Gatekeeper 10 A dominator in a group session is someone who: Will block people from trying to talk. 11 What is the greatest concern surrounding the scapegoat in a group? There is an extremely high likelihood that a scapegoat would be found in any group. People might destroy relationships in a group by trying to pin all the blame of a situation on one person. The scapegoat will keep the real issues from being explored. 12 Which of these types of groups can potentially be the largest in size? Encounter 13 George has been dealing with intense stresses throughout his life. These stresses are keeping him from having a healthy social life and may also be accusing him to become easily frustrated. What type of group would be best for George to join? Prevention 14 A group of people who are cheering for the same sports team is wearing the same colors as the team on the field. What type of group are they? Reference group 15 What can be paired with conformity so that the group may be influenced by social factors? Obedience 16 People in groups often engage in altruism to ensure that all the group are happy and that potential problems are resolved quickly. What is a critical aspect of altruism that must be followed for this to work? There must be a sense of selflessness in the activities of the group. Research and Program Evaluation 1 As you review the results of someone’s psychological profile, you would have to analyze the reliability and validity. The validity is a measure of how useful the test is. What would the reliability of the test be? How consistent the test is. 2 As item characteristic plot can be established when reviewing data. What would be plot involve? How likely a person is to give an answer based on their ability. 3 You notice that a client in your office is struggling with consistent fatigue and feelings that they are not performing well in life. You have a belief that people who have consistent fatigue and feelings of not performing suffer depression. Therefore, you would assume that the client has depression. In this case, what you are doing with the client? You are expressing syllogism.
4 You are working on a research project to identify how pregnant women think and communicate ideas. You might hear from some pregnant women in the study that they tire easily. What would you conclude from the statement of feeling fatigue in this study? This is an intervening variable. 5 You are participating in a research pilot project that involves reviewing how a medication might influence depression, if people can experience reduced depression symptoms when taking medication, or if the depression will worsen when taking the medication. You suspect some changes in the medication dosage might influence some of the results. What can be said abut the medication doses?
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