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Spousal / Partner Abuse

What is other term for Spouse/Partner Abuse?

Physical Abuse Intimate Partner Abuse Violence Against Women None of the above

One in four women in the United States experiences violence from an intimate partner. Intimate partner violence includes:

Domestic abuse Sexual assault Verbal and emotional abuse All of the Above

The following are facts about the prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV), EXCEPT:

IPV affects millions of people in the United States each year. Over 43 million women and 38 million men experienced psychological aggression by an intimate partner. About 1 out 10 women and 1 out of 4 women have experienced contact sexual violence, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner during their lifetime and reported some form of IPV-related impact. IPV is common.

There are four types of intimate partner which includes:

Sexual violence Stalking Psychological healing Both a and b

The following are facts about the prevalence of intimate partner violence against women, EXCEPT:

In the U.S., over 2 in 10 (36.4% or 43.6 million) women experienced contact sexual violence, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner during their lifetime. About 1 in 4 women (25.1% or 30 million) in the U.S. experienced contact sexual violence, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner during their lifetime and reported form of IPV-related impact. About 18.3% of women experienced contact sexual violence, 30.6% experienced physical violence (21.4% experienced severe physical violence), and 10.4% experienced stalking during their lifetime. An estimated 1 in 18 (5,.5% or about 6.6 million) women in the U.S. experienced contact sexual violence, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner during the 12 months preceding the survey.

Which of the following best describe/s the impact of violence by an intimate partner?

Women were significantly more likely than men to experience, rape, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner and report at least one impact related to experiencing these or other forms of violent behavior in the relationship like psychological Female victims of rape, physical violence, or stalking were significantly more likely than male victims to experience each of the IPV-related impacts measured including fear, concern for safety, need for medical care, injury, need for housing services, an Both a and b None of the above.

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s key focus on preventing IPV is the promotion of respectful, nonviolent relationship through individual, relationship, community, and societal change. The strategy is focused on the following principles, EXCEPT:

Identifying ways to interrupt the development of IPV perpetration Better understanding of the factors that contribute to respectful relationships and protect against IPV Creating and evaluating new approaches to prevention and building community capacity to implement strategies that are based on the best available evidence. None of the above.

The prevalence of physical violence victimization by an intimate partner in the 12 months prior to taking the survey was ____ among women compared to 4.7% among men.

4.0% 2% 1.5% 20%

This type of abuse uses physical force that injures you or puts you in danger.

Physical abuse Emotional abuse Psychological abuse Verbal abuse

Which of the following DOES NOT describe physical abuse?

Physical abuse is any spiritual force that injures you or puts your health in danger. Physical abuse is can include shaking, burning, choking, hair-pulling, hitting, slapping, kicking, and any type of harm with a weapon like a knife or a gun. Physical abuse can also include restraining you against your will by tying you up or locking you in a space. Physical abuse in an intimate partner is also called domestic violence

The following describes how physical abuse can affect a woman’s health in the long run, EXCEPT:

Physical abuse does not cause many long-lasting health problems like heart ailments, high blood pressure, and digestive problems. Women who are physically abused are more likely to develop depression, anxiety, or eating disorders. Women who are abused may misuse alcohol or drugs as their way of coping. All of the above

This type of abuse includes insults and attempts to scare, isolate and control you.

Physical abuse Emotional and verbal abuse Psychological abuse None of the above

The following are tell-tale signs of emotional and verbal abuse, EXCEPT:

Wants to know what you are doing all the time and wants you to be in constant contact. Demands passwords to things like your phone, email, and social media and shows other signs of digital abuse. Acts very jealous, including constantly accusing you of cheating. Encourages you to see your friends and family

The following are tell-tale signs of emotional and verbal abuse, EXCEPT:

Stops you from seeing a doctor. Let’s you decide freely Threatens to hurt you, people you care about, or pets Threatens to call the authorities to report you for doing wrong.

The following describes how an emotional and verbal abuse starts, EXCEPT:

Some abusers may purposefully give a lot of love and attention, including compliments and requests to see you often in the beginning of the relationship. The abuser tries to make the other person feel strongly bonded to them, as though it is the two of them “against the world”. Emotional and verbal abuse begin suddenly. Some abusers immediately behave differently and then begin the abuses long before the relationship is established.

The following are effects of emotional or verbal abuse, EXCEPT:

Question your memory of events Change your behavior for fear of upsetting your partner or act more aggressive or more passive than you would be otherwise Feel ashamed or guilty Feel powerful and hopeful

It is the word used when an abuser makes you feel like you are losing your mind and memory.

