ART OF SETTING LIMITS COURSE TEST

User ID: Date:03/20/2019

    MULTIPLE CHOICE

  1. What does it mean to “set limits?
    Issue an ultimatum
    Give the client a direct order
    Offer choices with consequences
    Punish the client
  2. AnoKnowing there are limits on their behavior helps your client feel (check all that apply)?
    Extreme happiness
    Energetic
    Safe
    Respected
    Extreme sadness
  3. Setting limits is more about ________?
    Making poor judgments.
    Listening than talking.
    Showing you have all the control
    Telling your client how to think.
    None of the above
  4. Setting limits helps the individual in your care to:
    Learn to follow demands
    Learn to keep quiet
    Learn to make appropriate choices
    Deal with their issues
  5. Read each sentence and mark each a THREAT or a LIMIT:

  6. If you don’t bathe, you will never see your friends again, because won’t like how you smell
    THREAT LIMIT
  7. If you take a bath, we will go visit your friends today, if you choose not to, we will have to stay at home.
    THREAT LIMIT
  8. If you refuse medication, you will act out so we cannot go to Walmart.
    THREAT LIMIT
  9. If you take your medication as prescribed, we can go shopping, if you do not, we will have to stay home. It is your decision.
    THREAT LIMIT
  10. If you keep yelling, I will have to call the supervisor because we can’t communicate when you yell. If you calm down, we can talk about why you are so upset.
    THREAT LIMIT
  11. Stop yelling at me! I am a person and you must show me respect!
    THREAT LIMIT
  12. The following True or False

  13. Setting limits is one of the most powerful tools that staff members have for promoting positive behavior changes for their clients.
    True False
  14. Limit setting shows who is the boss between you and your client.
    True False
  15. You should only set limits that are positive.
    True False
  16. You should always allow time for your client to make his/her decision.
    True False
  17. The purpose of limits is to teach not to punish.
    True False