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Social Work
SOWK 2501
Adje Van De Sande

Practice Midterm | SOWK2501 A | Lecture 1 – 3 Choose the best answer. Good luck! 1. The 2005 CASW Code of Ethics states that social workers who engage in research: a. minimizes the risk to participants b. ensure informed consent & maintain confidentiality c. accurately report the results of their studies d. all of the above 2. CASWE is known: a. as the Canadian Association for Social Work Education b. to set the accreditation standards for all schools of social work in Canada (including Carleton) c. requires each school to provide their students with a full course on social work research d. all of the above 3. What are the 5 (generally agreed upon) sources of knowledge a. Authority, Tradition, Experience, Intuition, Research methods b. Authority, Tradition, Exploration, Instinct, Remembrance c. Asking, Tradition, Experience, Instinct, Research Methods d. Authority, Tradition, Exploration, Intuition, Remembrance 4. Claiming to know something because our parents said so or because it is part of your cultural beliefs is an example of this source of knowledge: a. authority b. tradition c. experience d. intuition 5. According to our text, the research method is: a. the most reliable method for obtaining knowledge b. made up of value awareness, skeptical curiosity, sharing, and honesty c. all of the above d. very useful, without any drawbacks 6. To be aware of our personal values and how they can influence our research refers to: a. skeptical curiosity b. value awareness c. honesty d. sharing 7. Knowledge should be shared with: a. other researchers b. colleagues & authorities, service users & communities c. all of the above d. only those who sign confidentiality agreements concerning research results 8. The phases of scientific inquiry include (in order): a. observation, making assumptions, testing the assumptions, revising the assumptions b. observation, testing & revising hypotheses, making assumptions c. making assumptions, testing the assumptions, revising the assumptions, observation d. making assumptions, testing & revising hypotheses, observation 9. According to our text, Evidence-Based Practice: a. is the most efficient method of scientific research b. has no merit c. suggests an empirical approach should never be favored over other approaches d. suggests an empirical approach should be favored over other approaches 10. Social Workers must use research findings in their practice (thus, distinguishing between good and bad research), but they must also help build new knowledge (conducting research and publishing its results). This is an example of the following research rules: a. Research Assistant / Researcher b. Producer / Consumer c. Consumer / Producer d. Researcher / Research Assistant 11. Structural Social Work; a. a term which originated in the U.S. in the 1970’s (recognized relationship between people and social structures…) b. further developed by Maurice Moreau and colleagues c. based on Feminist and Marxist principles d. all of the above 12. Moreau’s structural practice methods include: a. increasing client power in the worker client relationship & enhancing the client’s power through personal change b. defense of the client, collectivization, & materialization c. all of the above d. none of the above 13. Social work researchers, in addition to using a participatory approach, should use a mixed methods design including methods that are not typically used in mainstream social work research. This demonstrates: a. dialectic practice b. blended-heterodox c. all of the above d. self-reflective practice 14. Anti-oppressive principles state that: a. self-reflexive practice is an essential component of social justice oriented social work practice, which discards the need for ongoing social analysis b. participatory approaches between practitioners and clients are unnecessary c. social work is a strong profession which does not need to build allies with social movements d. social work is not a neutral, technical profession, but an active political process ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------- 15. Thomas Kuhn is known for/as a. identifying three major shifts in our history; the prepositivist era, the positivist era, and the post positivist era b. the Father of Modern Science c. his book - The Structure of Scientific Revolutions – and his definition of paradigms d. the Father of Modern Philosophy 16. Paradigms are a. a world view, a general perspective, a way of breaking down the complexity of the real world b. normative, telling the practitioner what to do without the necessity of long existential or epistemological consideration (deeply imbedded in the socialization of adherents and practitioner) c. all of the above d. are without weakness 17. Philosophy a. is the love of knowledge b. grew out of science c. was popular in the post positivist era d. was condemned by Socrates 18. This man was controversial character, condemned and executed for impiety & corrupting youth; always acknowledged his own ignorance. a. Socrates b. Plato c. Aristotle d. Thomas Kuhn 19. Well-traveled, well educated. This man established an Academy in Athens, used illustrations such as the parable of the cave and proposed a theory of knowledge that is still relevant today. a. Socrates
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