One of the positive factors about calls to a therapist is that all the family members are glad for the help.
Self-control is the responsibility of the adult, even if the child is acting in a sexually inappropriate manner.
Immediately after a rape, the survivor will need:
The Stages of Healing for victims of sexual trauma were discussed. The following is true of this first stage:
Which of the following is NOT a risk factor/indicator for incest?
When therapy with an adult rape survivor begins, it is helpful to begin with asking details about the rape. This defuses the tension that would otherwise build during discussion that avoids the act itself.
Of the following, which sexual assault statistic is true?
Sudden and inexplicable changes in the normal behavior of a teenage girl may be a sign that she was the victim of a hidden, undisclosed rape. Which of the following is NOT one of these indicators.
The founder of the discipline of Suicidology has said “Depression never causes suicide”.
It is generally recommended that a child victim of incest be treated by a therapist of the opposite sex, to restore trust in that gender.
Recent research points to a mixture of both positive and negative outcomes following interpersonal trauma. The following is true:
As a general rule, the older the child, the more their report of some type of sexual advance by a parent may be believed.
Which of the following losses may NOT result in disenfranchised grief?
It is the responsibility of the crisis responder to determine if the person’s loss is valid.
Which of the following could NOT be considered a consequence of unrecognized loss?
For longer term care, the Crisis Responder will want to inform the adult survivor of symptoms to look for in the coming weeks that may indicate a need for increased therapy. For adults, such symptoms include:
Sexual relations between nuclear family members that are not related by blood is not defined as incest.
It is not advisable to go to the scene of an emergency alone, especially at night.
The clinical term identified with unrecognized losses is:
The research that C. Drauker conducted with rape survivors pointed to four primary intervention needs of rape survivors. These needs were:
It may be easier for a therapist to negotiate with an agitated client who is carrying a weapon.
The first thing to do upon receiving an emergency call is to
When considering the stages of recovery for sexual assault victims, the following is true:
It is important to help people find a way to acknowledge their pain and grieve their loss.
If the sexual assault victim was a child, which of the following is NOT a symptom in children survivors that may indicate posttraumatic stress and a need for increased therapy: