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Substance Abuse - Quiz 3

 

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1)
Among youth ages 12-17, girls' nonmedical use of prescription painkillers, alcohol, methamphetamine, and most other illicit drugs matches or exceeds that of boys. However, adolescent girls have different intervention, treatment, and recovery support needs from those of adolescent boys or adult women.
 
True False
 
2)
Adolescents differ from adults in the substances that are most often abused. Based upon treatment statistics, which substances do adolescents age 12-17 abuse at a higher rate than adults ages 26 and above?
 
marijuana
hallucinogens
inhalants
all of the above
only hallucinogens and inhalants
 
3)
More females ages 12-17 who use marijuana have Major Depressive Episodes, compared to females of the same age who use alcohol.
 
True False
 
4)
Looking at adolescents aged 12 to 17: Girls are more often admitted to publicly funded substance abuse treatment facilities than boys, except when the referral comes from the court/criminal justice system.
 
True False
 
5)
After years of struggling to squeeze girls into programs designed for boys, some agencies that work with girls are seeking approaches that are gender-specific.
 
True False
 
6)
When creating programs for girls with substance abuse issues, 'Trauma Informed Care' has proven to be a good model. What is not listed as a 'core principle' of this model?       
 
Safety (physical and emotional)
Clarifying Gender Identity
Choice and Collaboration
Empowerment
Trustworthiness
 
7)
The 'Voices Program' for girls focuses upon 'Self-Discovery and Empowerment', and is conducted in substance abuse treatment facilities, Juvenile Justice programs, schools, churches, and mental health programs. The four modules utilized in this program are: 
 
How to Say No, Coping with Peer Pressure, Making Choices, and Compliance with Rules
The 12 Step Program, The Principles of Recovery, Saying No to Peers, and Academic Achievement
Self, Connecting with Others, Healthy Living, and The Journey Ahead
 
8)
Based upon NIDA principles: Which statement below is NOT accurate, regarding Recovery High Schools?
 
They allow adolescents newly in recovery to be surrounded by a peer group supportive of recovery efforts and attitudes.
They can serve as an adjunct to formal substance abuse treatment and concurrent treatment for other mental health problems.
Students must go through a specific treatment program to enroll.
They must meet state requirements for awarding a secondary school diploma.
 
9)
'MDFT' is the acronym for
 
Minimally Directed Family Therapy
Multidimensional Family Therapy for Adolescent Girls
Medically Directed Family Treatment
 
10)
MDFT is designed to address the unique characteristics of GIRLS with substance abuse issues. Which characteristic of girls receives special attention in MDFT programs? 
 
the central importance of relationships, and the significant focus on emotions
the high rates of comorbid mental health and substance abuse problems seen in girls
the importance of empowerment
sexual health and self-care issues
all of the above
 

 

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