Sour-grapes Gaslighting Fired up Lighters

It is the repeated contact that makes you feel afraid or harassed.

sexual abuse verbal abuse stalking gaslighting

The following are some examples of stalking, EXCEPT:

Sending you unwanted emails or letters Showing up uninvited to your house, school, or work Calling you once in a blue moon Damaging your home, car, or other property.

The following are examples of cyberstalking, EXCEPT:

Sending unwanted, frightening, or obscene emails, text messages, or instant messages. Tracking your computer and internet use Using technology such as GPS to track you down Commenting positive things and reacting on your social media posts

What should be the first that you should do if you think that your life is in imminent danger and you are being stalked.

Call 911 Prolong the stalking and take the stalker someplace else Do nothing, just keep walking Run

The following are actions that you should take whenever someone is cyberstalking. Which of these is an EXCEPTION?

Send the person one clear, written warning not to contact you again. If they contact you again after you have told them not to do, continue to respond to their messages. Print out copies of evidence such as emails or screenshots of your phone. Keep a record of stalking and any contact with police. If the stalking continues, get help from the police.

It is an unwanted sexual activity that happens when you are pressured, tricked, threatened, or forced in a nonphysical way.

Physical abuse Emotional abuse Verbal abuse Sexual coercion

Sexual coercion is unwanted sexual activity that happens after being pressured in nonphysical ways that INCLUDES:

No threats made about ending a relationship Keeps your intimate secrets faithfully Being lied or promised of things that are not true just to trick you into having sex None of the above

Who can commit sexual coercion?

Friends and co-workers Bosses and landlords Dates and partners All of the above

There are numerous ways someone might sexually coerce you and one of which is wearing you down by asking you for sex repeatedly and making you feel bad, guilty, or obligated. Which of the following manipulative statements does the abuser say in order to get what he/she wants?

“If you really love me, you would do it.” “I respect your decision.” “Come on, it’s my birthday.” Both a and c

There are numerous ways someone might sexually coerce you and one of which is telling you that not having sex will hurt your relationship/ Which of the following manipulative statements does the abuser say in order to get what he/she wants?

“I agree with you. We don’t have to do anything. Thank you for being honest.” “Everything is almost perfect, why do you have to ruin it?” “I’ll break up with you if you don’t have sex with me. Both b and c

There are ways on how to stop the abuser from sexually coercing you. One of which is delineating a clear boundary by saying which of the following verbal responses?

“If you really care for me, you will respect that I do not want to have sex.” “I don’t owe you an explanation or anything at all. You must be mistaken. I do not want to have sex with you.” All of the above are applicable.

This type of abuse happens when an abuser takes control of finances to prevent the other person from leaving to maintain power in the relationship.

Physical abuse Emotional abuse Verbal abuse Financial abuse

The following are characteristics of financial abuse, EXCEPT:

Financial abuse is easy to recognize. Your partner will give you the right to manage your finances Your partner might explain that giving you a certain amount of money will help you keep your family on track financially. Slowly, the allowance becomes smaller and smaller and before you know it, you are asking for money and be refused.

The following are steps that you can take to protect yourself from financial abuser, EXCEPT:

Keep your financial information Co-sign a loan or another financial contract with an abuser Know the laws in your state before getting married. Get a free credit report.

When you are getting ready to leave an abusive relationship (financial), which of the following are the necessary action steps that you should take?

Gather important documents for you and your children, such as birth certificates and Social Security cards. Get copies of health insurance cards and bank statements. In case the abuser has opened credit cards in your name or other types of illegal financial activity, you should get a copy of your credit report. All are necessary action steps

This is one of the action steps to recover financially from financial abuse wherein, you will freeze your credit card accounts or have a credit bureau issue a fraud alert to make it harder for someone to open accounts in your name.

Protect your credit talk to a financial expert use available resources. Know your job rights

Which of the following is a sign of abuse?

Giving you freedom to follow your passion. Letting you be yourself. Providing you the love and support that you need. Keeping track of everything that you do.

Which of the following is a sign that your partner is demeaning you?

Uplifting you during hard times. Praising you in front of other people. Destroying your property or things that you care about. Owning his/her faults and does not blame you on his/her violent outbursts.

The following are signs that you are in an unhealthy relationship, EXCEPT:

Feel pressured or controlled by this person Have more bad times than good in the relationship. Often feel sad or scared when this person interacts with you. You feel comfortable being yourself and making your own decisions.

Which of the following is NOT a sign of domestic violence, or abuse in same-sex relationships?

Telling you that you have to be legally married to be considered a victim of domestic violence Saying women are not and cannot be violent No matter how imperfect you are, your family will still accept and love you for who you are. Telling you that the authorities won’t help a lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or other non-conforming person.

The following are effects of intimate partner violence, EXCEPT:

Depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Smoking and binge drinking Physical injury and sexual risk behaviors Spiritual, physical, and emotional healing

The following are effects of violence against women, EXCEPT:

Harm to an individual’s health Long-term harm to children Harm to communities such as lost work and homelessness None of the above. All are effects of violence against women.

