CHCMHS007 Work Effectively in Trauma Informed Care NEWEST.docx - CHCMHS007 Work Effectively in Trauma Informed Care Assessment 1 Written Questions 1

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CHCMHS007 Work Effectively in Trauma Informed Care; Assessment 1: Written Questions 1. When a child tells you they have been abused, you are required to make a report under mandatory reporting laws. Explain how laws and issues relating to privacy operate in this situation. The law states that a child or young person at risk of harm or neglect, whether it’s a single incident or a number of incidents, they must be protected. There for it is a legal requirement for you to report your suspicions to the Department for Child Protection. You don’t need to be able to prove that harm has actually occurred. 2. What is complex trauma? Complex trauma is a result of traumatic experiences that are interpersonal, intentional, prolonged and repeated traumas. Which often lead to immediate and long-term difficulties in many areas because of the impacts of that exposure. 3. What is interpersonal violence? Provide a detailed description with at least five examples. Interpersonal violence is a pattern of behaviour used to establish power and control over another person through fear and intimidation, often including the threat or use of violence. Physical Abuse Can be many forms such as; smashing or damaging property, harming pet animals, broken bones. As well as being threatened with weapons such as knives, or cigarettes. Sexual Abuse Is any type of sexual activity that is not consented too, it may involve penetration or physical contact with the victim, (For example, exposure). Emotional Abuse Includes verbal abuse, humiliation, threats or any behaviour aimed at scaring or terrorising a person experiencing the abuse. Emotional Abuse can take many forms including threats of
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suicide, extreme jealousy and stalking or harassment at work or through technology. Social Abuse Is isolating a person from their family, friends and others in the community. Economic Abuse Is restricting a person’s access to money and essential needs, or fraudulently using that person’s money for personal gain, or stealing from the victim.
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