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MindTap® Counseling 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Summers' Fundamentals of Case Management Practice: Skills for the Human Services, 5th Edition

  • Nancy Summers Harrisburg Community College
  • ISBN-10: 1305275624  |  ISBN-13: 9781305275621
  • © 2016 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $80.00
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SECTION 1: Foundations for the Best Practice in Case Management.
1. Case Management: Definition and Responsibilities.
2. Ethics and Other Professional Responsibilities for Human Service Workers.
3. Applying the Ecological Model: A Theoretical Foundation for Human Services.
SECTION 2: Useful Clarifications and Attitudes.
4. Cultural Competence.
5. Attitudes and Boundaries.
6. Clarifying Who Owns the Problem.
SECTION 3: Effective Communication.
7. Identifying Good Responses and Poor Responses.
8. Listening and Responding.
9. Asking Questions.
10. Bringing Up Difficult Issues.
11. Addressing and Disarming Anger.
12. Collaborating with People for Change.
13. Putting It All Together: Exercises
SECTION 4: Meeting Clients and Assessing Their Strengths and Needs.
14. Documenting Initial Inquiries.
15. The First Interview.
16. Social Histories and Assessment Forms.
17. Using the DSM.
18. The Mental Status Examination.
19. Receiving and Releasing Information.
SECTION 5: Developing a Plan with a Client.
20. Developing a Service Plan at the Case Management Unit.
21. Preparing for a Service Planning Conference or Disposition Planning Meeting.
22. Making the Referral and Assembling the Record.
23. Documentation and Recording.
SECTION 6: Monitoring Services and Following the Client.
24. Monitoring the Services or Treatment.
25. Developing Goals and Objectives at the Provider Agency.
26. Terminating the Case.

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    ISBN-10: 1305276647 | ISBN-13: 9781305276642

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Meet the Author

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Nancy Summers

Nancy Summers is a professor at Harrisburg Area Community College, where she has served as department chair. Summers was the director of public education for a mental health system and has worked with numerous agencies to provide training, improve services, and assist with an internal reorganization. She remains actively in touch with numerous professionals in a wide variety of programs and recently published work on the supervision of the less experienced human services worker.


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