Volume 7 Regulations Quiz

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  • 1. 

    What is the maximum number of foster children that can be placed in a licensed foster home at any given time?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    C. 4
    Explanation
    A licensed foster home can accommodate a maximum of four foster children at any given time. This number is determined by the licensing regulations and guidelines set by the relevant authorities. Placing more than four foster children in a home may compromise the quality of care and attention that each child receives, as well as the overall safety and well-being of the children and the foster family. Therefore, the correct answer is 4.

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  • 2. 

    The licensing authority must receive how many written statements which describe the applying foster parents' character, interpersonal relations, and ability to provide care for foster children from references? 

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      3

    Correct Answer
    D. 3
    Explanation
    The licensing authority must receive three written statements from references that describe the applying foster parents' character, interpersonal relations, and ability to provide care for foster children. These statements are important in assessing the suitability of the foster parents and ensuring the well-being and safety of the foster children.

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  • 3. 

    Smoking is permitted inside the foster home and inside the provider's motor vehicle when child(ren) are in placement.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Smoking is not permitted inside the foster home or inside the provider's motor vehicle when child(ren) are in placement. This is because smoking poses a significant health risk to children, and it is important to provide them with a safe and healthy environment.

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  • 4. 

    Any weapons such as firearms, air riles, bows, hunting knives or hunting sling shots shall be unstrung and unloaded at all times when foster children are in the home and shall be stored in locked containers out of the reach of children. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The correct answer is True. This is because the statement clearly states that any weapons such as firearms, air rifles, bows, hunting knives, or hunting sling shots should be unstrung and unloaded at all times when foster children are present in the home. Additionally, it mentions that these weapons should be stored in locked containers that are out of the reach of children. This emphasizes the importance of ensuring the safety of foster children by keeping potentially dangerous weapons securely stored and inaccessible to them.

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  • 5. 

    The family foster home, including indoor and outdoor space is NOT required to be maintained in a clean and safe condition, free from hazards to health and safety. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because a family foster home, including indoor and outdoor space, is required to be maintained in a clean and safe condition, free from hazards to health and safety. This is important to ensure the well-being and safety of the children placed in foster care.

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  • 6. 

    Gas space heaters, open-flame gas or oil stoves, hot plates, or unvented heaters can be used in the family foster care home for heating purposes.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Gas space heaters, open-flame gas or oil stoves, hot plates, or unvented heaters should not be used in the family foster care home for heating purposes. These types of heating devices can pose a significant risk of carbon monoxide poisoning and fire hazards. It is important to prioritize the safety of the individuals residing in the foster care home, and using these types of heating devices can put them at risk. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 7. 

    A family foster care home can arrange for a qualified substitute caregiver to provide temporary supervision and care to the foster children in the child(ren's) identified foster home. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A family foster care home can arrange for a qualified substitute caregiver to provide temporary supervision and care to the foster children in the child(ren's) identified foster home. This means that if the primary caregiver is unavailable or needs a break, a substitute caregiver can step in and ensure that the foster children are still receiving the necessary care and support. This arrangement helps to ensure the well-being and safety of the foster children in the home.

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  • 8. 

    If the substitute care is required for more than ____ hours including overnight care, the sustaitute care provider must be at least 18 years of age, trained in first aid and CPR, and must have completed the following background checks: CBI/FBIState's automated system

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      8

    • D.

      12

    Correct Answer
    B. 6
    Explanation
    If substitute care is required for more than 6 hours, including overnight care, the substitute care provider must be at least 18 years of age, trained in first aid and CPR, and must have completed background checks including CBI/FBI and the state's automated system. This means that if the care needed exceeds 6 hours, it is important for the provider to have the necessary training and background checks to ensure the safety and well-being of the individual receiving care.

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  • 9. 

    Except for emergency placement, foster children over the age of 18 months shall not sleep in the same room as unrelated adults on a regular basis. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Foster children over the age of 18 months should not sleep in the same room as unrelated adults on a regular basis, except in emergency situations. This policy is likely in place to ensure the safety and well-being of the foster children, as they may be vulnerable and need protection. Placing them in separate rooms from unrelated adults can help prevent potential abuse or harm.

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  • 10. 

    A foster family may care for more than two infants under the age of two years (including birth, adoptive or foster children) at one time. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This statement is false because according to most foster care regulations, a foster family is typically only allowed to care for one infant under the age of two years at a time. This is to ensure that each child receives the necessary attention, care, and resources they need for their development and well-being.

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  • 11. 

    A foster child has a right to communicate with "significant others" outside the family foster care home, such as a parent or guardian, caseworker, attorney or guardian ad litem, current therapist, physician, religious advisor and probation officer. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A foster child has the right to communicate with "significant others" outside the family foster care home, which includes individuals such as a parent or guardian, caseworker, attorney or guardian ad litem, current therapist, physician, religious advisor, and probation officer. This means that the foster child has the right to maintain relationships and seek support from these individuals, ensuring that their emotional, legal, medical, and spiritual needs are met.

