SOC 445 The Generalist Case Manager GCU

SOC 445 The Generalist Case Manager GCU

SOC 445 The Generalist Case Manager GCU

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SOC 445 The Generalist Case Manager GCU

SOC 445 Full Course Discussions GCU

SOC 445 Topic 1 Discussion Question 1

Explain how case management is not therapy. Why is it important for the case manager to have good listening skills even though they do not conduct therapy sessions?

SOC 445 Topic 1 Discussion Question 2

After watching “The First Interview” video and analyzing it, explain why it is important for a case manager to develop a rapport with a client. Recommend some ways to accomplish this task. How would you decide on a questioning technique before interviewing a client?

SOC 445 Topic 2 Discussion Question 1

Read the Case Management Code of Ethics on the CMSA website and compare those ethics to the Social Work Code of Ethics. Describe a possible ethical dilemma a case manager might face. Explain how a case manager should work to resolve this dilemma.

SOC 445 Topic 2 Discussion Question 2

Watch the “An Ethical Issue” video located in the Topic 2 folder in MindTap. After watching the video, explain if the conversation was or was not the proper application of ethics in social work. Explain how case management ethics is rooted in social work. How would an ethical dilemma be dealt with by a social worker with a Christian worldview?

SOC 445 Topic 3 Discussion Question 1

Describe the various roles and duties a social worker has in the case management field. Explain how the case management process in social work is a helping process. Explain why it is important for the client to understand their role in the helping process. Provide some examples of a client and their role.

SOC 445 Topic 3 Discussion Question 2

Identify the various client populations that a social worker may work with. Why is it important for a case manager to know the various client populations? What population are you most interested in working with? Explain why you are interested in working with this specific population.

SOC 445 Topic 4 Discussion Question 1

Explain why it is important to know the strengths perspective when assisting a client/consumer. Read the “Marta” case study located in the Topic 1 folder in MindTap. Describe some of the strengths, abilities, and resources (internal and external) that you noticed in Marta. If you were assisting Marta as case manager, how would you apply the strengths assessment you completed based on her case?

SOC 445 Topic 4 Discussion Question 2

Read the “Marta” case study located in the Topic 1 folder in MindTap. Briefly describe the micro, meso, and macro levels of the ecological model found in this case (covered in Chapter 3 of the textbook). Now that you have some context about Marta’s case, recommend some appropriate resources for Marta. Explain some possible barriers that might keep Marta from utilizing these resources.

SOC 445 Topic 5 Discussion Question 1

Read the “Dave” case study located in the Topic 1 folder in MindTap. After reading the case study, recommend some appropriate interventions. Identify the stakeholders in Dave’s social services system. Considering the stakeholders involved in Dave’s life, how would you advise Dave to move forward toward change?

SOC 445 Topic 5 Discussion Question 2

Complete the “Cultural Competence Worksheet.” Describe the fictional client/consumer you created. Discuss the following: What you need to know as a social worker to work with a client/consumer from this kind of cultural background? How would you recommend interventions to another social worker based on the cultural background of this client/consumer population? How would a social worker with the Christian Worldview handle a client/consumer from a different cultural worldview? Keep in mind the NASW Code of Ethics when answering the question.

SOC 445 Topic 6 Discussion Question 1

Explain why it is important to conduct an intake interview before beginning the treatment phase of the case management process. What is some of the basic information a social worker can glean from the first interview? How does this information assist the case manager in selecting a possible program for referral? What eligible criteria is required for a program to be low risk for the client?

SOC 445 Topic 6 Discussion Question 2

For the Case Management Process assignment in this course, you selected a client/consumer. Write a specific corresponding case note for the intake and assessment of your selected client. What are some of the specifics you included in the case note? Finally, conduct research in your community for a possible treatment program to refer your client to. Describe the program and what the eligibility criteria was that makes it low risk.

