Kaplan HN115 Unit 6 – Quiz (latest 2016)

Question 1. Question :

Human service professionals working in the field of child and family services may do which of the following?

Child abuse investigations

Case management and counseling of a child in placement

Case management and counseling of families in crisis

Case management and counseling of adoptive families

All of the above

Question 2. Question :

Prior to the Civil War, the common belief about children was that they needed ______.

dedicated play time in order to develop psychosocially

to be treated with harsh discipline or they would fall victim to laziness

to be in school at least six hours a day

to be treated with tenderness and understanding

Question 3. Question :

The Orphan Trains refers to _____.

an organized effort by Rev. Charles Loring Brace to take orphan children on train rides for recreation and fun

the New York Children’s Aid Society’s orphan program that arranged for institutionalized children and orphans living on the streets to take trains west to be adopted or fostered by Christian farming families

the New York solution to the orphan problem where thousands of orphaned children were sent back to their original home via the new train system

an organized effort by Rev. Charles Loring Brace to loan orphaned children to farming families for the farming season to bring in the crops

Question 4. Question :

As of 2010 there were approximately _____ children in the U.S. foster care system.



4.8 million

none of the above

Question 5. Question :

Prior to the Industrial Revolution, orphans were often _____.

forced to live on the streets

sold into apprenticeships which were sometimes no better than slavery

sent to almshouses to work alongside adults

abused and treated as vagrants

all of the above

Question 6. Question :

The Orphan Trains ran from 1854 to 1929, delivering approximately ______ children to new homes across the West, from the Midwestern states to Texas, and even as far west as California.





Question 7. Question :

In 1997, the President signed into law the Adoption and Safe Families Act which amended and made improvements to the Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act of 1980. Among the amendments the act provides are _____.

incentives for families adopting children in the foster care system

mandate that states provide evidence of adoption efforts

an accelerated timeline for terminating parental rights

all of the above

Question 8. Question :

The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) of 1974 _____.

was established to ensure that children of maltreatment are reported to the appropriate authorities

provides minimum standards for definitions of the different types of child maltreatment

both A and B

none of the above

Question 9. Question :

The American Adoption and Safe Family Act of 1997 marked a clear departure away from abuse prevention and family preservation and toward paving the way for _____.

institutionalized care

care in group home settings

the termination of the biological parents’ right clearing the way for the adoption of children in foster care placement

formal Kinship Care

Question 10. Question :

Adolescents who engage in binging behavior often experience significant ______ once the bingeing phase is over.





Question 11. Question :

Jean Piaget believed that as children approached adolescence they began to _____.

develop a sense of their own identity

separate emotionally from their parents

develop the ability for logical reasoning involved in abstract thought

become more attached to their peers rather than their family

Question 12. Question :

A recent national survey of approximately 4,000 foster care children, ages 2 through 14, who had been removed from their homes due to maltreatment revealed that _____.

nearly half of these children had clinically significant psychological and/or behavioral problems

nearly all of these children had received counseling in the past year

INCORRECT nearly all of these children were returned home within six months

only 10% of these children had received any counseling in the past year

Question 13. Question :

Common risk factors of adolescents suffering from bulimia include _____.

perfectionism, body dissatisfaction, and low self-esteem

low self-esteem, depression, and low academic achievement

perfectionism, body dissatisfaction, and depression

low self-esteem, introversion, and depression

Question 14. Question :

With children in foster care, the stages of separation suggested by Siu and Hogan include _____.

grief, stabilization, and accommodation

pre-protest, protest, despair and adjustment

denial, acknowledgment, and adjustment

resentment, assimilation, and accommodation

Question 15. Question :

The most successful treatment program for self-mutilation includes _____.

a program that involves acupuncture and self-relaxation techniques

a combination of individual, group, and family therapy

visualization and imagery relaxation therapy

individual therapy and psychotropic medication

Question 16. Question :

Most of the developmental theorists agree that adolescence is a time of _____.

searching for one’s own identity

developing a sense of autonomy

trying on different “selves”

all of the above

Question 17. Question :

Approximately 80% of suicide completers are typically _____.




African American

Question 18. Question :

Counseling conducted by human service professionals that respects diversity and understands the nature of racism and cultural bias common in society is called _____.

diversity counseling

cultural diversity counseling

ethnic counseling

culturally competent counseling

Question 19. Question :

One of the first theorists to study the stage of adolescence and who in 1904 described adolescents as possessing a “lack of emotional steadiness, violent impulses, unreasonable conduct, lack of enthusiasm and sympathy” was _____.

Erik Erikson

Sigmund Freud

G. Stanley Hall

Jean Piaget

Question 20. Question :

According to the text, between 1999 and 2006, suicide was the 3rd leading cause of death among individuals between what ages?

12-19 years

15-24 years

17-21 years

None of the above

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