Course Title: Best Practices for the Treatment of Adolescents Who Have Engaged in Sexually Harmful Behavior
This exam contains 25 questions. In order to receive credit, you MUST get at least 20 questions correct. You may attempt the quiz as many times as you’d like.
1. True or False? Risk assessment is about understanding risk and how to protect against it.
2. The _____ model of risk assessment is a more comprehensive, contextually sensitive, and developmentally-informed evaluation process that recognizes the difficulties inherent in predicting future sexually abusive behavior—especially in young people.
3. True or False? Adolescent risk assessment should be based on the picture painted by static factors alone.
4. In 106 studies, longer follow-up times resulted in higher sexual recidivism rates for up to ___ months, but after this did not indicate significantly higher sexual recidivism rates.
5. A major shift in the content of treatment is _______.
6. Risk assessment provides an opportunity to assess needs, strengths, and assets, as well as risk, highlighting its values as a tool for treatment planning and ______.
7. ___ adolescents who have engaged in sexually abusive behavior develop into adult sexual offenders.
8. True or False? Recidivism for adults and juveniles adjudicated for sexual offenses is significantly lower for non-sexual offenses than sexual offenses.
9. Which of the following is a major shift in our beliefs about treatment and how it works?
10. Assessing risk means also assessing _____.
11. ______ models validate the efficacy of treatments, or technical interventions, rather than the therapeutic relationship or the interpersonal skills of the clinician.
12. There are ___ principles for case management and treatment planning.
13. In regard to the Risk, Needs, and Responsivity principles, the ____ principle refers to the dynamic features of risk that can be changed and therefore become possible targets of treatment.
14. True or False? Treatment is holistic, addressing more than just those aspects that focus directly and only on the sexually abusive behaviors.
15. In regard to the Risk, Needs, Responsivity principles, the ____ principle is tied to treatment by considering the manner in which the individual may respond to treatment, and hence the possible effectiveness of treatment.
16. Which of the following is a major shift in our understanding of risk factors?
17. In reference to Smallbone (2006), adolescent sexually abusive behavior is related more to ____ developed social skills than sexual deviance.
18. Post-treatment recidivism is most typically reported as somewhere between 5 and____ percent.
19. Which of the following is NOT a key skill for supporting change in sexual offenders?
20. “We are working on this together” is a major shift in our ______.
21. ____ treatment recognizes the contributions of not only the therapist and the treatment model, but the client as well.
22. True or False? Simply knowing a youth has sexually offended doesn’t provide much useful information.
23. ______ and developmental experiences have a potentially adverse effect throughout life.
24. Collaboration and partnership is a major shift in our thoughts about the _____ role?
25. The trauma-informed approach moves away from saying “What have you done?” to instead asking, which of the following?