Social Work Interventions Ch.5-Generalist Practice

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Social Work Interventions Ch.5-Generalist Practice by Mind Map: Social Work Interventions Ch.5-Generalist Practice

1. Case Work

2. Group Work-A method that fosters personal development through the mechanism of group process.

3. Generalist Practice as a Method

3.1. The creative use of techniques and knowledge that guide intervention activities determine by the client and the social work practitioner.

3.1.1. It's a skill that results from experience or training

3.1.2. applies knowledge about human behavior

3.1.3. based on client involvement in developing options to resolve problems

3.1.4. emphasizes using the clients resources, as well as those available in the community, to meet client needs

3.1.5. based on overly helping process

3.1.6. based on planned change efforts

3.1.7. focused on solutions

3.2. As a practice this method seeks to improve, restore, maintain, or enhance the clients social functioning.

4. Principles of Social Work derived from the professions value base, and code of ethics.

4.1. Self-Determination

4.2. Confidentiality

4.3. Individualization and acceptance

4.4. Nonjudgemental attitude

4.5. Freedom of expression

5. Strength and Empowerment

5.1. The process of empowerment-start where client is, and step the client through learning needed skills.

5.2. Reframing to reempower

6. Stages of Generalist Practice

6.1. Social Study

6.1.1. Obtaining relevant information about the client system and perceived needs.

6.1.1.1. Clients perceptions of needs and problems, antecedents, ways these are affecting life satisfaction and performance, attempts at life management, and outcome goals.

6.1.1.2. obtain information regarding clients ability to function in a variety of roles and collects data that enhance the practitioner's ability to form initial judgements about probable causes and potential actions that might lead to resolutions.

6.2. Assessment

6.3. Goal Setting

6.4. Contracting

6.5. Intervention

6.6. Evaluation

7. Development of Practice Skills

7.1. Conceptual Skills

7.2. Interviewing Skills

7.2.1. Informed Interviews

7.2.2. The Diagnostic (assessment) interview

7.2.3. Therapeutic Interviews

7.3. Recording

8. Cognitive Behavior Approaches

8.1. Practice Theories and Skills: Individuals and Families

8.1.1. Ecological/Systems Framework

8.1.1.1. Directs the SW's attention to interacting systems within which the client systems lives, and it provides a theoretical basis for understanding the rationale underlying the systems adaptive responses.

8.1.2. Ego Psychology

8.1.2.1. Psychosocial treatment theory-stresses the interplay between individuals internal state and external environment.

8.1.2.1.1. Enables individual to develop more adaptive coping skills.

8.1.3. Problem-Solving Approach

8.1.3.1. Resources (The Opportunity Structured)

8.1.4. Motivation

8.1.5. Capacity

8.1.5.1. address the clients limits ( or ability) to change, and includes physical as well as psychological characteristics.

8.1.6. Opportunity

8.1.6.1. Optimal Problem solving can be achieved only if the three components are in engaged in the proccess

8.1.6.1.1. Motivation

8.1.6.1.2. Capacity

8.1.6.1.3. Opportunity

8.2. Behavior Modification

8.2.1. Action Therapy

8.2.2. External events & internal processing result in specific behaviors.

8.2.3. Organizing Framework for Behavior Modification

8.2.3.1. A-B-C of Learning and behavior

8.2.3.2. Intervention must focus on specific needs and problems, not entire range of needs and problems.

8.3. Reality Therapy

8.3.1. Self Concept

8.3.2. Task Centered Method

9. Group Therapy & Developmental Stages

9.1. Natural Group

9.2. Beginning:

9.3. Norm development

9.4. Conflict Phase

9.5. Relationship phase:

9.6. Termination: