Cka2-I: Children And Domestic Violence

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Cka2-I: Children And Domestic Violence

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Domestic violence is a system of power and control over an intimate partner.  Domestic violence includes any and all forms of abuse:
    • A. 

      Physical abuse

    • B. 

      Emotional Abuse

    • C. 

      Sexual Abuse

    • D. 

      All listed

  • 2. 
    The motivation of domestic violence is always to control another person’s thought and behavior.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    How do victims of domestic violence feel?
    • A. 

      Fear

    • B. 

      Confusion

    • C. 

      Shame and Guilt

    • D. 

      All listed

  • 4. 
    Domestic violence interferes with the nurturing and care of children. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The effects of domestic violence on children are enormous.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Some of the effects of domestic violence on children include:
    • A. 

      Terror

    • B. 

      Rage

    • C. 

      Divided Loyalty

    • D. 

      All listed

  • 7. 
    Some more effects of domestic violence on children include:
    • A. 

      Confusion and Helplessness

    • B. 

      Grief and Shame

    • C. 

      Grief and Depression

    • D. 

      All listed

  • 8. 
    Children who witness the abuse of a parent experience profound trauma, and only very recently have we begun to recognize witnessing domestic violence causes some of the same behavioral and psychological problems as experiencing child abuse.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Children’s immediate reactions to domestic violence may include:
    • A. 

      Generalized Anxiety

    • B. 

      Sleeplessness

    • C. 

      Nightmares

    • D. 

      All listed

  • 10. 
    Children’s immediate reactions to domestic violence may include:
    • A. 

      Difficulty Concentrating

    • B. 

      High Activity Levels

    • C. 

      Increased Aggression

    • D. 

      All listed

  • 11. 
    When all control is taken away, it takes all a victim’s energy merely to survive and protect the children.  Leaving is seen as an unattainable goal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Long-term effects, especially from chronic exposure to domestic violence, may include:
    • A. 

      Physical health problems

    • B. 

      Behavior problems in adolescence

    • C. 

      Emotional difficulties in adulthood

    • D. 

      All listed

  • 13. 
    Children may suffer developmental delays because of the abuse.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Learning disabilities are common among children who have witnessed domestic violence.  Severe stress and anxiety may affect school performance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Stress related illnesses are common (i.e. sleep disorders, headaches, stomachaches, diarrhea, ulcers, asthma, depression).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Acting out is common and some children learn to respond to conflicts by using force, coercion or violence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    When is the emergency hotline available
    • A. 

      24/7

    • B. 

      8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    • C. 

      Monday - Friday

    • D. 

      Noon - midnight

  • 18. 
    Contact the authorities (Child Protective Services) or 911 if you cannot get through to the child but you know there is a persistent domestic violence in the home and you worry for their safety. Sometimes children require more help than you can possibly give. That is when it is time to involve professionals, let them make assessments and do their jobs uninterrupted.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Other resources include the National Domestic Violence Hotline (1-800-799-7233 ). The nonprofit organization helps children and their parents by providing crisis intervention, referrals and information on therapy options to victims of domestic violence. Their emergency hot line is available 24/7.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Domestic violence is none of your business.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Understand some children may pretend nothing has happened, while younger children may feel overwhelmed and older children may simply want to talk to their peers about what happened rather than adults.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Allow the children to share their emotions if they wish to do so.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Some resources that are available include:
    • A. 

      National Domestic Violence Hotline

    • B. 

      Nevada Network Against Domestic Violence

    • C. 

      All listed

    • D. 

      Http://www.clarkcountynv.gov/depts/district_attorney/vwac/pages/resources.aspx

  • 24. 
    There is no simple answer or formula for overcoming the barriers that make it more difficult to provide effective services to a battered parent and his/her children.  Educators must be prepared to seize the opportunity to identify and respond to domestic violence appropriately
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    By educating yourself and developing a heightened sensitivity to the issue, you can help create an atmosphere of openness that will encourage children and young people to come forward. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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