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Social Work Quiz - Junior Edition

Do you know what social workers do? Try this quiz and find out.

Click "Answers" at the bottom of this page for the correct answers.

1. Who benefits from the services provided by a social worker?

a) children and youth
b) families
c) seniors
d) all of the above

2. What training do you need to become a social worker?

a) high school
b) university
c) community college
d) no training necessary

3. Where do social workers work?

a) in hospitals
b) in children's aid societies
c) in schools
d) in community centres
e) all of the above

4. What qualities would not be an asset for a social worker?

a) likes people
b) interested in the world around them
c) likes physical work
d) pays attention to what people say and do

5. Students and their families could benefit from the services of school social workers in which of these situations?

a) lots of anger and stress
b) alcohol or drug abuse
c) family problems, for example, arguments, separation, divorce, remarriage
d) sadness and feeling that no one care cares about you
e) all of the above

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Permission is given to use and adapt this quiz as long as the following credit is given: "Based on a quiz prepared by the Ontario Association of Social Workers".

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