SOWK2154 Final Exam Study Guide

SOWK2154 Final Exam Study Guide - SOWK 2154: The Profession...

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SOWK 2154: The Profession of Social Work Final Exam Study Guide Spring 2010 Shari E. Miller, PhD Chapter 9 A. What is family structure? Be prepared to name/identify a variety of different family structures. a. A primary group whose members assume certain obligations for each other and generally share common residences i. Nuclear family ii. Nontraditional alternatives iii. Single-parent iv. Stepfamilies v. Blended families vi. Intergenerational families vii. Gay and Lesbian Families B. What does the “continuum of need for families’ survival” include? Be prepared to reflect the information in Figure 9.1 (p. 243) a. Basic financial and material resources all families need to survive b. Limited supportive services c. Moderate supportive services d. Extensive supportive services e. Substitute services f. Services necessary to remain intact: limited, moderate, or extensive services g. Figure 9.1 E. D. C. B. A. F.
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C. What are supportive services? What are substitute services? a. Supportive: provides external support to enhance family functioning while children remain in home i. ii. Various types of mental health treatment iii. Child protective services (CPS) iv. Intensive family preservation services v. Day care vi. Family life education b. Substitute: Another family or environment is substituted for the child’s own family i. Foster care ii. Residential placement in group home, treatment center, or institution iii. Independent living iv. Adoption D. What are child protective services (CPS)? a. CPS aim to protect children at risk of maltreatment by interventions in sequential steps i. Receipt of the initial referral ii. Information about the case through a social study iii. Assessment of the situation iv. Case planning including goal setting v. Provision of treatment vi. Evaluation of the effects of treatment vii. Termination E. Define child maltreatment. Be prepared to name/identify the four types of abuse that fall under this umbrella. a. Term for physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse and neglect
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i. Child younger than 18 years of age is injured … or at risk of injury as a result of having been hit with a hand or other object, or having been kicked, shaken, thrown, burned, stabbed, or choked by a parent or parent- surrogate b. Any sexual activity with child where consent is not or cannot be given i. Sexual contact by force or threat of force, regardless of age of participants ii. All sexual contact between adult and child, regardless of deception or understanding iii. Sexual contact between older and younger child if disparity in age, development, or size, rendering child incapable of giving informed consent c. Failure of child’s parent or caretaker, who has the resources to do so, to provide minimally adequate care in the areas of health, nutrition, shelter, education, supervision, affection, or attention i. Emotional or psychological neglect d. Belittling, humiliating, or rejecting a child, undermining a child’s self-esteem, and
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This note was uploaded on 09/07/2011 for the course SOWK 2154 taught by Professor Yudilevich during the Fall '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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