Welcome Visitor,
Please Login or Register



This Sample test is for your own personal assessment, and is identical to the CEUS test. You may take the test and receive results. However, you will not be given credit until completing the CEUS Test. There is no charge for taking the CEUS test. After passing the CEUS test, you may pay to receive a certificate of completion. Any post-test that you have passed will be listed on your Member Account page.

Fill in the form below and click the submit button to complete your test.

35 questions have been provided. You must answer 80% correctly to pass.

 

Print

Laws and Ethics Course
1)

Laws and Ethics provide the consumer protection and a set of expectations in the service they receive:

 
True False
 
2)

It is within the scope of practice for an LCSW and MFT to:

 
Prescribe medication Use psychotherapy to help people have more satisfying adjustments Perform medical exams Date their client
 
3)

To provide marriage and family therapy services you need:

 
An LMFT license An LCSW license A Bachelors Degree Either a or b
 
4)

Licensed professional may not supervise more than ___ unlicensed individuals. 

 
5 2 1 10
 
5)

Which of the following are violations which can result in the suspension, revocation or denial of a license or registration:

 
Securing a license or registration dishonestly Gross negligence or incompetence Engaging in sexual relations with a client Failure to maintain confidentiality, except as permitted by law All of the above
 
6)

Because there are innumerable ways to violate appropriate practices, the ethical codes are not meant to be an exhaustive list of rules, but rather values and principles that guide healthcare practitioners in their providing of services:

 

 
True False
 
7)

Psychotherapy is the use of psychosocial methods within a professional relationship:

 
To assist the person or persons to achieve a better psychosocial adaptation To train employees in their privacy procedures Both a and b None of these
 
8)

 A code of ethics can guarantee ethical behavior.True/False?

 
True False
 
9)

Professional organizations that develop and revise codes of ethics to licensed professionals are:

 
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) The American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT) The American Nursing Association (ANA) All of these
 
10)

An extreme departure from the standard of nursing care which, the nurse knew, or should have known, could have jeopardized the client's health or life.

 
Gross negligence Incompetence Counter-transference Transference
 
11)

According to Reamer, in resolving ethical dilemmas, which of these would receive the lowest ranking of importance for the healthcare practitioner in making a decision:

 
Physical Health Shelter Recreational activites Basic mental equilibrium
 
12)

According to Mechanic, values of social workers:

 
Are best and should be imposed upon their clients Are all the same Must be kept secret at all costs Will be evident in therapy
 
13)

Which of the following is not accurate in regards to receiving consultation?

 
It is especially helpful when facing a complex ethical dilemma There are no ethical confidentiality limits in consultations It should be done with an experienced and knowledgeable professional
 
14)

Informed consent means the client is informed of and consents to all of the following except:

 
Appointment cancellation policies Limits of confidentiality Goals of treatment Fees for services Your marital history
 
15)

Counter-transference refers to:

 
The patient's feelings toward the practitioner The practitioner's feelings toward the client The ethical principle that it is counter-productive to transfer
 
16)

Transference and counter-transference issues are minimal problems and should be ignored in order to save time:

 
True False
 
17)

Prior to the videotaping sessions of clients?

 
You must have written informed consent. You must have a valid Authorization. No need to have consent of client. Both a and b
 
18)

The guidelines in formulating goals as a part of informed consent are:

 
Goals must be feasible Goals should be defined in explicit and measurable terms. Goals should be stated in positive terms All of these
 
19)

Who should be the final authority in deciding the goals of treatment.

 
The practitioner The client HIPAA The American Nursing Association (ANA)
 
20)

Which of the following behaviors weakens professional boundaries?

 
Dual relationships Appropriate dress Limit setting Setting and maintaining time limits of sessions
 
21)

The violation of professional boundaries:

 
Is okay if you are already friends with the client Is okay if you become personal friends with the client Is one of the more common ways ethical principles are violated May violate codes of ethics but will not result in professional discipline
 
22)

The tools that will help you maintain appropriate boundaries include:

 
Experience and consultation Dual relationship self-disclosure
 
23)

Behaviors that can damage or help the therapeutic outcomes, depending on the motivation, timing and content is:

 
Professional consultation self-disclosure Consistency Setting limits
 
24)

The reasonable suspicion threshold for reporting child abuse means:

 
You must have seen it happen Somebody else had to have seen it happen You need to be sure before reporting It is objectively reasonable for a person to entertain a suspicion
 
25)

In the case of elderly abuse, penalties for failing to report become more severe if it is determined that, as a result of the failure to report, the elderly person is injured or killed:

 
True False
 
26)

Reports of suspected child abuse or neglect shall be made by mandated reporters to:

 
A medical examiner A teacher Any police department or sheriff's department A Child Abuse Hotline c or d
 
27)

Suspected child abuse must be reported immediately by telephone and followed up by a written report within :

 
2 Days 36 hours 1 week None of these
 
28)

The resources that would be helpful to  the healthcare practitioner In resolving ethical dilemmas:

 
The framework developed by Reamer Professions code of ethics A consultant All of these
 
29)

According to HIPPAA regulations patients should be able to see and obtain copies of their medical records and request corrections if they identify errors and mistakes:

 
True False
 
30)

The following is required of healthcare providers/agencies by HIPPAA regulations:

 
They have written privacy procedures They must train their employees in their privacy procedures They must designate an individual to be responsible for ensuring the procedures are followed All of the above
 
31)

The permitted disclosures of covered entities include: 

 
Identification of the body of a deceased person, or the cause of death Research that involves limited data. Judicial and administrative proceedings; limited law enforcement activities; Activities related to national defense and security. All of the above
 
32)

HIPPAA makes it possible for client health records to be made public without fear of civil or criminal penalties:

 
True False
 
33)

As required by  HIPAA privacy standards"covered entities" includes:

 
Health plans Health care clearinghouses Health care providers who conduct certain financial and administrative transactions electronically. All of these
 
34)

The HIPAA Privacy Rule permits physicians to disclose protected health information to another health care provider for:

 
Liability insurance Health plans Treatment purposes All of these
 
35)

The types of insurances covered under HIPAA are:

 
Liability insurance Workers' compensation or similar insurance. Automobile medical payment insurance. All of these None of these