TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE


What follows are 15 multiple choice items designed to test the knowledge that you have gained as a result of completing this module. Print this page to record your answers. When you have completed all of the items, go to the "test answers" page to check your answers. Click on the answers that you recorded for each item to see how well you did. Good Luck!

_____ 1. The branch of philosophy that seeks to understand and to determine how human actions can be judged as right or wrong:

a. epistemology
b. eschatology
c. pragmatism
d. ethics
e. teleology

_____ 2. Which of the following is not a classification of ethical theories?

a. Kantian Deontologism
b. Consequentialism
c. Pragmatism
d. Virtue ethics
e. Natural Law

_____ 3. Are all of the following ethical theories and their brief definitions correct?


Natural Law: Reflection on nature can lead one to discover principles of good and bad.
Kantian Deontologism: An act must be performed because the act is approrpiate for everyone or conforms with moral law.
Virtue Ethics: Certain character traits are appropriate and praiseworthy. They can be integrated into "practical wisdom" or "right reason."
Consequentialism: The rightness or wrongness of an action must be judged according to the effects that it produces.

a. Yes
b. No

_____ 4. What ethical principle assumes the three standards of impartiality, equality, and reciprocity?

a. Respecting autonomy
b. Doing no harm (Nonmaleficience)
c. Benefiting others (Beneficence)
d. Being just (Justice)
e. Being faithful (Fidelity)

_____ 5. Your clinical supervisor shares his or her disclosure statement with you, giving you the opportunity to see the types of interventions that will be used in clinical supervision. You are given the opportunity to decide which, if any, of the interventions are uncomfortable to you. This process best complies with which ethical principle?

a. Respecting autonomy
b. Doing no harm (Nonmaleficience)
c. Benefiting others (Beneficence)
d. Being just (Justice)
e. Being faithful (Fidelity)

_____ 6. Your clinical supervisor shares information with others about your disclosures during supervision. The information shared was "personal" and had little if any bearing on your work with clients. What is the primary ethical principle violated by your supervisor?

a. Respecting autonomy
b. Doing no harm (Nonmaleficience)
c. Benefiting others (Beneficence)
d. Being just (Justice)
e. Being faithful (Fidelity)

_____ 7. Which of the following is not a purpose served by professional codes of ethics?


a. They provide protection to consumers and further the professional stance of organizations.
b. They provide a vehicle for professional identity.
c. They provide a framework to resolve all ethical issues that might face a profession.
d. They provide some means of defence for those who conscientiously practice within the ethical guidelines laid down by a particular profession.
e. They provide evidence that a particular profession has a body of knowledge and skills that it can proclaim.

_____ 8. Because ethical code development is a process driven by concensus and the fact that problematic issues developed outside of this process may have to be addressed within a code of ethics, we may view codes of ethics as "reactive" documents.

a. True
b. False

_____ 9. An ethical decision-making model provides you with a set of guidelines for making ethical decisions. If you were facing a difficult ethical dilemma, after identifying the problem and the potential issues involved, what would be, using Corey's model, one of the first places that you would look for assistance in the resolution of the dilemma?

a. Ethical guidelines
b. Ethics scholarship
c. supervisor and respected colleagues
d. practicum class
e. internship class

_____ 10. Substantive due process

a. Covers the relationship between supervisor and trainee. Trainees are made aware of their responsibilities and those of the supervisor during the clinical supervision process.
b. The extent to which interactions between supervisor and trainee can be disclosed to others.
c. Your clinical supervisor is also the instructor for one of your classes.
d. Addresses the extent to which fair and consistent application of the criteria that governs your training program has been followed.
e. Addresses the rights that you have as a participant in a training program.

_____ 11. Dual relationship


a. Covers the relationship between supervisor and trainee. Trainees are made aware of their responsibilities and those of the supervisor during the clinical supervision process.
b. The extent to which interactions between supervisor and trainee can be disclosed to others.
c. Your clinical supervisor is also the instructor for one of your classes.
d. Addresses the extent to which fair and consistent application of the criteria that governs your training program has been followed.
e. Addresses the rights that you have as a participant in a training program.

_____ 12. Informed consent


a. Covers the relationship between supervisor and trainee. Trainees are made aware of their responsibilities and those of the supervisor during the clinical supervision process.
b. The extent to which interactions between supervisor and trainee can be disclosed to others.
c. Your clinical supervisor is also the instructor for one of your classes.
d. Addresses the extent to which fair and consistent application of the criteria that governs your training program has been followed.
e. Addresses the rights that you have as a participant in a training program.

_____ 13. Procedural due process


a. Covers the relationship between supervisor and trainee. Trainees are made aware of their responsibilities and those of the supervisor during the clinical supervision process.
b. The extent to which interactions between supervisor and trainee can be disclosed to others.
c. Your clinical supervisor is also the instructor for one of your classes.
d. Addresses the extent to which fair and consistent application of the criteria that governs your training program has been followed.
e. Addresses the rights that you have as a participant in a training program.

_____ 14. Confidentiality


a. Covers the relationship between supervisor and trainee. Trainees are made aware of their responsibilities and those of the supervisor during the clinical supervision process.
b. The extent to which interactions between supervisor and trainee can be disclosed to others.
c. Your clinical supervisor is also the instructor for one of your classes.
d. Addresses the extent to which fair and consistent application of the criteria that governs your training program has been followed.
e. Addresses the rights that you have as a participant in a training program.

_____ 15. Should a breach of ethics occur during your clinical supervision, one of the first steps that should be taken is to:

a. file police charges.
b. call your professional organization.
c. talk to the appropriate person in either your academic department or in the agency in which you are working to determine the proper procedure for filing a grievance.
d. report your supervisor to the state licensing board.
e. do nothing. It was probably a mistake.

Check your answers.

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