Spouse / Partner Abuse
1)

Nearly one-third of homicides in the United States are committed by intimate partners:

 
True False
 
2)

In what age group are women three times more likely to suffer intimate partner abuse:

 
16-24 18-26 30-40 41-50
 
3)

Physical symptoms that are red flags indicating possible intimate partner abuse include:

 
Chronic pain Swelling of the eyes Split lip Signs of choking on the throat All of the above
 
4)

The abuser in a relationship:

 
Is easily detectable Is just as often female as male Often uses abuse as a way to exert control over another Is usually a wealthy old man who owns his home
 
5)

Victims of spousal/partner abuse:

 
Are at fault for the abuse Find it easy to leave the abusive relationship Are mostly women Usually think pretty highly of themselves
 
6)

Healthcare professionals should only focus on the issues of violence with victims of spousal-partner abuse:

 
True False
 
7)

Battered women contacting domestic violence services were likely to:

 
Be seriously depressed Have impaired physical functioning as well as injuries Have fewer positive social relationships and activities All of the above
 
8)

The leading cause of death among African American Women ages 15 – 45 is:

 
Domestic violence homicides Car accidents Heart attacks Natural disasters
 
9)

Many Latina victims of spousal abuse will not go to the police because:

 
They may have difficulty speaking English Economic status Established male/female roles All of the above
 
10)

Partner abuse occurs as often in same-gender relationships as in heterosexual relationships:

 
True False
 
11)

According to the report by the Women's Task Force in San Francisco, what percentage of Asian immigrants who experienced domestic violence had ever sought help from the police or a battered women's shelter:

 
2% 5% 15% 25%
 
12)

Asian immigrants who are victims of spousal abuse are hesitant to go to the police or other agencies because:

 
Fear brought over from family interaction with authorities in their native countries Traditions emphasizing respect for and subservience to person in authority (the husband) Getting outside assistance results in a loss of respect and status for individuals and the family. All of the above
 
13) The cycle of violence usually occurs in this sequence:
 
Tension Building – Violent Episode – Reconciliation Violent Episode-Tension Building-Reconciliation Reconciliation – Violent Episode – Tension Building
 
14)

Without intervention the cycle of violence will:

 
Eventually exhaust itself with continuously decreasing violence Spiral into more frequent and severe episodes of violence Become extinct
 
15)

After an abusive incident the victim can be confident that the abuser will keep their promise to never abuse the victim again:

 
True False
 
16)

Service providers must assess whether the victim’s biospsychosocial functioning may impede the carrying out of a safety plan:

 
True False
 
17)

A safety plan includes the following except:

 
Finding a room with exits when arguments occur in case of violence. Keeping change on them at all times. Establishing safe people to contact. Keeping weapons available to fight off the abuser. Establishing code words with friends or family so they know when to call for help.
 
18)

The police can help victims of abuse in which of the following ways:

 
Help them and their children leave safely Arrest the abuser Provide information of programs and shelters Investigate and make a report that can be used in court. All of the above.
 
19)

The purpose of a safety plan is to do the following except:

 
Prevent abuse from occurring Provide a plan of escape when violence is imminent. Protect the victim and any children from harm. Help a victim feel comfortable living in an abusive relationship.
 
20)

Intervention strategies for spousal/partner abuse include all of the following except:

 
Developing a safety plan Broadening resources Prioritizing and setting goals Blaming the victim for the abuse
 
21)

Spousal/Partner abuse can take the form of :

 
Physical abuse Sexual abuse Economic control Isolation and verbal abuse All of the above
 
22)

In the multi-levels of assessment of spousal/partner abuse the healthcare provider needs:

 
To determine if and what types of abuse are taking place To understand the emotional and psychological issues To understand the cycle of violence To understand in regards to cultural factors and the characteristics of those who seek services. All of these
 
23)

It is easier to notice and assess the behavioral indicators of Spousal Abuse.True/False?

 
True False
 
24)

A pattern of coercive behavior [perpetrators use] to control their partners, involving a physical assault or the threat of physical assault is:

 
Domestic violence Depression Anxiety Aggressive behavior
 
25)

Children, who are Witnessing violence in the home suffer many problems including:

 
Increased anxiety Aggressive behavior Depression A lack of self-esteem All of these
 
26)

The history of being abused is often cited as an indicator of future abuse.True/False?

 
True False
 
27)

In the ____  community counseling in the home was more successful than in the office of the provider.

 
Asian Native American Latino African-American
 
28)

The common factors that may limit the African-American woman from accessing services include:

 
Perception that services are for white women and a reluctance to involve police Fearing the perception that they have been disloyal to their community. Not comfortable with the English language Immigration status Both a and b
 
29)

The sources of marital conflicts appear to be strongly related to the areas of cooking/ cleaning and social activities more than managing money in what community:

 
Native American Asian Latino African-American
 
30)

When considering the cases of spousal/partner abuse the most important concern is :

 
The safety of the victim The job of the victim Financial support to the victim None of these
 
31)

A form of short-term treatment,based on cognitive therapy,that can be used with domestic violence victims is:

 
Social Work Treatment in Shelters Albert Ellis's rational emotive therapy (RET) Safety Plan None of these
 
32)

One of the first women’s shelters created by Erin Pizzy was:

 
At Chicago's Community Mental Health Council National Coalition Against Domestic Violence The Women's Aid Project in England California Alliance Against Domestic Violence.
 
33)

The theoretical model recommended for this kind of short-term treatment is based on :

 
Crisis intervention and cognitive--behavioral techniques ABCDE formula Both a and b None of these
 
34)

The most common precipitating or hazardous events that bring abused women into the shelter for treatment are:

 
Acute battering resulting in severe injury Serious injury inflicted on the woman's child or children The temporary impairment of hearing, vision, resulting from the battering All of these
 
35)

The goal in the crisis intervention is:

 
To help the client regain her previous level of coping and functioning To grow and gain new skills of coping Both a and b None of these
 
36)

Which statement is False about  rational emotive therapy (RET):

 
It is a form of short-term treatment that can be used with domestic violence victims RET is not based on cognitive therapy When using RET with abused women, the ABCDE format is followed RET techniques can be useful in conjunction with crisis intervention
 
37)

Cognitive-behavioral techniques of treatment include:

 
Modeling Tthought stopping Reframing and stress inoculation Cognitive restructuring All of the above
 
38)

Roberts suggests ________ sessions for in-shelter treatment

 
1 to 2 10 to 15 7 to 8 only 1
 
39)

During the early/middle phase of in-shelter treatment, _____ should decide on goals and objectives of the treatment.

 
The clinician The client Organizations or government The clinician and the client
 
40)

Working through a group with other victims of spousal abuse, are often much more powerful and meaningful for the client than sitting with a clinician.True/False?

 
True False