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fv exam 1
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1. What was the name of the child that was involved in the first child abuse court case?
mary ellen wilson
2. What is the telephone number used to reach the National Domestic Violence Hotline?
3. The _______ professionals know about the child protection system, the ______ likely they are to report suspected cases of child maltreatment.
4. Which of the following does the text acknowledge as an individual factor that may lead to family violence?
5. Defenders of Marital Exemption Laws argue all of the following except:
the proponents for the retraction
6. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported that in 2005, homicide was the ______ leading cause of death for children ages 1 through 11.
7. Levesque's definition of family violence includes all except:
8. What group of individuals actively engages in the process of raising awareness about social conditions and elevates them to the level of social problems?
9. Which of the following is traditionally granted to families that makes violence relatively easy to hide?
privacy and autonomy
10. What is said to be the government's first attempt to intervene in situations where child abuse is present?
house of refuge
11. Which of the following is an element that makes it especially difficult for rural battered women?
a more patriarchal social order
12. There is simply no way to know with certainty how much family violence exist in society.
13. Research suggests that the more professionals know about the child protection system, the less likely they are to report suspected cases of child maltreatment.
14. Women and children are more likely to be victimized in their own homes than they are on the streets of America's most violent cities.
15. Immigrant women are especially vulnerable to intimate partner violence.
16. Children who are abused or witness violence are less likely to engage in violence themselves, both as children and adults.
17. List five common myths about family violence.
family violence is uncommon
only poor people are violent
abused children always become abusive
battered women ask for it
family violence sometimes just happens
18. Define intervention and identify an intervention strategy that protect victims.
societal responses to family violence after it occurs
mandatory repoting laws
19. List and describe two intervention strategies as outlined in chapter one.
mandatory reporting laws
shelters and hotline counseling, support groups, job training
1. The text identifies each of the following as practice issues except:
2. Which of the following is one of the cherished cultural standards that Murray identified as being encouraging of husband-to-wife violence?
men rightfully have greater authority than women
3. According to the text, disadvantaged neighborhoods are characterized by all of the following except:
high rates of people living at poverty line
4. Which of the following describes the emotional changes (i.e fear) that take place in an individual as a result of an experience?
5. What are the five principal types of data collection and reporting for the study of family violence?
a. Official records, self-report, victimization and perpetration surveys, informant reports and direct observations
6. Which of the following are examples of typical pathology of family violence offenders?
Narcissism and antisocial personality disorders
7. Who were the first social scientists to grapple with the problem of family violence?
8. Which of the following is not a scale used in the field of family violence?
intimate paartner conflict tactics scale
9. Classical conditioning concerns the ________________ changes that take place in an individual as a result of an experience.
10. When researchers are unable to obtain comparison group data, they may use which of the following?
11. Which theory best describes the following statement, "intensifying the legal consequences for antisocial behavior should lessen its frequency within the general population and among individual offenders."
12. All of the following are subscales of the Revised Conflict Tactics Scale except:
13. Univariate research designs deepen researchers understanding of the dynamics of violent families.
14. According to deterrence theory, intensifying the legal consequences for anti-social behavior should increase its frequency within the general population and among individual offenders.
15. The earliest proposed correlate of family violence was gambling.
16. What is the deterrence theory and how does it relate to family violence?
intensifying the legal consequences for antisocial behavior should lessen its frequency within the general population
17. List the four principle perspectives of the feminist theories.
gender and power relationships and their utility in accounting for IPV
the historical salience of the family as a social institution
the importance of understanding and validating women's experience
the use of family violence research findings to help women
18. Briefly explain the main differences between macro and micro theories of family violence.
macro- broad factors, incorporate cultural factors
19. What is the most frequently reported form of child maltreatment?
20. Which of the following is one of the most common treatments for children exposed to Interparental violence?
21. Which form of attachment is likely to develop some form of psychopathology in children?
22. Researchers studying clients in evidence-based therapy are able to collect ____ date than researchers studying clients undergoing typical community services, but the data may be ____ accurate when applying it to the general population.
23. Which of the following has been identified as a significant parental risk factor independent of a child's problems?
24. In a longitudinal study, three fundamental childhood needs were identified. Which of the following is not one of them?
presence of a caring father figure
25. ________________ neglect is most common for children aged 9 to 11 years.
26. Of all types of child abuse, child neglect is the most difficult to define and yet occurs most frequently.
27. One definition of child neglect refers to parent's failure to provide basic physical healthcare, supervision, nutrition, personal hygiene, emotional nurturing, education, or safe housing.
28. Child neglect is an act of commission.
29. The majority of child neglect victims are under the age of 5-years-old.
30. Explain why a mother might be considered neglectful to their children while their father would not be simultaneously considered to be neglectful. How is this discrepancy an issue within child protective services, and how can we remedy this issue?
31. What role does socioeconomic status play in child neglect and psychological maltreatment?
32. List three potential long-term consequences of child neglect.
33. How are family size and structure associated with neglect?
34. Which of the following is the most dangerous injury resulting from child physical abuse?
35. Children are recognized as abuse victims if they are deemed to be substantially at risk for injury. This defines which of the following?
36. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics - Special Report, who in relation to the child inflicts more physical abuse?
37. The difficult child model states that:
38. Girls are generally more at risk than boys for child physical abuse.
39. Physical aggression and antisocial behaviors are among the most common correlates of child physical abuse.
40. Bruises are one of the most common type of physical injuries associated with child physical abuse.
41. Children are the only group in society that can be legally hit.
42. Briefly describe the key components of the harm and endangerment standards of child physical abuse.
43. What is the role of a death review team and who may be on one of these teams?
44. How does the Child Abuse Protection and Treatment Act (CAPTA) define child abuse?
45. Which of the following is true when it pertains to memory issues?
research has shown repressed memories to exist
46. The majority of child sexual abuse is perpetrated against children in which of the following age ranges?
47. ________ is the most frequent type of child sexual abuse committed by both females and males.
48. All of the following are effects of child sexual abuse except?
49. The age of sexual consent varies state by state, with no federal mandated age. What are the ages that sexual consent usually falls between in most states in the U.S.?
50. Despite differing theories within the academic community, research findings have shown that repressed memories do exist.
51. Sexual abuse involves some sexual activities with a child below the age of consent.
52. Disclosure of child sexual abuse is more likely to occur when children are provided accurate sexual education.
53. Briefly explain what the term "grooming" means in cases of child sexual abuse.
54. What are some consequences or effects associated with child sexual abuse?
55. What social norms have been put in place that contribute to male victims being reluctant to disclose sexual abuse?
56. Which of the following is a consequence of maltreatment of adolescents as an externalizing behavior?
57. Which of the following is the most prevalent form of maltreatment is adolescents?
58. Parent abuse is any act perpetrated by a child/adolescent that inflicts injury on a parent and/or threatening and controlling acts aimed at a parent.
59. Polyvictimization is when someone experiences a victimization type early in life and again later in life.
60. The most common sexual behavior between siblings is genital fondling.
61. All 50 states have laws that acknowledge teen dating violence as a basis for a protection order.
62. How does the social learning theory relate to abuse among siblings?
63. Briefly define each of the following:
64. List three factors that are associated with adolescent dating violence and provide reasoning as to why these factors may be linked to dating violence.
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