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FAMILY RESILIENCE is the ability of the family to return to the same level of functioning which they enjoyed prior to the traumatic event(s).
True False
INDIVIDUAL RESILIENCE is the ability of a child or adult to recover from and show effective adaptation following traumatic events or an accumulation of adverse circumstances.
True False
The response of families to traumatic stress follows a fairly consistent pattern, regardless of the composition of the family.
True False
What is NOT true about the CHARACTERISTICS of RESILIENT Families?
They have belief systems and attitudes that facilitate coping.
They do their best to maintain routines and rituals but with flexibility.
They allow the therapist or counselor to develop their 'recovery plan' for them.
They show adaptive problem solving
They use effective communication about both information and feelings
Resilient families maintain hope when it appears unlikely that the desired outcome will occur.
True False
Which is NOT true of resilient families following a traumatic event?
Even when clear answers are not available, adults respond to children’s questions, doing their best to do so in a supportive way.
When assistance is needed from relief workers or medical aides, resilient families accept the fact that they must surrender their identity, control, and privacy.
Adults in the family should model appropriate expression of anger, disappointment, and sadness..
Resilient families preserve their routines, rituals, and family roles to the extent possible, but incorporate short- and long-term modifications when necessary.
Regarding problem-solving skills, resilient families can identify problems and use appropriate coping strategies.
The ROLE of the counselor or therapist is to assist the family in the development of effective coping strategies and the resiliency characteristics seen in question 6 above, to reduce their stressors when possible, to assist in location of resources, and to help the family reappraise the situation and adjust expectations when necessary.
True False
Moving to the second section 'Resilience and Child Traumatic Stress': Some children do not have strengths to help them adjust and recover following a traumatic event
True False
The effect of a traumatic event upon a child is independent of the severity of the child’s experience.
True False
Which below is provided as an example of RESILIENCE in a child who has experienced trauma?
Responding with minimal distress or effect on daily functioning
Exhibiting a temporary dip in ability to cope followed by an early and effective return to a child’s usual level of functioning.
Rebounding in peer relationships and simultaneously having problems in school performance
All of the above
Living with challenging life circumstances -- e.g., poverty, racism, and ongoing community violence -- are factors which ultimately support a child's resilience in the face of trauma.
True False
Which is NOT an initial step to enhance recovery during treatment and services to traumatized children?
Use an overall strengths-based model of intervention.
Give children credit for their courage and the hard work they can do to get better.
Help the child to progressively explore the most frightening aspect of the trauma.
Help the child and family to take an inventory of their resources and strengths and the resources within the community.
None of the above, because ALL are important steps in treatment.
Moving to Part 3 of this document -- 'What is Complex Trauma? A Resource Guide for Youth and Those Who Care About Them': The Authors and Publishers indicate that this Resource Guide should be used . . .
as a workbook-style resource for adolescents and pre-teens, to use as a therapeutic tool in understanding and recovering from Complex Trauma.
by mental health and addiction professionals as a framework for having difficult and painful discussions with their adolescent and pre-teen clients with unresolved Complex Trauma.
to assist adolescent and pre-teen complex trauma victims in making sense of their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.
All of the above
Complex Trauma in children refers to a traumatic event (such as a tornado or automobile accident) that is so emotionally traumatic that the child is unable to return to an acceptable level of functioning in key areas of functioning with only moderate support.
True False
PTSD in children is associated with
'complex trauma.
the memory of a traumatic event which causes dysfunctional reactions long after the event occurred.
both of the above.
Which situation s NOT associated with the term 'complex trauma'?
Being the recipient of ongoing sexual abuse.
Being the recipient of bullying and harassment in the community as well as in school.
Living in a household in which one is persistently made to feel inadequate or incompetent.
Living in poverty and always being hungry and without sufficient clothing in the winter.
Being injured in a major car wreck and also seeing family members dead at the scene of the accident.
Which is NOT associated with 'complex trauma'?
Having negative thoughts, emotions, or beliefs about oneself, feeling unlovable.
Inability to trust anyone, feeling that relationships are not worth the pain.
Persistently being set off by things that remind the individual of the traumatic event, and/or have nightmares and flashbacks of the event.
Wanting to hurt oneself, die, or run away from the constant stress . . . 'I can’t take it anymore'.
The effects of Complex Trauma in early childhood can last for a lifetime even when the stressors are no longer present, i.e., can disrupt healthy development and is often the unseen cause of many problems and difficulties that individuals face years later.
True False
Counselors should work with adolescents and pre-teens to understand complex trauma and the effect that it has had on them - i.e., their thoughts, beliefs about self, relationships with others, body messages, and beliefs about the future.
True False
The COPING STRATEGIES which youth often develop to deal with 'complex trauma' can have a destructive impact upon their emotional and social development, and need to be a focus of therapeutic intervention.
True False


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