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Questions:

1. When you ask a resident to move their thumb and index finger what two areas are you assessing?
2. When would you stop the activity with a resident?
3. What are some ways adapt Caps in a Bowl?
4. What is an advantage of bringing the working surface to the resident as opposed to bringing the resident to the working surface?
5. What are two ways of adapting the Bank Exercise to the ability level of your resident?
6. What are two ways to motivate your resident to do a nonsensical non-product producing Success Therapy Activity?
7. What are two ways to increase the difficulty of Color Sorting?
8. What is one way to stabilize the Color Pattern Card for a resident with shaky hands?
9. What two skills must the resident possess in order to successfully complete a Geometric Puzzle?
10. What is an example of mutually exclusive shapes for the Shape Sorting Box?
11. What are two reasons for asking a resident to lay their hand flat in yours?
12. What are three steps to getting staff support for your Success Therapy® Activities?

Answers:

A. Bringing the working surface to the resident creates a more efficient use of time
B. The Bank Exercise can be adapted by changing the size of the hole in the lid and changing the kind of material to be placed through the hole. 
C. “This is a hand exercise and this is going to help your hands.” “Here’s a game I’d like for you to try.”
D.  Gluing caps together and using caps of different sizes
E.You have a gut-level feeling which tells you, what you are doing is having a negative impact on the resident. 
F. decreasing the level of instruction you give; to increase the number of caps to be sorted
G.  both the resident’s understanding to follow a simple direction, in addition their ability to move their fingers
H. Stabilize the Color Pattern Card with a C-clamp
I. To assess if the resident is able to follow a simple direction and to asses if the resident is able to lay his or her hand flat.
J. First, they need the skill found in Color Sorting to match the corresponding colors.  Second, unlike Color Pattern Cards in
which the directional placement of a circular cap does not make a difference, in the Geometric Puzzle the resident needs
to be able to manipulate the puzzle piece to correctly match the direction of the background form. 
K. (1) The project needs to be in sight, readily available via bags taped to the nightstand.  Not stored in the Activity Room.  (2) Staff, volunteers and families need to be given permission to accomplish this.  In-service, either formal or informal, works well to invite use of the projects.  (3) Staff, volunteers, and families need to be trained how to (a) introduce the activity, (b) adapt their level of instruction to the resident, and (c) utilize any physical adaptations necessary.
L. For the Shape Sorting Box I a Gatorade lid which will not fit through the hole for the cardboard rectangle, and neither of these two objects with fit through the hole for the Styrofoam ball.

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Questions

13. Success Therapy® Projects provide a situation, a circumstance, or a task to give the resident what?
14. A suggested way to access the resident’s eye contact is to first check to make sure you are what?
15. A good candidate for Caps-in-a Bowl is a resident who is able to do what?
16. What are some examples of numeric qualifiers in a Care Plan Goal?
17. What is the suggested height for the over-the-bed-table?
18. What is meant by listening for the “sound” of success?
19. What two factors will determine exactly how you decide to introduce Success Therapy® activities with dignity?
20. What activity requires more mental ability than either Caps-in-a-Bowl or the Bank Exercise?
21. When initiating Color Pattern Cards, you should NOT request that the resident do what?
22. What two Success Therapy activities usually prove to be very frustrating for a resident with shaky hands?
23. Why is the Geometric Puzzle more difficult than Color Pattern Cards?
24. The Shape Sorting Box is a simplified, cheap, Tupperware Shape Ball. Why is the Tupperware Shape Ball inappropriate for many low functioning residents?
25. What is an excellent activity for a resident who has slightly cupped hands and can almost lie their hands flat?
26. What is the reason projects are to be placed in a bag taped to the nightstand, not stored in the activity room?
27. What are examples of Success Therapy® Care Plan Goal starter phrases from lowest functioning to highest functioning?
28. What is the best way to affix a Success Therapy® bag to a night stand?

Answers

A. Your resident’s elbow height
B. Color Sorting
C. The projects need to be in-sight, readily available for volunteers, family members, or cooperative staff
D. Your knowledge of your resident, and your own way of relating to a particular resident
E. At your resident’s eye level
F. Place the cap on the corresponding color
G. There are so many shapes with subtle differences it is hard to match and manipulate the correct shape with the correct hole
H. A successful experience and the accompanying feeling of accomplishment.
I. Can Rolling
J. When the resident drops the Cap-in-the-Bowl or Bank watch his or her alertness level increase with the sound of the cap hitting the plastic bowl.
K. Color Pattern Cards and the Geometric Puzzle
L. To do “name of activity” with total physical assistance, with partial physical assistance, upon demonstration
independently when started and independently.
M. Have eye contact for at least for 15 to 30 seconds; does not put inappropriate items in his/her mouth; has an attention span of 15 to 30 seconds; and is able to stop inappropriate verbalization for 15 to 30 seconds.
N. Tape a label to the bag indicating the resident’s name and cuff the top of the bag for added stability
O. The resident needs the ability to manipulate the pieces in a directional placement
P. A ratio like “4 out of 5 times,” a distance like “2 feet,” a percentage like “25% of the time,” a size like a “two inch hole,” a number of objects like “three caps,” and so on.



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Select a number below regarding your ability to accomplish the following objectives that have been covered by the Content presented in this Course; "1" meaning you cannot accomplish the objective, and "5" meaning you can. After taking this course, I was able to accomplish the following Course Objectives which were covered by the course
content. I am able to explain...

1. Objectives for the Course
Course Content Manual Objectives:
Explain what would make a resident a good candidate for Caps in a Bowl.
Explain what is meant by listening for the "sound" of success.
Explain the two factors that will determine exactly how you decide to introduce Success Therapy® activities with dignity.
Explain the solutions that Balletto provided for vicarious trauma.
Explain what two Success Therapy® activities are frustrating for residents with shaky hands.
Explain why the Geometric Puzzle is more difficult than Color Pattern Cards.
what is an excellent activity for a resident who has slightly cupped hands and can almost lay his or her hands flat.
Explain examples of Success Therapy® Care Plan Goal starter phrases from lowest functioning to highest functioning.

Audio Content Objectives:
Explain what area you are assessing when you ask a resident to move their thumb and index finger.
Explain when you would stop an activity with a resident.
Explain two ways of adapting the Bank Exercise to the ability level of your resident.
Explain two ways to increase the difficulty of Color Sorting.
Explain what two skills a resident must possess in order to successfully complete a Geometric Puzzle.
Explain two reasons for asking a resident to lay their hand flat in yours.
Explain three steps to getting staff support for your Success Therapy® activities.

10 hours of CE are granted for this Course: "The Course took me 10 hours to complete which included playing the CDs, reading the articles, cognitive processing time, and writing the Personal Reflection Journaling activities.

If no, please specifically explain below the reason(s) it took you more or less time to complete the Course than the number of CE's granted.

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