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Social Work
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SOWK 2501
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Practice Midterm | SOWK2501 A | Lecture 4 – 6 Choose the best answer. Good luck! 1. Any organizations conducting research involving human participants must undergo an ethical review process. This includes: a. universities, hospitals, school boards b. government institutions c. social service organizations d. all of the above 2. Although Research Ethic Boards have been established in Canada without legal requirement, the United States made research ethics a legal matter in 1974, through a. creation of a National Research Academy b. establishing the first Research Ethics Board in North America c. the passing of the National Research Act d. establishing the National Research Allowance 3. In Canada, ethical principles concerning research were established: a. by the Canadian Association of Social Workers b. by the CASWE c. to maximize risks to participants & ensure informed consent d. to promote disclosure of information 4. “Ethics” a. comes from the Greek word “ethos” b. refers to a moral custom; used as a set of principles to identify what is right or wrong c. the concerns, dilemma and conflicts that arise over the proper way to conduct research d. all of the above 5. The Nuremberg Code, adopted in 1940: a. emphasizes that there must not be any health risk to research participants b. was created in response to the Tuskegee Syphilis Study in America c. all of the above d. states that subjects must voluntarily consent to participate 6. Which statement concerning the Tuskegee Syphilis Study is false? a. This study occurred in America for over 40 years. b. It focused specifically on young men of Japanese origin. c. Men were not deliberately infected, but they were deprived of penicillin treatment. d. US Senate inquiry into this case was instrumental in passing the NRA. 7. Testimony given at Truth Commission into Genocide in Canada revealed that Nanaimo Tuberculosis Hospital had: a. deliberately infected Indigenous children in order to carry out medical experiments b. an outbreak of pneumonia which killed hundreds of unsuspecting victims c. deliberately built a new hospital wing to separate Indigenous children from their peers d. a flu epidemic - nurses refused to assist Indigenous children for fear of the disease 8. The Tri-Council (encompassing the CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC) a. ensures that researchers and their institutions apply current ethical principles b. promotes research conducted according to the highest ethical standards c. bases specific policies on 8 guiding principles – respecting standards & values of researchers d. all of the above 9. Protecting the multiple and interdependent interests of the person from bodily or psychological harm and to respect cultural integrity is an example of which Tri-Council principle? a. respect for human dignity b. respect for vulnerable persons c. respect for free and informed consent d. balancing harms and benefits 10. To be fully informed about real or possible risks as well as any benefits, direct or indirect is an example of which Tri-Council principle? a. respect for privacy and confidentiality b. respect for justice and inclusiveness c. respect for free and informed consent d. minimizing harms 11. Understanding the risks and benefits, as well as implementing special procedures to ensure the protection of children, institutionalized persons, or persons with disabilities is an example of which Tri-Council principle? a. respect for privacy and confidentiality b. respect for vulnerable persons c. balancing harms and benefits d. respect for human dignity 12. Conditions in terms of control, access and dissemination of personal information is an example of which Tri-Council principle? a. respect for justice and inclusiveness b. respect for privacy and confidentiality c. respect for vulnerable persons d. maximizing benefits 13. Recognizing that individuals have a fundamental right to be treated with fairness and equity & that there are populations who have traditionally experienced discrimination is an example of which Tri-Council principle? a. respect for privacy and confidentiality b. respect for free and informed consent c. minimizing harm d. respect for justice and inclusiveness 14. Research that is innovative and involves the advancement of frontiers of knowledge may create difficult ethical decisions because of which Tri-Council principle? a. respect for vulnerable persons b. respect for justice and inclusiveness c. balancing harms and benefits d. respect for privacy and confidentiality 15. The importance of ensuring that individuals are not exposed to unnecessary risks illustrates which Tri-Council principle? a. respect for justice and inclusiveness b. minimizing harm c. maximizing benefits d. respect for privacy and confidentiality 16. The duty to ensure that work results in benefits to human kind and is directly relevant to practice is an example of which Tri-Council principle? a. respect for justice and inclusiveness b. minimizing harm c. balancing harms and benefits d. maximizing benefits 17. Research Ethic Boards (REBs) may/must: a. approve, reject, and propose modifications to research involving human subjects b. terminate proposed or ongoing research involving human subjects c. appropriate financial and administrative independence to fulfill their duties d. all of the above ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------- 18. Although structural social workers often resemble mainstream researchers, their theoretical perspective has been influenced by: a. Marxists theories b. feminist theory c. both (a) and (b) d. famous evidence-based theorists such as Maurice Moreau 19. Qualitative : Quantitative a. numbers : words b. descriptive & inferential statistics : content analysis & theme identification c. all of the above d. none of the above 20. If little is known about a given topic, we would generally engage in a(n) a. descriptive study b. explanatory study c. exploratory study d. none of the above 21. If we have some knowledge about a topic but we need to know more about the extent of the issue, we would engage in a(n) a. needs assessment b. descriptive study c. exploratory study d. none of the above 22. An example of an explanatory study is to ask the question: a. “Is bullying an issue in this high school?” b. “What is the extent of bullying in this high school?” c. “Is the workshop on bullying effective in reducing the extent of bullying in this high school?” d. “What are the needs of this particular group bullies and/or victims of bullying?” 23. Program Evaluation should ask the following question: a. formative – is this program functioning the way it was originally intended? b. summative – is this program effective in helping clients? c. cost-effective – are we getting the best value for the money invested? d. all of the above 24. Types of Research Questions include: a. existence, composition, relationship, descriptive comparative, causality, causality - comparative b. existential, composition, relationship c. descriptive comparative, causality, contrasting d. existential, composition, relationship, descriptive -comparative, causality, contrasting 25. “Is there an illegal drug problem in this high school?” is an example of a/an: a. composition question b. descriptive-comparative question c. existence question d. relationship question 26. This type of question is used to understand more about the phenomenon. a. causality-comparative question b. composition question c. descriptive-comparative question d. existence questions 27. Researching if the phenomenon is experienced differently among different groups asks a: a. composition question b. descriptive-comparative question c. causality-comparative question d. existence question 28. “Does smoking cause lung cancer?” is an example of a: a. descriptive-comparative question b. relationship question c. causality question d. composition question 29. Once we understand more about a phenomenon, we may want to know if it is related to other phenomena. This research requires a/an: a. causality-comparative question b. relationship question c. existence question d. composition question 30. If there is a causal relationship, there may be several factors related to the existence of the phenomena. This research requires a/an: a. relationship question b. causality-comparative question c. composition question d. descriptive-comparative question 31. Research questions must be: a. relevant b. researchable c. ethical d. all of the above 32. Ethical Issues in deciding on a research question include: a. applicability of the question to social work practice b. availability of funding c. all of the above d. none of the above 33. In the past, a lot of harm has been done because of: a. human diversity b. ethnocentric practices c. gender neutral research d. some concepts are relatively straightforward while others are much more complex 34. Which of the following statements concerning variables is false? a. in the case of quantitative studies, variables must be defined b. to “operationalize the variable” means to describe how the variable will be measured c. in an explanatory study: independent & dependent variables are also the (causal)&(outcome) d. none of the above 35. Which of the following statements concerning theoretical framework is true? a. it is easy to identify b. research is conducted in a theoretical vacuum c. it guides and informs our research d. always includes a directional hypotheses --------------------------------------------------------------------- 36. Which of the following statements concerning capitalism is false? a. it is our current economic system based on private owne
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