Social Work 300 1 - 5

  1. The manner in which we function in meeting our human needs; an interaction with others; and in our patterns of work, play and rest
  2. Beliefs about people and society and about human life, it's purpose, and how it should be lived
    Phililosophy of Life
  3. A specification of that which is considered to be right or wrong in terms of behavior
    Moral Code
  4. What is considered desirable or preferred
    Value System
  5. A family tree that specifies significant information about each individual for at least 3 generations, and is a useful tool for understanding one's family
  6. Name 5 Characteristics of a Helping Person
    • 1. Friendly
    • 2. Worthy
    • 3. Able
    • 4. Internally Motivated
    • 5. Dependable
  7. HIPAA
    Health Insurance Portablilty and Accountability Act (of 1996)
  8. A feeling that something is not right. An interest in, regard for, and caring about the well-being of oneself or others
  9. Felt Need
    Need identified by the client
  10. An agreement or harmony for persons to "fit" in their environment
  11. An approach that considers a client neither sick nor deviant, but rather rquesting a service
    Functional approach
  12. Understanding the person in the environment as the basis for the action to be taken
  13. Uses an ecological approach to identify, develop, and support personal networks
    Person in the environment
  14. The cohesive quality of the action system
  15. Recurrent pattern of a sequence of change over time that is the specification of various stages of the work
  16. Working with clients and others to influence relational patterns between individuals and systems of influence to any situation so the concerns and needs are met
  17. A necessity for either an idividual or a social system to function within reasonable expectations in a given situation
  18. Ecological Needs
    A reciprocal of needs being met and satisfied by the environment and the individual.
  19. Focusing on the abilities and assests rather than deficits or weaknesses
    Strength appraoch
  20. An enduring belief that a specific mode or state of existence is personally or socially preferable to an opposite mode or state of existence
  21. What are the types of Values
    1. Ultimate Value - most abstract, easily agreed upon. e.g. - Liberty, diginity, justice

    2. Proximate Value - more specifc as to the desired end state and some disagreement. e.g. - the right to discipline one's child, right to prolife or prochoice

    3. Instrumental values - very specific. e.g. - mode of conduct, integrity an confidentiality
  22. What are the 3 Social Work Values
    • 1. Worth and dignity of the individual
    • 2. Rigth to self-determination
    • 3. Rigth to confidentiality
  23. 5 values related to the NASW Code of Ethics
    • 1. Integrity
    • 2. Competence
    • 3. Service
    • 4. Importance of Human Relationships
    • 5. Social Justice
  24. The practice component that brings knowledge and values together and converts them to action as a response to concerns and needs
  25. A specific action by a social worker in relation to human systems or processes in order to facilitate change
  26. The recurring pattern of a sequence of change over time and in a particular direction
  27. List the phases of the Change process
    • 1. Assessment
    • 2. Planning
    • 3. Action 
    • 4. Evaluation and Termination
  28. Which of the following is not a characteristic of a helping person?
    Controls others' behavior.
  29. A person consists of 3 subsystems
    Thinking, feeling, acting
  30. The most important tool a social worker possesses is:
  31. Identification of developmental stages is important because it:
    Aids in identifying personal needs
  32. In developing self-knowledge, a social worker
    Brings personal concerns, attitudes and values into conscious thought.
  33. Starting where the client is means
    Responding to the "felt need" of the client.
  34. Concern is
    A feeling that something is not right
  35. Need is:
    That which is necessary for function
  36. The feeling of concern arises
    When behavior affects the relationship
  37. The response to concern/need from a developmental point of view includes
    Provision of conditions which allow persons to grow
  38. Values help:
    Guide behavior
  39. Which of the following is least important when choosing knowledge for social work practice?
    Worker preference.
  40. Borrowed knowledge is:
    Used extensively by social work.
  41. Identify a value held by social work from the following list:
    Worth and dignity of the individual
  42. Knowledge can:
    Be tested
  43. Under most circumstances, clients must give __________ before you may legally and ethically share information with another person or organization.
    Informed consent
  44. John Jones is a licensed social worker in private practice. He has been working with Sally B. for several months and has begun to think that she has a substance abuse problem. During a session, when Sally B. had to leave the room for a minute, John Jones went through her purse looking for evidence of drug use. He found cocaine but decided not to report Sally B. to the police.  Which legal obligation did he violate?
    Duty to respect privacy
  45. ___________ is where the professional makes a mistake in the application of an acceptable practice.
  46. Which of the following should take precedence when making professional decisions
    Ethical responsibilities
  47. ____________ is where the professional intentionally engages in a practice known to be harmful.
  48. _________ is an opinion about an individual, group or phenomenon that is developed without proof or systematic evidence.
  49. The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) considers all of the following to be factors of diversity EXCEPT
    Veteran Status
  50. The diversity competent social worker explores ways of serving diverse people in a manner that expected:
    Within their diverse group.
  51. The diversity competent social worker seeks to understand:

    His or her own attitudes and values related to diversity.
    Attitudes and values of the diverse group
    Attitudes and values of the larger society
    All of the Above
    *All of the Above
  52. The inductive process involves developing a hypothesis

    True or False
Card Set
Social Work 300 1 - 5
Scwk 300 Unit 1: The Worker Chapters 1 - 5