SW353- Class Notes
September 24, 2012
Process- you and the client working together to deal with a situation
S2 Data Gathering
Up to you whether you read others notes prior to meeting with client. Important to make
your own decisions. Not reading can be
SW 353 Lecture
October 1, 2012
Why study mental health diagnosis?
1. Some clients we will be dealing with will have these mental health illnesses
-figure out our own biases
2. Need to know how to determine the difference between someone who has some
Suicide Assessment Crisis Intervention
Nov. 19th, 2012
This is the last large topic we will deal with. Tamara is going to deal with psycho-social
Talked briefly about school assessment.
Talked about the feedback that Tamara and Heather got. We
Practice October 29, 2012
-Return on Mrs. Sundi:
-Its hard to ask too many questionsif you continue to get information from the
client, and theyre not closing down, you cant ask too many questions. Each answer can
contribute to a richer understanding abou
Reflection on why it was useful. What happened? Reflective account of the application of
Or sitting in class and you had a lightbulb moment thoughts, insight, reflections.
Paragraph for the concept/idea, reflection should be the bod
Depending on the subjective experiences of each individual, they may or may not be
affected by something that many would consider traumatic.
Response to Trauma was looked at mainly as an internal process-there was something in
the person that m
April is faced with a devastating diagnosis of stage 3 lymphoma and was urged at the
time of diagnosis 5 weeks ago by to seek immediate medical treatment. April is seeking
a space where she can talk about possible treatment options. April appears
Ecological theory: environmental factors is important, not just parental care.
Eco-systems theory for SW is the LIFE MODEL theory- Germain & Gitterman
Life course- Idea that changes happen over time, but it neglected the interactions
between other env