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  • 12. 

    Basic rights MAY be denied as a disciplinary measure for foster children. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Basic rights cannot be denied as a disciplinary measure for foster children. Foster children have the same rights as any other child, which includes basic rights such as food, shelter, education, healthcare, and safety. Denying these rights as a disciplinary measure would be a violation of their rights and would not be considered appropriate or ethical. Foster children should be treated with respect and provided with the necessary support and care to ensure their well-being.

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  • 13. 

    When using separation as discipline, a foster child DOES NOT have to be within hearing of an adult and can be isolated in a bathroom, closet or pantry. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Separation as discipline involves isolating a child from others as a form of punishment. However, it is important to note that when using separation as discipline, a foster child should never be isolated in a bathroom, closet, or pantry. This practice goes against the principles of providing a safe and nurturing environment for foster children. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 14. 

    A foster care home shall prohibit all cruel and unusual discipline including denial of sleep, denial of shelter, clothing or bedding and withholding of emotional response or stimulation. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because a foster care home should not engage in any form of cruel and unusual discipline. This includes denying sleep, shelter, clothing, bedding, and withholding emotional response or stimulation. These actions are considered unethical and can have negative effects on the well-being and development of the children in foster care. It is important for foster care homes to provide a safe and nurturing environment for the children under their care.

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  • 15. 

    A foster child shall not be coerced or forced to participate in the religious activities of the family foster care home or to attend religious services. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    According to the statement, a foster child should not be compelled or pressured to engage in the religious activities of the family foster care home or attend religious services. This means that it is true that a foster child should not be coerced or forced to participate in such activities.

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  • 16. 

    A foster care home shall involve a foster child in activities appropriate to his/her identity, including, but not limited to, considerations of the child's family, community, neighborhood, school activities, friends, and the child's and family's primary language. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A foster care home should involve a foster child in activities that align with their identity. This includes taking into account their family, community, neighborhood, school activities, friends, and primary language. This ensures that the child's cultural and social needs are met while they are in foster care.

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  • 17. 

    The family foster care home shall obtain written authorization from the prescribing physician to administer any non-prescriptive medications. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In family foster care homes, it is necessary to obtain written authorization from the prescribing physician before administering any non-prescriptive medications. This ensures that the caregivers have the necessary permission and guidance to provide the correct medications to the individuals under their care. It also helps to ensure the safety and well-being of the individuals by preventing the administration of any medications without proper authorization. Therefore, the statement "The family foster care home shall obtain written authorization from the prescribing physician to administer any non-prescriptive medications" is true.

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  • 18. 

    Emergency drills should be held at the same time under the same conditions each time. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Emergency drills should not be held at the same time under the same conditions each time. This is because emergencies can happen at any time and under different conditions. By varying the time and conditions of the drills, organizations can better prepare their staff for different scenarios and ensure that they are ready to respond effectively in any situation. Holding drills at different times and under different conditions also helps to identify any weaknesses or gaps in emergency preparedness plans and allows for adjustments and improvements to be made.

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  • 19. 

    A family foster home is not required to ensure that each foster child is provided with the transportation necessary for implementing the foster child's family services plan. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    A family foster home is required to ensure that each foster child is provided with the transportation necessary for implementing the foster child's family services plan. This means that the foster home must arrange and provide transportation for the foster child to attend appointments, meetings, and other activities related to their family services plan.

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  • 20. 

    The family foster care home shall immediately notify the foster child's parent(s), guardian(s), and/or the responsible agency of any serious illness or serious injury resulting medical treatment away from the family foster care home, hospitalization or death involving a foster child in care. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because it is important for the family foster care home to promptly inform the foster child's parent(s), guardian(s), and/or the responsible agency about any serious illness, serious injury, hospitalization, or death of a foster child. This allows for appropriate actions to be taken, such as providing necessary medical treatment or support, and ensures that all parties involved are kept informed and involved in the child's care.

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  • 21. 

    The unfavorable report from any medical evaluation concerning the physical, mental health or emotional stability of any foster care parent or applicant must be evaluated and may be grounds for denial, revocation or making probationary of a foster care certificate.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because any unfavorable report from a medical evaluation regarding the physical, mental health, or emotional stability of a foster care parent or applicant must be evaluated. This evaluation can result in the denial, revocation, or probationary status of their foster care certificate.

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  • 22. 

    The certifying authority is not required to create a training development plan for each foster parent(s) to document the strengths and competencies of the foster parent(s) and to identify those areas in which additional training is needed. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The certifying authority is required to create a training development plan for each foster parent(s) to document their strengths and competencies and identify areas where additional training is needed.

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  • 23. 

    The certifying authority can waive non-safety standards for prospective or current kinship family foster care providers. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because the certifying authority has the power to waive non-safety standards for kinship family foster care providers. This means that certain requirements or regulations that are not directly related to the safety of the child can be overlooked or exempted by the authority when considering prospective or current kinship family foster care providers.

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