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Course Transcript Questions The answer to Question 1 is found in Track 1 of the Course Content. The Answer to Question 2 is found in Track 2 of the Course Content... and so on. Select correct answer from below. Place letter on the blank line before the corresponding question.


1. What are the steps to the self monitoring technique?
2. What are the aspects of slowing down drinking?
3. What are the ways for controlled drinking clients to affirm progress?
4. What are the triggers that can lead to excessive alcohol use for the controlled drinker?
5. What are the methods your client can use to manage emotions in a more productive way than by excessive alcohol use?
6. What are the steps that you can use to help your clients in preserving positive self-concepts?
7. What are the techniques for relating to others your controlled-drinking client might use?


A. places, people, time, and feelings.
B. increasing positive self-thoughts, decreasing negative self-thoughts and setting standards. 
C. forming relationships, learning from others, and managing relational conflicts.
D. types of drinks, making it last, and spacing drinks.
E.  through rewards, self agreements, and his progress partner.
F. to focus on ounces and percentage of alcohol, when and where alcohol is consumed, and self monitoring around others. 
G. systematic desensitization and dealing with unpleasant memories. 

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The answer to Question 8 is found in Section 8 of the Course Content. The Answer to Question 9 is found in Section 9 of the Course Content... and so on. Select correct answer from below. Place letter on the blank line before the corresponding question.


8. According to Koerkel, what are the reasons for integrating Controlled Drinking (CD) approaches into the traditional abstinence oriented alcoholism treatment system?
9. What are the elements of the AkT Controlled Drinking Program?
10. According to Baer, what was the most important result of the motivational-interview controlled drinking intervention?
11. What are the cues or triggers for increased alcohol desire that clients on a controlled drinking program should be aware of? 
12. What social environment risk factors were addressed in Werch’s intervention?
13. According to the cognitive processing model, what should effective treatments for alcohol abuse include? 
14. What are the interview strategies and tactics used in motivational interviewing?
15. According to Hanson, what are the steps in opening a dialogue about alcohol use with an older client?
16. What was the focus of homework assignments in Stein’s relapse prevention strategy?
17. What are the types of client-therapist relationships in solution-focused counseling?


A.  1. Findings about alcohol consumption should be shared using the client's own words when possible; 2. They should be supported by information from other sources; 3. They should be linked to the client's focal concern.
B.  The sight, smell, and taste of alcohol are cues for increased desire for alcohol.
C. 1. Clients may not regard themselves as "alcoholics," and may not want to completely abstain from alcohol; 2. treatment providers do not have the right to obtrusively impose goals on their clients; 3. it is easier to work with clients and gain their compliance when they feel free to talk about their "true" consumption goals; 4. there is evidence that treatment approaches aimed at CD have been successful in many cases.
D.  (a) target the stimuli that drive automatized drug-use routines, or (b) work to protect or enhance the processing resources required to impede the execution of activated automatized sequences.
E. 1. customer; 2. complainant; 3. visitor
F. 1. Reflective listening, 2. open-ended questions, 3. affirmation/validation, 4. summarization; 5. eliciting self-motivational statements.  
G. harm reduction 
H.  Basic information about alcohol, self-monitoring, weekly goal setting, coping with high risk situations for excessive alcohol consumption, strategies to avoid or limit alcohol intake (e.g., rate control), coping with lapses, planning alcohol-free leisure time activities, and problem solving without alcohol.
I.  1. Observational learning of drinking behavior; 2. Social norms related to binge drinking 
J.  on evaluating and enhancing confidence in coping with situations that trigger substance use; goal setting and use of rewards; and identifying and coping with stressful life events, as well as daily hassles and uplifts.

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