Signature Assessment: Theory and Intervention Case Illustration Assignment
Signature Assessment: Theory and Intervention Case Illustration Assignment. EPAS 2015 – Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities Social workers understand that intervention is an ongoing component of the dynamic and interactive process of social work practice with, and on behalf of, diverse individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. Social workers are knowledgeable about evidence-informed interventions to achieve the goals of clients and constituencies, including individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. Social workers understand theories of human behavior and the social environment, and critically evaluate and apply this knowledge to effectively intervene with clients and constituencies. Social workers understand methods of identifying, analyzing, and implementing evidence-informed interventions to achieve client and constituency goals. Social workers value the importance of interprofessional teamwork and communication in interventions, recognizing that beneficial outcomes may require interdisciplinary, inter-professional, and inter-organizational collaboration.
Critically choose and implement interventions to achieve practice goals and enhance the capacities of clients and constituencies
Signature Assessment: Theory and Intervention Case Illustration Assignment.
Apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environment, person-in-environment, and other multidisciplinary theoretical frameworks in interventions with clients and constituencies;
Use inter-professional collaboration as appropriate to achieve beneficial practice outcomes;
Negotiate, mediate, and advocate with and on behalf of diverse clients and constituencies; and
Facilitate effective transitions and endings that advance mutually agreed-on goals.
The Signature Assessment:
The Theory and Intervention Case Study Assessment is an opportunity for MSW students to apply critical thinking to explore an identified cause and to select and apply a theory and evidence-informed intervention to a selected case. A series of partial case illustrations will be provided. Students will select a social work-related theory and a specific evidence-informed intervention and apply both a selected case illustration. Students will submit an 8 to 10-page paper that uses a minimum of five scholarly published sources that align with the social work profession (websites may not be used). Scholarly writing in the School of Social Work requires the accurate use of APA 7th Edition.