1. According to the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV), in the United States, more than _____ of children were exposed to some form of family violence in the past year, and at least _____ were exposed to at least one form of family violence during their lifetimes.
A. 9%; 28%
B. 11%; 26%
C. 13%; 24%
D. 15%; 22%
2. Exposure to intimate partner violence (IPV) is distressing to children and is associated with a host of mental health symptoms both in childhood and in later life, including symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and anxiety.
3. The most common types of exposure to violence that children experieince include seeing and hearing violent acts, seeing injuries resulting from the violence, and being told about the violence.
4. While approximately 6.6% of youth reported being exposed to some form of physical assault between their parents in the past year, a much smaller percentage (3.8%) reported exposure to psychological/ emotional IPV (verbal threats, punching walls, and throwing, breaking, or destroying household items) in the past year.
5. Analyses by gender indicated that boys were somewhat more likely to report exposure to psychological and physical IPV over their lifetimes than girls.
6. The most common way that children are exposed to family violence is:
A. Hearing but not seeing the incident
B. Being told about the violence
C. Seeing injuries after the incident
D. As eyewitnesses to the violence
7. Males were identified as perpetrators in _____ percent of IPV incidents.
8. Most criminological data on IPV is consistent with the "_________________ hypothesis", which indicates that males perpetrate most IPV and females perpetrate a substantial minority.
A. Moderate asymmetry
B. Compromised imbalance
C. Temperate inequality
D. Impartial skewness
9. Research on children's reactions to brutality by one parent against another indicates that most young people are passive observers when exposed to family violence.
10. Which of the following is NOT one of the ramifications identified by research on childhood exposure to IVF?
A. This research provides a new, more scientifically grounded basis on which education, advocacy, and public policy can be advanced
B. It provides a baseline estimate to monitor trends as professionals and policymakers attempt to reduce the toll of family violence
C. Such research has led to better protocols to screen for children exposed to IPV and other family violence in education, health care, mental health, and criminal justice settings
D. It moves the field toward a systematic understanding of all types of exposure to IPV and other family violence
11. Recommended interventions to assist children exposed to family violence include safety planning that is targeted at children's needs as well as _____________________ therapeutic programs.
12. Prevention programs to reduce the amount of family violence to which children are exposed will likely be most effective if provided through school-based education, parenting education, and public awareness campaigns.
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