Intro to Social Work
29 November 2012
This semester I volunteered at the Senior Center on Linn Street. While at the Senior
Center, I quilted on Mondays and Wednesdays. On Wednesdays I also worked with the
seniors in the computer
1. Describe the ecological systems perspective and how why it is a useful
resource for generalist social work practice.
The ecological systems perspective is a combination of the general systems
theory and ecol
1. Explain the difference between values and ethics. How do social work values effect
social work ethics?
Values are the implicit and explicit ideas about what we cherish as ideal or preferable.
1. Differentiate between the terms cultural diversity, ethnicity, and race.
1. In 2005, roughly 13% of people in the U.S. were living in poverty. To what degree are
common public perceptions that this group is predominantly non-white, have large
families, and do not have jobs true?
1. People practicing at the BSW level of social work usually are involved in
generalist practice. What is meant by generalist social work practice?
A generalist social work practice is comprised of four things;
31 October 2012
Presidential Debate EC
I watched and am writing about the presidential debate on foreign policy that took
place October 22.
Obama first talked about how he would like to address global issues with a
helping hand, to let other
Introduction to Social Work
Examination 2 - Fall 2012
These are the main topics found on the second exam. Please know all aspects of each of
these topics, particularly review your in-class notes and sections of the book (Chapters 7, 8,
Oct 11th vice presidential debate
Oct 16th town hall debate
Oct 22nd All foreign policy
1st paragraph views, stances, and beliefs of Obama (look at health, well being, and
people of the world every day challenges) social justice, human rights, ov
Social work to enhance social functioning
Macro organizational or community based
Mezzo - focuses on change within formal groups and families (family therapy session)
Micro - involves working with INDIVIDUALS separately or in small groups to facili
1. When working with an individual, generalist practice is described as taking a wide
angle lens perspective which includes the social environment. Why is this essential to
the generalist practice?
This is esse