Trivia Questions On Family Issues! Quiz

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Trivia Questions On Family Issues! Quiz

Children are fragile and should be handled in a way that they are not exposed to issues by their caregivers, which will affect their growth into responsible people in the community. The trivia questions below are on family issues that people in child welfare are expected to know. How about you check them out and see which ones you have missed.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    WK 2:  Marriage and Crime
    • A. 

       More then Half of Canadians are not interested- been on decline (common law on incline) 

    • B. 

      1) Society lacks money  (economics) to spend on Marriege (30-50K average) 2) Shifts in attitudes:  more canadians do not see the need for such formality 3) Women in Work force:  as women make money- they depend less on men

    • C. 

      in glucs study- Marriage had protective factor in +50% of cases (67%)

    • D. 

      marriage effect helps MEN (87%) more then Women (55%)

    • E. 

      Being married is more a protective factor then having a GF

  • 2. 
    Crime is inter-generational 
    • A. 

      Similar risk factors- 70% stuck in same cycle

    • B. 

      Parental effects: learned value from parents- if 2 parents in jail= Double negative odds

    • C. 

      Sibling effect: 30% of males are caught offending with brother of close age

    • D. 

      Genetics:  may have APD or anger issues- shown by adopted studies

    • E. 

      Offical bias against: X family is known- so treated in a different way

  • 3. 
    Influencing factors
    • A. 

      1) large family size: if by age of 10- has 5 siblings = 2X chance of crime

    • B. 

      Birth order: Later childs more crime- as they have more peer influence 

    • C. 

      Child rearing methods: best is authoritative.  A mix of supervision / parental discipline [strict / unstable cause bad behavior]

    • D. 

      Trauma theory: damage to the brain due to seperation stress Life-course theory: continued negative exp + stress cause one to break inside = crime

  • 4. 
    Parental incarceration 
    • A. 

      In uS- 1/ 100 ppl are behind bars. 70% minorities- effect 2M kids a year

    • B. 

      75% of kids with jailed mother- father was criminally involved

    • C. 

      50% had contact with kids at least once a year- via visit or telephone

    • D. 

                 Mothers:                          80% had kids under 18, 50% were primary giver- 66% lacked job or HS education. A average income of 700$/ month- 66% of incarcerations linked to substance abuse.

    • E. 

                  Fathers: 25% custodial- lived with kids vs 21% where none-custodial . 65% kids under 10 yrs old

  • 5. 
    Private family visiting- if not violent crime, and good behavior, live in prison for 3 days with kids {maintain relationships) 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Guest speaker - FEAT
    • A. 

      Main program- provides kids a free chance to visit their incarcerated parents every weekend

    • B. 

      Canada has less support for kids of incarcerated- then US

    • C. 

      There are 107 risk factors the feat identified 

    • D. 

      After-school program:  due to the lack of support to this kids, put them together, let them become friends and support eachother Youth- Empowerment program:  offer these kids tutors- to help ensure they stay in school

  • 7. 
    Due to the LACK private family housing-  we need to provide more house arrest, halfway houses, and day programs to aid criminals to reintegrate back
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Birth order- effect on personality 
    • A. 

      1st- Rules the house, but deals with expectations 

    • B. 

      Middle child- gets lost in sibling shuffle (no attention nor expectations) 

    • C. 

      Youngest- most attention- whine baby if cant keep up with oldest

    • D. 

      Twin studies showed that genetics is not important- most predicted crime was time played together, and common friends 

  • 9. 
    Brother --> brother, is more influence, then sister --> sister
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    To reduce the chance of crime in at-risk families- target mothers with counseling to change the behavior of the oldest child- to prevent bad influences further 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Stats 
    • A. 

      Aging WOMEN increases odds of divorce more then for men ... as married more likely kinds under 18= stay for child 

    • B. 

      48% of common law divorced- will be more likely to divorce again * Manitoba highest *Quebec lowest

  • 12. 
    EFFECTS on INSTITUTION 
    • A. 

      Child hates parents- as less emotional support- more so if father [as if custody not allowed may adopt mother's opinion or anger of isolation] *** only 10% of 800 post 15 yrs of kids thought divorce was good on contrast to parents (50-80%)

    • B. 

      Divorced fathers remarry more then divorced mothers

    • C. 

      Child becomes unstable- as stress to parents = hot --> cold relationships confuses the kid

    • D. 

      Boys + mother become more hostile. then girls with mother that is divorced. Before marriage 'feel like going to get divorced' is 2X likely *** step family does not help- 70--> 100X more likely to be harmed by step family.

  • 13. 
    The child of divorced parents learned destructive patterns- this causes them to follow same patterns in own union. Also cant relate to other peers [to girls- boys, or dont feel desired= girls] or hostile towards adults. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Side effects include risky sexual behavior, multiple partners ( as less parental supervision post divorce)- 3X more likely as British study found. Likewise will try to flee house more often, and earlier age
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    EFFECTS on education
    • A. 

      Separation between parents if custody causes child to move to new schools, or inconsistent schedule- grades drop, less pay and less education over whole 75% of women need welfare after divorce- as shown by great depression- 50% of them become in a poverty spell- the dependent on husband, get divorced have no job or money so screwed 

    • B. 

      Both boys are girls are equally likely to become criminals post a divorce

    • C. 

      The child's life is reduced by 4 yrs if parents divorce before he is 21, will lead to drug abuse to cope. Step parents 2x likely to verbal abuse

    • D. 

      The biggest predictor of delinquancy is PARENT-CHILD relationship

  • 16. 
    •Rainbows Canada- non-profit org helping children and teens grieve and grow after loss
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False