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When a social worker is terminated from a human service agency for alcoholism, this is primarily done for:

A. the welfare of clients
B. the welfare of the agency
C. to force the social worker into treatment
D. due to professional accountability and standard
the welfare of clients
A female reports to a social worker that her husband has recently died. She complains that her 15-year-old daughter spends more time with her friends than with her. The social worker should:

A. ask if the daughter's pattern of behavior existed before her husband's death
B. bring daughter in for the next session
C. discuss other underlying issues that could be happening with mother
D. offer to call the daughter to discuss her behavior
ask if the daughter's pattern of behavior existed before her husband's death
In a Latino family, a social worker visits the family for the first time in order to complete a home visit. The family has prepared snacks and you are offered to join them. The social worker should:

A. say no because of dietary restrictions
B. say it is against agency policy to eat with families
C. accept the invitation and engage in brief conversation
D. say no because it will prolong the process
accept the invitation and engage in brief conversation
A refugee family has recently relocated themselves in the community. None of the family members can speak English. The child needs to be placed in school. What should the worker do first?

A. place the child in special education
B. request school records
C. place the child in a regular classroom
D. seek an assistant who speaks the same language to assist the child in school placement
seek an assistant who speaks the same language to assist the child in school placement
A Hispanic male has arrived in the hospital ER after a suicide attempt. He has agreed to go into the inpatient unit for mental health reasons. It is on the week-end and his family is in the waiting room. The social worker finds out there will not be a bilingual staff member there until Monday and it is obvious the family does not speak good English. What should the social worker do:

A. arrange for a translator to come in immediately
B. have the one family member that appears to speak English translate until the bilingual staff member can get there
C. have the patient translate to the family
D. tell the family to wait a translator is coming
have the one family member that appears to speak English translate until the bilingual staff member can get there
A social worker is in a therapy session with an Asian family. The father of the family, asked the social worker, if she was married and had children. What should the social worker do to maintain respect to the culture?

A. answer his question
B. respond by saying why do you ask?
C. tell him you can not answer those questions
D. do not answer the question.
answer his question
A Hispanic male is being admitted to a psychiatric unit involuntarily after a suicide attempt. The male speaks little English. What should the social worker do first:

