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CD Questions The answer to Question 1 is found in CD Track 1 of the Course Content. The Answer to Question 2 is found in CD Track 2 of the Course Content... and so on. Select correct answer from below. Place letter on the blank line before the corresponding question.
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Questions:

1. What were the five stressors outlined on Track 1?
2. What are the four questions involved in problem-focused thinking?
3. What are the four questions in solution-focused thinking?
4. What may you feel by asking why someone did or did not do something?
5. What are five resources regarding getting residents transported?
6. What are the 6 D’s, or early warning signs, of stress?
7. How does deep breathing help create a feeling of calm?
8. What are four benefits to talking about a stressor with someone else?
9. What is a negative self-fulfilling prophecy?
10. What are two basic components involved in eliciting a relaxation response?
11. How can positive self-talk reduce stress?
12. What are two ways to practice the “Little Sun” technique?
13. What did the sound experiments of Dorothy Rentallack reveal?
14. What is it important to remember about the energy you expend in your Creative Visualization?

Answers:

A.  By asking why, you may erroneously or incorrectly feel that somehow by asking why, you aid yourself in arriving at a how or steps to take to solve your problem. 
B.  There are two basic components involved in eliciting this relaxation response.  The first is using a mental focus, such as watching your breath.  The second basic component of the relaxation response is repeating a word, phrase, prayer, or sound; or using repetitive muscular activity to help you shift your mind away from everyday thoughts and worries. 
C. The 6 D’s are: 1. defensiveness; 2. depression; 3. disorganization; 4. defiance; 5. dependence; 6. decision-making difficulties.
D.  Hester was taken out of Bingo.  The CNA did not give yarn winding to Effie. Mary was not transported to the Bible study.  Harry slept through Men’s Discussion Group due to medication.  Helen could not attend Crafts because she was in Speech Therapy.
E.  Functional desk calendar or computer planning program; building relationships; celebrating staff birthdays; providing staff with cake; having volunteers visit residents in their rooms.
F. When you expect the worst, and therefore behave with anticipatory anxiety, creating tension, and getting stress responses from others, increasing the likelihood that the worst will happen.
G.  In positive self-talk, your words are not only descriptions of what you want to have happen, but possibly prescriptions of what will happen. Your words elicit emotional responses, and thus can be either a cure or a curse.
H. 1. What is the problem? 2. Why do I have this problem? 3. Whose fault is it? 4. What other difficulties has this problem caused?
I. Indian Raga music and Baroque classical music caused plants to bloom more quickly and healthfully than other forms of music.
J.  Helps to formulate thoughts into sentences in a coherent manner; knowing someone cares enough to listen; talking can replace acting impulsively; talking to someone you respect can lead to useful feedback and suggestions;  
K. 1. What do I want to have happen? 2. How can I achieve this? 3. What resources do I have? 4. What opportunities does this goal generate?
L. It is important not to feel like you are striving too hard or putting an excessive amount of energy into it. Striving or struggling will tend to hinder rather than help.
M.  1. Daily, with full concentration, for 2 to 3 minutes, with the goal of finding and opening your Little Sun; 2. frequently throughout the day, when stressed, quickly picturing your Little Sun beaming in the center of your chest
N. Deep breathing intentionally reverses the automatic process of holding your breath in response to a stressful situation.

"Instructor's Guide" Manual Questions The answer to Question 15 is found in Section 15 of the Course Content. The Answer to Question 16 is found in Section 16 of the Course Content... and so on. Select correct answer from below. The Section numbers below correspond with the Section number in the Manual in which the answer is found. Place letter on the blank line before the corresponding question.
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Questions

15. Section 15. To cope with a stressful situation, you need to take steps at what four major time periods?
16. Section 16. What are Ellis’s “ABCs of emotions”?
17. Section 17. What question might you ask yourself to help reduce your awfulizing?
18. Section 18. What are the four essential self-talk elements to coping with a stressful situation?
19. Section 19. What are four steps you can take to organize your worries?
20. Section 20. What are four ways you can work through your worries?

Answers

A. Will I remember this event three years from now?
B. Activating events, Beliefs, and emotional Consequences.
C. Prepare for the stressful situation, cope with feelings as they start to build, cope with feelings as they start to overwhelm, cope when the feelings have passed.
D. Verbally correct your thinking errors, tell yourself to put the stress in perspective, relax yourself, problem solve.
E.  To work through your worries, you might 1. distract yourself; 2. take a walk; 3. get moving!, or 4. talk about it.
F. 1. Schedule a time to worry; 2. find a place to worry; 3. assess options, alternatives, and solutions; and 4. become your own Worry Wizard.