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Prevention of Child Maltreatment (Update)

1. Which of the following best represents a Strengthening Families Protective Factor?

A. Parental resilience

B. Youth resilience

C. Knowledge of adolescent development

D. Cognitive and social-emotional competence in youth


2. Which of the following statements best represents the focus of a Community Cafe?

A. The focus is directly on sharing information about and discussing the protective factors.

B. The focus is on using the protective factors to discuss an issue of concern to the community.

C. The focus is solely on young adult care.

D. The focus is on the health care of individuals below the age of 25.


3. According to the course, how can workers help with the social and emotional competence of children?

A. Ask parents to share an experience that typically makes them sad, frustrated, or angry.

B. Ask parents to share an experience that typically makes their child sad, frustrated, or angry.

C. Ask parents about the mental health of their children.

D. Ask parents about the mental health of their children and related treatment.


4. A provider is asking the parents of a young child questions to explore protective factors with caregivers. Which of the following questions may help the provider obtain information regarding nurturing and attachment? 

A. When you spend time with each other, what do you like to do together?

B. When you spend time with your child, what do you like to do together?

C. What do you like about your child?

D. What don't you like about your child?


5. A provider is asking the parents of a young child questions to explore protective factors with caregivers. Which of the following questions may help the provider obtain information regarding concrete support for families?

A. What do you do to take care of yourself and gather strength?

B. How are you able to meet your children’s needs when you are dealing with stress?

C. Do you find it easy or challenging to make friends?

D. Are there community groups or other local services that might be able to help?


6. Which of the following best represents a tip for working with faith communities?

A. Encourage religious leaders to acknowledge publicly that child abuse is a major concern for the faith community and that they are dedicated to supporting families and protecting children.

B. Do not encourage religious leaders to acknowledge publicly that child abuse is a major concern for the faith community and that they are dedicated to supporting families and protecting children.

C. Support the development of mentoring programs outside of congregations for children and families under stress.

D. Do not support mentoring programs of any kind.


7. Which of the following best represents a tip for working with American Indian/Alaska Native families?

A. Understand that Tribes are sovereign nations.

B. Understand that Tribes are not sovereign nations.

C. Avoid speaking directly to Tribal leaders.

D. Avoid speaking directly to Tribal leaders over the age of 65.


8. A health care professional has questions regarding traditional media goals. Which of the following points of interest should be expressed to the fellow health care professional?

A. Traditional media may be used to "get the word out."

B. Traditional media should be used to engage dialogue or get feedback.

C. Traditional media should be used to reach a targeted or specific group.

D. Traditional media should be used to send out brief alerts that prompt stakeholders to take immediate action.


9. According to the course, which of the following best represents a tip for engaging with social media?

A. Do not diversify content.

B. Do not diversify feedback.

C. Keep messages brief.

D. Ensure messages are as long as possible.


10. Which of the following best represents a sign/symptom of neglect?

A. Poor hygiene

B. Unexplained bruises, burns, or welts

C. Child appears frightened of a parent or caregiver

D. Hyperactivity


11. Which of the following best represents a sign/symptom of sexual abuse?

A. Depression

B. Unattended physical or medical problems

C. Delayed physical development

D. Age-inappropriate knowledge of sex


12. Which of the following best represents a sign/symptom of emotional abuse?

A. Poor hygiene

B. Extremes in behavior, ranging from overly aggressive to overly passive

C. Unattended physical or medical problems

D. Age-inappropriate knowledge of sex


13. Which of the following statements regarding adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) is most accurate?

A. ACEs are traumatic events occurring before age 18.

B. ACEs are traumatic events occurring after the age of 18.

C. ACEs do not include neglect.

D. ACEs do not include substance abuse.


14. Which of the following recommendations can help a health care professional effectively work with a parent with a history of trauma?

