CICAPP EXAM YEAR 2 June 2022

Welcome to your CICAPP Exam Year 2 June 2022

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  1. All the questions of this test are mandatory.
  2. All the questions are multiple-choice questions with only one correct answer.
  3. One (1) mark will be awarded for all correct answers and there is no negative marking for incorrect answers.
  4. The total duration of the quiz is 90 minutes and upon completion of the duration, your answers will be automatically submitted.
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1. 
Many consider this stage of development to be an optimal time for development:
2. 
The latency period is generally introduced after which psychic processes(es)?
3. 
The developmental phase of latency is regarded by many child analysts as the optimal time to conduct a child analysis due to
4. 
You meet with a parent of a latency aged child struggling with peer relationships, fighting with teachers, disengaged in learning, and demanding a lot of parent attention. What typical characteristics of latency development does this child appear to be struggling with
5. 
The process of identity formation for an adolescent involves:
6. 
Which of the following are among methods or behaviour adolescents may use to self-soothe and/or engage in self-expression?
7. 
Which of the following is NOT expected to be present in the early phase of adolescence as distinguished from the middle phase of adolescence or the later/emerging adult phase?
8. 
The therapist working with teens who utilize social media platforms should
9. 
The primary purpose of an assessment in a psychoanalytic psychotherapy case is
10. 
During the process of conducting an assessment, we
11. 
By the end of a parent psychotherapy treatment, one can hope to make progress in the following areas
12. 
What is the purpose of parent meetings with a child in therapy? (All of the following are important, but what is paramount?
13. 
The following dimensions are part of a psychostructural diagnosis:
14. 
19-year-old Ali is requesting for therapy for themselves at the urging of friends. To determine if you are dealing with a symptom neurosis or a character problem, you will have to ask which of the following question:
15. 
The following are features of someone with borderline personality organization:
16. 
In their chapter on ‘Regulatory Disorders’ Barton and Robins state that studies suggest that regulatory disorders:
17. 
In their chapter on “Regulatory Disorders” Greenspan and Wieder state that to be considered regulatory disorders, the child must:
18. 
What is “theory of mind”? 
19. 
Reflective function in psychoanalytic terms is analogous to
20. 
Which of the following statement is false:
21. 
Which of the following is not required in the mastery of mentalization:
22. 
Psychopathology can result when there has been inadequate models of maintaining attachments, restoring attachments when they are disrupted, coping with feelings of attachments when they are lost, or developing attachments outside the family. Which of the following statements is false
23. 
Psychopathology is defined according to:
24. 
Psychopathology in the developmental process of adolescence will lead to:
25. 
An inadequate consolidation of symbolic capacity is detrimental in adolescence because:
26. 
Which of the following is NOT an intervention that facilitates change in psychoanalytic child psychotherapy?
27. 
For Miriam Steele, in her chapter on Trauma and Attachment, what represents “the sine qua non to understanding therapeutic action”?
28. 
Emotion and cognition operate simultaneously. Which one takes precedence in determining most behaviour
29. 
A simple game of hide-and-seek can be metaphorically rich, and can be related to themes such as: 
30. 
Winnicott states that playing has a place and time. Where does he locate playing
31. 
Winnicott draws attention to the importance of a third area, that of play, which expands into creative living and into the whole cultural life of man. Identify the statements below that reflect Winnicott’s understand of this area:
32. 
Which of the following statements does NOT belong in the category of Special Qualities in the relationship with Transitional Object:
33. 
Which of the following does not apply to the use of play in psychoanalytic psychotherapy?
34. 
In his first play session, 6-year-old Abdullah greeted his therapist as if they have known each other all their lives and played “pirate” pillaging the villages and terrorizing the other ships at sea. The pirate horded all the treasures and assaulted anyone who tried to fight him. He would guard the treasure at night, and tell the therapist to try stealing them so that the pirate would catch the thief and banish them from the area after locking them up for a very long time.  What could the child be working through in the above play sequence?
35. 
The goal of clinical reports include:
36. 
Empathy and sympathy are:
37. 
A patient tells you she is very sad and doesn’t know if she really wants to wake up tomorrow morning. Which of the following statements best reflect an empathic approach:
38. 
The main goals or learning objectives for clinical formulations include:
39. 
The basic premises of a formulation are:
40. 
A one-person psychology treats the therapist as:
41. 
A two-person psychology:
42. 
Which of the following is most likely to present itself in visual form; as a “mental picture” or as a “mental movie”:
43. 
There are both narrow (classical or circumscribed) as well as broad (or inclusive) definitions of countertransference. The broad definition of countertransference:
44. 
Sam: Three year old Sam is struggling with separating from her mom Ann, particularly at daycare drop off. She refuses to be left by Ann, to the point where she has to be peeled away by the staff crying and screaming. Tears and worries about being left begin well before they leave the house. The staff report that once Ann has left, Sam recovers quickly and is very engaged in playing. Talking to Sam about how much she likes daycare and the staff does not help with the morning routine. Sam’s other parent, Amelia, typically works early and does not do morning drop off, but lately has had to go into work late a couple days a week in order to take Sam, as drop off goes smoothly when Amelia takes her. Work pressure will not allow this to go on much more than another few weeks. Ann is also about to start a new job in one month and this will require an earlier start to—and the need for a less time-consuming—morning routine.

