Sowk300: Social Work Micro Practice Quiz 1

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Sowk300: Social Work Micro Practice Quiz 1 - Quiz

This quiz covers material from chapters 1, 2 and 3 as well as material from the video Evelyn.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the movie Evelyn, which of the follwing is the best example of triangulation?
    • A. 

      When Mr. Doyle and his lawyer expressed feelings for the same woman.

    • B. 

      When Mr. Doyle's father and mother-in-law communicated through Evelyn.

    • C. 

      When the Judge ordered Mr. Doyle to cooperate with the Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Children.

    • D. 

      When Mrs. Doyle left the home to be with another man.

    • E. 

      When Evelyn, her brother Dermont and her second brother Maurice realized they wouldn't be having much of a Christmas holiday.

  • 2. 
    When scheduling family meetings, which of the following tasks must the FSW ensure he/she accomplish?
    • A. 

      Identify what he/she will wear to the meeting.

    • B. 

      Speak to his/her supervisor to inform them of his/her interest in the case.

    • C. 

      Outline specific issues to be addressed during the meeting.

    • D. 

      Compose a genogram of the family to better understand family dynamics.

    • E. 

      Assess the children for behavioural problems.

  • 3. 
    Patterns of communication in the family can be predictable as well as how they generally function. One of the first tasks of the FSW is to identify the repetitive patterns of communiation within the family. These patterns are known as:
    • A. 

      Reciprocity

    • B. 

      Repeditivity

    • C. 

      Triangulation

    • D. 

      Circular causality

    • E. 

      Detriangulation

  • 4. 
    Identify two assumptions which form the basis of FSW and discuss why these assumptions are relevant to our work with families.
  • 5. 
    Which of the following is the best example of the belief that parents' basic needs must be met before they can respond effectively and positively to the needs of their children?
    • A. 

      A single mother works daily to meet the financial needs of her school-aged children.

    • B. 

      An alcoholic parent receives assistance from the PATH Programme

    • C. 

      A young child encourages her care-giver to attend her school's PTA

    • D. 

      A grandparent attends the Sr. Center in his local community.

    • E. 

      A married couple receives marriage counseling for their ongoing disputes.

  • 6. 
    List the six key assumptions about family systems that the FSW must be aware of and give a brief example of each.
  • 7. 
    Home meetings are often initiated in response to the needs of one child sometimes called the __________________ or _________________ .
    • A. 

      Target child/identified patient

    • B. 

      Problem/challenge

    • C. 

      Client/patient

    • D. 

      Parent/caregiver

    • E. 

      Family social worker/case manager

  • 8. 
    When doing a home visit, if a client is not at home when you call you should:
    • A. 

      Leave your name, the agency you represent, and details on how you can be reached.

    • B. 

      Do not leave any information about yourself and request that whomever you meet does not discuss your having been there with anyone (keeps your visit a secret).

    • C. 

      Get the contact information of a neighbor, but do not leave your information.

    • D. 

      Leave your first name and, possibly, a phone number.

    • E. 

      Wait until the family returns so that you can complete the intake.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT a discussed element for developing a strong therapeutic alliance with clients?
    • A. 

      Unspoken boundaries and rules of engagement for intervention.

    • B. 

      A conssensus between the worker and client on the goals of therapy

    • C. 

      A stong, positive, affective bond between the client and worker.

    • D. 

      Worker-client agreement and collaboration on implementation of tasks.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is TRUE about assesing clients' needs in the first meeting?
    • A. 

      The FSW should strategize how the family should be engaged.

    • B. 

      The FSW can roll-play with colleagues what to say first, where to sit, how to accept or reject food, etc.

    • C. 

      The FSW will look for patterns of repetitive verbal and nonverbal communications among family members.

    • D. 

      All of the above are true.

    • E. 

      A and c alone are true.

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