What is the Role of Social Work in China? (1 credit hour)

Program Summary:  This course analyzes the evolution of social welfare in China during periods of economic, political, and social change.  The course offers historical, pluralistic, and social development perspectives.

This course is recommended for social workers and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.  This course does not meet CE requirements for National Certified Counselors.

Reading:  What is the Role of Social Work in China?  A Multi-Dimensional Analysis

Author:  Jieru Bai

Publisher:  Advances in Social Work

Find the Reading at:  https://journals.iupui.edu/index.php/advancesinsocialwork/article/view/16441/18398

Program Objectives:  To enhance professional practice, values, skills, and knowledge by identifying key issues related to the role of social work in China.

Learning Objectives:  Identify the core values of Confucianism.  Describe social welfare during Communist China.  Define ‘welfare pluralism.’   Describe the role of social work within a social development perspective.

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1: The Chinese government has implemented welfare reform
 
 
 
 
2: When was social work officially recognized as a university discipline in China?
 
 
 
 
3: As a socialist country, the Chinese government plays a(n)  __________________ role in the development of social welfare (Tsang and Yan, 2001).
 
 
 
 
4: China is still a developing country and _____________ is its highest priority.
 
 
 
 
5: What is the dominant belief system in China?
 
 
 
 
6: Confucianism encourages all of the following except:
 
 
 
 
 
7: During Communist China:  1949-1978, who took the  responsibility of providing social welfare to the whole Chinese society?
 
 
 
 
8: From 1978-Present, the government started to ___________ its responsibility in providing social welfare.
 
 
9: Welfare pluralism contends that
 
 
10: Wang's "Embedded Model" (2011) advocates for embedding social work within the _______________.
 
 
 
 
11: Many local and international non-governmental organizations and non-profit organizations emerged in China during
 
 
 
 
12: The capacity of Chinese families to provide caregiving is deteriorating due to the
 
 
 
 
13: It is anticipated that the portion of elderly people (age 65 and above) in the population will increase from 8% in 2010, to ________ in 2030 (Jackson, 2011).
 
 
 
 
14: Chan and Tsui (1997) argued that the private sector will play a greater role in meeting social needs, particularly for those who
 
 
 
 
15: As a developing country, social inequality and class divisions have become
 
 
16: In the face of critical social problems and potential social conflicts, the Chinese government has shifted its policy to
 
 
 
17: Which of the following is not part of the mission of social work in China?
 
 
 
 

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Free State Social Work, LLC, provider #1235, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Free State Social Work, LLC maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 9/6/2018 - 9/6/2021. Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social Workers participating in this course will receive 1 continuing education clock hour.

Free State Social Work has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP NO. 6605. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Free State Social Work is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

G.M. Rydberg-Cox, MSW, LSCSW is the Continuing Education Director at Free State Social Work and responsible for the development of this course.  She received her Masters of Social Work in 1996 from the Jane Addams School of Social Work at the University of Illinois-Chicago and she has over 20 years of experience.  She has lived and worked as a social worker in Chicago, Boston, and Kansas City.  She currently practices in the area of hospital/medical social work.  The reading materials for this course were developed by another organization.