Pa Mandated Reporter Post-test

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Teachers can be a perpetrator to his or her students.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This statement is incorrect. Teachers cannot be perpetrators to their students. Teachers have a responsibility to create a safe and supportive learning environment for their students. Any form of abuse or harm towards students is not acceptable and goes against the ethical standards of teaching. Teachers should always prioritize the well-being and development of their students.

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  • 2. 

    What is NOT an essential to life?

    • A.

      Food

    • B.

      Indoor plumbing

    • C.

      Education

    • D.

      Protection from harm

    Correct Answer
    B. Indoor plumbing
    Explanation
    Indoor plumbing is not an essential to life because it is a modern convenience that provides convenience and comfort, but it is not necessary for basic survival. People can survive without indoor plumbing by using alternative methods such as outdoor toilets or communal water sources. However, food, education, and protection from harm are essential to life as they are fundamental needs for survival, growth, and well-being.

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  • 3. 

    True or False  The CY-47 needs to be completed in full before you can submit the form to Childline.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because the CY-47 does not need to be completed in full before submitting the form to Childline.

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  • 4. 

    What is not an exclusion for child abuse?

    • A.

      Religious beliefs

    • B.

      Accidental

    • C.

      Lack of resources (food, medical care)

    • D.

      Parents have a documented mental illness

    Correct Answer
    D. Parents have a documented mental illness
    Explanation
    Child abuse is a serious issue that can have devastating effects on children. While religious beliefs, accidental incidents, and lack of resources can contribute to child abuse, having a documented mental illness does not excuse or justify abusive behavior towards children. Mental illness may affect a person's ability to cope with stress or regulate their emotions, but it does not absolve them of responsibility for their actions. It is important to recognize and address the underlying issues, but it is never acceptable to harm or abuse a child.

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  • 5. 

    True or false- Starving a child could fall under serious physical injury.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Starving a child could indeed fall under serious physical injury. This is because the lack of adequate nutrition can lead to severe malnutrition, stunted growth, organ damage, weakened immune system, and even death. Therefore, the statement that starving a child could fall under serious physical injury is true.

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  • 6. 

    The exact same procedure needs to be followed when reporting child abuse and school abuse.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because reporting child abuse and school abuse may involve different procedures. Child abuse typically needs to be reported to child protective services or law enforcement, while school abuse may need to be reported to school administrators or education authorities. The processes for reporting and investigating these types of abuse may also differ, as they involve different agencies and protocols. Therefore, it is important to understand the specific procedures for reporting each type of abuse accurately.

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  • 7. 

    As a mandated reporter you may NOT keep a child in your custody even if you believe the child will be physically harmed if you send them home.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    As a mandated reporter, it is your legal and ethical responsibility to report any suspected child abuse or neglect to the appropriate authorities. This means that you cannot keep a child in your custody, even if you believe they may be physically harmed if they go home. Your role is to report the situation and allow the authorities to investigate and ensure the child's safety. Keeping the child in your custody could potentially interfere with the investigation and may not provide the necessary protection and support that the child needs.

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  • 8. 

    When reporting suspected child abuse you need to contact_____________.

    • A.

      Children and youth services in the county the child lives in

    • B.

      Call 911

    • C.

      Childline

    • D.

      An adult in the child's home

    Correct Answer
    C. Childline
    Explanation
    When reporting suspected child abuse, it is necessary to contact Childline. Childline is a hotline that provides a platform for reporting concerns about child abuse or neglect. They have trained professionals who can offer guidance and assistance in handling such cases. It is important to reach out to Childline to ensure that the appropriate authorities are alerted and that the child's safety and well-being are prioritized.

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  • 9. 

    True or false   A mandated reported must state his or her name and relationship to the child when reporting suspected abuse.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A mandated reporter must state his or her name and relationship to the child when reporting suspected abuse. This is important because it helps establish the credibility and accountability of the reporter. By providing their name and relationship to the child, it allows for proper documentation and follow-up on the report. It also ensures that the authorities can reach out to the reporter for any additional information or clarification if needed. Overall, this requirement helps in ensuring the safety and well-being of the child in question.

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  • 10. 

    It is alright for a teacher to take a student into a locked room to discuss a personal private matter that the student is having.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    It is not appropriate for a teacher to take a student into a locked room to discuss a personal private matter. This can raise concerns about the safety and well-being of the student, as it creates an environment where the student may feel trapped or threatened. It is important for discussions of personal matters to take place in a safe and open environment, such as a counselor's office or a designated private space within the school.

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