ASWB : Application of theories, methods, and processes to micro systems

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Micro Practice And Social Work Relationships

According to crisis intervention models, social workers should identify signs of crisis in which of the following areas?

Possible Answers:

Cognitive level

All of these

Physical level

Emotional level

Correct answer:

All of these


According to crisis intervention, therapists should look for signs of crisis on the following three levels: physical, emotional, and cognitive. Physical responses to crisis include the following: tremors, dizziness, weakness, and headaches. Emotional responses to trauma include the following: irritability, anxiety, anger, fear, and guilt. Last, cognitive responses include the following responses to trauma: sense of blame, hypersensitivity, confusion and poor concentration. These are not complete lists but general responses to patient trauma that crisis interventions seek to remedy.  

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