Trinity EMC APP Training Quiz
The following 20 questions are to confirm your understanding of Trinity's Abuse Prevention Plan Policies and Procedures
1. Objective of the Abuse Prevention Plan
To provide a safe and secure environment for minors (newborn to age 17) entrusted to the Church
The protection of the Church’s workers from false allegations
The Protection of the Church
All of the above
2. Abuse is defined as a non-accidental, physical or mental injury or mistreatment caused by the acts or omissions of a guardian or caregiver. This may include physical, emotional, verbal and sexual abuse.
3. Which of the following is not required before serving?
Review the Abuse Prevention Plan Policies and Procedures and sign a declaration
Attend Training immediately
Apply for and submit a Vulnerable Sector Check from the Police
Submit an application along with Photo ID
Have an interview with the Screening team and allow them to contact your references
4. In order to maintain approved worker status, what requirements must be met?
Continued affiliation with the Church
Attend Abuse Prevention Plan refresher training annually
Submit a new Vulnerable Sector Check to the Church Office every five years
All of the above
5. When do you report abuse?
As soon as you recognize the signs of Emotional, Physical, or Sexual Abuse
As soon as you witness abuse
As soon as a minor confides in you regarding abuse
All of the above
6. Please check all that apply to Designated Helpers.
May be placed in a position of trust
Must have completed a recognized baby sitting course in order to volunteer in the nursery
May take a younger minor the bathroom
Completes the same application as an adult
May explain a game or craft
May perform setup and cleanup tasks
May take pictures or videos of children
May set a positive example
May be alone with other minors
May help explain games, crafts, or activities
Are never included with program participants when determining supervision ratio limits
7. One worker may run an event alone, if there are only 3 minors attending?
8. If there are 2 adult workers and 1 Designated helper that is in Grade 9 volunteering in a class that targets minors from Kindergarten to Grade 2, what is the maximum number of minors (including the designated helper) that the 2 workers can supervise?
9. When is a Hall Monitor required?
If there are no windows in a class
If the program is longer than 2 hours
If the program is coed
If the program or event includes dividing minors into separate classroom settings.
10. Which description best describes the Registration & Attendance policy?
Only Registration is required for all events
Only Attendance is required for all events
Registration and Attendance are both required for all events
Registration and Attendance are both required for all events that target minors under Grade 6
11. Which description best describes the Sign In And Out Policy?
For programs and events with a target age under Grade 6 a procedure for signing in and out shall be used wherever possible.
All minors younger than Grade 1 must be signed out by an adult
All minors younger than 2 must be signed out by a pre-designated adult
All of the above
12. When may a non-approved adult be present in a program, event, or class?
As long as it is only occasionally
As long as the workers know them
As long as they have a "Program Visitor" sticker and their presence is logged
13. Which of the following is incorrect regarding the supervision of washroom breaks?
During programs or events targeting minors, the doors to the bathrooms should remain propped open.
Wherever possible minors younger than Grade One should only be taken to the washroom by a parent, guardian or their own caregiver.
A designated helper may take other minors to the bathroom
Minors requiring assistance should be accompanied to the door of the washroom by a worker of the same gender.
A worker should wait outside the door in the hallway in case they are called for help or hear anything suspicious.
Whenever a minor requires a washroom break, hallways and washrooms shall be checked regularly
14. Which of the following is incorrect regarding Transportation of minors?
All drivers will be pre-approved by the ministry leader
Parent(s) or guardians(s) will have signed consent on file at the church before transportation is provided
All drivers must provide proof of valid insurance
One worker should drive one minor
15. Check all that apply to Overnight Events
Every overnight retreat must be cleared in advance with the Church Board
Coed events are not allowed
A worker to minor ratio of 1:5 always applies
A worker to minor ratio of 1:7 shall be maintained for all such events.
The worker to minor ratios are the same as other events
The Church Board must be notified of all workers serving as chaperones for overnight events
16. No worker should counsel a minor alone. However, if one-to-one counseling is requested what guidelines must be observed?
A member of the pastoral staff shall first be advised.
Parental/guardian consent must be obtained in writing.
There shall be no one-to-one counseling with a minor in secluded areas as the line of sight must be maintained at all times.
Each worker who works with minors should direct counseling opportunities to Pastoral Staff, Elders or their designates.
All of the above.
17. Check all appropriate items related to discipline.
Creating a loving and caring atmosphere
Withholding food (such as snack)
Withholding special privileges
Granting respect to gain respect
Establishing and communicating realistic expectations
Being fair and consistent
Reinforcing positive actions
Yelling at a minor
Having a quiet discussion with a minor
18. Check all inappropriate items related to displays of affection.
Extended hugging and Prolonged contact
Holding a younger minor that is crying
Gently holding the minor’s shoulder or hand to keep their attention or redirect the minor’s behavior
Carrying older minors or having them sit on your lap
Putting your arm around a minor’s shoulder when comforting them
Patting minors on the head, hand, shoulder or back to affirm them
Briefly holding a minor’s hands when speaking, listening, or walking with him or her
Touching the minor in areas that would normally be covered by a bathing suit
19. Check all that apply to the Internet and Social Media Policy.
A minor may access the Church Wi-Fi unsupervised.
Wi-Fi is only for use by authorized ministry personnel
Workers may connect with minors of any age on social media for any reason
Workers may use social media for counselling and pastoral care
Digital Communication will be directed solely to parents for minors under Grade 6
20. Which of the following is incorrect regarding the Video Recording and Photography Policy?
Photography and video recording will be done by designated, approved workers only.
Photos will be freely posted on Social Media
When photography or video recording will be done at a general public church service or activity, signage will be posted notifying those in attendance that the event will be captured on film.
For all events and programs serving minors, parental permission will be secured
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