AVA Online Quizzes

All quizzes should be taken in order from one-to-ten. Please do not progress to the next quiz until the previous tests have been completed.

Lesson 01: Domestic Violence and AVA
Lesson 02: Definitions and Myths
Lesson 03: Dynamics of Domestic Violence
Lesson 04: Guidance for Clergy
Lesson 05: Teen Dating Violence
Lesson 06: Definitions and Prevalence
Lesson 07: Dynamics of Child Sexual Assault
Lesson 08: Guidance for Clergy
Lesson 09: Turning Roadblocks into Resources
Lesson 10: Reporting Requirements
Lesson 01: Domestic Violence and AVA

Objectives
• To understand how AVA began
• To understand why AVA is a ministry in the Covenant Church
• To learn the vision, mission, and goals of AVA

Lesson 02: Definitions and Myths

Objectives
• To understand what domestic violence is
• To understand what causes domestic violence
• To identify its various forms
• To clarify some of the myths about domestic violence
• To identify the most at-risk populations

Lesson 03: Dynamics of Domestic Violence

Objectives

  • To understand the changing dynamics of the cycle of abuse in domestic violence
  • To understand the key issues of power and control
  • To understand the reasons victims stay with their abusers
  • To understand the impact exposure to domestic violence has on children
Lesson 04: Guidance for Clergy

Objectives

  • To understand the role of clergy in dealing with instances of domestic violence
  • To understand how to assist victims of domestic violence, including planning or finding safety
  • To learn what to avoid in dealing with those who have suffered domestic violence
  • To learn how to deal with abusers
  • To understand theological issues associated with domestic violence
Lesson 05: Teen Dating Violence

Objectives

  • To understand teen dating violence
  • To understand the prevalence of teen dating violence
  • To understand influence on teens in violent relationships
  • To know the warning signs of teen dating violence
  • To understand what teens need
  • To help prepare a teen’s safety plan
Lesson 06: Definitions and Prevalence

Objectives

  • To understand what childhood sexual assault (CSA) is
  • To understand the causes of CSA
  • To identify some of the myths about CSA
  • To discover the prevalence of CSA in various populations
Lesson 07: Dynamics of Child Sexual Assault

Objectives

  • To have an awareness of the effect of childhood sexual trauma on the lives of men and women when faced with various life events.
  • To understand the coping mechanisms of those who have been sexually abused as children.
Lesson 08: Guidance for Clergy

Objectives

  • To understand the role of clergy in dealing with survivors of childhood sexual assault (CSA)
  • To understand how to assist victims/survivors of CSA
  • To learn what to avoid in dealing with those who have survived this type of assault
Lesson 09: Turning Roadblocks into Resources

Objectives

  • To discover the theological roadblocks for victims/survivors
  • To discover how to turn theological roadblocks into resources for healing
  • To see  how congregations may be isolating and alienating victims/survivors
  • To help churches become safe places with safe people
  • To understand why some victims/’survivors do not seek help from clergy
Lesson 10: Reporting Requirements

Objectives

  • To underdstand the reporting requirements of clergy for domestic violence and sexual assault.
  • To understand the underlying rationale for public policy.
  • To define the necessary steps clergy need to take to ensure that they are complying with legal requirements in their state.
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