Social Work Theory, Practice and Community Development June/July 2015 Past Paper – KNEC Diploma

Social Work Theory, Practice and Community Development Past Examination Paper – June/July 2015

This Past Paper examination was examined by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) and it applies to the following courses:

  • Diploma in Social Work and Community Development – Module I

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THE KENYA NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL
DIPLOMA IN SOCIAL WORK AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
MODULE II
SOCIAL WORK THEORY, PRACTICE AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
3 hours

SECTION A: SOCIAL WORK THEORY AND PRACTICE
Answer at least TWO questions from this section.

1. a) Describe six principles on privacy and confidentiality that guide social work practice. (12 marks)
b) Explain the meaning of each of the following groups:
(i) Support;
(ii) Educational;
(iii) Growth;
(v) Therapy.

2. a) Highlight six features of “ the place” as one of the components of case work relationship. (12 marks)
b) Explain four principles of social learning theory. (2 marks)

3. a) Describe five ethical principles of social worker in the development of (clients) human beings. (10 marks)
b) Highlight five traits that are necessary for one to posses and build in order to be successful as a social worker. (10 marks)

4. a)The department of social services in Kenya is faced with problems of making social policies in order to help people overcome or manage life challenging circumstances.
Explain five types of social services that would be most essential for social policy inclusion. (10 marks)
b) i) Explain the meaning of the term “social action” (2 marks)
ii) Highlight four principles of social group work (8 marks)

SECTION B: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Answer at least TWO questions from this section.

5. (a) Explain five basic principles of community organization. (10 marks)
(b) (i) Explain the meaning of the term “community development” (2 marks)
(ii) Collaborative groups need strategies for sharing power and developing leadership with community members. Explain four strategies of sharing leadership in the community. (8 marks)

6. (a) Describe five main elements of community empowerment. (10 marks)
(b) Explain five principles used to ensure sustainability of community programmes. (10 marks)

7. (a) Explain five steps in community social action model. (10 marks)
(b) Explain five benefits of organizational networks in community development. (10 marks)

8. (a) Describe five indicators of an empowered community in Kenya. (10 marks)
(b) Explain five challenges of community development in Kenya. (10 marks)

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