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1 Mindfulness for Addiction Recovery Test Following your reading of the course material found in the workbook. Please read the following statements and indicate the correct answer. A score of 14 correct must be obtained to pass the course (you may miss 6). The test may be taken as many times as necessary to obtain a passing grade. Text: Mindfulness Workbook for Addiction: A Guide to Coping with the Grief, Stress, and Anger that Trigger Addictive Behaviors by Rebecca E. Williams, PhD and Julie S. Kraft, LMFT 1. Goals of this workbook include: a. decreasing or stopping addictive behavior and teaching healthy coping skills b. promoting healing at the source of the addiction c. mastering yoga and tai-chi d. both a and b 2. The No Feeling contract is: a. used by chronic pain patients who abuse their opiate pain pills b. used to improve sleep c. used to highlight the lengths an addicted person will go to in order to avoid feeling emotions d. used in marital counseling to stop arguments 3. The authors use the concept of embracing the dog to highlight: a. the importance of coping with loss by doing volunteer work at an animal shelter b. the importance of learning to accept and tolerate one s emotions c. relaxation techniques d. the value of physical contact to feel connected 4. Repeat-offender thoughts are the go-to thoughts that come from core beliefs which developed in childhood. True False 5. It would be helpful to use the Consider the Evidence Worksheet with clients who: a. enjoy detective shows and crime dramas b. already have wise and balanced cognitions at all times c. are in multiple treatment programs to help decide which is working the best d. tend to have extreme cognitions which need to be balanced to improve mood and behavior

2 6. Choosing the opposite response to depression may include: a. agreeing to spend time with family or friends instead of isolating b. sleeping all day and no longer doing things you used to enjoy c. trying to get a little exercise instead of watching TV all day d. both a and c 7. Helping clients to clarify and focus on their values will increase their understanding of who they are and where they want to go in life, then help them to make decisions that will achieve their life goals. True False 8. Responding to triggers which occur in the mind and cause the fight or flight response is called by the authors: a. panic syndrome b. an indicator of drinking too much caffeine c. being chased by imaginary lions d. none of the above 9. To relax and to minimize stress, breathing should be: a. quick and shallow b. slow and low c. from the belly, rather than the chest d. both b and c 10. Some examples of losses, which should be addressed in addiction treatment, include: a. infertility or miscarriage b. combat trauma or childhood sexual abuse c. time in prison d. all of the above 11. The Loss Impact Worksheet considers the impact of a loss on your: a. family life and spirituality b. ideas about relationships c. eating or sleeping d. all of the above 12. A Timeline of Addictive Behaviors is useful to

3 a. track when the addictive behavior became a problem b. understand how the disease of addiction developed c. both a and b d. none of the above 13. Clients may switch to another addiction because a. it is easier than going to a treatment program b. there is empty space left by a prior addiction c. family members ask them to d. other addictions are generally less expensive 14. The loss-addiction cycle happens when loss triggers addiction, and addiction leads to a reconnection with family members. True False 15. The authors recommend using the Loss Anniversary Calendar to a. prepare for upcoming losses in the client s life b. plan day-to-day pleasurable activities c. remind the client of missed sessions d. remind the client of upcoming medical appointments 16. The Leaves Down a Stream exercise is a mindfulness skill designed to help clients gently release their critical thoughts and feelings. True False 17. A calm fighter is described by Williams and Kraft as: a. someone in recovery who is unable to fall asleep at night b. someone in recovery who misses therapy appointments c. someone in recovery who struggles accepting calm moments in life d. none of the above 18. Williams and Kraft provide a List of Common Social Problems that include which of the Following: a. the client s friends engage in addictive behaviors the client is trying to heal from b. the client does not feel comfortable in social settings without engaging in the addictive behavior

4 c. the client feels trusted by all friends, family members, and employers d. both a and b 19. With respect to relationships, soft emotions like are more likely to leave clients open to communication and closeness. a. insecurity b. sadness c. vulnerability d. all of the above 20. According to the Harvard Medical School Division of Sleep, good sleep habits include all of the following EXCEPT a. avoiding caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, and other chemicals that interfere with sleep b. making the bedroom more sleep friendly c. allowing yourself to have an irregular sleep schedule d. drinking enough water to prevent dehydration

5 Post-Test Mailed Answer Sheet Please use this answer sheet to transmit your responses to the course post-test if you do not use the online testing option. DO NOT SEND THE TEST QUESTIONS. INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Read the course material. 2. Take the Post Test using this Answer Sheet. 3. Verify Post Test responses by reviewing course text. 4. Complete this form (keep a copy for your files). 5. Mail or to the address at the bottom. PLEASE PRINT LEGIBLY Course Title Mindfulness for Addiction Recovery Date Taken Name (as you want it on your certificate) Mailing Address: Address: Phone: How do you want to receive your certificate: ( ) ( ) Mail Post Test Answer Sheet - Circle Correct Answers (Your test may not use all question numbers.) 01. T F a b c d e f g 26. T F a b c d e f g 02. T F a b c d e f g 27. T F a b c d e f g 03. T F a b c d e f g 28. T F a b c d e f g 04. T F a b c d e f g 29. T F a b c d e f g 05 T F a b c d e f g 30. T F a b c d e f g 06. T F a b c d e f g 31. T F a b c d e f g 07. T F a b c d e f g 32. T F a b c d e f g 08. T F a b c d e f g 33. T F a b c d e f g 09. T F a b c d e f g 34. T F a b c d e f g 10. T F a b c d e f g 35. T F a b c d e f g 11. T F a b c d e f g 36. T F a b c d e f g 12. T F a b c d e f g 37. T F a b c d e f g 13. T F a b c d e f g 38. T F a b c d e f g 14. T F a b c d e f g 39. T F a b c d e f g 15. T F a b c d e f g 40. T F a b c d e f g 16. T F a b c d e f g 41. T F a b c d e f g 17. T F a b c d e f g 42. T F a b c d e f g 18. T F a b c d e f g 43. T F a b c d e f g 19. T F a b c d e f g 44. T F a b c d e f g 20. T F a b c d e f g 45. T F a b c d e f g 21. T F a b c d e f g 46. T F a b c d e f g 22. T F a b c d e f g 47. T F a b c d e f g 23. T F a b c d e f g 48. T F a b c d e f g 24. T F a b c d e f g 49. T F a b c d e f g 25. T F a b c d e f g 50. T F a b c d e f g

6 Course Evaluation (Required) Thank you for your participation in this continuing education course. We are required to collect evaluation data on each course completed prior to the issuance of your certificate(s). Please complete the following and return with your post-test. Please evaluate the course using this scale: 1 = below average 2 = average 3 = above average 4 = excellent The extent to which this course met the objectives The adequacy of the author's mastery of the subject Efficiency of course mechanics (traditional homestudy or online procedures) The applicability or usability of the information for you. Additional Information for Your Certificate, Comments and/or Recommendations for Other Courses to be Offered: You may mail or , this answer sheet along with your check or money order payable to Patrick McGinnis, PhD for the full amount due. Please mail to: Patrick McGinnis, PhD CeuUniversity.com th Place Vero Beach, Florida Phone: (772) Your score and the status of your certificate will be ed to you. CEU certificates are provided only if we have received your payment.

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