A. Assess a parent’s history to understand how past traumatic experiences may inform current functioning and parenting.

B. Assess a parent’s history only if the parent is over the age 25.

C. Avoid talking about trauma.

D. Avoid talking about trauma if it involves psychical abuse and/or sexual abuse.


15. According to the course, which of the following best represents a sign of human trafficking?

A. Fails to attend school regularly or has unexplained absences

B. A sudden change in clothing, personal hygiene, relationships, or possessions

C. Expresses the need to work long hours

D. Expresses the need to pay off a debt


16. According to the course, which of the following best represents a sign of sex trafficking?

A. A sudden change in clothing, personal hygiene, relationships, or possessions

B. A change in address

C. Works long hours and receives little or no payment

D. The individual does not care for his or her own child


17. According to the course, which of the following best represents a sign of labor trafficking?

A. Expresses concern for family members’ safety

B. A change in address

C. Attempts to conceal recent scars

D. Hyperactivity


18. According to the course, what should an individual do if he or she suspects a child is a victim of human trafficking?

A. Report any suspected trafficking to the proper authorities (e.g., in an emergency, call 911).

B. Determine if the child is a victim of human trafficking.

C. Determine if the child is a victim of human trafficking or simply suffering from abuse.

D. Identify those individuals who are involved with the human trafficking of a child.


19. According to the course, which of the following best represents a tip to help parents keep their family strong?

A. Provide families with ways to identify a nurturing, supportive community.

B. Describe the protective factors in parent-friendly language.

C. Offer methods to help feed children.

D. Instruct parents to bond with babies.


20. According to the course, which of the following best represents a tip to help build resilience in children and teens?

A. Avoid providing tips for helping children learn to cope and recover from difficulties.

B. Provide tips for helping children learn to cope and recover from difficulties.

C. Offer tips and rules to help adults protect children from sexual predators.

D. Offer tips centered around the sexual abuse of a minor.


21. According to the course, which of the following best represents a tip to help teen parents feel like they are not alone?

A. Provide information on adoption services.

B. Provide information on mental illness and related medical treatment.

C. Suggest ways that teen parents can obtain health care.

D. Suggest ways that teen parents can find support and cope with the challenges of raising a new baby.


22. Which of the following best represents a "baby step" to developing supportive communities?

A. Meet and greet neighbors

B. Organize a community babysitting co-op

C. Organize a community event

D. Attend local government meetings


23. A mother and father have questions regarding how to incorporate the following protective factor into their family dynamic: nurturing and attachment. Which of the following educational points should be expressed to the parents?

A. Explore parenting questions with your family doctor, your child’s teacher, family, or friends.

B. Avoid extended family outings.

C. Sit and observe what your child can and cannot do.

D. Take time at the end of each day to connect with your children.


24. A mother and father have questions regarding how to incorporate the following protective factor into their family dynamic: social connections. Which of the following educational points should be expressed to the parents?

A. Make a list of people or places to call for support

B. Join a playgroup

C. Talk with your children about important feelings

D. Teach and encourage children to solve problems in age-appropriate ways


25. A mother and father have questions regarding how to incorporate the following protective factor into their family dynamic: concrete supports for parents. Which of the following educational points should be expressed to the parents?

A. Find ways to engage your children while completing everyday tasks.

B. Explore parenting questions with your family doctor, your child’s teacher, family, or friends.

C. Avoid extended family outings.

D. Ask the director of your child’s school to host a Community Resource Night.


26. A mother and father have questions regarding "eating well." Which of the following educational points should be expressed to the parents?

A. Offer a variety of healthy foods; then focus on what your children are saying rather than what they are eating.

B. Offer a variety of healthy foods; then focus on what your children are eating rather than what they are saying.

C. Do not allow children to decide how much to eat based on their hunger.

D. Do not allow children, over the age of 12, to decide how much to eat based on their hunger.


27. A 28-year-old father has questions regarding physical activity. Which of the following educational points should be expressed to the father?

A. Adults should aim for at least 10 minutes of physical activity per day, most days of the week.

B. Adults should aim for at least 15 minutes of physical activity per day, most days of the week.

C. Adults should aim for at least 20 minutes of physical activity per day, most days of the week.

D. Adults should aim for at least 30 minutes of physical activity per day, most days of the week.


28. Which of the following statements regarding 2-1-1 is most accurate?

A. Dialing 2-1-1 can connect individuals with local law enforcement so they can report concerns regarding adopted children.