SOC 445 Topic 7 Discussion Question 1

Access and watch the “Developing a Service Plan” video located in the Topic 7 folder in MindTap. Evaluate how the case manager supported the client/consumer. Why is it important for the social worker to collaborate with the client/consumer to determine appropriate goals? Why shouldn’t only the social worker set goals/objectives for the client? Explain why it is important for goals to have time frames along with areas of responsibility for the client/consumer.

SOC 445 Topic 7 Discussion Question 2

For the Case Management Process assignment in this course, you selected a client/consumer. Using the selected client/consumer’s case, write a specific corresponding case note on goal setting and intervention activities for your client/consumer. Post the note in the discussion forum. Comment on the manageability of the goals your peers posted. How can these goals be managed or measured?

SOC 445 Topic 8 Discussion Question 1

Access and view the “Helping Tom Solve a Personal Problem” video located in Topic 8 folder in MindTap. Explain the purpose of monitoring in case management. What does effective monitoring look like? Provide an example of how you would monitor Tom. Explain the importance of time-management skills to conduct effective monitoring, evaluation, and termination activities. Imagine you are assigned to help Tom. Suggest some time-management strategies to effectively conduct monitoring, evaluation, and termination for Tom’s case.

SOC 445 Topic 8 Discussion Question 2

For the Case Management Process assignment in this course, you selected a client/consumer. Using the selected client/consumer’s case, write a specific corresponding case note (150-200 words) for monitoring, evaluation, and termination activities. Post your note in the discussion forum. Comment on the proposed strategies for facilitating effective monitoring, evaluation, and termination activities presented by your classmates.

SOC 445 Full Course Assignments GCU

SOC 445 Topic 1 The First Interview Worksheet (1.2)

Details:
As a beginning social worker, it is important to know how to listen effectively and develop a rapport with a client/consumer. This assignment will help you develop this skill.Access the “The First Interview” video located in the Topic 1 folder in MindTap. Complete “The First Interview Worksheet” after you watch the video.While APA style is not required for the body of this assessment, solid academic writing is expected and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.Turn in to the assignment folder by the end of Topic 1.

SOC-445.T1FirstInterviewWorksheet.docx

SOC 445 Topic 2 Case Management Process Section 1: Client/Consumer Selection and Needs Assessment

Details:
For this assignment, use your selected case to begin your assessment of the client/consumer.Turn in section 1 at the end of Topic 2 for instructor feedback.While APA style is not required for the body of this assessment, solid academic writing is expected and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

Turn in Section 1 of the assignment to the assignment folder by the end of Topic 2.

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SOC 445 Topic 2 Ethics in Social Work Worksheet

Details:
Complete the “Ethics in Social Work” worksheet using the NASW Code of Ethics to justify your responses. Be sure to cite the specific sections of the code utilized in each scenario in APA format.While APA style is not required for the body of this assessment, solid academic writing is expected and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.Turn in to the assignment folder by the end of Topic 2.SOC-445.T2EthicsSocialWorkWorksheet.docx

SOC 445 Topic 3 Case Management Process Section 2: Assess the Client/Consumer

Details:
For this assignment, you will continue to use your selected case study to complete this assignment. After you have viewed the corresponding video in MindTap or read the case study, complete Section 2 of the Case Management Process template:Review Chapters 3-4 in the textbook. For this section, explain the client’s micro, meso, and macro level theories, developmental transitions, and cultural impact (culture and subculture).While APA style is not required for the body of this assessment, solid academic writing is expected and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.Students are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

Turn in Section 2 at the end of Topic 3 for instructor feedback.

SOC-445.CaseMgmtProcessAssignmentCriteria2.docx SOC-445.CaseMgmtProcessTemplate.docx

SOC 445 Topic 3 Client Role Job Aid

Details:
For this assignment, you will provide a case manager job aid that clearly defines the key roles and best practice recommendations that would benefit a beginning case manager.In a tri-fold brochure, provide a comprehensive explanation of the following roles:

  1. Social Worker
  2. Client and various populations

In addition, provide the best practice recommendations for social workers regarding the appropriate problem-solving strategies and assessment techniques for the various populations.

