Intimate Partner Violence: Explanations, Cycle of Violence & Learning Theories - Quiz & Worksheet

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Which type of behavior from an abuser identifies the tension building phase of the cycle of violence?

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1. The social learning theory of intimate partner violence focuses on _____.

2. Operant conditioning has which causal factors that can be positive and negative?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A domestic violence call is one of the most dangerous calls for service by a law enforcement officer. You will be quizzed on the phases of the cycle of violence and theories to explain why it occurs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the following:

  • Characteristic behavior of an abuser in the tension building phase of the cycle of violence
  • Focus of the social learning theory of intimate partner violence
  • Causal factors of operant conditioning that can be positive and negative
  • Phase of the cycle of violence where the abuser bestows gifts and apologies to the victim
  • Definition of intimate or domestic violence

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the phases of the cycle of violence
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the social learning theory and operant conditioning
  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define intimate or domestic violence

Additional Learning

To learn more about this type of violence, review the accompanying lesson called Intimate Partner Violence: Explanations, Cycle of Violence & Learning Theories. This lesson addresses the following:

  • Types of physical or mental abuse often used by an abuser in domestic violence
  • Description of the explosive phase of the cycle of violence
  • Impact of domestic violence on children of the household
  • Interventions that can be used to interrupt the cycle of violence
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