Module # 4 - Quiz Your Role as a Service Provider

Module # 4 - Your Role as a Service Provider - Quiz               

Please answer the following questions by choosing the best response. 

1. Community agencies can play an important role in meeting women’s HIV prevention needs because:

a)  There are currently not many places where women are able to access information about HIV and sexual health that is specific to their needs.

 

b)  Research has shown that vulnerability to HIV is linked to the social determinants of health which includes access to health care and support services.

 

c)  Relationships between women and the agencies who serve them are based on trust and respect, which is important when talking about sensitive health issues like HIV.

 

d)  Community agencies are an important point of contact to reach women who might be living with, affected by, or at risk of HIV.

 

e)  All of the above

 

2. The best way for your agency to help reach women and meet their HIV prevention needs is:

a)  Ask every women who comes through your door to have an HIV test.

 

b)  Make sure you know each and every women’s HIV status.

 

c)  Create a supportive environment for women to seek care, information and support.

 

 d) Use general information about HIV and sexual health that doesn’t account for gender so no one’s being excluded.

 

3. Which of the following is not one of the three ways discussed to create a supportive environment for women?

a) Create a warm and safe atmosphere.

 

b) Incorporate HIV messaging into your agency.

 

c) Contact public health to make sure they educate women about HIV so you don’t need to be concerned about what you don’t know.

 

d) Educate yourself and your staff about HIV so you can understand women’s needs and provide appropriate referrals when necessary.

 

 

4. Using the right language with the appropriate audience is important when trying to make someone feel comfortable and safe.  This means:

a) You should make sure you have many staff members who speak different languages.

b) You should always use slang because that is what’s used on the streets.

c) You should repeat everything a client says to you word for word so they know you are listening .

d) Different things for different situations. It means you should be able to understand your client and make them feel safe and comfortable by adapting the language you use with them.

5. What certain women need to feel safe will be different from other women. One component of a warm and safe atmosphere that was identified as extremely important for all women is:

a) Not letting men use your space.

b) Confidentiality.

c) Having multi-lingual staff members at all times.

d) Asking people if they felt safe when they are leaving .

6.  Which of the following statements about incorporating HIV messaging is false?

a) Your whole staff should be HIV experts, so you can support women who are living with, affected by or at risk of HIV.

b) Male and female condoms should be provided in restrooms, and in waiting areas.

c) Information and resources about HIV for women should be available in waiting areas, offices and community events.

7.  It is important for us to work together to provide the necessary tools and resources to prevent HIV transmission as well as empower women to take control of their health.

a) True

b) False

 

 

 

Answers

1.  e) All of the above

2. c) Create a supportive environment for women to seek care, information and support

3. c) Contact public health to make sure they educate women about HIV so you don’t need to be concerned about what you don’t know

4. d) Different things for different situations. It means you should be able to understand your client and make them feel safe and comfortable by adapting the language you use with them.

5.  b) Confidentiality

6. a) You should always have an HIV expert on staff, so you can support women who are living with, affected by or at risk of HIV

 Don’t be afraid to use a referral process! If you think your client is at risk for contracting HIV, or requires information you can’t provide, refer them to ACG for more information or for testing.

7. a) True

 

 

 

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