1) Towards the end of the call, you notice feeling anxious, a sense of pressure, as though you need to help this family with their dilemma quickly. What would be a useful way of responding to this feeling?
45. 
2) In the first parent interview you learn that Ann’s mother died suddenly two months prior and that her father also died two months prior to that. In assessing this case, it would be useful to find out:
46. 
3) In her first session with you, Sam shows no resistance when Ann leaves the room after a couple of minutes. She exhibits an incredible appetite for exploring the playroom, leaving nearly all the bins emptied out on the carpet, and she is very keen to engage with you, asking: “What’s this? What’s this do?” of each item she pulls out. Sam does not want the session to end and upon returning to the waiting area where Ann is, says she wants to go back and play. When you and Ann speak about scheduling, Sam inserts herself into the conversation, commanding attention by running back to the playroom and then by throwing herself at Ann. Reviewing the session afterwards, what clinical observations and decisions will best support your assessment and work with this family:
47. 
Jack: Jack, 14 years old, is struggling with anxiety at school, academically and socially. He has recently become absorbed in playing video games, first person shooter games in particular, and his parents are worried that he’s avoiding his problems. Jack has a younger brother, age 10, and sister, age 6. His brother is very explosive and commands a lot of attention. Hi mom, Darlene, a very commanding and assertive speaker, tells you that Jack and his father, Stewart, hardly speak, and that Jack thinks his dad is disappointed in him because he isn’t a “guy’s guy.” She says that she and Jack have a very close relationship, though he is pulling away from her lately, which is concerning and sad to her. Jack is described as having always been a very easy and easygoing child. Unlike his brother, he rarely gets angry and never causes a scene.

1) What would be a plausible formulation regarding Jack’s isolation and propensity for playing video games:
48. 
2) In the first session, you notice Jack has a difficult time speaking about himself. You ask him some questions about his life, and he replies with short answers without elaborating. It is likely that:
49. 
Jack: Jack, 14 years old, is struggling with anxiety at school, academically and socially. He has recently become absorbed in playing video games, first person shooter games in particular, and his parents are worried that he’s avoiding his problems. Jack has a younger brother, age 10, and sister, age 6. His brother is very explosive and commands a lot of attention. Hi mom, Darlene, a very commanding and assertive speaker, tells you that Jack and his father, Stewart, hardly speak, and that Jack thinks his dad is disappointed in him because he isn’t a “guy’s guy.” She says that she and Jack have a very close relationship, though he is pulling away from her lately, which is concerning and sad to her. Jack is described as having always been a very easy and easygoing child. Unlike his brother, he rarely gets angry and never causes a scene.
3) From an intersubjective perspective, Jack’s difficulties may be a reflection of:
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4) Parent interview reveals that Jack’s father is estranged from his own father. Stewart recalls that his own father was highly critical of him and would resort to physical violence to “discipline” Stewart whenever he “stepped out of line.” Stewart promised himself he would never treat his own children like that. Given this information, how might you conceptualize parent involvement in Jack’s case: