hsm210_appendix_e[1] - Axia College Material Appendix E...

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Axia College Material Appendix E Scenarios for Week Six CheckPoint Scenario 1: Violence Prevention in a High-Risk Community Karyn, a social services worker, is confronted daily with issues such as homicide, suicide, child and elder abuse, battered women, sexual assault, and domestic violence at the community agency in which she works. Her job responsibilities are to build community and agency coalitions to help meet the needs of the community. One day, an enraged young man storms into the agency demanding to know the whereabouts of his wife, who he had ordered not to leave the house. The wife is cowering in Karyn’s office after being referred by her physician for suspicious bruises. The agency has a procedure for handling potentially violent situations such as this one, in addition to providing a panic button. Someone pushes the panic button behind the receptionist’s desk, which brings the police within minutes. The wife is later transported to a shelter for battered women. The shelter provides classes in self esteem,
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course HUMAN SERV 101 taught by Professor Kent during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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hsm210_appendix_e[1] - Axia College Material Appendix E...

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