How Much Do You Know About Social Welfare Policy And Services?

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How Much Do You Know About Social Welfare Policy And Services?

How much do you know about social welfare policy and services? As a social worker, you will be expected to know the milestones that have been made in this profession and what is expected of you when it comes to those in need. Do you think you have what it takes to pass this quiz? Do give it a try and get to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the three different approaches to policy analysis?
  • 2. 
    Studies of _______ focus on the actual content of the policy.
  • 3. 
    Studies of ______ in social welfare policy focus on dynamics of policy formulation.
  • 4. 
    ____________ studies are concerned with the description and evaluation of the programmatic outcomes of policy choices.
  • 5. 
    What are the three different types of descriptive analysis?
  • 6. 
    ______________ is the most straightforward of all policy analysis methods. It is an empirical description in terms of a policy's intentions, problem definitions, goals, and means employed for achieving the goals.
  • 7. 
    _______________ involves the systematic process of looking at the options available for dealing with a social welfare problem. 
  • 8. 
    _______________, as a method of descriptive analysis involves systematically comparing policies across two or more settings. 
  • 9. 
    What are the three types of process analysis?
  • 10. 
    _______________ is an analytical method that focuses on the evolution of a policy.   This method allows policy analysts insight into how and why a particular policy has developed, how effective past incarnations of the policy have been, and what historical developments have influenced the current policy. 
  • 11. 
    A _________________ focuses on how people create and respond to conditions, how we subjectively construct the meanings of problems, and how our constructions influence how we act toward those conditions.  This method of analysis allows policy analysts to take into consideration the interaction of a number of sociological, political, and economic dynamics.
  • 12. 
    Policy _____________ represents the faithful fulfillment of policy intentions by public servants.
  • 13. 
    The ____________ of a policy focuses not on the policy's content, development, or implementation, but on its ____________.
  • 14. 
    The _______________ of a policy involves assessing:  1. The internal consistency of a policy’s multiple goals 2. The consistency between a policy’s goals and the means for achieving these goals 3. The difference between intended and unintended consequences 
  • 15. 
    __________ generally refers to two types of evaluation:  1.      Effectiveness evaluation focusing on program outcomes 2. Efficiency evaluation focusing on cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit
  • 16. 
    Quantitative evaluation generally refers to two types of evaluation: 1.     ____________ evaluation focusing on program outcomes 2.   Efficiency evaluation focusing on cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit
  • 17. 
    Quantitative evaluation generally refers to two types of evaluation: 1.      Effectiveness evaluation focusing on program outcomes 2.   __________ evaluation focusing on cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit
  • 18. 
    An ______________ is based on the moral or value system of the analyst or organization represented.