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Child Abuse Detection, Reporting and Treatment
1) Two examples that may indicate a child is being abused or neglected are:
The child comes early to school and stays late, not wanting to go home The child is adopted Both A and D The child's behavior suddenly changes
2) An example of a possibly abusive parent is:
The child has a single parent The parent sees the child as bad, worthless and burdensome The parent is unemployed None of the above
3) Child abuse is:
An act of commission More prominent in wealthy homes Rarely illegal All of the above
4) A child who has been sexually abused:
Never tells a trusted adult May regress into acts much younger than his/her age Gradually learns to enjoy having sex with adults Always tells a trusted adult
5) One of the behaviors of an emotionally abused child is:
The child has attempted suicide The child has physically assaulted his/her parent(s) The child is overly attached to the abusive parent(s) All of the above
6) Child neglect is:
An act of omission Failure of the parent(s) to obtain necessary medical and dental care Failure of the parent(s) to provide adequate clothing for the child All of the above
7) Before making a report to CPS of child maltreatment:
The mandated reporter must first inform the child's parents of the report The mandated reporter must be certain that the child has been abused or neglected The mandated reporter must only suspect that the child has been abused or neglected The mandated reporter must be a medical or healthcare provider
8) When making a report of possible child abuse or neglect:
The reporter should be very specific about his/her reasons for making the report Both A and D The reporter must be an adult Only a top-level supervisor should make the report
9) Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy:
Is always a legal defense against criminal child abuse charges Is a recognized mental disorder by the American Psychiatric Association Occurs only in single parent homes None of the above

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome:

Is recognized as a form of child abuse Only affects male fetuses Does not affect the normal development of a fetus None of the above
11) Many legal and illegal drugs:
Pass the placental barrier into the developing fetus Do not cause detrimental effects to a fetus Neither A nor B Both A and B
12) Shaken Baby Syndrome:
Can cause the death on an infant Can cause severe brain damage to an infant Does not cause permanent damage to an infant Both A and B
13) The sexual exploitation of children:
Is perpetrated only by pedophiles Is a behavior that is treatable through therapy Is not considered to be a crime Is perpetrated both by pedophiles and non-pedophiles
14) School bullying:
Can cause "bullycide," or suicide as the result of prolonged bullying Should be reported by mandatory reporters Can cause incidents of school shootings All of the above
15) In school bullying:
Teasing is the same as bullying Most bullies have been sexually exploited and/or physically abused Most targets suffer from life-long after-effects Bullying behavior crosses the line between teasing and bullying

The physical issues common to children who have been abused and/or neglected is:

Psychosomatic complaints Encopresis and enuresis Both a and b Impulse control

In dealing with victimizing behaviors, therapists should address issues related to :

Mastery and control Impulse control Aggressive behavior All of these

Trauma is an open-ended experience that the child needs to address in order to gain understanding and closure.

True False

To help the child work through guilt, blame, and feeling responsible, the therapist can:

Discuss the child’s relationship with the offender Educate the child about adult responsibilities Explain the concept of consent to the child Help the child explore the reasons why he/she kept the abuse a secret, and why the child finally decided to disclose the abuse. All of these

The abused and neglected children often experiences grief and mourning and moves through stages similar to those identified by Kubler-Ross:

Denial Anger and depression Intimacy Both a and b

A child who demonstrates avoidant behaviors is:

Reticent in social situations Poor communication skills Low self-esteem Under socialized and feels stigmatized All of these

A good case management includes:

Careful assessment and utilization of family members and caregivers Liaison with school personnel, law enforcement and court-related personnel Neither A nor B Both A and B

A primary source of information about the child’s social and educational skills is:

School personnel Court-related personnel Child welfare agencies

Which of the following contributes to parental maltreatment of children:

Lack of parenting skills Poor impulse control Drug and alcohol abuse All of the above

Potential physical health concerns needed to be assessed of abused victims include:

Physical injuries Encopresis Enuresis All of the above

Sexual and physial inadequacy are concerns an abused child may have.  Which of the following would not be a concern caused by abuse?

Body strength Sexual identity Food allergies The ability to have children

Potential health concern interventions may include:

Referral for a medical exam Clarify anatomy, purpose and function of the sex organs Explain theories of sexuality and orientation to children and his/her parents All of the above

True or False: Encopresis and enuresis may be behavioral indicators of abuse.

True False

One of the greatest issues resulting from abuse is a disruption in:

Homework Sleep Attachment Chores

To help treat issues the child may have with attachment the therapist can:

Create a superficial relationship with the child Encourage the child to work through their relationships independently Ensure the child experiences a consistent figure to whom he/she can relate Only express compassion when the child is cooperative

Which of the following is not a feeling generated from abuse?

Fear Euphoria Anxiety Shame

Which of the following is not a recommended intervention to help with a child's impulse control?

Helping a child express the anger and rage associated with victimization Helping a child develop language skills so they can express with feelings. Punishment Helping the child identify the thoughts and feelings that precipitated their actions

A symptom of Identification with the Aggressor may refer to:

Combating the feeling of helplessness by becoming the "powerful victimizer" Assuming the abuser's name Buying the same car the abuser had Developing the same hobbies the abuser had.

To help the child not identify with the aggressor and avoid becoming an abuser themselves, the therapist can:

Help the child identify the positive and negative behaviors the child experienced with the perpetrator Focus on the abusive behavior rather than on the perpetrator Connect the child with appropriate adult role models in the community All of the above

An abused child's sense of intimacy is shaped in part by:

His/her age inappropriate knowledge of sexual behavior His/her experience of the perpetrator's abuse of power and trust His/her awareness of the impact and effects of emotional and physical manipulation All of the above

Which of the following can a therapist do to help a child with issues related to intimacy:

Minimize the effect of being abused Work to increase the child's investment in age-appropriate activities and relationships Deny any lingering effects of the abuse Isolate the treatment of issues to only the physical harm that may have been caused

What type of fear may an abused child experience?

Fear of the perpetrator Fear of retaliation Fear for their own safety Fear of recurrent abuse All of the above

True or False: Truama occurs when the child is unable to manage the overwhelming affective reactions generated by the abuse.

True False

True of False: Anxiety is seldom associated with being the victim of abuse

True False

40.  Why might a child abuse victim not say much about how he/she feels?

The child may not know how to express their feelings The child may not have the verbal skills to express their feelings The child may have a limited range of feelings All of the above