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Continuing Education Quiz

May 15, 2011
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Earn continuing education credits by taking this quiz on the article that begins on page 19 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.

Transformational treatment for women

1. The concept of addiction treatment tailored to women's needs originated in this decade.

a. 1950s

b. 1970s

c. 1980s

2. In comparison with treatment services in the United States, treatment available to women in other countries is generally:

a. Less abstinence-based.

b. More abstinence-based.

c. Equally focused on abstinence.

3. Carol Ackley states that this is the main relapse trigger for many women at River Ridge Treatment Center.

a. The effects of trauma

b. Substance-using peers

c. Family discord

4. The four core values being emphasized in values-based treatment are gender-responsive, trauma-informed, culturally relevant and:

a. Cost-effective.

b. Interdisciplinary.

c. Recovery-oriented.

5. Stephanie Covington describes corrections as a culture of control and treatment as a culture of:

a. Custody.

b. Caring.

c. Change.

6. Ackley states that she has found this to be the most important element in the therapy group.

a. Women connecting with one another

b. Strong content for discussion

c. An influential therapist

7. When asked in her program for the Oprah Winfrey Network about why she entered the treatment field, Covington emphasized:

a. Her educational background.

b. Her own recovery story.

c. Her family influences.

8. Covington's research involving girls showed that they value this quality in the adults in their lives.

a. Authenticity

b. Self-control

c. Career success

9. Covington's “Drop in the Bucket” theory acknowledges:

a. The financial limitations affecting treatment services.

b. The presence and influence of many people in bringing about change in clients.

c. The time constraints facing counselors.

10. Covington describes transformation among women as this type of process, ultimately.

a. Social

b. Spiritual

c. Physical

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