Child Protection Course Test

Please read the Child Protection Training Manual (PDF) before taking the test.

Section A: True / False
1. True  False Sexual abuse can occur without touching.
2. True  False Abuse and neglect may negatively affect a child’s emotional and social development.
3. True  False Exposing a child to pornographic material is not considered abuse.
4. True  False Not only forced activity, but persuasion can be considered abusive.
5. True  False Victims of child abuse often suffer from fear, guilt and anger.
6. True  False “Child” is defined as anyone, unmarried under the age of 16.
7. True  False Sexual abuse may negatively effect a child for their entire lives.
Section B:
8. Situational offenders are:
Opportunists     Exhibitionists     Chauvinistic
9. Molesters and child abusers are usually:
A respected member of the community, and known by the child
Strangers in trench coats
Over 50 years of age
10. 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
11. 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
12. 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
13. Statistics indicate most molesters are:
Male    Female    Female cousins
Section C:
14. 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
15. Identify which action “does not” indicate a form of sexual abuse:
Allowing a child to view pornography
Touching the chest, stomach, genital area, buttocks or upper legs.
Shoulder to shoulder hugs
16. 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?
Yes, immediately
No, because suspected abuse did not occur at camp
Sometimes, but only when you have concluded the child’s story is true
17. When reporting sexual abuse, you must report incidents even if you cannot
confirm the report of abuse is true.
True     False     Only if you are reasonably sure it is true
18. 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
19. 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:
20. Which location is most appropriate to meet a camper for counseling?
A semi-private area easily seen by others
Alone in the church van
Behind the worship center in the dark
21. 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
22. When reporting sexual abuse at camp what is your responsibility?
Notify your Licensed Youth Camp Operator (Camp Manager)
Get help even if you have to leave the camper in danger
Investigate allegations
23. Which are inappropriate behaviors?
Wrestling and tickling
Full frontal hugs or waist hugging
All of the above
24. Close supervision by adults during all swim activities is:
Requested     Mandatory     A good idea
25. 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
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