Generalist Case Management: A Method of Human Service Delivery / Edition 3

Generalist Case Management: A Method of Human Service Delivery / Edition 3

by Marianne R. Woodside, Tricia McClam
     
 

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ISBN-10: 049500488X

ISBN-13: 9780495004882

Pub. Date: 08/04/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Focusing on the "how tos" of gathering information, writing reports, assessing clients' progress, and seeking out resources as a client advocate, this practical book is designed to help beginning practitioners and practicum students develop the skills they need to coordinate and provide direct services to a variety of populations. Invaluable as an on-the-job reference

Overview

Focusing on the "how tos" of gathering information, writing reports, assessing clients' progress, and seeking out resources as a client advocate, this practical book is designed to help beginning practitioners and practicum students develop the skills they need to coordinate and provide direct services to a variety of populations. Invaluable as an on-the-job reference that beginning helpers can use when confronted with a difficulty or dilemma in managing cases, Woodside and McClam's book focuses on empowering clients to manage their own lives during the case management process, from the intake interview until termination. Important skills such as, writing reports, documenting services, using supervision, and mastering technology, are covered in the final chapter. Ideal for any beginning helper, the book includes real-life vignettes that illustrate the many ways in which the case management process is used in service delivery.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495004882
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/04/2005
Series:
SAB 125 Substance Abuse Case Management Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
585,116
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Prefacexv
1Introduction to Case Management1
2Historical Perspectives on Case Management31
3Models of Case Management61
4The Assessment Phase of Case Management81
5Effective Intake Interviewing Skills105
6Service Delivery Planning133
7Building a Case File163
8Service Coordination211
9Working Within the Organizational Context239
10Ethical and Legal Issues267
11Surviving as a Case Manager291
Glossary313
Index321

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