4 physical illness_disability_trauma

4 physical illness_disability_trauma - Graduate Training...

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1 ***Questions for class discussion or thinking between classes. Graduate Training Course on Social Work II: Social Work for Children and Youth with Special Needs Class 4. 30.07.09: Physical illness, disability and physical trauma Special needs resulting from physical trauma, chronic illness and physical disability. Assessment; treatment objectives; evidence-based or typical practices; social work professional roles in hospitals and health clinics. Note: recently added to course web page: Under Class 2, Documents— “Definitions of Child Abuse from the State of California” Material remaining from previous classes: I. The needs of homeless children and youth ( from Class 2.) A. Assessment issues 1. What type of homelessness? a) Homeless family with children b) Child/youth abandoned by family or without family due to community upheaval, war, etc? c) Runaway youth 2. Inventory of special needs problems a) Health status b) Educational achievement level and special learning issues 3. Psychological status a) Present risk of danger to self or others b) Capacity to think clearly c) Motivation level to accept help and types of help desired d) Substance use and abuse B. Inventory of Needs 1. Emergency housing or shelter
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2 ***Questions for class discussion or thinking between classes. 2. Food, clothing 3. Medical care 4. Mental health and substance abuse treatment needs 5. Parent/family support (if applicable) 6. School placement ***What other needs would you address? C. Inventory of Strengths (partial list) 1. Past success in school 2. Availability of supportive family or friends 3. Skills, interests, hobbies, passions 4. Dreams and hopes ***How would you encourage an adolescent with a disability to talk about his/her dreams and
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