What Trauma Is Quiz

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What Trauma Is Quiz

Test your knowledge in Trauma and Trauma Informed Care 


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  • 1. 
    Trauma is defined as...
    • A. 

      Experiences or situations that are emotionally painful and distressing

    • B. 

      Experiences or situations that overwhelm people’s ability to cope

    • C. 

      Experiences or situations that leave people powerless

    • D. 

      An event outside normal human experience

    • E. 

      Any sudden and potentially life-threatening event

  • 2. 
    An instance of “one-time Trauma” is....
    • A. 

      Assault/Robbery

    • B. 

      Accidents (automobile, airplane, train, etc)

    • C. 

      Fires

    • D. 

      Natural disasters (earthquake, flood, hurricane, etc)

    • E. 

      Rape

  • 3. 
    An instance of “prolonged Trauma” is....
    • A. 

      Life in a concentration camp

    • B. 

      Hostage situations

    • C. 

      Life as a refugee

    • D. 

      Physical or sexual abuse as a child or spouse

    • E. 

      Slavery

  • 4. 
    Three societal groups affected by Trauma are...
    • A. 

      Children

    • B. 

      War Veterans

    • C. 

      Minorities

    • D. 

      Adolescents

    • E. 

      Homeless children and Youth

  • 5. 
    Trauma-based therapy is defined as...
    • A. 

      Designed to reduce negative emotional and behavioral responses following child sexual abuse and other traumatic events

    • B. 

      A treatment approach that helps parents who were not abusive to cope effectively with their own emotional distress and develop skills that support their children.

    • C. 

      An evidence-based treatment approach shown to help children, adolescents,and their caretakers overcome trauma-related difficulties

    • D. 

      A treatment approach that provides a supportive environment in which children are encouraged to talk about their traumatic experience.

    • E. 

      A treatment approach based on learning and cognitive theories

  • 6. 
    What can be done to help survivors immediately after a Trauma...
    • A. 

      Listen compassionately and actively

    • B. 

      Reassure the person that there are realistic ways to make it okay, that s/he can survive and that you are willing to help

    • C. 

      Realizing that you, too, are affected by the trauma

    • D. 

      Run errands, do cooking

    • E. 

      Reassure the person that s/he can survive