Social Work Clinical Board Exam Quiz!

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Social Work Clinical Board Exam Quiz!

This social work clinical board exam will help carry out a series of tests on various groups of individuals to know the extent to which they can cope with various problems of life. These could be mental illness, trauma, disability, educational problems, unemployment, addiction, abuse, and poverty. Take this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What type of questions can bring about client defensiveness?
    • A. 

      Interrogative

    • B. 

      Leading

    • C. 

      Closed

    • D. 

      Open minded

  • 2. 
    During any social worker interview, what is the major purpose of feedback? To...
    • A. 

      Help the social worker combat any form of distortion in the thoughts of the client

    • B. 

      Ensure that the interview's main points are summarized 

    • C. 

      Ensure the client understands that social worker understands such issue

    • D. 

      Help the client address some problems on his own

  • 3. 
    What is the strategy adopted by a social worker to improve both the personal and environmental circumstances of a group?
    • A. 

      Empowerment

    • B. 

      Enhancement

    • C. 

      Endorsement

    • D. 

      Reinforcement

  • 4. 
    Which of the following best explains a social worker's primary role?
    • A. 

      Curing mental and emotional dysfunction

    • B. 

      Functioning as a resource

    • C. 

      Provision of support systems

    • D. 

      Building rapport

  • 5. 
    What is the first step to being taken by a social worker in the case of a client that has a record of drug abuse?
    • A. 

      Checking whether the client wants to change or not

    • B. 

      Conducting family interview

    • C. 

      Ensuring the client is referred for substance abuse treatment

    • D. 

      Starting treatment immediately

  • 6. 
    In order to ensure there are support groups for bereaved people in the hospital, a social worker can narrate a personal experience relating to the death of a child. This is majorly for which of the following reasons?
    • A. 

      Proving to be a professional on grief issues

    • B. 

      Sympathizing with participants

    • C. 

      Seeking assistance from the group

    • D. 

      Creating some sense of shared experience

  • 7. 
    Each of the following is a clear indicator of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse except which one?
    • A. 

      Stuttering

    • B. 

      Isolation

    • C. 

      Sexualized behavior

    • D. 

      Being violent towards people

  • 8. 
    How many years do the symptoms of schizophrenia usually take to occur?
    • A. 

      16 - 60

    • B. 

      17 - 45

    • C. 

      13 - 16

    • D. 

      6 - 12

  • 9. 
    A client suffering from long-standing depression is referred to as a social worker. It is eventually discovered that the client has some racial beliefs. What is the social worker supposed to do?
    • A. 

      Respect the beliefs of such client and focus on the problem itself

    • B. 

      Confront the prejudiced beliefs of the client

    • C. 

      Get the client referred to another therapist that has similar belief

    • D. 

      Educate such client about racism and its negative effects

  • 10. 
    A child has been placed inside a residential treatment facility and the parents refuse to communicate with him/her. Which of the following should a social worker do first?
    • A. 

      Respect the needs of the parents and not contact them

    • B. 

      Request for the discharge of the child immediately

    • C. 

      Communicate with the parents regarding the placement of the child

    • D. 

      Carefully assess how the child is responding to actions of the parents

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