Independent Study Quiz
This quiz contains 33 questions and must be completed in one session. All the questions must be answered in order to activate the "Submit" button located at the end of the quiz. Following a successful submission a dialog will appear confirming the same. Please feel free to click on the link in this dialog box that allows you to check your score. You will also be able to review any questions that you missed and see the correct answers. If you achieve a score of 80% or better you will be emailed a certificate of completion. If the score is less than 80% you will receive a email with an attachment advising you of your score.
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In what Florida county do you plan on serving? *
1) What is the Mission Statement of the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program? *
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2) FILL IN THE BLANK: Part of the GAL vision statement clearly states that, “To the fullest extent possible, this vision will be realized through _____ who will advocate as Guardians ad Litem for the children they serve.” *
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3) What are the 5 core values of the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program? *
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4) FILL IN THE BLANK: According to Standard 2.A. of the GAL Program Standards, for the purpose of building a relationship with the child and gathering information that will allow the GAL to be the voice for the child in the courtroom and community, it is best practice for the GAL to visit the child a minimum of _________ every month. *
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5) Who is the lead agency responsible for child protection and welfare in the state of Florida? *
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6) Who is directly responsible for the local services needed to provide child protection services to children and families? *
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7) Who can report suspicions of child abuse or neglect to the Florida Abuse Hotline? *
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8) The members of the GAL Advocacy Team are: *
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9) Which of the following statements most accurately reflects the nature of the GAL Team Model of Advocacy? *
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10) TRUE OR FALSE? A GAL Volunteer serves as the “voice for the child” in judicial dependency proceedings and in helping the child navigate the foster/relative care system. *
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11) Which of the following is not considered a responsibility of every GAL Volunteer? *
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12) What should guide the advocacy of the GAL? *
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SELECT THE BEST ANSWER. The definition of Best Interests includes: *
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14) SELECT THE BEST ANSWER. Why are the first 1,000 days of a child’s life so critical in regards to child development? *
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15) What can help provide guidance on when to expect children to reach certain achievements as they grow? *
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16) COGNITIVE is one of the 4 categories of developmental milestones discussed during the module. What does cognitive involve? *
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17) TRUE OR FALSE? Many of the effects of maltreatment will cross over to older children if not addressed as early as possible. *
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18) A child having likes and dislikes, special areas of skills, developing attachment to a primary caregiver, or the onset of puberty are examples of what? *
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19) Select the best answer. You may make a difference in the life of a child by: *
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20) SELECT THE BEST ANSWER. Normalcy is the right for ALL children and youth in licensed out-of-home care to participate in age-appropriate extracurricular activities, enrichment and social activities as well as: *
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21) The Normalcy Act is also known as the _______ law *
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 22) TRUE OR FALSE? The Normalcy Act empowers a caregiver to approve or disapprove a foster child’s participation in activities based on the caregiver’s own assessment, using a reasonable and prudent standard. *
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23) TRUE OR FALSE? Per the Normalcy Act, caregiver’s must first seek prior approval from either the Department, the caseworker, and or the court prior to approving a foster child’s participation in activities. *
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24) SELECT THE BEST ANSWER. Per the Quality Parenting for Children in Foster Care Act (§ 39.4091), a caregiver is defined as: *
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25) The child’s age, maturity and developmental level; ability to safely participate in the proposed activity; and potential risk factors are three _______________ to take into account prior to approving participation. *
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26) TRUE or FALSE? Children and youth in out-of-home care are encouraged and permitted to engage in Normalcy Activities, such as -- school trips, dating, part-time jobs, sleep-overs, and hanging out with friends. *
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27) Which statement is true? *
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28) FILL IN THE BLANK “Mothers abusing __________ when pregnant is the most common cause of health problems in newborn babies.” *
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 29) TRUE OR FALSE? “Approximately one half of children placed in foster care are removed from their home due to alcohol or drug abuse.” *
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30) SELECT THE BEST ANSWER. A baby born substance-exposed might: *
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31) If someone with a substance abuse problem is experiencing mood swings, they may be suffering from: *
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32) TRUE OR FALSE? Substance abuse causes domestic violence.
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33) SELECT THE BEST ANSWER. The young girl in the film, “ReMoved” is most positively impacted when: *
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