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Policies I -- Final
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The well being or condition of society
The worth, desirability, or usefulness placed on something.
Feeling sorrowful for someone and providing assistance to relieve them of the problem.
Social assistance that is restricted to those who can demonstrate need through established eligibility criteria.
Efforts to shape the overall quality of life in a society, the living conditions of its members, and their relationships to one another and society as a whole.
This approach calls for the existence of social welfare programs as a part of the social structure in the normal functions of society.
Institutional social welfare policy
An ideal condition in which all members of society have the same basic rights, protection, opportunity, obligations, and social benefits.
Principles, guidelines, or procedures that serve the purpose of maximizing uniformity in decision making regarding the problem of dependency in our society.
Social Welfare Policy
The provision of social services to all people regardless of their income or resources.
Organized efforts and structures used to provide for societal well being.
Social Welfare System
(T/F) Social Work has a dual focus for practice: micro and mezzo policy making
False; Micro, Mezzo, Macro
(T/F) Free Market Economics, a conservative viewpoint, focuses on the use of a capitalist economy which provides social justice through enhancement of individual opportunity and free enterprise, not guided governmental intervention.
(T/F) Policy has a direct impact on the practice of a social worker because it has the power to determine the major goals or service, the characteristics of our clients, and who gets our services.
(T/F) An example of the use of micro-level policy would be a social worker who chooses not to access viable resources for her client because she does not approve of the clients lifestyle.
(T/F) Section 6 of the NASW Code of Ethics states social workers should promote the general welfare of society.
(T/F) Democratic socialism is an open and representative form of government that coexists with a market economy
(T/F) Social services is described as the allocation of goods, services, and opportunities to enhance the social functioning and well being of society.
(T/F) Keynesian economics focused on the use of governmental intervention as a form of stabilization in society by enhancing security and ensuring the opportunity for basic needs to be met.
(T/F) Two competing values in our social welfare system are social responsibility and individual responsibility.
(T/F) Sympathy enhances empowerment of individuals as one provides support and helps individuals help themselves with guided intervention.
TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families) and Medicare are described as selective provisions of service. Why are they selective and not universal programs.
You must be eligible to qualify for these programs. These programs are not accessible to everyone.
How would services provided to stop child abuse differ using a residual approach vs. an institutional approach?
Residual would take place after the abuse had happened and all the prevention strategies had failed.
Institutional programs consist of programs and services to stop future child abuse.
How would services provided to help with the issue of poverty or homelessness differ using a residual vs an institutional approach.
Residual -- interventions to help those who are currently homeless
Institutional -- Helping people take the proper steps to prevent becoming homeless
Primary reasons America has a social welfare system
- To create a "safety net" we can all rely on if needed, such as emergency services.
-To provide services that cannot be effectively or efficiently provided on an individual basis, such as fire prevention and interstate highways
List and explain the 6 steps of the social welfare system.
(Every Princess G Buys Silver Car Fuel)
- Program goals
- Service Delivery system
- Cost analysis
What are the 6 questions asked when studying the effectiveness of the system?
-Who gets services?
-Why do they get services?
-What do they receive?
-How do they receive the services?
-What does it cost?
-Who pays for it?
2 roles we play within the social welfare system
We are all providers and recipients of social welfare.
We receive by driving on roads, attending schools, or going to a park.
We provide social welfare because the government takes a certain percentage out of every paycheck and puts it toward paying for public services.
Why is it important for us to understand social welfare policies?
-The policies are about us
-We are providers and receivers of these services
-As citizens, we are policy makers ourselves
By having a greater understanding of the social welfare system we are able to...
-attain a better general knowledge of policies
-understand how views and values affect creating policies
6 Core Social Work Values
2. Social Justice
3. Dignity and Self-Worth of a Person
4. Importance of Human Relationships
Difference between Sympathy and Empathy
Sympathy -- a feeling of care or concern for someone
Empathy -- being able to empower the client and trying to really understand what is going on in their world
What was added to the Foster Care Independence Act in 2002?
Education and Training Vouchers
What did the American Disability Act not do?
What is the percentage of deaf children that have experienced some kind of maltreatment?
What immigration policy granted a two-year period of stay in the United States and the right to be employed with a renewal requirement as well as for people whose age was 31 or younger?
In 1999, Congress found that foster care youth was more likely to experience ______________.
What does FEMA stand for?
Federal Emergency Management Agency
What items are excluded from the SNAP program?
