Bonding and Attachment in Maltreated Children
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1.  Consistency and predictability are particularly important for maltreated children because:

a.  Children need an extremely full schedule to learn and develop                  

b.  They instill the child with a sense of safety, allowing them to better learn and develop

c.  A caregiver needs to know what a child is doing at every minute to help the child learn and develop

d.  None of the above

2. True or False:  Punishment typically helps a maltreated child feel secure, because they know where they stand.


3.  True or False: Abused and neglected children always experience physical touch as positive.


4.  Maltreated children often have difficulty coping with all the but following:

a.  Consistency and predictability

b.  Transitions

c.  Chaotic social situations

d.  Novel circumstances

5.  True or False:  Offering a running commentary on a child’s behavior during play can help teach a child appropriate social skills.

6.  If a child runs to hug you when you first meet her:

a.  Turn and walk the other way

b.  Stop and give her an explanation about appropriate behavior

c.  Gently guide her toward a more appropriate greeting

d.  None of the above

7. True or False:  Listening and playing with maltreated children can allow the child to open up and talk freely.

8. When working with or caring for maltreated children, it is important to:

a.  Maintain fixed expectations

b.  Improvement should happen fast if it is going to happen at all

c.  Talking a lot helps a child feel comfortable

d.  The earlier and more aggressive the intervention, the better.

9.  True or False:  A comprehensive, professional evaluation can help identify a child’s strengths and problematic areas.

10. Which of the following is a self-care strategy?

a.  Getting adequate rest

b.  Setting aside time for yourself

c.  Enlisting occasional respite care

d.  All of the above.

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