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Ethics in Social Work

1.  Every person who holds a license to practice social work shall be governed by the rules of professional conduct.
A) True
B) False
2.  The failure to keep records consistent with sound clinical judgment is considered unprofessional conduct.
A) True
B) False
3.  The holder of the privilege has the right to read all information in his or her file with the exception of your personal notes.
A) True
B) False
4.  Social Workers are committed to promoting the welfare and well-being of the patient over and above any personal consideration.
A) True
B) False
5.  Patients who use insurance don't need to pay their co-payment.
A) True
B) False
6.  If you bill insurance, you must be HIPAA compliant.
A) True
B) False
7.  Social workers terminate a professional relationship when it becomes reasonably apparent that the client no longer needs assistance
A) True
B) False
8.  Social workers shall not engage in sexual activities or sexual contact with clients.
A) True
B) False
9.  When can an individual be involuntarily taken into custody?
A) when they are a danger to others
B) when they are a danger to themselves
C) when they are gravely disabled
D) all of the above
10.  Confidentiality is designed to reduce the stigma associated with seeking mental health care.
A) True
B) False
11.  Confidentiality is the responsibility of
A) the client/patient.
B) the social worker and all office and billing staff.
C) the family of the client/patient.
12.  In the Tarasoff case, Tarasoff is the
A) prosecutor.
B) patient.
C) victim.
D) doctor.
13.  Which of the following is NOT a sign of child abuse?
A) Bruises and welts on the face
B) Cigarette burns
C) Body Piercing
D) Bite marks or loss of hair
14.  Which of the following are behavioral indicators of abuse?
A) Extreme aggression
B) Withdrawal
C) Seductive behavior
D) all of the above
15.  Denial of critical care is defined as the failure on the part of a person responsible for the care of a child to provide for the adequate food, shelter, clothing or other care necessary for the child’s health and welfare.
A) True
B) False
16.  The Child Abuse Reporting Law takes precedence over laws governing the social worker-patient privilege.
A) True
B) False
17.  Regardless of your behavior a patient may decide to sue you for malpractice.
A) True
B) False
18.  Law and ethics are constantly changing.
A) True
B) False