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Describe generalist social work practices

SW orientation that emphasizes a common core of knowledge and skills associated with various social service delivery models

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What is micro practice?

practices that are designed to help solve the problems faced primarily by individuals, families, and small groups

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What is macro practice?

Practice aimed at bringing about improvements and changes in the general society

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What is mezzo practice?

Practice primarily with families and small groups

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Give some examples of macro practice

community organizing, political action, & campaigning

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Describe the biopsychosocial perspective

Introduces the idea that there are biological, psychological, and social determinants to mental health

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Describe crisis intervention

state of crisis is time limited to approximately 4-6 weeks brief intervention during a crisis usually maximizes therapeutic effects

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What are the goals of crisis intervention?

1. relieve impact of stress
2. return to previous level of functioning
3. help strengthen coping mechanisms

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Describe brief treatment

treatment is restricted to 8-12 sessions the primary aim is to quickly engage clients in problem solving process and maximize treatment outcomes

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What is the focus of behavioral approaches?

observable behavior

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Describe the cognitive approach

human functioning is seen as the reciprocal interaction between person and environment - emphasis is placed on cognitive skills for problem solving

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What is Kadushin famous for?

writing the social work interview

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Describe CBT

form of treatment that focuses on examining the relationships between thoughts, feelings and behaviors.

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CBT explores patterns of thinking that lead to self-destructive actions and the beliefs that direct these thoughts in order to do what?

help people with mental illness modify their patterns of thinking to improve coping

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T or F CBT involves homework?

True

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Name some disorders that CBT is effective in treating

mood disorders, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, eating disorders, substance abuse disorders, sleep disorders and psychotic disorders

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Has CBt shown effectiveness for people with depression?

Yes when coupled with medication and other lifestyle changes

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T or F CBT is often referred to as a “first line treatment” in many anxiety disorders including generalized anxiety disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder and specific phobias.

True

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what does crisis intervention focus on?

the here and now and time limited brief treatment

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in the _____ approach learning is viewed through change in behavior the goal is change the external environment in order to bring about change

behaviorist (pavlov)

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in the _____ approach learning is viewed through internal mental processes the aim is to develop opportunities to foster capacity and learn better

cognitive (piaget)

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in the _____ approach learning is viewed as clt's activities aimed to fulfill their potential the aim is to develop the whole person

humanistic (maslow)

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in the _____ approach learning is obtained btw clt and their environment and interactions or observations in social context

social

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_____ is an approach that works to change clt's attitudes and their behavior by focusing on the thoughts beliefs images and attitudes held and how they relate to behavior

CBT

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Name the steps of cognitive restructuring

accepting clts' story, identifying dysfunction, identify triggers, substituting behavior, reward

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_____ approaches help clt review emotions, thoughts,and early life experiences in order to gain insight into their lives (patterns)

psychodynamic

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a _____ approach aims to quickly engage clts in the problem solving process through clearly delineated tasks

task centered

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in this approach the focus is observable behavior in order to target symptoms and problem behaviors

behavioral

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_____ is a type of behavior training program that teaches a person to control functions like heart rate, blood pressure, temp etc

biofeedback