Generalist Case Management: A Method of Human Service Delivery

Generalist Case Management: A Method of Human Service Delivery

by Marianne R. Woodside, Tricia McClam
     
 
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.

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This textbook identifies the responsibilities of case managers, illustrates the skills case managers need, and describes the environment in which human services are delivered. The authors (University of Tennessee) discuss techniques for interviewing and assessing clients, the importance of documentation, the elements of a case file, and the organizational structure of human service agencies. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534348977
Publisher:
International ThomsonPublishing Company
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Series:
Counseling Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
373
Product dimensions:
6.35(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.75(d)

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