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Competency 6: Legal Issues

Test Your Knowledge Questions: Pretest

Pretests are designed to gauge your knowledge. 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. A posttest is given at the end of the module so that you can see what you've learned.


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



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





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






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



5. 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:





6. 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.



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



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



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



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



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