Chapter 10 Social Work

Chapter 10 Social Work - Introduction to Social Work...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/14/11 School Social Work 1 1 Introduction to Social Work Becoming a Change Agent
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2/14/11 2 2 School social work is the provision of services in educational settings by credentialed school social workers. School social workers help ensure the success and social
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2/14/11 The History of School Social 3 3 Prior to the 20th century most children did not attend school. But by the early 1900s most states had passed laws mandating attendance. The original focus of school social work was to help support
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2/14/11 The History of School Social 4 4 In the 1960s, school social workers began to incorporate more group work and community work in their interventions. School social workers became the case managers for children
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2/14/11 The History of School Social 5 5 Throughout the 1980s, school social workers emphasized coalition building and collaboration with other social service agencies and the community. Parents were encouraged to participate in developing individualized education plans (IEP).
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2/14/11 School Social Work Roles and 6 6 The purpose of school social work is “to provide a setting for teaching and learning in which children and young persons can acquire a sense of competence, a capacity for problem solving and decision making, and a readiness to adapt to change and to take responsibility for
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2/14/11 School Social Work Roles and 7 7 To achieve this objective school social workers rely on systems theory and the ecological framework to guide their practice.
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2/14/11 Responsibilities of School 8 8 In many school districts, school social workers work primarily with students with disabilities. Their primary function is to ensure that these students receive free and appropriate educational services in the least restrictive environment. In other school districts, social
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2/14/11 Responsibilities of School 9 9 Interdisciplinary “pupil services teams” make ongoing assessments of students’ social, emotional and physical needs, as well as help them utilize their strengths.
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2/14/11 Responsibilities of School 10 10 School social workers are primarily advocates, mediators,
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