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Continuing Education Quiz

May 1, 2010
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Earn continuing education credits by taking this quiz on the article that begins on page 34 of this issue. A grade of 70% or above will earn you a certificate of completion for two nationally certified continuing education hours. This is an open-book quiz. After reading the article, complete the quiz by circling one of the three multiple-choice answers for each question. Please give only one response per question. Incomplete answers will be marked as incorrect. Send a photocopy of the page along with your payment of $35 (NAADAC members) or $50 (nonmembers). Please complete fully the information section below; print clearly.

Ethically responsible recovery

1. Respondents to Anne Hatcher's May 2009 blog posting formed a consensus on one point related to addiction counselors in recovery.

a. They should continue with a recovery program for as long as they participate in recovery work.

b. They should work as clinicians only after they have achieved five years of sobriety.

c. They should always disclose their recovery status to clients.

2. The author states that the current addiction treatment model emphasizes:

a. Long-term recovery.

b. An extended continuum of care.

c. Brief biopsychosocial stabilization.

3. The Betty Ford Institute consensus panel that worked on a definition of recovery emphasized recovery's benefits to three areas of health: physical, mental and:

a. Financial.

b. Social.

c. Behavioral.

4. The Betty Ford Institute panel's definition goes on to state that recovery is a voluntarily maintained lifestyle characterized by sobriety, personal health and:

a. Job success.

b. Relationship success.

c. Citizenship.

5. The Betty Ford Institute panel recommended this recovery process.

a. No specific process recommended

b. 12-Step attendance

c. A blended treatment program

6. Most programs for recovering professionals in other health fields require attendance in this as part of an effort aimed at resuming practice.

a. A self-help program

b. Inpatient treatment

c. Weekly group therapy

7. Counselor Donald Hays saw this as the underlying problem for several counselor colleagues of his who relapsed.

a. They tried to perform clinical work before reaching a cer- tain duration of sobriety.

b. They missed some of their therapy appointments because of work conflicts.

c. They tried to use their work as their recovery program.

8. The standard of NAADAC's ethical code that applies to recovering counselors who use their clients for their own self-interest is found in principle number:

a. 5.

b. 7.

c. 9.

9. The NAADAC ethical code's Principle 8 focuses on:

a. Conflict of interest.

b. Duty of care.

c. Prevention of harm.

10. The author states that unresolved therapeutic issues in the counselor can lead to a potentially dangerous form of this phenomenon in the client relationship.

a. Lack of communication

b. Countertransference

c. Emotional distance

Addiction Professional 2010 May-June;8(3):46

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