About this initiative
This history of social work has been made possible by:
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Which of the following problems was not included in William Beveridge`s five giants?
Who can be described as the architect of the welfare state?
Otto van Bismarck
In which city did Octavia Hill work
What was the basis for Octavia Hill`s social work?
What are university extensions?
social work departments in universities
an outreaching type of learning, from university to poverty
a 19th century initiative to extend traditional sociology into social work
an add-on to a social work diploma
Why is Arnold Toynbee important in the history of social work?
Because he is the father of Polly Toynbee.
Because he established the first school of social work.
Because he invented ecomaps/genograms.
Because he established the university extenstion.
Who launched settlement work in the US at the end of the 19th century?
Who coined the concept of `eyes on the street`?
Who was Jane Jacobs strongest opponent during her time in New York?
Jane Jacobs is important to social work. What was her major contribution?
She wrote a manual on outreaching social work.
She developed social casework.
She laid the groundwork for the welfare state.
She was an innovative thinker about cities and community development.
Who was `angel of the prisons`?
Whose picture is on the UK`s five pound note?
What was Sherry Arnstein`s contribution to social work?
The first explicit description of social casework
her plea to include a client`s social network in care
her ladder of participation
her involvment in the settlement houses
How many rungs of the 8 rungs of the ladder of social participation are about substantial citizen participation?
What was the key concept Paulo Freire introduced?
Ladder of participation
Eyes on the street
What was the famous expression of Thomas Chalmer?
Everybody according to his needs, and according to his capabilities.
Help without alms
A rising tide lifts all boats
To help the poor to help themselves
What was the contribution of Carl Rogers to social work?
Client centered therapy
Family centered therapy
Who could be named as the father of client centered therapy?
When did self help start, with the first Alcoholics Anonymous group?
Which printed media made Alcoholics Anonymous famous across the world?
New York Times