Social Work Midterm #1

In order to understand poverty, it must be defined, but its hard to do becuase defining poverty is – A political activity
Social work practitioner #1 – Identify as a social worker and conduct oneself accordingly
There are more housing facilities for juvenile delinquents than for adult offenders – False
Self-determination – is each individual's right to make his or her own decisions.
Autonomy – Freedom to live without government intrusion. Griswold v. Connecticut
health care – services provided to individuals to prevent or to promote recovery from illness or disease
cyber-stalking – stalking that takes place using the internet
The founder of Buddhism is Siddhartha Gautama – True
S.O.A.P Notes – Documenting Client Progress: Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan
Social Work Reinvestment Act – establish a SW Commission to study and do research; develop an adequate supply of social workers; reduce the debt load of SW graduates; enhance salaries; assure the safety of social workers; fund social work research; increase education and training of social workers in Child Welfare; Dorothy I. Height & Whitney M. Young; designed to address the challenges to the social work profession including safety concerns, educational debt, and insufficient salaries, to ensure that individuals continue to receive competent care
termination – gathering information and analyzing that information in order to understand the problems of a client
Analysis – choosing a method – type of research question
level of measurement
number of groups
sample size
assumptions of the tests that we are interested in
Psychological / Emotional Abuse – Feeling of fear, passivity, shame or guilt
Extreme passivity and withdraw
symptoms of depression
exclusion from activity and family
the use or threat of punishment
Decisions made for resident
cisgender – assigned sex alligns w/ gender identity
what was the poverty rate in the west? – 15.8% in 2011 to 15.1 % in 2012
Child and Adolescent Service System Program – CASP
Elizabethan Poor Law – First piece of legislation to respond to the poor
What does the GIM planned change process entail? – Ongoing interaction and communication with many individuals in your work environment including clients, colleagues, administators, and other decision makers.
Elizabethan Poor Law – First piece of legislation to respond to the poor
S.O.A.P Notes – Documenting Client Progress: Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan

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