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Social Work Quiz 4

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the adoptive parents
Historically, adoption originated to meet the needs of

a. the children.
b. the foster parents.
c. the state.
d. the adoptive parents.
has been practiced since ancient times
Surrogate mothering

a. is a new phenomenon.
b. is currently illegal in most states.
c. has been practiced since ancient times.
d. has rarely been medically viable.
there is more information available about the child's background.
Which of the following is NOT a problem with independent adoptions?

a. There are often few follow-up services.
b. There is more information available about the child's background.
c. The legal aspects are less clear-cut.
d. There is no recourse in an adoption disruption.
at the time of placement
When should a child be told he/she is adopted?

a. at the time of placement
b. during adolescence
c. never
d. when he/she reaches adulthood
there is currently an emphasis on family preservation.
Why do many children not come up for adoption until they are older?

a. Their parents have been hiding them.
b. Parents are dying earlier.
c. They never received birth certificates when they were born.
d. There is currently an emphasis on family preservation.
Any couple with the right amount of money can adopt the child.
Why do independent placements not protect the rights of the child?

a. Any couple with the right amount of money can adopt the child.
b. The child often ends up back with the birth parents.
c. Child labor laws regulate independent placements.
d. Many adoption agencies are corrupt.
because often the assumption is that everyone should be able to parent no matter the circumstances.
Why do some birth parents who give their child up for adoption feel stigmatized by
their community?

a. because often the assumption is that everyone should be able to parent no matter the circumstances
b. because their social workers pressure them to keep the child at all cost
c. because adoption agencies will work only with birth parents in a certain tax
bracket
d. because there is enormous pressure to keep adoptions open
open
Kelly was adopted when she was 3 years old. She knows who her birth parents are. In fact, they come to her birthday party every year. Kelly's adoption is

a. independent.
b. open.
c. court-ruled.
d. conservative
voluntary surrender
Mary is a teenage girl who gives her baby up for adoption because she knows she does not have the resources to raise the child properly. This situation falls under the
category of

a. voluntary surrender.
b. court-ruled adoption.
c. abandonment.
d. open adoption.
that they have been "bad."
Most children who are placed in residential settings feel

a. relieved to be away from home.
b. that they have been "bad."
c. comfortable being there.
d. better being with peers than in a home.
the high turnover rate of staff
One problem for residential settings is

a. the high turnover rate of staff.
b. the number of children needing care.
c. too clearly defined and limiting staff roles.
d. too much time devoted to training.
the children coming into residential placements will be even more disturbed.
What is a likely future trend of residential placements?

a. Fewer children will be involved with the court system before coming into
placement.
b. Fewer children will have substance abuse problems, thanks to community based
prevention programs.
c. There will be more funding available for residential placements.
d. The children coming into residential placements will be even more disturbed.
an adult who visits the child when parents do not
What is a visiting resource?

a. a person who transports the child to home visits
b. an adult who visits the child when parents do not
c. a staff member who arranges parental visits for the child
d. a person who escorts the parents when they visit the child
provide adequate structure
How can one decrease the risk of crisis in a residential treatment setting?

a. Provide adequate structure.
b. Increase children's contact with family.
c. Assign children a variety of different staff members.
d. Pay special attention to birthdays and holidays.
in order to help children with mental problems
Why were residential treatment centers first established?

a. in order to house delinquent boys
b. in order to help children with mental health problems
c. in order to train children as farmhands
d. in order to end poverty
residential staff
A child care worker falls under which category?

a. residential staff
b. educational staff
c. administrative staff
d. clinical staff
clinical component
A child in a residential setting attends an art therapy group twice a week. This falls under which category?

a. clinical component
b. educational component
c. residential component
d. administrative component
there are long delays in reimbursement
A high percentage of medical doctors refuse to accept Medicaid because

a. too many people use it.
b. there are long delays in reimbursement.
c. it covers only crises and not routine health visits.
d. the criteria to be a provider are too rigid.
to make education rewarding for every child
What is the main goal of the Educational Reform Act?

a. to provide free and reduced lunches
b. to improve the quality of private schools
c. to make education rewarding for every child
d. to require teachers to have more education
the policies and programs that are designed to serve children
The future of child welfare depends largely upon

a. changing the voting age to thirteen
b. the preservation of "turf-ism" through welfare reform
c. the policies and programs that are designed to serve children
d. requiring social workers to be fluent in at least two languages
there is an increase in the number of immigrant children.
Why is cultural competence an essential skill for future child welfare workers?

a. They will most likely need to work outside of the U.S.
b. There is an increase in the number of immigrant children.
c. There is an increasing need for social workers in embassy settings.
d. They will be unable to find a job unless they speak Spanish.
because knowledge and ideas cannot be freely shared.
Why is "turf-ism" detrimental to child welfare as a whole?
Select one:
a. because knowledge and ideas cannot be freely shared
b. because only middle-class children are served
c. because there is confusion regarding health insurance
d. because more families end up homeless
by speaking up for children's safety
How can parents advocate for their children?

a. by speaking up for children's safety
b. by sending their children to private school
c. by sending their children to a counselor
d. by supporting their children's school bake sales
child development
Choose which of the following areas is most important for child welfare workers to
be trained in.

a. youth-based marketing
b. non-profit accounting
c. outreach theory
d. child development
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