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Multiple Choice Quiz

  1. is the most frequently used skill in social work
      a. Needs assessment
      b. The interview
      c. Goal setting
      d. The determination of eligibility
  2. All of the following are TRUE about the social work interview EXCEPT:
      a. It is purposeful
      b. It has a formally determined time, meeting place and duration
      c. The worker"s actions are planned, deliberate, and consciously selected to further the interview
      d. It is similar to a personal conversation with a friend
  3. Oral communication formats in clinical social work practice consist of:
      a. An agency"s operational manual
      b. An agency"s organizational structure
      c. An agency"s mission statement
      d. An agency"s catchment area
  4. The scope and prevalence of social problems (population needs) are determined by:
      a. Case conferences
      b. Team meetings
      c. Worker-client sessions
      d. Student-instructor supervisory sessions
      e. All of the above
  5. All of the following are TRUE about words EXCEPT
      a. Words reflect a storehouse of information on how the world is organized
      b. Words have the same meaning for everyone-Webster"s Dictionary
      c. Words impose an order on perception
      d. Words suggest categories and the values of such categories
  6. All of the following are TRUE about Ethnographic interviewing EXCEPT:
      a. It is guided by theory-based inquiries
      b. It relies on the client as a cultural guide
      c. The practitioner acquires a mental lexicon taught by the client
      d. The focus is on cover terms used by the client that are unfamiliar to the worker
  7. Descriptive knowledge specific to different racial, cultural, and ethnic groups is referred to as:
      a. Ethno-psychotherapy
      b. Ethnic sensitive practice
      c. Sensitivity training
      d. Matching
  8. The following are guidelines for using a translator, EXCEPT
      a. Use a family member if at all possible
      b. Keep the interview short
      c. Look at the client, not the translator
      d. Write a summary of the meeting as soon as it is finished
  9. "Tell me about" is an example of:
      a. An open-ended question
      b. A closed-ended question
      c. An ethnographic interviewing technique
      d. Theory-guided inquiry
  10. Leaning forward, saying ummm, nodding, are examples of which one of the following interviewing techniques?
      a. Paraphrasing
      b. Prompting
      c. Furthering
      d. Checking
  11. Theory-based techniques that assume that communication (verbal and non- verbal) is motivated by both conscious and unconscious dynamics come from which one of the following theory-based lines of inquiry?
      a. Cognitive-behavioral
      b. Task-focused/Structure-functional
      c. Behavioral
      d. Strengths-based
  12. Which one of the following theories guides the determination of eligibility for concrete services?
      a. Cognitive-behavioral
      b. Task"focused/Structure-functional
      c. Behavioral
      d. Strengths-based
  13. Which of the following client populations need modification of interviewing techniques:
      a. Infants, children, and adolescents (developmental)
      b. Those whose expressive language is compromised by physical illness i.e. dementia, Alzheimers disease
      c. Those whose communication is compromised by developmental disorders i.e. autism, retardation
      d. Those whose communication is compromised by psychosis such as Schizophrenia, the presence of hallucinations and delusions
      e. All of the above
  14. Which of the following interviewing techniques are appropriate for communicating with less verbal client populations?
      a. Observation
      b. Play therapy
      c. Activities
      d. Ethnographic techniques
      e. All of the above
  15. "Can you tell me why this band is so popular among your age group?" is an example of:
      a. Psychodynamic inquiry
      b. A task-focused inquiry
      c. An ethnographic inquiry
      d. A strengths-based inquiry
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