A. arrange for a translator to come in immediately
B. have the one family member that appears to speak English translate until the bilingual staff member can get there
C. ask the client if he understands and if he says yes request that a translator come later
D. tell the ER staff to wait before admission or treatment because a translator will be coming
arrange for a translator to come in immediately
According to the proponents of psychodnamic models of practice, the defense mechanism projective identificationis a concept that describes:
a) the behaviors of others and the inconsistencies in their responses
b) linking the characteristics or personality traits of those in the past with those in the present
c) unconsciously preceiving the attitude and behaviors of another as reflective of your own
d) a conscious attempt to influence the behavior of another
unconsciously preceiving the attitude and behaviors of another as reflective of your own
When a child actively begins to address skill development in regard to self-evaluation and skill learning he or she is at approximately what age:
a) toddler-hood (2 to 4)
b) just strating school (4 to 6)
c) in middle shcool (6 to 12)
d) early adolescence ( 12 to 18)
in middle shcool (6 to 12)
A 5 yr. old child is asked a question in regard to two glass beakers and the amount of fluid present in each. One beaker is short and wide the other is tall and thin. The child watches the same amount of water being poured into each beaker. When asked which beaker has the most water the child seems preplexed. This child is most likely struggling with the concept of:
a) irreversibility
b) reciprocity
c) conservation
d) object permanence
irreversibility
A client reports she is very attrached to her "lucky coin" and cannot leave her house without it. She states that if she left it behind bad things will happen to her. This client is most likely suffering from:
a) delusions of reference
b) an idea of reference
c) magical thinking
d) grandosity
an idea of reference
Which of the following medications is most likely to be used to treat the symptoms of depression?
a) Haldol
b) Xanax
c) Welbutrin
d) Depakote
Welbutrin
M. suffers from Borderline Personality Disorder. Of the statements listed below which is not considered a typical characteristic of that type of personality d/o?
a) lack of control of aggressive behavior
b) intense desire for control of relationships
c) intense long term reltionships
d) self destructive behavior
intense long term reltionships
M., a 26 yr. old employed secretary reports that for the last 2 years she has felt sad, lost and alone. She states that she has little energy, has difficulty concentrating at work and her appetite is poor. She cannot identify a trigger for her depression and says that she generally feels that way almost all the time. The client has no evedence of delusions or hallucinations. According to the DSM-IV-TR the most likely DX for this client is:
a) major depressive d/o
b) Bipolar D/O
c) Cyclothymic d/o
d) Dysthymic D/O
Dysthymic D/O
The Block Design portion of the WISC-R is an example of which of the following psychological assessment catagories:
a) reasoning
b) verbal
c) intelligence
d) performance
performance
When using cognitive behavorial forms of therapy in the intervention setting, the outcome is generally linked to the:
a) cognition exhabited
b) behavior exhabited
c) the family system
d) the goal
behavior exhabited
M. a 12 yr. old child is interviewed by a SW. He is restless and easily distracted. It is obvious he is having difficulty concentrating when the SW asks him thought provoking questions. He reports that school is fine and loves playing video games when he is there. He also reports that he soes not like living with his mother. From those listed below the MOST appropriate DX that best represents M's behavior is:
a) avoidant anxiety d/o
b) gereral anxiety d/o
c) ADHD
d) major depression
ADHD
A family is being seen in family therapy clinic because they report that the 13 yr. old daughter is acting out. The daughter has recently got into trouble at school and ran away from home. While explaining the situation, the parents disagree repeatedly on how to best discipline their daughter, and what needs to be done. Using a family therapy approach, the SW should first:
a) offer the parents couples' counseling
b) send the daughter to a peer group counseling
c) involve school and the support of other relatives in understanding the situation
d) focus on interpersonal communication styles within the family system
focus on interpersonal communication styles within the family system
A client reports to her SW that she cannot stand herself anymore. She has let her self get "too fat," she has no freinds, she cannot control or budget her spending. She reports in exasperation that she cannot imagine how she is going to address all the problems she is experiencing. The SW should FIRST:
a) help the client to develop an intervention plan
b) help the client to learn stress reduction thechniques
c) point out the clinet's strengths
d) work with the client to priortize and establish one or two issues to address first
work with the client to priortize and establish one or two issues to address first
After working with a couple in therapy for three sessions the SW felt that no progress had been made. The couple continued to fight openly during the sessions and did not respond to redirection. Th SW felt that a new technique or approach was needed. She told them that for homework they were to go home and fight for at least an hour each night. This type of technique is referred to as:
a) reframing the situation
b) pradaoxical directive or approach
c) predicting the inevitable
d) re-structuring the therapeutic content
pradaoxical directive or approach
Which of these personality d/o is least likely to experience empathy for another person?
a) Narcissistic Personality D/O
b) Borderline Personality D/O
c) Antisocial Personality D/O
d) Dependent Personality D/O
Narcissistic Personality D/O
What does the schizoid and schizotypal prsonality didorders have in common?
a) social isolation
b) repeated withdrawal from love relationships
c) delusional thinking
d) ideas of reference
social isolation
What personality disorder best describes a male client that is aggressive, impulsive and reckless and has been incarcerated a few times. Recently, this client was not thinking on the job and allowed several people to be hurt. Upon review of his behavior the client showed no remorse. What personality disorder is this most reflective of?
a) Narcississitic Personality D/O
b) Borderline Personality D/O
c) Antisocial Personality D/O
d) Dependent Personality D/O
Antisocial Personality D/O
A husband and wife come in for therapy at the wife's request because of sexual reasons. After several sessions the couple continue to work on their problem. Suddenly the wife leaves the relationship and gives no reason and no warnings of her intent. The best explanation of this is:
a) the wife is not satisfied with the treatment gains
b) the wife is angry that the husband is not trying hard enough to correct the problem
c) the wife believes that the sexual difficulties were no longer the primaty problem to be addressed in the relationship
d) the wife has another lover
the wife believes that the sexual difficulties were no longer the primaty problem to e addressed in the relationship
Two daughters are worried about their father's memory and physical health. They bring him into a care facility for an assessment and possible placement. The worker determines that the father is mentally stable and able to live on his own. What is the best way to share this information with his children?
a) to share with his daughters that he will get a follow up home visit in the future
b) give a tour of the nursing facility to prepare for future placement needs
c) help the daughter's work toward getting a power of attorney for their father
d) help the daughters become aware of danger signs and who to call if their father's health deteriorates further
help the daughters become aware of danger signs and who to call if their father's health deteriorates further.