Both sides of the tri-fold brochure must be fully utilized. Images may be used; however, only use images with small file sizes. You may use Microsoft Word, which has several creative document templates.

While APA style is not required for the body of this assessment, solid academic writing is expected and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

Students are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

Turn in to the assignment folder by the end of Topic 3.

SOC 445 Topic 4 Roadblocks in Social Work Worksheet

Details:
Access the “Roadblocks in Social Work Worksheet.” Complete the assignment citing three to five sources.While APA style is not required for the body of this assessment, solid academic writing is expected and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.Turn in to the assignment folder by the end of Topic 4.SOC-445.T4RoadblocksSocialWorkWorksheet.docx

SOC 445 Topic 5 Assignment Title: Cultural Competence in Social Work

Details:
Complete the “Cultural Competence in Social Work” worksheet.While APA style is not required for the body of this assessment, solid academic writing is expected and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.Turn in to the assignment folder by the end of Topic 5.

SOC-445.T5CulturalCompetenceWorksheet.docx

SOC 445 Topic 5 Case Management Process Section 3: Planning and Linking

Details:
For this assignment, you will continue to use your selected case study to complete this assignment. Complete Section 3 of the Case Management Process template:Review Chapters 5, 6, and 20 in the textbook. For this section, begin to develop the initial plan.While APA style is not required for the body of this assessment, solid academic writing is expected and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.Students are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

Turn in Section 3 at the end of Topic 5 for instructor feedback.

SOC-445.CaseMgmtProcessTemplate.docx SOC-445.CaseMgmtProcessAssignmentCriteria2.docx

SOC 445 Topic 6 Case Management Process Section 4: Intake and Monitoring

Details:
Continue to use your selected case study to complete this section of the Case Management Process assignment.Review Chapters 7-9, 15, and 24 in the textbook. Keeping in mind empathy, boundaries, and effective communication skills, compose an introduction for an intake interview as well as 10-15 intake interview questions you would ask to assess your client.While APA style is not required for the body of this assessment, solid academic writing is expected and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.Students are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

Turn in Section 4 at the end of Topic 6 for instructor feedback.

SOC-445.CaseMgmtProcessTemplate.docx SOC-445.CaseMgmtProcessAssignmentCriteria2.docx

Details:
Using the feedback you received from the instructor for each section of this assignment, revise each section and, lastly, provide the following:Read Chapter 26 in the textbook. Review the NASW Code of Ethics. Describe a possible termination process for your client/consumer (350-500 words) recommending ways to maintain change including preparing for a possible relapse while keeping in mind the autonomy of the client.While APA style is not required for the body of this assessment, solid academic writing is expected and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

Students are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

Turn in the completed assignment at the end of Topic 7.

SOC-445.CaseMgmtProcessTemplate.docx SOC-445.CaseMgmtProcessAssignmentCriteria2.docx

Details:
The social worker must understand the working relationship and engagement process between the social worker and the client/consumer. For this assignment, review the case studies provided to you throughout the course. The case studies are located in the Topic 1 folder in MindTap.Select two cases in different settings (not including the case study/video you used for the Case Management Process assignment). Use these case studies to address the following in your essay:In 750-1,000 words, citing two to four scholarly sources, address the following:Describe the similarities and differences between how you would help the client/consumer as a friend in contrast to how you would support a client/consumer as a case manager for each case.

Explain the strategies you would use as a case manager for each case.

Next, describe the skills needed to thoughtfully engage your client/consumer through a change experience, keeping in mind cultural awareness, ethics, and client autonomy. As a social worker, what are the challenges you may experience and the biases you must be aware of for yourself as a social worker in each case?

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

This assignment assesses the following programmatic competency:

4.2: Determine the appropriate human service general practitioner strategies for various settings.

This assignment assesses the Leadership Mission Critical Domain

Turn in the completed assignment in Topic 8.

 

 

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