This week’s online activity is designed to help you review some of the cognitive behavioral approaches. If you have not done so, please read chapters 9, 10, and 11, and particularly prior to watching the Module 4 Supplemental Videos in the class announcements. This activity is worth 10 points and should be completed by Friday, October 7, 2016. The activity will be locked at 6pm EST on Friday, October 7th. Your responses will be printed and brought to class for review.



Behavior therapists and practitioners focus on:      
Question 2.

According to Corey (2017), what disorders have been successfully treated using behavior therapy?      
Question 3.

What is your understanding of “why” behavior therapy has been successful to treat the above disorders?      
Question 4.

List and define the four major areas of development.

1. Classical Conditioning

2. Operant Conditioning

3. Social Learning Approach

4. Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)    
Question 5.

Explain the therapeutic goals of behavior therapy.      
Question 6.

Behavior therapists conduct a thorough functional assessment, or behavior analysis, that uses the ABC Model. List and define each step of the ABC model.

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Question 7.

Corey (2017) maintains that one unique contribution of behavior therapy is that it offers therapists:

Question 8.

List and describe the following therapeutic techniques and procedures.

1. Operant Conditioning Techniques

         Positive Reinforcement

         Negative Reinforcement



         Positive Punishment

         Negative Punishment

2. Systematic Desensitization

3. Exposure Therapies

          In Vivo Exposure

          In Vivo Flooding

4. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

5. Social Skills Training

6. Self-Management Programs

7. Multimodal Therapy

8. Mindfulness and Acceptance-Based Approaches



        Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

         Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

         Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)

         Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)      
Question 9.

This therapy was the first of the cognitive behavior therapies, and is considered the parent of today’s cognitive behavioral approaches.

Question 10.       
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Question 12.

Discuss your impression of Albert Ellis as a therapist.     
Question 13.

What techniques did Ellis use in the counseling session with Gloria? List all the techniques you observed.

Why do you believe he used each technique when he did? What was going on in the session that you believe prompted each technique?      
Question 14.

Aaron Beck’s work focused primarily on treating this disorder?

Question 15.

In your own words, discuss your understanding of the differences between Beck’s Cognitive Therapy (CT) and Ellis’s Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT).
Question 18.       

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