B. Dialing 2-1-1 can connect individuals with local law enforcement so they can report concerns regarding parents under the age of 25.

C. Dialing 2-1-1 can connect individuals with local resources and support.

D. Dialing 2-1-1 can connect individuals with federal law enforcement agencies.


29. According to the course, which of the following is a sign an individual may be stressed?

A. Having trouble making decisions

B. A loss of interest in previously enjoyable activities

C. Anuria

D. Polyuria


30. A new mother and father have questions regarding their child. Which of the following educational points should be expressed to the parents?

A. Most babies do not often cry for long periods for no apparent reason.

B. Most female babies do not often cry for long periods for no apparent reason.

C. Most babies do not learn new skills quickly.

D. Most babies learn new skills quickly and can outgrow difficult behaviors in a matter of weeks.


31. Which of the following statements is most accurate?

A. To help prevent tantrums, direct a child’s attention to something else.

B. To help prevent tantrums, give a child a choice in small matters once a week.

C. To help prevent tantrums, do not stick to a daily routine.

D. To help prevent tantrums, limit a child's interactions with other children.


32. According to the course, what can parents do to help parent their school-aged child?

A. Make a few important rules, but do not enforce them every time.

B. Make a few important rules and enforce them every time.

C. Wait for children to learn about sex from their peers.

D. Wait for children to learn about alcohol and drugs from their peers.


33. According to the course, what can parents do to connect with their teens?

A. Do not share “ordinary” time

B. Do not get to know your child's friends

C. Set clear limits

D. Avoid interacting with teens at least 2 days per month


34. A new father would like to receive recommendations on how to "be a better dad." Which of the following recommendations should be expressed to the father?

A. Do not show affection

B. Show affection

C. Only show affection to female children

D. Only show affection to male children in times of stress


35. A mother and father would like to receive recommendations on how to "build resilience in children and teens." Which of the following recommendations should be expressed to the parents?

A. Only encourage goal-setting in female children in times of failure

B. Only encourage goal-setting in male children in times of failure

C. Teach self-care

D. Do not teach self-care


36. According to the course, how can individuals make a relative’s child feel safe and secure in their new home?

A. Do not set up rules

B. Create a space just for the child

C. Avoid setting up daily routines

D. Do not reward positive behavior


37. According to the course, how can parents prevent child sexual abuse?

A. Avoid talking about sex.

B. Do not teach children accurate names of private body parts.

C. Empower children to make decisions about their bodies by allowing them age-appropriate privacy.

D. Do not monitor children’s use of technology, including cell phones, social networking sites, and messaging.


38. According to the course, what can individuals do to help a child heal from trauma?

A. Provide extra attention, comfort, and encouragement.

B. Avoid providing extra attention, comfort, and encouragement.

C. Understand that all children will heal in the same manner.

D. Understand that all children, over the age of 12, will heal in the same manner.


39. Which of the following statements is most accurate?

A. Any child under age 14 engaged in commercial sex is a victim of sex trafficking only if the youth’s participation is forced or coerced.

B. Any child under age 18 engaged in commercial sex is a victim of sex trafficking only if the youth’s participation is forced or coerced.

C. Any child under age 14 engaged in commercial sex is a victim of sex trafficking even if the youth’s participation is not forced or coerced.

D. Any child under age 18 engaged in commercial sex is a victim of sex trafficking even if the youth’s participation is not forced or coerced.


40. According to the course, how can a family ensure they are prepared to survive and thrive in an emergency?

A. Do not gather food supplies before an emergency; wait until an emergency occurs.

B. Do not gather clothing supplies before an emergency; wait until an emergency occurs.

C. Families should have nonperishable food, water, clothing, supplies, and medicine to last at least 2 days.

D. Families should have nonperishable food, water, clothing, supplies, and medicine to last at least 3 days.


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