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Competency 6: Legal Issues

Test Your Knowledge Questions: Posttest

Posttests are designed to gauge what you've learned by reading the competency. Click in the circle or box next to the correct answer. Circles indicate that only one correct answer is possible. Boxes indicate that more than one correct answer is possible.

1. The Indian Child Welfare Act provides for which of the following:

2. Confidentiality laws regarding sharing client information are the same in each State.

3. Establishing a routine and finding a healthy, structured environment in aftercare can help the client avoid criminal activity.

4. Some States include prenatal alcohol exposure in their definition of abuse or neglect.

5. Federal laws related to alcohol use during pregnancy address treatment, consequences, and prevention.

6. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) includes requirements regarding privacy and sharing client information.

7. Women who drink during pregnancy may encounter which of the following legal issues:
Select all that apply.

8. Addiction professionals may need to incorporate disability accommodations into any treatment plan for persons with an FASD.

9. The addiction professional needs to be familiar with laws in his or her State with regards to alcohol use, particularly among pregnant women. Some States take a punitive approach to pregnant women who drink, in order to protect the child, while other States take a more supportive approach.

10. People with an FASD may have specific types of brain damage that make them likely to get involved in criminal activity and have repeat involvement with the legal system. Behaviors that make them more vulnerable include:

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