Unit 7 Quiz

Choose the best answers for the questions below then click "Check Your Answers" at the bottom to see if your answers were correct and read feedback for each questions.

  1. In case of imminent danger from an abuser, one should call:
    1.  a. 911
    2.  b. one of the hot lines

  2. Hotlines can be a useful resource for service providers seeking information or consultation.
    1.  a. true
    2.  b. false

  3. In general, it can be helpful for a survivor to speak with the Domestic Violence Unit or officer at the local police department, if one exists.
    1.  a. true
    2.  b. false

  4. For a survivor who wants to stay in the relationship, couple counseling may be the best option, if it is the only way the abusive partner will get help.
    1.  a. true
    2.  b. false

  5. Which of the following are typically true of a domestic violence shelter? Check all that apply.
    1.  a. the location is undisclosed
    2.  b. permitted stays are between 14 and 90 days
    3.  c. rules require no contact with the abuser
    4.  d. special linguistic, cultural, and physical needs can be accommodated

  6. Massachusetts has about how many domestic violence programs/services?
    1.  a. 10
    2.  b. 50
    3.  c. 25
    4.  d. 35

  7. It may be difficult to locate a shelter bed for which of the following reasons? Check all that apply.
    1.  a. all are in use
    2.  b. client is male
    3.  c. client is accompanied by teen-aged son
    4.  d. client does not speak English
    5.  e. client is in a wheelchair

  8. Going into a battered woman's shelter may require leaving one's community and losing some of one's support system.
    1.  a. true
    2.  b. false

  9. Hospital domestic violence programs charge survivors for services.
    1.  a. true
    2.  b. false

  10. Involvement with the Department of Children and Families is often distressing. Therefore, unless a report is mandated, DCF is not a good resource for survivors.
    1.  a. true
    2.  b. false

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