Child Protection Training Test
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Single Parent Family
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Section A: True/False
Sexual abuse can occur without touching.
Abuse & neglect may negatively affect a child's emotional & social development.
Exposing a child to pornographic material is not considered abuse.
Not only forced activity, but persuasion can be considered abuse.
Victims of child abuse often suffer from fear, guilt, & anger.
"Child" is defined as anyone, unmarried under the age of 16.
Sexual abuse may negatively effect a child for their entire lives.
Section B: Multiple Choice
Situational offenders are:
Molesters & child abusers are usually:
A respected member of the community, and known by the child
Strangers in trench coats
Over 50 years of age
Molesters can "groom" a child by:
Threatening the child
Offering gifts or favors to gain the trust of the child
Forcing the child to participate in sexual conduct
A molester tries to insure secrecy by:
Accepting responsibility for his actions
Threats, bribery or blame
Encouraging the child to discuss his fears with trusted friends
An offender often:
Notifies the church or camp that he has offended in the past
Asks for accountability from peers for abusive behavior
Seeks involvement in child related situations
Statistics indicate most molesters are:
Section C: Multiple Choice
Which of the following behaviors is not a sign of possible abuse?
Fear of a certain person or family member
Torn stained or bloody underwear
Is a top athlete
Identify which action "does not" indicate a form of sexual abuse
Allowing a child to view pornography
Touching the chest, stomach, genital area, buttock, or upper legs.
Shoulder to shoulder hugs
You are the sponsor for a child that tells you that she has been forced to watch pornographic movies by an adult, should you report this?
No, because suspected abuse did not occur at camp
Sometimes, but only when you have concluded the child's story is true.
When reporting sexual abuse, you must report incidents even if you cannot confirm the report of abuse is true.
Only if you are reasonably sure it is true
Which of the following would not be considered a warning sign of a potential abuser?
Adults who single out one child for "special" attention
Adult who like to work with youth
Adults who own children's books, toys, and games even though he/she has no children
When abuse is strongly suspected, a camp counselor should:
Interview everyone in the cabin
Maintain the highest level of confidentially while reporting to the licensed camp operator
Ignore your suspicions and don't get involved
Section D: Multiple Choice
Which location is most appropriate to meet a camper for counseling?
A semi-private area easily seen by others
Alone in a church van
Behind the worship center in the dark
Which example is not an example of a camper's privacy?
Watching campers change clothes
Walking with a camper to the worship center
Laying in the bed of a camper
When reporting sexual abuse at camp what is your responsibility?
Notify your Licensed Youth Camp Operator
Get help even if you have to leave the camper in danger
Which are inappropriate behaviors?
Wrestling and tickling
Full frontal hugs or waist hugging
All of the above
Close supervision by adults during all swim activities is:
A good idea
What is the purpose of this training?
Need to fill a time slot
Safety and protection of our children, churches, and camp.
To discourage working with children and youth
Should be Empty: