HSV-100 Week 1 Review Quiz

13 Questions | Total Attempts: 48

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  • 1. 
    The profession of social work started in the:
    • A. 

      1880s as a reaction to problems of the poor

    • B. 

      1920s as part of the Progressive Era

    • C. 

      Mid-1930s with the Great Depression aided by Roosevelt’s New Deal

    • D. 

      1960s as an off-shoot of President Johnson’s War on Poverty

  • 2. 
    The world’s largest professional membership organization for social workers is the
    • A. 

      IFSW

    • B. 

      NASW

    • C. 

      IWW

    • D. 

      ACOA

  • 3. 
    Three systems frequently addressed in social work profession are
    • A. 

      The lower class, middle class, and upper class

    • B. 

      Assessment, treatment, and evaluation

    • C. 

      Micro, mezzo, macro

    • D. 

      Beginning, middle, and end

  • 4. 
    When the client’s problems are found to have their roots in broader community or social institutions they are considered part of the:
    • A. 

      Macrosystem

    • B. 

      Microsystem

    • C. 

      Mezzosystem

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    When looking at individuals from a microperspective in social work, the primary focus is on:
    • A. 

      Changing the community or social institutions

    • B. 

      Giving people in the population whatever they want

    • C. 

      Creating individual self-sufficiency

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    All of the following are key attributes when defining social work EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Sanctions

    • B. 

      Professional education

    • C. 

      Having had the services of a social worker in your own life

    • D. 

      Standards for ethical conduct

  • 7. 
    When a client’s problems are related to relationships in their lives, the primary focus is on the:
    • A. 

      Microsystem

    • B. 

      Mezzosystem

    • C. 

      Macrosystem

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    In defining social work, at-risk populations are best described as groups of people who:
    • A. 

      Are susceptible to communicable diseases.

    • B. 

      Are easily depressed by problems.

    • C. 

      Are vulnerable to social threats or problems resulting from life events.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    A community recognizes the need for a services or program which it considers legitimate. This type of recognition and authorization is called:
    • A. 

      Ethical conduct

    • B. 

      A sanction

    • C. 

      Public approval

    • D. 

      Program development

  • 10. 
    The Code of Ethics for the field of social work was established by the:
    • A. 

      Social Workers Union

    • B. 

      Allied Social Workers

    • C. 

      Schools of Social Work

    • D. 

      National Association of Social Workers

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is NOT true about the Code of Ethics:
    • A. 

      Most professions have a code of ethics

    • B. 

      It is designed to govern moral behavior

    • C. 

      It is often referred to as a code of conduct

    • D. 

      Only the social work profession has a code of ethics

  • 12. 
    Which of the following statements about social workers is TRUE:
    • A. 

      Individuals can be their own social worker

    • B. 

      Social work is about helping others and improving communities

    • C. 

      Anyone can handle the tasks and responsibilities of a social worker

    • D. 

      Anyone can be employed as a professional social worker

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is NOT a requirement for becoming a social worker?
    • A. 

      You should like working with people

    • B. 

      You should want to help people

    • C. 

      You should come from a similar background as the people you want to help

    • D. 

      You should want the community to be a better place for all people

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