Supporting children and young people's wellbeing
Supporting children and young people's wellbeing

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Supporting children and young people's wellbeing

8 Test your knowledge

During this course you have learned about the different and interconnecting features of children and young people’s wellbeing and the significance of practices and services. Check your learning now by completing the following quiz.

Activity 8 Quiz on the key issues and concepts in this course

Timing: Allow about 15 minutes

Try to answer each of the following questions by indicating which answers are correct. Some questions have multiple correct answers. When you have completed this quiz you can check how many questions you have answered correctly.

  1. Although objective and subjective measures of wellbeing may overlap, generally speaking what are two subjective measures of children and young people’s wellbeing? (Select two answers)

a. 

a. How well children do at school in their exams


b. 

b. Children’s physical health


c. 

c. Personal wellbeing


d. 

d. Where children and young people live


e. 

e. Quality of relationships


f. 

f. Economic circumstances


The correct answers are c and e.

  1. What are some of the factors that children and young people refer to as preventing a good life?

a. 

a. Lack of leisure time.


b. 

b. A small and crowded home.


c. 

c. Bullying.


d. 

d. Not having pets.


The correct answer is c.

  1. What does the term ‘resilience’ mean? (Select one answer)

a. 

a. The ability to do well


b. 

b. Personal success


c. 

c. The capacity to deal with life’s challenges


d. 

d. Endurance


The correct answer is c.

  1. What are the strengths of multi-agency practice for supporting children and young people?

a. 

a. Practitioners sharing the same professional setting.


b. 

b. Different practitioners and services from different professional areas working together to provide support holistic support for children and young people.


c. 

c. Practitioners having the opportunity to talk to other practitioners.


d. 

d. Practitioners sharing the same ethical codes of conduct.


The correct answer is b.

  1. Why is it important that children and young people’s services are evaluated?

a. 

a. To provide information for service users.


b. 

b. To look at practitioner performance.


c. 

c. Use feedback and evidence to improve practices and services.


d. 

d. To find ways of reducing practice and service costs.


The correct answer is c.

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