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1)
Study Guide 1 (Chapters I and II) focused primarily upon the short- and long-term REACTIONS of victims and survivors who are involved in violent mass casualty events. Study Guide 2 focuses primarily upon what?
 
Outcomes for victims and survivors of mass violence and terrorism which occur in the United States vs. European and Middle Eastern countries.
The 'Key Principle' of 'Political Correctness' and how it affects outcomes for victims and survivors.
The immediate and long-term INTERVENTIONS recommended for use when working with victims and survivors.
 
2)
How many 'Key Principles for Mental Health Intervention' are discussed in this chapter?
 
6
8
10
7
5
 
3)
Taking a closer look at 'Key Principles for the Mental Health Intervention' ..... It is noted that in a mass tragedy situation, communities vary in their demographics, regional differences, religious affiliations, and cultural, ethnic, and racial characteristics. Therefore, we are told that ....
 
we should not become confused by looking at community variables; stick to the facts of the tragedy.
each community variable must be considered when developing an effective mental health response.
 
4)
Blaming and scapegoating of particular groups following mass violence or victimization _________________
 
is a normal part of the recovery process, and therefore is not of immediate concern.
can undermine the community’s capacity to care for its members.
 
5)
Law enforcement procedures, medical examiner’s protocols, and criminal justice proceedings often confuse and distress survivors. However, we must not become sidetracked with questions about these issues.
 
True False
 
6)
Still in the 'Key Principles for Mental Health Intervention' section ..... We are told that effective intervention involves connecting survivors _________________
 
with their lawyers.
with their primary supports.
with distant relatives and friends.
 
7)
Crime Victim Assistance providers should limit their interventions to helping victims and family members with access to Crime Victim Benefits, and providing information regarding the criminal justice process.
 
True False
 
8)
Moving on to 'Immediate Mental Health Interventions with Adults' ..... There are several specific interventions commonly used during the immediate aftermath of mass violence. Which choice below does NOT contain one of these interventions?
 
psychological first-aid; crisis intervention
Informational briefings; crime victim assistance; community outreach
facilitating interviews between the victims/survivors and the press
psychological debriefing; mental health consultation
psycho-education
 
9)
'Psychological First-Aid' and 'Crisis Intervention' are essentially the same thing.
 
True False
 
10)
'Crisis Intervention' (which is one of the immediate interventions with adults) typically involves which of the following components?
 
promoting safety and security; provide reassurance, normalization, psychoeducation, and practical assistance
identifying current priority needs, problems, and possible solutions
assessing functioning and coping
all of the above
only the 1st and 2nd choices above
 
11)
When performing Psychological First-Aid: 'Normalizing' the individual's stress reactions to trauma and sudden loss is not recommended.
 
True False
 
12)
An important part of the 'Crisis Intervention' process is .... _________________
 
to determine if the individual is further destabilized by verbalizing the traumatic details of the event.
to determine if detailed verbalization of the traumatic experience helps the individual to move toward some reality-based acceptance of the tragedy.
Both of the above
 
13)
Still in the 'Immediate Mental Health Interventions with Adults' section .... 'Informational Briefings' are devoid of anything related to emotions, cultural issues, compassion or condolence. This intervention deals strictly with the conveying of 'facts'.
 
True False
 
14)
Still working in 'Immediate Mental Health Interventions with Adults' ..... Which of the interventions is described with this statement? '[This] is an essential component of a comprehensive mental health response to acts of mass violence and terrorism. Many survivors will not seek mental health services actively, especially during the first several weeks ..... workers must be comfortable initiating conversations with survivors who have not requested their services.'
 
mental health consultation; psycho-education
crime victim assistance
psychological first-aid; crisis intervention
community outreach
Informational briefings; psychological debriefing
 
15)
Which 'Immediate Mental Health Intervention' does the following statement describe? 'Brochures or simple handouts that describe common physical, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral trauma reactions for children and adults are widely distributed in appropriate languages.'
 
psychological debriefing
informational briefings
psycho-education
mental health consultation
crisis intervention
 
16)
Moving down to 'Long-Term Mental Health Interventions with Adults' ..... As specified in this training manual, the long-term therapeutic intervention goals DO NOT involve WHICH of the following?
 
Stabilizing emotions and regulating distress ; Expressing related emotions during and since the event
Confronting and working with the realities associated with the trauma ; Developing a sense of meaning regarding the trauma
Understanding and managing post-trauma symptoms and grief reactions
Coming to accept that the event and resulting losses are a part of one’s life story ; Moving on and reconstructing one’s life
Establishing a 'time frame' by which certain stages of recovery should be accomplished, so as to not get 'stuck' in a pre-resolution phase
 
17)
The manual states that these same interventions may be used with elderly individuals with adequate cognitive abilities.
 
True False
 
18)
Moving on to 'Immediate Mental Health Interventions for Children and Adolescents': In the immediate aftermath of a horrific incident involving mass violence, psycho-education for parents and caretakers about how to handle trauma-related issues with their children is essential.
 
True False
 
19)
Therapeutic interventions with children/adolescents should NOT include which of the following?
 
Understanding the child’s unique experience of the trauma
Assisting the child in developing strategies to cope with traumatic reminders
Addressing grief and the interplay of traumatization and bereavement
Protecting the child by delaying a return to the school environment for as long as practical
Intervening with post-trauma adversities such as a decline in school performance
 
20)
Looking at 'Considerations for Immediate and Long-Term Mental Health Intervention with Cultural and Ethnic Groups': There does_not_appear to be much difference in how people view a given traumatic event, or the type of mental health intervention needed, or the healing and recovery process -- regardless of their diverse cultural, ethnic, and racial backgrounds, differences in educational and socioeconomic levels and religions, etc..
 
True False
 

 

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