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True/False Quiz

  1. Unlike clinical practice where group is one method choice among other method choices, the use of groups is inevitable in policy, advocacy, management and community practice.
      a. True
      b. False
  2. To be accountable, social workers in macro practice must be able to competently manage group dynamics consistent with the demands of their specific area of practice.
      a. True
      b. False
  3. Unlike clinical groups, destructive and constructive forces do not co-exist in the social groups that are a part of macro practice.
      a. True
      b. False
  4. As members of non-clinical groups, all social workers share collective responsibility for the groups process and outcome.
      a. True
      b. False
  5. The group skills needed for clinical group work are the same as those needed to work with groups in policy, advocacy, management and community practice.
      a. True
      b. False
  6. Compared to clinical groups, groups in macro practice have been used for purposes of social justice.
      a. True
      b. False
  7. The primary focus in community practice is on inter-group dynamics.
      a. True
      b. False
  8. Meetings where members are expected to engage in collective governance and make decisions on actionable items is referred to as an informational meeting.
      a. True
      b. False
  9. Organizational politics undermines collective governance and disfranchises members
      a. True
      b. False
  10. An informal gathering at work (lunch, exercise group etc) is often used to form and/or enforce a power alliance.; it has ingroup/outgroup properties
      a. True
      b. False
  11. Procedural rules are frequently used to block dissenting views.
      a. True
      b. False
  12. The Coverdale approach to the composition of work groups reflects a bureaucratic top-down strategy.
      a. True
      b. False
  13. Individuals are always at-risk from the group as a whole or from one or more of its members.
      a. True
      b. False
  14. Collective governance obligates the organization and its members to approach problem solving with an open mind (rational discourse) and a participatory process that is not corrupted by organizational politics.
      a. True
      b. False
  15. Like an organization, a community is, itself, a group entity.
      a. True
      b. False
  16. Recognizing the importance of inter-group relations, the council on social work education (CSWE) has mandated curriculum on cultural diversity as an accreditation standard.
      a. True
      b. False
  17. Issues related to who is included and who is excluded from a community reflect in-group/out-group dynamics.
      a. True
      b. False
  18. Social workers must walk the line between clients" rights and the common good.
      a. True
      b. False
  19. Rorty prioritizes the common good over that of private good but tempers it with a call for moral scrutiny.
      a. True
      b. False
  20. Etizioni, a communitarian, holds that where there is group consensus, the values of the group are appropriately moral.
      a. True
      b. False
  21. Understanding the role of democracy in value exploration is fundamental to the study of community values
      a. True
      b. False
  22. In a constitutional democracy all matters are subject to consensus; the will of the majority
      a. True
      b. False
  23. Group power may lead to a different social order but not necessarily to a higher moral order.
      a. True
      b. False
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