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Exam: The Gift of Recovery: 52 Mindful Ways to Live Joyfully Beyond Addiction

TIP: To pass this exam, you will need to answer at least 75% of the questions correctly. There is no time limit, and you may retake the exam as often as you need.  You can print a copy of this exam by clicking on the Print Exam button below.

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1. Which of the following is a statement that helps your clients strengthens their belief in the possibility of reaching their recovery goals?(Required)
2. Williams and Kraft recommend using The Gift of Recovery along with which of the following?(Required)
3. The built-in reward system in the brain is called which of these?(Required)
4. What is it called when your clients feel more than one way about something?(Required)
5. Doing too many things at once puts your client’s recovery into which of the following?(Required)
6. The mindful self is:(Required)
7. Loneliness may be something that does which of the following?(Required)
8. Which of these statements is correct, therapists call anger?(Required)
9. One exercise for releasing fear is:(Required)
10. According to research, 3% of men who have PTSD also have an alcohol problem that turns into addiction.(Required)
11. Williams and Kraft recommend J.O.L.T. as a new way of coping with a challenge. The “J” in JOLT stands for:(Required)
12. Self-compassion is the ability to:(Required)
13. One exercise your clients can use for changing their thoughts is called:(Required)
14. “I work hard; I can play hard” is an example of your client’s:(Required)
15. The judgmental voice in your head that cuts you down is called:(Required)
16. One of the biggest challenges in recovery is which of the following?(Required)
17. Types of triggers include thinking, feeling, behavioral and which of these?(Required)
18. According to Williams and Kraft, it’s important to teach your clients that cravings are cravings, not which of the following?(Required)
19. Urge surfing is developed as part of Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention.(Required)
20. The idea behind progressive muscle relaxation is:(Required)
21. Social media is one example of possible:(Required)
22. In the Decluttering Your Space exercise, the authors recommend clients ask which of these questions?(Required)
23. People who have a strong support system have a higher chance of sustaining recovery.(Required)
24. In a recovery life, clients may need to reassess their relationships because of which of these reasons?(Required)
25. When clients are managing dating and intimacy, it is recommended clients first do which of the following?(Required)
26. When clients opt to tell others about their recovery, the authors recommend using the C.E.N.T.E.R. acronym, the first E stands for:(Required)
27. Which of these communication tools do the authors recommend?(Required)
28. One of the ways to resolve conflict mindfully is which of these?(Required)
29. Which of these are considered to be emotional blind spots?(Required)
30. Which of these has been shown to be one of the most common health side effects in people with drug and alcohol problems?(Required)
31. The first step in moving mindfully is which of these?(Required)
32. According to the authors, what do values provide you with?(Required)
33. The five-step plan to improve how you feel about your finances spell out M.O.N.E.Y. What does the M stand for?(Required)
34. The authors recommend which of the following ways to reconnect with work?(Required)
35. What is one way the authors recommend clients maintain recovery over time?(Required)