Tobacco and Alcohol
What does ONDCP stand for?
Office of National Drug Control Policy
GHB is also known as a...
Congress implemented the "Mental Health Parity Act of 1996" after witnessing ________ insurance practices regarding mental health.
What is the average age of a child in the foster care system?
What major piece of technology did the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act Create?
Electronic Health Record.
The Older Workers Protection Act gives additional protection to an employer to participate in a staff reduction program if they are _____________
40 or older.
Which department has to report the information given to them on sex trafficking?
The Department of Health and Human Services
________________________ is the maintenance and improvement of physical and mental health, through the provision of medical service.
What is the most common type of child abuse?
What are reasonable accommodations?
Deciding what can be adjusted for the person with a disability to work at a facility.
Which item granted permanent residency for no more than six years to those impacted by DACA
Conditional Permanent Residency
The purpose of the Foster Care Independence Act was to do what?
Increase funding for independent living programs
What does Mitigate mean?
To make less severe or painful
What items are required to use SNAP benefits?
-Age and Relationship
What is the law that not only applies to Social Workers, but to all citizens when there is suspected child abuse?
It is mandatory to report all suspected child abuse and neglect
How much money does sex trafficking make each year?
99 billion dollars
What major portion of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act created the most jobs?
(T/F) The major emphasis of early social services was more often on spiritual guidance and moral behavior than material aid.
Cash benefits through collectively funded programs that people pay into while working to cover retirement, disability, or survivorship is known as _____________________________.
The distribution of social benefits to society that is fair but unequal to contribute to the betterment of society as a whole is known as __________________.
The ________________believed that the church should recapture the militant spirit of Christ by taking on the issues of social justice and poverty. They advocated fair play and justice for workers and believed that churches wrongfully stressed spirituality rather than morality.
If a client is not benefitting from a social service, workers should:
Examine the service's design and accessibility
The Older American's Act aided in expanding the Social Security Act in 1965 to provide what to programs?
Medicare and Medicaid
what single legislative action marked the high point of religious dominance in the nineteenth and early twentieth century?
What is not a historical goal of social welfare?
__________________ assisted in creating the New Deal
Identify which item is not one of the 6 types of service delivery arrangements used within the social welfare system
Major provider of care to impoverished individuals beginning in the late 1800's?
Charity Organization Societies
Which item was not created by the New Deal?
a. Community Action Programs
b. Federal Emergency relief Act
c. Works Progress Administration
d. Civilian Conservation Corps
a. community action programs
(T/F) The National Association of Colored People, National Organizaton of Women, and the Equal Employment Oppurtunity Commission were created in the 1970's as a result of the Civil Rights activities for minorities in the 1960's.
(T/F) Responsibility for social welfare relief was initially considered a federal matter, not involving the churches and individuals.
______________is a hostile social-psychological discrediting routine by which people move blame and responsibility away from themselves and towards a target person or group.
In exploring social work paradigms, ___________is viewed as the distibution of social benefits to society that is fair but unequal to contribute to the betterment of society as a whole.
(T/F) The Children's Aid Society was created during the Pre Civil War Era to focus on meeting the needs of the multiple abandoned, poverty stricken, and abused children.
What president coined the phrase "War on Poverty"?
(T/F) The Elizabethan Poor Laws was the first federal legislation outlining a public response to end poverty.
The first important national public health group was the...
U.S. Sanitary Commission
Which item was not a focus of the settlement movement?
-stopping overlapping services to individuals and families
-social reform and political action
stopping overlapping services to individuals and families
__________________as an intervention model posited to guide social service providers to emphasize the positive attributes of the person over the person's deficits or needs.
(T/F) Oversimplification and ignoring the complexities that exist in diverse groups can lead to errors in the interpretation of policy history.
Who wrote Social Diagnosis and is accredited with professionalizing social work?
___________________ is known as a set of quasi-religious attitudes, beliefs, rituals, and symbols that merge sacred virtues with public life and thus anchoring no religious belief over others.
Which organization provided aid and services to slaves after they were freed?
(T/F) Dorothea Dix advocated for services for Native American's during the Progressive era leading such legislation as the Dawes Act and the 15th amendment.
If a social worker immediately blames the client for missing an appointment or not complying with requests of the agency without any concern for the impact of society on the issue, the worker could be accused of which concept?
second order blaming the victim
During the WWII and Post War Era what was the major piece of legislation?
Servicemen's Readjustment Act
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