Unit 8 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. Children are at greater risk of injury when there is domestic violence in their home because of which of these factors:
    1.  a. They may be hit or hurt by accident
    2.  b. Men who abuse their wives are more likely than others to abuse their children

  2. If a child witnesses domestic violence, psychotherapy is usually the preferred intervention.
    1.  a. true
    2.  b. false

  3. Witnessing domestic violence always has some measurable negative effects on children.
    1.  a. true
    2.  b. false

  4. Protective factors for children in homes with domestic violence include which of these factors (check all that apply):
    1.  a. Safe and accessible places of refuge
    2.  b. Positive relationship with either parent
    3.  c. Positive relationship with a non-abusive parent
    4.  d. Identification with the same-sex parent

  5. When working with children who witness domestic violence, it is important to do which of the following (check all that apply):
    1.  a. acknowledge the child's fear
    2.  b. be sure the child tells you exactly what happened
    3.  c. clearly blame the abusive parent for the trouble
    4.  d. respect the child's loyalty to the abusive parent

  6. Basic goals in working with children affected by domestic violence are (check all that apply):
    1.  a. Therapy
    2.  b. Specialized services
    3.  c. Safety
    4.  d. Emotional support
    5.  e. Social support

  7. Safety planning with children is not recommended for children under what age?
    1.  a. four
    2.  b. seven
    3.  c. ten

  8. Children who have witnessed violence often show disturbances in sleep, hyperactivity, or behavioral difficulties.
    1.  a. true
    2.  b. false

  9. When working with a child who has witnessed domestic violence, it is important to involve:
    1.  a. A non-abusive parent or other adult in the household
    2.  b. Child protective services (DCF)

  10. Specialized services, if the family has access, are usually more helpful than the resources in a child's natural environment, e.g. neighborhood, school.
    1.  a. true
    2.  b. false

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