ToT Training In Psychosocial Support Quiz!

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Below is a Tot Training in Psychosocial Support! This quiz is designed to help you test out what you know about mechanisms put in place to help society heal psychological wounds and rebuild social structures after an emergency or a critical event. Take it up and get to see how helpful you are to those around you in those times.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You are now beginning the test. It consists of 6 modules, and you are now taking module 1 about Crisis Events and Psychosocial Support. Enjoy! A crisis event…
    • A. 

      Is an event outside the range of an individual’s usual experience

    • B. 

      Can be experienced as extremely threatening to those involved, accompanied by feelings of powerlessness, horror or terror

    • C. 

      Is any event that causes stress to an individual or group

  • 2. 
    Resilience is…
    • A. 

      The ability to resist and show no signs of distress during a crisis event

    • B. 

      The ability to cope with challenges and difficulties without help from others

    • C. 

      The ability to “bounce back” and maintain a new balance when having experienced a crisis event

  • 3. 
    Psychosocial support…
    • A. 

      Means actions that address both the psychological and social needs of individuals, families and communities

    • B. 

      Means interventions aimed at curing mental health problems

    • C. 

      Aims to enhance the self-promoted recovery and resilience of the affected individual, group and community

  • 4. 
    The International Federation's approach to psychosocial support is…
    • A. 

      Focused mainly on the treatment of mental health problems

    • B. 

      Focused primarily on individuals

    • C. 

      A community-based approach to facilitate the resilience of the affected population

    • D. 

      Also aimed at maintaining the health and well-being of staff and volunteers.

  • 5. 
    In the first stages of emergency response...
    • A. 

      Psychosocial support is not relevant as a component of basic services such as food, clean water, health care, shelter, and protection

    • B. 

      In order to avoid the development of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder it is important to start specialized mental health treatment as soon as possible for everybody

    • C. 

      A psychosocial response should include screening for disabling levels of post-traumatic stress in the affected persons in the first days after the events have occurred

  • 6. 
    You are now beginning Module 2: Stress and Coping. When coping with extreme stress…
    • A. 

      Traumatic memories have to be talked about at length

    • B. 

      Avoidance is never a good thing

    • C. 

      Trying to forget about the event as soon as possible is necessary for coping

    • D. 

      Avoidance can help a person get on with practical tasks following a traumatic event but over time can stop us thinking, feeling, sharing and managing distress

  • 7. 
    Extreme stress…
    • A. 

      Can cause changes in a person’s behavior

    • B. 

      Cannot cause physical reactions

    • C. 

      Is likely to affect social relations

    • D. 

      Impacts differently depending on the individual, duration of stress and support given

  • 8. 
    Referrals…
    • A. 

      Are purely the responsibility of medical personnel

    • B. 

      Are relevant when affected persons suffer from problems that demand professional support

    • C. 

      Can be made without informing the individuals concerned

    • D. 

      Should always be made as quickly as possible, even without prior consultation with a supervisor or program manager

  • 9. 
    Healthy coping behaviors include…
    • A. 

      Seeking information about the welfare of loved ones

    • B. 

      Aggressive and violent behavior

    • C. 

      Reaching out to others for help and support

  • 10. 
    During the shock phase after a crisis event…
    • A. 

      It is common that persons’ reactions are varied and changing

    • B. 

      Affected persons usually realize the full impact of the event and experience intense emotional reactions right away

    • C. 

      Affected persons usually begin to integrate the experience into her/his world- and self-view

  • 11. 
    You are now starting MODULE 3: Loss and grief Grief…  
    • A. 

      Is a normal emotional reaction to the loss of a significant other

    • B. 

      Grieving is an individual process independent from cultural norms

    • C. 

      Is one of the common emotional reactions for people that have experienced a loss

  • 12. 
    The grieving process includes…
    • A. 

      Emotional recognition of the loss

    • B. 

      Forgetting the lost person

    • C. 

      Learning to tolerate and manage the feelings of grief

    • D. 

      Making practical adjustments

  • 13. 
    When supporting a grieving person…
    • A. 

      Remind the person that things will change soon, say things like “time heals all wounds”, “it will soon pass” etc.

    • B. 

      Acknowledge the loss

    • C. 

      Remember that grieving is a process that may take a long time

    • D. 

      Encourage the grieving person to make major life changes

  • 14. 
    The following reactions to sudden loss can be considered normal…
    • A. 

      Complex and ambiguous emotional reactions

    • B. 

      Religious and spiritual beliefs are challenged

    • C. 

      Long-lasting dissociation

    • D. 

      Shock reactions

  • 15. 
    Rituals…
    • A. 

      Such as public ceremonies acknowledging the deceased are important to a community

    • B. 

      Are not important in the process of grieving

    • C. 

      Are only important for children?

    • D. 

      Are a means to address common emotions and experiences

  • 16. 
    You are now starting MODULE 4: Community-based psychosocial support. A community can be…
    • A. 

      The social and psychological foundation for the individual

    • B. 

      A group of people who have a shared identity

    • C. 

      A loosely related group of people who have little in common

    • D. 

      Of importance in only rural settings

  • 17. 
    Psychosocial wellbeing is…
    • A. 

      The positive state of being when an individual thrives in a positive social environment

    • B. 

      Understood in the same way in every culture

  • 18. 
    Community-based interventions…
    • A. 

      Do not have to consider cultural norms

    • B. 

      Are based on a mapping of needs and existing personal resources in a community

    • C. 

      Can be implemented without involving the local community

    • D. 

      Need to foster family and community support

  • 19. 
    When doing activity planning… Goals and objectives need not be considered until later in the project.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    When doing activity planning… It is important to identify ways of achieving the objectives.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    When doing activity planning… A project should be started even if there are not enough resources.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    When doing activity planning… A project plan is not necessary before starting activities
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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