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1

Jay __________ was influenced by the ____________ and ___________ schools of family therapy in developing Strategic Family Therapy.

  • Haley
  • Communication/interaction
  • Structural

2

Psychiatrist Milton ___________ used ________ techniques to increase his ability to manipulate a client and control the course of therapy as well as __________ directives that use the client's resistance to change his behavior.

  • Erickson
  • Hypnotic
  • Paradoxical

3

Maladaptive behavior is underpinned by the use of __________ to exert _________ in a relationship.

  • Communication
  • Control

4

A symptom is a __________, adaptive to the current social situation, for controlling a relationship when other strategies have failed.

Strategy.

5

The focus in Strategic Family Therapy is on __________ current symptoms by ___________ a family's transactions and ___________, especially its ____________ and generational boundaries.

  • Alleviating
  • Altering
  • Organization
  • Hierarchies

6

Strategic Family Therapy involves ________ stages.

Four.

7

Stage 1 is the _________ stage, during which the therapist observes the family's interactions and encourages involvement of all family members.

Social.

8

Stage 2 is the __________ stage, in which the therapist gathers information about the reasons why the family came to therapy.

Problem.

9

Stage 3 is the __________ stage, during which family members discuss the identified problems and the therapist gathers information.

Interaction.

10

The session ends at Stage 4, __________, in which the therapist and family members agree on treatment goals.

Goal-setting.

11

In Strategic Family therapy, the therapist is _______, takes charge, and utilizes a variety of techniques tailored to the family and its problems.

Active.

12

_________ are a type of paradoxical intervention used by Strategic Family therapists. They are unpleasant tasks the client must perform whenever the symptom occurs.

Ordeals.

13

Paradoxical Intervention 2: __________ - encouraging the family not to change.

Restraining.

14

Paradoxical Intervention 3: __________ - exaggerating the severity of a symptom.

Positioning.

15

Paradoxical Intervention 4: __________ - relabeling a symptom to give it a more positive meaning.

Reframing.

16

Paradoxical Intervention 5: __________ instructing a family member to deliberately engage in the symptom.

Prescribing the symptom.

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