Case History in Social Work

Case History in Social Work

Case History in Social Work

Case histories are a means for social workers to describe a specified individual’s mental health disorder and provide the individual’s family history as context. This skill is an important component of advanced generalist practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.

In today’s society, there is vast cultural diversity. Diversity is no longer defined by race, but it includes lifestyles, sexuality, gender, religion, socioeconomic status, health, geographic regions, ethnicity, and more. As a leader within the social work arena, we often need to identify strengths-based strategies and empowerment strategies to address cultural competency in these diverse groups.

By successfully completing this assignment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following EPAS and specialized practices:

Competency 6: Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities.
C6.SP.A: Apply critical thinking and decision making in verbal and written communication through the use of leadership and technology when engaging with colleagues, individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.
Related Assignment Criteria:
3. Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for leaders of the social work profession through the use of technology.
C6.SP.B: Apply and integrate theories of human behavior and the social environment in the specialization of advanced generalist practice when engaging with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.

 

Describe a specified individual’s mental health disorder

Case History in Social Work

Related Assignment Criteria:
1. Describe a specified individual’s mental health disorder.
2. Describe the individual’s family history.
3. Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for leader of the social work profession through the use of technology.
Competency 7: Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities.
C7.SP.A: Apply critical thinking and decision making in verbal and written communication through the use of leadership and technology when assessing colleagues, individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.
Related Assignment Criteria:
3. Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for leaders of the social work profession through the use of technology.
C7.SP.B: Apply and integrate theories of human behavior and the social environment in the specialization of advanced generalist practice when assessing individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.
Related Assignment Criteria:
1. Describe a specified individual’s mental health disorder.
2. Describe the individual’s family history.
3. Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for leader of the social work profession through the use of technology.
C7.SP.D: (Assess) Apply assessment instruments, leadership, technology, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills to identify problems, and assess and analyze capacities, strengths, and needs of individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.
Related Assignment Criteria:
1. Describe a specified individual’s mental health disorder.
2. Describe the individual’s family history.
Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities.
C8.SP.A: Apply critical thinking and decision making in verbal and written communication through the use of leadership and technology when intervening with colleagues, individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.
Related Assignment Criteria:
3. Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for leaders of the social work profession through the use of technology.
C8.SP.B: Apply and integrate theories of human behavior and the social environment in the specialization of advanced generalist practice when intervening with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.

 

Describe the individual’s family history

Case History in Social Work
Related Assignment Criteria:
1. Describe a specified individual’s mental health disorder.
2. Describe the individual’s family history.
3. Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for leader of the social work profession through the use of technology.
Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities.
C9.SP.A: Apply critical thinking and decision making in verbal and written communication through the use of leadership and technology evaluations with colleagues, individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.
Related Assignment Criteria:
3. Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for leaders of the social work profession through the use of technology.
C9.SP.B: Apply and integrate theories of human behavior and the social environment in the specialization of advanced generalist practice evaluation with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.
Related Assignment Criteria:
1. Describe a specified individual’s mental health disorder.
2. Describe the individual’s family history.
3. Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for leader of the social work profession through the use of technology.