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Spousal Partner Abuse Assessment

1.  Type I batterers are generally antisocial and more likely to engage in instrumental violence.
A) True
B) False
2.  A small percentage of the most severe batterers are beyond the reach of clinical and or psychoeducational interventions.
A) True
B) False
3.  Confrontational approaches to intervention believe that the perpetrator should be confronted on rationalization, denial and victim blaming.
A) True
B) False
4.  The pacing and leading approach carefully mirrors the experience of the other person in the violent relationship.
A) True
B) False
5.  From a self psychology perspective, it is important to recognize the narcissistic injury or self object breakdown that usually precedes an outbreak of abusive behavior.
A) True
B) False
6.  The Compassion Workshop is based on the idea that most batterers cannot sustain attachment.
A) True
B) False
7.  Solution-focused therapy emphasizes only the problems and dysfunctions in the relationship.
A) True
B) False
8.  In developing an empathic connection it is sometimes easy to fall prey to an overidentification with the perpetrator.
A) True
B) False
9.  Domestic violence occurs in all cultures, among people of all races, ethnicity, religions and classes.
A) True
B) False
10.  Domestic violence is perpetrated by and on both men and women and occurs in same sex and opposite sex relationships.
A) True
B) False
11.  Domestic violence has many forms, including physical violence, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, intimidation and economic deprivation?
A) True
B) False
12.  In heterosexual relationships the perpetrator is most often the female partner.
A) True
B) False
13.  Parental alienation is another form of covert violence where children are used as a weapon of war by one parent to alienate the other parent.
A) True
B) False
14.  Economic abuse is when the abuser has complete control over the victim's money and other economic resources.
A) True
B) False
15.  Spiritual abuse includes using the partner’s spiritual beliefs to manipulate them preventing the partner from practicing their spiritual beliefs.
A) True
B) False
16.  Allegations of domestic violence are rare in post divorce and separation situations.
A) True
B) False
17.  A causalist view of domestic violence is that it is a strategy to gain or maintain power and control over the victim.
A) True
B) False
18.  Gender roles and expectations can and do play a role in abusive situations.
A) True
B) False
19.  Domestic violence never occurs in same sex relationships.
A) True
B) False
20.  The Duluth model depends on a strict patriarchal violence model and presumes that all violence in the home and elsewhere has a male perpetrator and female victim.
A) True
B) False
21.  The Violence Against Women Act of 1994 is a United States federal law.
A) True
B) False
22.  Stalkers are best thought of as a heterogeneous group whose behavior can be motivated by different forms of psychopathology.
A) True
B) False
23.  A primary problem in treating stalkers is to motivate them for therapy.
A) True
B) False
24.  Most Intimate Partner Violence incidents are not reported to the police.
A) True
B) False
25.  Victims of repeated violence over time experience more serious consequences than victims of one time incidents.
A) True
B) False
26.  A large overlap exists between Intimate Partner Violence and child maltreatment.
A) True
B) False
27.  Physical violence is typically accompanied by emotional or psychological abuse.
A) True
B) False
28.  Not everyone who is identified as at risk becomes involved in violence.
A) True
B) False
29.  Men who assault their partners often use alcohol or other drugs prior to the assault.
A) True
B) False
30.  People who experience family violence are at greater risk for mental disorders.
A) True
B) False
31.  Most physical abuse of children is perpetrated by mothers.
A) True
B) False
32.  Men are more likely to be victims of domestic violence than women.
A) True
B) False