Instructions: Print this exam worksheet. Return to the course page using the link below. Read the course material. Enter your answers on this worksheet. Return to the course page and click the link 'Take the Online Test.' Transfer your answers.
1. Which of the following accurately describes marriage and divorce statistics?
A. In the U.S., approximately 85% of adults will marry, and approximately 40% to 45% of first marriages will end in divorce
B. Approximately 25% of couples are divorced within 5 years of marriage, and the average divorcing couple will stay married for approximately 9 years
C. In the 1920's, 1 of 7 marriages ended in divorce, in the 1950's, the divorce rate was 1 in 5, and by the 1990's, almost 1 in 2 marriages ended in divorce
D. Following divorce, 70% of individuals will eventually remarry, and half of those remarriages will end in divorce
2. A World Health Organization and United Nations’ Report indicates that violence against women is “severe, pervasive and worldwide,” and at least one in three women is subjected to intimate partner violence in the course of her lifetime.
3. Approximately one-third of the violent episodes reported in intimate relationships involved men and women being mutually aggressive, with a moderate amount of violence in intimate relationships being initiated by women.
4. For husbands, the risk of child abuse escalates from ____ with a single act of partner aggression in a year to nearly ____ when the incidence of partner aggression occurs once a week.
A. 20%; 85%
B. 15%; 90%
C. 10%; 95%
D. 5%; 100%
5. Each of the following are potential developmental risk factors for intimate partner violence EXCEPT:
A. Early onset of aggressive behavior, including a history of getting into trouble with the law before age 14
B. Low level of education and poor reading comprehension skills
C. History of substance abuse or gang involvement
D. Presence of a developmental psychiatric diagnosis
6. Living together before marriage generally decreases the likelihood of violence, because partners are more likely to leave an abusive relationship if they are not yet married.
7. Family risk factors for violence potential include frequent family conflict and violent behavior, harsh punishment styles, and the absence or loss of family support.
8. A face-to-face interview with a qualified professional in a private setting is the most effective way to screen a woman for domestic violence.
9. When conducting an assessment with distressed couples, it is important to initially foster a therapeutic alliance that conveys:
A. Trust and empowerment
B. Respect and collaboration
C. Safety and empathy
D. Determination and hope
10. The extent, depth and timing of the assessment measures should match the couple's comfort level.
11. Abusive families tend to be more socially isolated, have more rigid patterns of interaction, and:
A. Value family control over individual behavior
B. Are more likely to have authoritarian interpersonal styles
C. Have significantly higher levels of marital and sexual relationship dissatisfaction
D. All of the above
12. Women who are physically abused by a partner rarely discuss these incidents with their physicians, so doctors need to actively seek this kind of information, especially when patients report chronic pain or are overusing the healthcare services.
13. Gender specific groups that focus on anger management procedures and the participants' beliefs in the use of aggression toward partners during conflicts are part of which treatment option?
A. Integrated Multifaceted Community-Based Programs
B. Batterer’s Intervention Programs
C. Conjoint Treatment for Intimate Partner Violence
D. Prevention and Relationship Education Programs
14. Approximately 55% of men who complete group intervention programs for domestic violence remain nonviolent in their intimate relationships, while nearly 30% continue to be severely violent even if they attend treatment.
15. A recommended program for treating couples who have had extramarital affairs incorporates procedures from cognitive behavioral approaches, insight-oriented approaches, and _____________ approaches.
A. Crisis management
B. Stress reduction
D. None of the above
16. When treating victims of domestic violence, steps include establishing and maintaining a therapeutic alliance, collaborating with the client in developing and implementing a safety plan, educating the client about the nature of domestic violence, and:
A. Encouraging optimism
B. Fostering independence
C. Creating expectations
D. Nurturing hope
17. Person-centered therapeutic techniques are recommended when addressing complicated grief reactions in victims of domestic violence.
18. When working with abused children and children who witness family violence, exposure-based interventions and story-telling should be avoided.
19. Which of the following is NOT included in the treatment protocol for traumatized children known by the acronym PRACTICE?
A. Protecting and providing reassurances
B. Relaxation and affect modulation skills
C. Cognitive coping and processing skills
D. Trauma narrative and in vivo mastery
20. The PREP program helps distressed couples by targeting key protective factors such as friendship, commitment, teamwork, fun, spiritual connection and sensuality.
Copyright © 2013 Quantum Units Education
Visit us at QuantumUnitsEd.com!