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Introduction to Home Visiting, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association

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1.  According to research, which age range is most significant in a human's development over the lifespan?
  1. Birth to 5 years
  2. 3 to 5 years
  3. 10 to 15 years
  4. 12 to 21 years
2.  Which of the following is NOT a challenge that families of young children are experiencing?
  1. Unstable living conditions
  2. Overabundance of childcare slots
  3. Poverty
  4. Lack of resources
3.  Which of the following does home visiting have a positive impact on?
  1. Child development and school readiness
  2. Maternal and child health
  3. Child abuse and neglect prevention
  4. All of the above
4.  Which of these sources of federal funding for home visiting was reauthorized for an additional five years in 2018?
  1. Department of Education
  2. Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV)
  3. Head Start
  4. National Association of Pediatric Hospitals
5.  Which of these competencies is preferred in a Home Visitor?
  1. A degree in Business Management
  2. Home decorating skills
  3. Knowledge of photography
  4. Effective communication and motivational interviewing skills
6.  Which of these is the most preferable area of study for someone wanting to pursue a career in home visiting?
  1. Anthropology
  2. Mathematics
  3. Chemistry
  4. Child Development
7.  Which of the following is an appropriate way to build relationships with families?
  1. Spending time with a family at the beach when off-duty
  2. Babysitting the children so parents can go out to dinner
  3. Working through differences and challenging situations
  4. Focusing only on the child during home visits
8.  Which of these would be the best way to encourage positive parent-child interactions?
  1. Offer information about potty training techniques
  2. Tell the parent to look up help on the Internet
  3. Discourage father involvement in the child's life if the parents are not living together
  4. Laugh when the young child says a curse word
9.  Which of these would be the most appropriate activity to support the literacy development of an 18-month old child?
  1. Reading a book and asking simple questions about the story
  2. Alphabet flashcards
  3. Walking across a balance beam
  4. Tracing their name using a pencil
10.  Which of the following is an effective way to support family development and well-being?
  1. Driving the family to doctor appointments
  2. Providing brochures on health
  3. Taking the family to dinner
  4. Providing community resource connections