Ph.D. in clinical psychology is a sufficient qualification to prescribe medication in some states.
In some states, the psychologist can prescribe medication after completing a specialized training program and a course of study completed for the Ph.D.
In every state, the psychologist may prescribe medication after completing a specialized training program and the course of study completed for the Ph.D.
Because all children love to play.
Play therapy allows children to express their problems symbolically when they can't articulate feelings and emotions with words.
Play therapy is effective because the therapist can observe.
This type of therapy provokes no stigma to children or parents.
The psychologist should insist on having the patient hospitalized.
The psychologist should have the patient tested to assess whether there is high risk or low risk.
The psychologist should schedule sessions with the parents, both alone and in family therapy with the patient.
The psychologist should refer the patient to another therapist.
Parents should trust their instincts and consult a professional.
Parents should read the information online and follow suggestions.
Parents should wait and see if it is just a temporary state.
Parents should ask their child what is wrong and insist on an answer.
Their main purpose is to be a lifeline-stop for a person tempted to use a substance.
Their main purpose is to reduce the incidence of DWIs by setting up arrangements for a designated driver to bring the child home safely.
Their main purpose is to get the child or teenager to the hospital if they overdose or have an accident.
Their main purpose is to place the child or teenage substance abuser in rehab.
Helping patients to get a profound insight into their illness.
Helping patients by increasing the dosage of psychotropic medication.
Helping patients through group therapy.
Helping patients by actively treating symptoms of depression.