The following are short-term effects of sexual violence can include the following, EXCEPT:

Vaginal bleeding or pelvic pain Wanted/planned pregnancy Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including HIV Trouble sleeping or nightmares

A serious risk of physical abuse is concussion and traumatic brain injury (TBI) from being hit on the head or falling and hitting your head. TBI can cause:

Headache or feeling of pressure Loss of consciousness Both a and b None of the above.

This can be a result of experiencing trauma or having a shocking or scary experience such as sexual assault or physical abuse.

Depression Anxiety Traumatic brain injury Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

 It is a serious mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest.

Depression Anxiety Traumatic brain injury PTSD

The following statements are TRUE about the effects of domestic violence on children, EXCEPT:

Many children exposed to violence at home are also victims of physical abuse. Children who witnessed domestic violence or are victims themselves are at serious risk for long-term physical and mental health problems. Children who witnessed violence between parents may also be at greater risk of being violent in their future relationships. If you are a parent who is experiencing abuse, it will be easy for you to know how to protect your child.

Children who witness or are victims of emotional, physical, or sexual abuse are at higher risk for health problems as adults. These can include:

Depression and anxiety Self-assurance and fulfillment Diabetes, obesity, heart disease, low self-esteem Both a and c

Which of the following is/are one of the factors that can help a child from recovering from abuse or trauma?

A good support system or good relationship relationships with trusted adults Bully friends Demeaning teachers None of the above

Which of the following are ways on how we can help children recover after witnessing or experiencing domestic violence?

Helping them feel safe Talking to them about our fears. Shut them down every time they try to express their feelings Both a and b

The victim’s safety and the children’s safety should be the top priorities. If one is not yet ready or willing to leave an abusive relationship, he/she can take the following steps, EXCEPT:

Make a safety plan Listen and talk to children and letting them know that the abuse is not okay and it is not their fault. Isolate and prevent one’s self from reaching out to a domestic violence support person since it is a very embarrassing situation. None of the above

Post-traumatic stress disorder happens when people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event continue to experience symptoms for more than a month which makes it difficult to live their lives normally. Traumatic events can include the following, EXCEPT:

Physical or sexual assault War or natural disasters Car accidents Having a quality time with kids and spouse.

PTSD causes the following symptoms, EXCEPT:

You relive the event, sometimes through nightmares or flashbacks. You may also feel physical effects such as a pounding heart and sweating. You have negative thoughts or feelings that make it hard for you to live your life. You feel jittery, nervous or tense, You confront situations that remind you of the event.

How many women are more likely to develop PTSD at some point of her life?

2 out of 10 3 out of 10 5 out of 10 1 out of 10

It is a type of talk therapy that was developed specifically to treat PTSD. This also helps you pay attention to and change your upsetting thoughts.

Cognitive processing therapy (CPT) Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) Prolonged exposure therapy Radiation therapy

Also known as major depression. It is a combination of symptoms that affect a person’s ability to sleep, work, study, eat, and enjoy hobbies and everyday activities.

Dysthymic disorder. Bulimia Major depressive disorder Psychotic disorder

Which of the following is/are common symptoms of depression?

Aches and pains Overeating and weight gain Feeling worthless All of the above

 It is the display of excessive anxiety or worry, most days for at least 6 months, about a number of things such as personal health, work, social interactions, and everyday routine life circumstances.

Anxiety Generalized anxiety disorder Panic disorder Phobia

People with this kind of disorder have recurrent unexpected panic attacks.

Panic disorder Anxiety Depression None of the above

It is an intense fear or aversion to specific objects or situations.

Anxiety Panic disorder Phobia Depression

It is the first component of technical package that involves preventive direction or actions to achieve the goal of preventing IPV/TDV.

Approach Evidence Strategy None of the above

It is the second component of technical package that includes the specific ways to advance the strategy.

Approach Evidence Strategy None of the above

It is the third component of technical package wherein it supports the approaches in preventing IPV or TDV and/or associated risk factors.

Approach Evidence Strategy None of the above

These are a combination of strategies and approaches included in the technical package that are critical to the primary prevention approach to the problem of IPV.

Fostering expectations for healthy relationships and teaching healthy relationship skills. Engage influential adults and peers Create proactive environment Strengthen economic support for families All of the above

This is one of the approaches on teaching skills that promotes expectations for healthy, non-violent relationships among the youth and couples which aims to promotes expectations for mutually respectful, caring, non-violent relationships among young people and work with youth to help them develop social-emotional skills such as empathy, respect, and healthy communication and conflict resolution skills.

