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Self-Care for Social Workers: Personal and Professional Supports for Sustainability

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1.  NASW identifies self-care as ________ social work.
  1. an essential underpinning of
  2. best practice in
  3. critical to the survival of
  4. all of the above
2.  What condition considered the “Cost of Caring”
  1. Kindness Exhaustion
  2. Compassionate Burnout
  3. Compassion Fatigue
  4. Insomnia
3.  Name two of the three symptom categories of Secondary Traumatic Stress.
  1. Arousal & Intimidation
  2. Intrusion & Arousal
  3. Awareness & Regulation
  4. Avoidance & Activation
4.  What are the two broad categories of self-care?
  1. Personal & Professional
  2. Personal & Public
  3. Public & Private
  4. Private & Proprietary
5.  The three domains of personal self-care include self-awareness, self-regulation and ______?
  1. self-determination
  2. self-compassion
  3. self-efficacy
  4. self-sufficiency
6.  Some possible signs of burnout include
  1. Dysfunctional workplace dynamics
  2. Work-life imbalance
  3. Lack of control
  4. All of the above
7.  Self-care is multidimensional. What are a few of the areas in which we can take care of ourselves?
  1. Social, emotional and political
  2. Psychological, spiritual and professional
  3. Leisure, rational and personal
  4. Familial, political and social
8.  Basic self-care and wellbeing includes all of the following EXCEPT...
  1. Restful sleep
  2. Regular exercise
  3. Healthy food
  4. Regular Travel
9.  Which of the ethical principles, based on social work's core values, is important for us to remember when it comes to organizational self-care?
  1. be kind to everyone
  2. leave no social worker behind
  3. challenge social injustice
  4. heal thyself
10.  In what ways can professional development be used as both personal and professional self-care?
  1. empowering
  2. long-term investment
  3. change the way we see ourselves & the profession
  4. all of the above