Prevention as an Explicit Part of the Social Work Profession (1 Credit Hour)

Program Summary: This course examines the social work profession’s commitment to prevention practice.  The authors assess the status of prevention within social work practice, education, and scholarship and advocate for a greater focus on prevention efforts within the profession.

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.

Authors: Emily L. McCave and Carrie W. Rishel

Publisher: Advances in Social Work

Find the article at: http://advancesinsocialwork.iupui.edu/index.php/advancesinsocialwork/article/view/1444/1874

Program Objectives: To enhance social work practice, values, skills, and knowledge by identifying key issues related to social work practice and prevention.

Learning Objectives: Define prevention.  Describe the historical connection between prevention and social work.  Describe the authors’ findings related to the status of prevention within social work practice, education, and scholarship.

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1: Early commitment to prevention practice within the social work profession faded as _________ (Trattner, 1999).
 
 
 
 
2: The prevention approach focuses on
 
 
3: Prevention science as a unique discipline was formally recognized in the ___________ (Shore, 1998).
 
 
 
 
4: Prevention programs that are targeted at the general public or an entire population group are
 
 
 
5: Prevention scholars agree that prevention practice and programs should focus on ____________ (Rishel, 2007).
 
 
 
6: Clinical training has historically focused on all of the following except:
 
 
 
 
7: Jane Addams' community-based approach to practice was
 
 
8: Review of the social work literature shows interest in prevention during
 
 
 
 
9: Which of the following was NOT one of the three sources used by the authors in this article to assess the status of prevention within the social work profession.
 
 
 
 
10: Assessing EPAS allows for an examination of the status of prevention in social work
 
 
 
11: Table 1 on page 232 reviews social work literature and compares prevention content with ____________ .
 
 
 
 
12: Which Social Work Speaks policy issue had one of the highest scores measuring the number of times the word 'prevention' or variation of the word 'prevention' was used?
 
 
 
 
13: How many times does the 2008 EPAS contains the word 'prevention' (or some variation)?
 
 
 
 
14: How many times does the 2001 EPAS contain the word 'prevention' or 'preventing'?
 
 
 
 
15: Conceptual articles that advocate a prevention focus in social work have
 
 
16: More than __________ of policy issues covered in Social Work Speaks had no explicit mention of prevention.
 
 
 
 

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