Coping Mechanisms
Needs
Role of the Social Worker
Miscellaneous
Definitions
100
A response to a problem; reduce anxiety without dealing with the situation directly
What is emotion-focused coping?
100
Security in one self and family
What is emotional need?
100

The social worker encourages this because it releases endorphins, the same as if they self-harmed

What is exercise?

100
Coping with problems and expressing feelings that cannot be interpreted by words
What is self-harm?
100
Autism spectrum disorders, borderline personality disorder, bipolar disorder, depression, phobias, and conduct disorder are considered this
What is mental illness?
200
The person confronts and evaluates the stressful situation and then takes steps to deal with it.
What is problem focused coping?
200
Shelter, food, water and hygiene are all characteristic of this
What is physical needs?
200

What are some things the Social Worker needs to remember when talking to a client about their self harm?

Various Answers

200
They are more likely to attempt and actually complete suicide by as much as 30%
What is sexual orientation?
200
The increased risk of suicide in individuals who self-harm to the extent that self-harm leads to what percentage(s) of suicides is
40-60%
300
Involves the removal of painful or dangerous thoughts and experiences from consciousness although this is not always complete - dreams, slips of tongue, fears, fantasies may enable individual to decisive himself and evade learning more effective methods of dealing with a problem thus energy is tied up maintaining defenses rather than used to cope more effectively on a daily basis.
What is repression?
300
Need for acceptance and belonging
What is Social Needs?
300

They are able to establish a therapeutic relationship with clients

What are Social Workers?

300
Because of gender differences in body satisfaction
Why are adolescent girls more likely to be depressed than adolescent boys?
300
Self-harm in children is relatively rare but the rate has been increasing since what year
What is important about the year 1980?
400
An areas of discernment where on exercises poor judgment do not perceive interpersonal realities which contradict there vested interests block out unwanted reality
What is Blind spots?
400
Cognitive development is a characteristic of this
What is Intellectual needs?
400

Social Workers are not able to teach clients coping skills

FALSE. 

400
It is linked to adolescent depression, borderline personality disorder, suicide attempts and eating disorders.
What motivated self-injurious behaviour?
400
Suicide attempts that seem destined to fail and that really are cries for help rather than true attempts
What are suicide gestures?
500
the refusal to acknowledge unpleasant realities by ignoring their existence reality of death, deny criticism, physician's diagnosis or prognosis protect ourselves from stress but avoids real conflicts and problems
What is Denial?
500
A final need that motivates adolescent behaviours is internalize right from wrong, good from bad.
What is moral development?
500

What must a Social Worker do if a client is injuring themselves?

To report to the authorities if a client is presently at risk to harm themselves or other

500
Knowing someone who commits suicide not only increases one's feelings of loss, but also disinhibits one's own restraints about suicide
What are copycat suicides?
500
The most distinctive characteristic that is self-harming and may include biting and head-banging
What is Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome?
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