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Parenting Skills Midterm Assessment Study Guide
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Parents of infants will have to take care of some of a child's physical needs, but they should actively encourage their child to be independent in fulfilling many of their needs.
All nurturing environments are protective, but not all protective environments are nurturing.
Studies show that babies who have their needs met quickly when they cry are more likely to what?
Cry less and have a stronger sense of security
When ideally should parents first communicate their expectations?
Before the behavior starts or the child is in the situation
Which age group is most likely to understand instructions?
Positive parenting can begin when the child is how old?
What is one of the goals of the Head Start program?
Preparing preschool-aged children for school
What is an example of guidance?
"Slow down and walk carefully."
When children are engaged in age appropriate actions that are annoying but not harmful, what should parents do?
Ignore the behavior
Where is a good place for parents to look for resources in their own community?
All of the above: Hospitals; Schools; Churches
A consequence should be related to what?
The behavior prompting the consequence
The education of a child includes ________.
all of the above
Which of the following is an indirect cost of raising a child?
Lost wages due to time missed from work
A child born in 2011 will cost his or her parents________.
What is a common problem today that wasn't a large problem in the past?
Which parenting style is characterized by a "hands-off" approach where there are few rules and children make nearly all decisions for themselves?
The democratic style of parenting __________.
has proven to be very effective in some families.
A person who receives the legal responsibility to parent a child on a temporary basis is ________.
a foster parent
Financially, parents are expected to provide __________ for their child.
food and clothing
A nurturing parent_________.
looks for ways to enforce discipline without the use of unnecessarily harsh punishments
A person who adopts a child has __________.
the same parental responsibilities toward the adopted child as he or she would have toward his/her biological child
Which of the following is a direct cost of raising a child?
All of the above: Food; Clothing; Healthcare
Parents who invest a lot in their child financially can expect to earn back their investment later in life, when their children are able to comfortably support them in old age.
To become a successful parent, a person must have all of his or her own personal problems solved.
In-home childcare _______.
is often the easiest arrangement for a child to adjust to
Shaken baby syndrome often results in _______.
All of the above: fractured bones; permanent brain damage; death of the child
The form of abuse in which a child is exploited for the sexual pleasure of an adult is _______.
What is one way a parent can help a child cope with stress?
By communicating openly and honestly with the child
Which of the following qualities puts a child at higher risk for abuse?
Being a twin or triplet
What is one way for a parent of older children to get involved in the child's education?
Helping the child learn independent study skills
The type of abuse that involves an adult hitting, kicking, or otherwise directing intentional violence at a child is _______.
The form of abuse in which parents fail to care for their child's basic needs is _______.
Parents of handicapped children suffer from _______.
All of the above: feelings of guilt over having produced a "defective" child; stress over concern for their child's future; stress because of the extra workload inherent to raising a special needs child
Within the first year of life, a child develops the ability to ________.
Sit up without support and crawl
Which of the following is likely to have a negative effect on a child's self-esteem?
All of the above: A physical or mental disability; A divorce in the family; A severe weight problem
_________ is the self-esteem that comes from doing well in school and perceiving oneself as intelligent.
During the preschool years, parents should praise children ___________.
to reward good behavior
Which of these is a characteristic of a person with low self-esteem?
All of the above: Fails the achieve goals; Poor communication skills; Prone to anxiety and depression
The most important thing parents can do to help their child develop positive self-esteem in infancy is _________.
develop a strong bond with their child
Children between the ages of 2 and 5 ________.
All of the above: are rapidly improving their communication skills; are improving their motor skills and becoming more autonomous; exhibit curiosity
In the 1960s, _________ defined self-esteem as a stable and consistent sense of personal worth or worthiness.
__________ is the self-esteem that comes from feeling liked and accepted by one's peers, family, and teachers.
What is something that parents can do to improve their child's academic self-esteem?
Help the child develop organizational skills
Positive parenting focuses on teaching children rather than making them pay for their mistakes.
The developmental stages that children experience have little effect on what parenting techniques a parent should use.
Children rarely misbehave when their parents use positive parenting techniques.
Sports are always beneficial to a child's self-esteem, and parents should make sure their children participate in sports at all costs.
Self-esteem is multidimensional. People can feel secure about some aspects of their lives and insecure about others.
Success in one's ventures cannot be both a cause and an effect of high self-esteem.
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