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What is the ultimate goal of the social work profession?

Social justice

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A generalist social worker is one that....

Engages in the planned change process

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The BSW practitioner is able to

Function as a specialist in more complex tasks

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The first settlement house in the US was located in

Buffalo, NY

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Hull House was established in 1889 by

Jane Addams

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The simplest way to describe the word system is...

A whole consisting of interacting parts

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The ecosystem/ecological perspective encourages social workers to focus on...

The person and the environment

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The generalist approach to social work practice is strongly rooted in....

Systems theory and the ecosystem perspective

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The generalist approach to social work practice involves attention too...

Multiple levels of intervention

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A strenghs perspective leads naturally to the idea of..

Empowering clients

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The Republican Party can be described as

Conservative

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The Democratic Party can be described as

Liberal

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People with conservative perspectives want to

Keep things as they are

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In particular, conservatives believe that the government should not interfere with the

Free market forces of supply and demand

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The process people use to try to improve the fit between themselves and their environments are

Adaptations

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Who was the US president who engaged in an attack on the poor that was not limited to mothers and their children, but targeted the elderly and the disabled as well, via a push to privatize social security is

George W. Bush

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T/F poverty may be defined broadly as the lack of resources to achieve a reasonably comfort standard of living

True

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During the 1980s, growth in child poverty rates lead to the coining of the term...

The juvenilization of poverty

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Racial and minority groups have

Distinct biological or cultural characteristics different from the majority

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The skill of communicating competently with people of contrasting cultures which is becoming an increasingly important expertise in social work practice is referred to as

Cultural competency

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Temporary assistance for needy families replaced which former income maintance program

Aid to families with dependent children

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Those who endorse the residual approach to social welfare believe that people should normally be able to do

Meet all their needs through their own family or through the job market

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The institutional conception of social welfare is based on the belief that

Social welfare services are normal, first line functions of modern industrial society

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After the America revolution relief of the poor became a peroration of

The federal government

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The settlement house movement involved

The concept of self-help and mutual aid

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What was NOT established by the social security act of 1953?

Homestead protection

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The purpose of the major welfare bill passed in the closing day of the Reagan admin. Was to

Force mothers who had remained on AFDC into the job market

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ThePersonal Responsibility Act and Work Oppurtunity Act eliminated which program

Aid to families with dependent children

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Privatization. Of government social services is based on what political philosophy

Conservative

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T/f the US and Somalia are the only nations that have refused to ratify the UN convention on the rights of the child

True