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1

What are the school social worker roles?

-consultant
-counselor
-facilitator
-educator
-advocate
-case manager
-broker

2

Describe "Groups for Students Whose Families Are Experiencing Divorce".

Divorce can have serious consequences for children's emotional well-being. Children might tackle many questions. Groups for children of divorce can help them deal with a wide range of emotions including disappointment, anger, resentment, loss, remorse, guilt, vulnerability, and loneliness.

3

What is some group work that social workers are involved in?

-for students who are parents
-for parents of students
-for students whose families experience divorce
-for students with substance abuse
-for students with ADHD
-for students who have experienced trama
-for students at risk of dropping out
-help address grief and loss
-help address socialization and peer interaction skills
-racial and cultural issues

4

Describe "Groups Addressing Socialization and Peer Interaction Skills".

Peer pressure in childhood and adolescence is awesome. Children want to fit in; they want to be popular; they want to feel important. These groups can address peer pressure issues, teach children more effective way to communicate and interact with peers, and enhance self-confidence and self-esteem.

(Example: a group teaching girls "to act assertively rather than passively or aggressively". First, assertiveness is eplained and examples of passive, aggressive, and assertive behavior are provided. Then group members perform role plays where they can practice skills, which is followed by discussion and evaluation of each role play's effectiveness [example of a practice situation: your lab partner tells you that he wants to mix the chemicals and you can be the secretary. What do you do?)]

5

Describe "Groups for Trauma-Related Recovery".

These groups can provide crisis intervention for students recovering from virtually any trauma, from a school bus accident, to a tornado in a small rural town, to a murderous assault by fellow students. Traumas can result in PTSD. Groups can help students confront their fears, deal with anxiety, and provide mutual support.

6

Describe "Groups Addressing Socialization and Peer Interaction Skills".

Peer pressure in childhood and adolescence is awesome. Children want to fit in; they want to be popular; they want to feel important. These groups can address peer pressure issues, teach children more effective way to communicate and interact with peers, and enhance self-confidence and self-esteem.

(Example: a group teaching girls "to act assertively rather than passively or aggressively". First, assertiveness is eplained and examples of passive, aggressive, and assertive behavior are provided. Then group members perform role plays where they can practice skills, which is followed by discussion and evaluation of each role play's effectiveness [example of a practice situation: your lab partner tells you that he wants to mix the chemicals and you can be the secretary. What do you do?)]

7

Risk factors of youth violence?

-hyperactivity or attention deficits
-parent criminality
-poor family management practice
-low bonding to school
-having delinquent friends
-gang membership

8

Preventive factors of youth violence?

-social support
-resources
-leisures
-positives in life
-good family connections

9

what is the threat assessment?

1. personality of student
2. family issues and dynamics
3. school issues and dynamics(student role)
4. broader social dynamics

10

A social worker offers workshops or training sessions for students, parents, teachers, administrators, and community leaders and residents. These workshops or sessions might involve a wide range of topics. What role is the social worker in?

Educator

11

A social worker advises a student regarding their lack of self-confidence, depression, feelings about their parents, and relationships with peers. What role is the social worker in?

Counselor

12

A social worker suggests, guides, eases, or expedites the way for others during a group experience that can involve groups of students, parents, teachers, administrators, and community leaders. What role is the social worker in?

Facilitator

13

A social worker offers workshops or training sessions for students, parents, teachers, administrators, and community leaders and residents. These workshops or sessions might involve a wide range of topics. What role is the social worker in?

Educator

14

A social worker advises for culturally competent and responsive policies and services in schools. What role is the social worker in?

Advocate

15

A social worker attempts to link a student and their parents with a therapist in an outside social services agency. What role is the social worker in?

Broker

16

A social worker coordinates services provided for a student by their teachers, other school personnel, and outside resources. What role is the social worker in?

Case manager

17

What characteristics do violence prevention programs have?

-raise awareness and responsibility
-create clear guidelines and rules for the entire school
-target the various social systems in the school and clearly communicate to the entire school community what procedures should be followed
-focus on getting the school staff, students, and parents involved in the program
-fit easily within the normal flow and mission of the school setting
-utilize staff, and parents to implement and sustain the program
-increase monitoring and supervision in non-classroom areas

18

What is abstinence-plus?

it where kids are taught the risks and the mechanics of sex

19

What is comprehensive sex ed?

It is the full explanation of sex and preventive measures that teens can take.

20

What are felonies and misdemeanors?

Felonies are grave offenses punishable by at least a year in prison and possibly even death.
Misdemeanors are less severe offenses, with punishments ranging from incarceration of less than a year to monetary fines.

21

What are the three basic ways crime is reported?

1. crimes reported (FBI uniform crime report)
2. Victimization surveys
3. offender reports
(the incidences that are not reported aren't counted for )

22

What are some (too many) examples of white-collar crime?

Theft of company goods
Embezzlement
Bankruptcy fraud
Swindles
Tax evasion
Forgery
Theft of property by computer
Passing bad checks
Illicit copying of computer software, movies, and music
Fraudulent use of credit cards, ATMs, and telephones

23

What are some (four) examples of property crimes?

Larceny (simple theft)
Burglary
Motor vehicle theft
Arson

24

What is the difference between probation and parole?

Probation is when someone is convicted but the judge doesn't think confinement is needed. they are allowed to live in society but under the court's supervision.
Parole is the early release of inmates from prison based on good behavior. A parole officer is assigned to them to set rules and to supervise them till they feel like they can be functioning members of society.

25

What are the differences between prison and jail?

A prison is a place where convicted criminals of serious crimes are held.
Jail is where people are placed to await trial and for minor crimes.

26

What are some (four) examples of violent crime?

Murder
Aggravated assault
Rape
Robbery

27

What are the differences between robbery, larceny, and burglary?

Robbery is the act of stealing property in the hands of another person by using force or the threat of force. Due to the force involved, it's considered a violent crime even though it involves property.

Larceny is the act of stealing property. Examples include shoplifting, pickpocketing, purse-snatching, taking property from a motor vehicle, and bicycle theft.

Burglary is the act of breaking into a house or other structure with the intent to commit a crime. This is often associated with theft, but not exclusive to it.

28

What are the five principles of the treatment processes?

-Engagement: it is the process of building and maintaining a productive relationship with the client
-Assessment: it is to assess and evaluate the presenting complaints and to determine the best course of treatment
-Multiple-system approach to individualized treatment: an individualized treatment plan that addresses the clients unique needs, issues, and strengths
-Follow-up: follow-up care after primary treatment has ceased
-Network: a social network for the client to call upon for support, guidance, and recreation

29

What are the three phases of the cycle of domestic violence?

Buildup of Tension
The Explosion
The Honeymoon

30

What is the Victim/witness Assistance Program?

It is assistance provided to victims and witnesses in the stressful and potentially traumatic process of testifying in court against offender.