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.
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 _____.
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 _____.
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 _____.
cultural diversity 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 _____.
G. Stanley Hall
Question 20. Question :
According to the text, between 1999 and 2006, suicide was the 3rd leading cause of death among individuals between what ages?
None of the above