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Challenges in Childhood & Adolescence Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Missing school without being excused is:

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a method for preventing the domino effect of school failure, truancy and dropout?

Question 3 3. The inability to complete school work with a passing grade is:

Question 4 4. Complete withdrawal from school is:

Question 5 5. According to Robert Merton, juvenile delinquency is a result of not meeting _____ standards?

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Question 6 6. The _____ theory believes juvenile delinquency is a result of juveniles not being able to make themselves happy legally so they use unlawful manners to get what they want to make themselves happy.

Question 7 7. What percent of juvenile delinquency cases are female offenders?

Question 8 8. The statistics on juvenile delinquency cases from 2009-2010 showed that juvenile delinquency cases:

Question 9 9. If your friend tries to persuade you to apply yourself more in school, that is an example of?

Question 10 10. Janet is at a party and realizes that it is close to her curfew. When she tells her friend that she is leaving, her friend persuades her to stay a little longer. Janet is reluctant, but agrees to stay at the party. This is an example of _____.

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Question 11 11. What is peer pressure?

Question 12 12. What forms can peer pressure take?

Question 13 13. Approximately what percentage of school-aged children live in poverty, according to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)?

Question 14 14. When the CDC analyzed birth rates for teen mothers, what did they find?

Question 15 15. Which one of the following is the best definition of an at-risk youth?

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Question 16 16. Children from low-income families are more likely to do what?

Question 17 17. When a child has trouble concentrating and sitting still for long periods of time, he or she might have which of the following?

Question 18 18. If a child is going through rejection, the counselor will likely want to work on his or her _____.

Question 19 19. Which of the following would be the most accurate way to describe the three major forms of parental abuse?

Question 20 20. Why is elementary school counseling so important?

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Question 21 21. Darla is a 15 year old who just started at a new school and is having trouble making friends. There's a good chance Darla is feeling:

Question 22 22. Besides being affected by one's own life at school, a teen can often become upset about:

Question 23 23. What is a common issue middle and secondary school students go through?

Question 24 24. If a school counselor feels unable to help a student, he or she will:

Question 25 25.

An adolescent with which of the following traumas in life may be at greater risk for developing a substance abuse disorder?

I. A scrape on the knee

II. A history of physical abuse

III. A history of emotional abuse

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Question 26 26. Jackie is a high school student who suffers from depression. Why may she turn to drugs? Choose the best answer.

Question 27 27. An adolescent who doesn't have any friends is most likely to use drugs as a result of which reason? Choose the best answer.

Question 28 28.

How do parents play a role in adolescents and the risk of substance abuse?

I. If they don't supervise their kids, the adolescents are more likely to use drugs

II. If the parents do drugs, the adolescents are more likely to use them as well

III. If the mother uses drugs while pregnant, her children are more likely to as well

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT a risk factor for school failure, truancy and dropout?

Question 30 30. An individual under the age of _____ is considered a juvenile.

Challenges in Childhood & Adolescence Chapter Exam Instructions

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