Social-emotional learning programs for youth Healthy relationship programs for couple Both a and b None of the above

It is the one program that has evidence of effectiveness. It is a school-based program focused on the promotion of healthy relationships and prevention of TDV

Socio-emotional learning programs for youth Safe Dates Healthy relationship programs for youths None of these

What is known as a socio-emotional learning approach for students who are at higher risk of TDV?  This approach is designed for teens who are in an abusive relationship or who have experienced any form of violence or abuse.

Healthy-relationship programs for couples Safe dates Expect Respect Support Groups Emotional Abuse Support Groups

At what percentage of child abuse cases are associated with the use of alcohol and other drugs?

10% 40% 70% 80%

Which of the following best describes sexism as a contributor to domestic violence as it bears connection between violence and substance abuse?

Substance abuse treatment providers have observed that society tolerates a man's use of alcohol and other drugs more readily than a woman. Batterers often blame a woman they have victimized for the violence, either implicitly or explicitly, and other people, including police, judges, and juries, often accept this argument. a only both a and b

When a client presents for substance abuse treatment and informs staff that she is a victim of domestic violence, treatment providers should focus on the following, EXCEPT:

Ensuring her safety Invalidating her feelings Identifying her options Stabilizing detoxification

The purpose of ______ is to assess the degree to which the survivor is in physical danger.

Long-term safety plan Screening Ensuring emotional health None of the above

VAWA is a civil rights statute that was passed as part of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act. The following are the important provisions of the law, EXCEPT:

No penalties for sex crimes. Funding for States to improve law enforcement, prosecution, and services for female victims of violent crimes. Increased security in public transportation systems and national and urban parks. Funding for rape prevention and education programs, targeted to, among others, middle and senior high school students.

Before linkages can be developed, this first step is necessary to know what resources exist within the community.

Case management Community Assessment Collaboration Treatment planning

All relationships begin with a "getting-to-know-you" phase; initial, face-to-face interactions often establish the tone for future interaction. These initial meetings should include the following, EXCEPT:

A discussion of the origins of both communities in order to help each understand the other's beliefs and attitudes Topics for discussion should include each program's goals for its clients, the barriers routinely faced with clients, typical interactions with clients, and expected outcomes. During the initial phase, it also may be helpful to acknowledge some of the stereotypes held by each field about the other and to discuss them frankly. Used the letterhead of one participating organization, the other partners were displeased because their participation was not acknowledged.

 Due to stigma and prejudice, LGBTQ IPV survivors may be hesitant to seek treatment because of the following, EXCEPT:

They fear that it would further negative stereotypes or perceptions of LGBTQ people. They fear that disclosing the abuse may result in a dismissive or negative response to their identity or potential future partners. They won’t be hesitant to disclose any because they are confident that health care institutions/professionals will accept them for who they are. None of the above

Which of the following health risks do LGBTQ individuals commonly experience as they face intimate partner violence?

HIV and sexually transmitted infections physical and psychological health damages PTSD complex traumas

Buller, Devries, Howard, & Bacchus examined health risks among men who have sex with men. Their research included ________ participants from 13 electronic databases. They found that MSM who have been exposed to IPV have higher rates of depression symptoms.

13,797 12, 035 11, 235 10, 099

According to Ristock, the LGBTQ community is reluctant to report abuse because:

They fear that it would result to arrest. They do not want to be seen as betraying the LGBTQ community and/or they may be concerned with homophobic and/or transphobic responses. both a and b None of the above

The following are reasons why men do not leave abusive relationship, EXCEPT:

They feel proud. Their religious beliefs dictates that they should stay They lack resources to move forward. None of the above.

This level of integration focuses on the need for all providers to carefully assess the domestic violence and homeless histories of the people they serve, organizational capacity to address both domestic violence and homeless issues, and community resources and reasons for partnering to meet the full range of families’ needs.

The first level - Awareness and Understanding The second level - Communication and Coordination The third level – Collaboration None of the above

_______ is the critical process for identifying survivors’ and their families’ needs and appropriately targeting services.

collaboration awareness communication assessment

Which of the following is/are true about trauma-informed care?

i. Trauma-informed care is a strength-based framework that is grounded in an understanding of and responsiveness to the impact of trauma, that emphasizes physical, psychological, and emotional safety for both providers and survivors, and that creates opportunities for survivors to rebuild a sense of control and empowerment.

ii. Trauma-informed care involves understanding, anticipating, and responding to the issues, expectations, and special needs that a person who has been victimized may have… at minimum, trauma-informed service endeavors to do no harm- to avoid re-traumatizing or blaming survivors for their efforts to manage their traumatic reactions.

I only II only I and II None of the above

It is the primary requirement for a successful integration across service systems:

Extensive Communication within and between partnering agencies Coordination Awareness None of the above.