5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- What makes social work a profession
- Task Groups
- Target populations
- Person-in-environment concept
- Elizathbethian Poor Laws
- a Population for which your program is aiming to serve
- b 1601 in England. Established Social Welfare (poor relief) as public (government) responsibility. Characterized by local investigation and administration of relief. Work as component of all assistance and categorization of poor people in 3 groups
3. Dependent Children
- c Groups of individuals brought together to accomplish a specific actions or produce a product
- d Social work is a profession that seeks to change and improve the lives of individuals and society and the relationships between them. Distinguishes social work from other helping professions. Central approach in social work.
- e Systematic Theory
Clients recognize professional authority and judgement
Code of ethics
Professional culture (values, norms, organizations)
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The process of increasing personal, interpersonal or political power do that individuals, families and communities can take action to improve their situations. Empowerment refers to a state of mind such as feeling worthy or competent. It also refers to a reallocation of power that results from modifying social structures. Empowerment involves subjective elements of perception as well as more objective elements of resources of power within social structures. Exercising psychological control over personal affairs, as well as influence over the course of events in the sociopolitical arena.
- Geographic area where services are available
- Utilizes generic practice processes to organize work with clients systems.
Recognizes the potential for change at multiple system level- within human systems, between systems, and among environmental services
Views human behavior in the context of the social environment
Integrates direct practice with social policy and social work research activities
- Promote social change, problem solving in human relationships and the empowerment and liberation of people to enhance well being
- English system brought to the US
Almshouse in 1662 in Mass
Puritan Ethics- Thought that Poverty was due to moral defect
John Calvin (Believed Wealth equaled morality and Poverty Equaled Immorality; Material success with Gods favor)
Charity Organization Society- Introduced in 1887 in Buffalo, New York. Developed central registries to coordinate charity given to poor persons. Investigated applicants, sent friendly visitors on home visits to provide character reform. Believed that public relief demoralized recipients and perpetuated an inferior class of people, based on Social Darwinism
Settlement House Movement- 1880
1930- Great Depression; massive unemployment and world wide economic crisis. Social Structues blamed for extent of poverty President FDR, the New Deal, Social Security.
1950- Economic Prosperity; Calm after the 1940 storm; Welfare equals dirty word. NASW established.
1960- Emphasis on social reform; Great Society and War on Poverty. Civil Rights Movement; Vietnam war; Medicare and Medicaid; Food Stamps. and Aid for Dependent Children (AFDC), social action and advocacy.
1970- Watergate ; mistrust of government; conservative approach to social welfare
1980- Growing conservative movement; decreasing government involvement; shift to state responsibility and private sector response. Republicans
1990s- Democrat Clinton Republican Congress. Personal Responsibility and work opportunity act (welfare reform act). Welfare-to-work and personal responsibility emphasis. Licensing of social workers.
5 True/False Questions
The Great Society → Goal to eliminate hunger and deprivation; Launched anti-poverty programs (1960's)
Helped with education, job training and community development programs to help the poor
Best way to deal with poverty was to help the poor with new programs
Community action was important
Primary Setting → Principally offer social services. Social work services directly relate to the organizational mission. Primary facet in social service.
Mezzo → Mid-level- Large groups and organizations.
Agency/organization level interventions
Ex: family resource center, board of directors
Purpose or mission of Social Work → Family services, child protection, health care, gerontological, school social work, criminal justice, mental health, community organizing , information and referral, case management, policy/ lobbying
Environmental Press → Indicates secular sponsorship