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Homework Help: Helping Abused children

Posted by beth on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at 3:17pm.

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4. As a teacher aide, if you report an incident of child abuse,
A. you must be able to prove your allegations to the authorities.
B. you’ll most likely be asked to testify in court.
C. you should keep all information related to the case confidential.
D. you’re required to contact the child’s parents first.

7. If a girl, age 7, approaches you in the classroom and tells you that her mother’s live-in
boyfriend is abusing her, a good way to respond would be to say:
A. “Don’t worry, everything will be just fine.”
B. “Can you tell me how he abused you?”
C. “You can trust me. I won’t tell anyone anything.”
D. “Let’s find a quiet place where we can be comfortable and talk.”

11. As a teacher aide, if a child wishes to speak to you about an incident of abuse, what
should you do first?
A. Assure the child that you can help
B. Find a quiet place were you can talk uninterrupted
C. Assure the child that incidents of child abuse are common
D. Take the child to a school nurse’s or counselor’s office as soon as possible

13. Prior to filing a report of child abuse, it’s suggested that you or your school do which
one of the following?
A. Provide a written warning notice to the parents
B. Document incidents of possible abuse that are observed
C. Have the agreement of the child involved before making the report
D. Collect as much evidence as possible

14. In nineteenth-century Canada, child protection could be enforced by
A. provincial law.
B. the Canadian Criminal Code.
C. animal welfare legislation.
D. Health and Welfare Canada.

15. If you suspect a child is being abused, but he or she is hesitant about sharing
information with you, you should
A. try asking questions about the suspected abuse, a few at a time, over a period of
several days.
B. report the suspected abuse to your school administrator or child protection agency,
even if the child discloses no details.
C. have the teacher contact the parents and request a parent-teacher conference as
soon as possible.
D. see if the child would be willing to discuss the circumstances with a friend.

My answers are
4 C 11 A 14 D
7 D 13 D 15 B

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