Lesson 14: Test your knowledge

Lesson 14 Chapter 3

Time to answer some questions!

Welcome to your Course 2 chapter 2

1. The importance of avoiding attachment. 

"Last year I volunteered at an orphanage in South Africa. While at the orphanage I had the opportunity of working along the local workers to take care of the children. On most days, I would help the children with their work or I would do house chores. There are two children who lost their parents at a very young age, so i took it upon myself to spend a lot of time with them. They called me their mother and it often gets sad when i leave the orphanage for my apartment"

Based on the above story, is its likely that the children which the volunteer became close with will develop an attachment disorder?
2. Attachment disorder. 

When a child is showing claiming behaviour or evasive behaviour, it could mean that the child is insecurely attached. This in turn can lead to attachment disorder.
3. Avoiding attachment 

All of the following are ways in which volunteers can avoid becoming too attached to children except:

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