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SW exam 2
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The process of determining who qualifies for services and who does not is known as __.
The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) __.
is the arbiter of social work education programs in colleges and universities
Select the value that is not considered to be a core value of the profession of social work.
A bachelor's degree in social work __.
is considered an entry-level degree for the social work profession
Granting all citizens the same rights, protections, opportunities, obligations, and social benefits, regardless of background or membership in diverse groups, aligns with the core social work value of __.
If a low-income person needed assistance covering the cost of his or her medical expenses, what would be the most likely program that could help him or her?
One of the significant differences between social workers and other service professionals is that social workers are expected to know and care about __.
Working with an individual client who is trying to obtain public assistance benefits is an example of which level of social work?
What is meant by the term "evidence-based practice"?
basing the intervention for a particular problem or issue on the results of research
Advocacy is expected of all social workers; in fact, the Code of Ethics indicates social workers are obligated to advocate for social justice.
In order to determine eligibility for social welfare programs, potential clients have to undergo a process that assesses whether they need to have a particular kind of assistance. This is known as a(n) __.
High rates of divorce, separation, and out-of-marriage births all contribute to __.
the feminization of poverty
The premise of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program was designed to support families with the purpose of helping them to achieve what?
The NASW Code of Ethics does what for the social work profession?
serves as a moral and social compass
When there is considerable public unrest—for example, due to the Great Depression of the 1930s or the civil rights movement of the 1960s—the government tends to __.
rein in welfare spending in favor of expanding defense spending
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) offsets the burden of Social Security taxes for many low-income workers.
Social workers may not participate in voter registration drives in hopes of impacting the makeup of leadership in Washington, DC, since that involves imposing their values on others.
The social work profession's dual responsibility is to __.
influence social and individual change
Most social workers consider political action to be a relevant and important part of their job.
What approach should a social worker take when working with a client who is not ready to make a positive change?
Continue to work with the client—listening, negotiating, and mediating—until he or she is ready for change.
__ is the array of governmental programs, services, and institutions designed to maintain the stability and well-being of society.
A distinguishing feature of the practice and discipline of social work is that __.
social workers are all generalist practitioners
Which of the following does the text identify as a limitation to America's social welfare system?
failure to create upward class mobility for clients
Which of the following marked the beginning of the foster care concept in America?
the orphan trains that transported children all over America, Canada, and Mexico to new families from the 1850s to the early 1900s
Poverty rates for African Americans __.
stem largely from the history of prejudice and discrimination in the United States
People who express and agree with a liberal ideology are most likely to say which of the following?
"The government should provide a robust safety net for the needs of the poor."
Both the Elizabethan Poor Laws and early laws among the American settlers distinguished between what two groups?
the deserving poor and the nondeserving poor
What is mutual aid?
An informal system in which people take care of each other in times of need, as was common during colonial times.
Going to the state capitol building to meet with lawmakers and attempt to garner their support to expand funding for substance abuse treatment programs in prisons is an example of which level of social work?
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