SOCW 2010 - Introduction/Case Management

3 Credits

3.00 Credits

Pre-requisite(s): Provisional Admission

NOTE: Students enrolled in this course are required to complete the entry level occupational work ethics course during the same term.

A practical course in the how to of human service case management. Students will learn the step-by-step process of case management from the initial referral for services, determination of eligibility for services, writing a formal plan for services, case documentation techniques, and techniques for monitoring a clients progress through the service delivery system, to case closure/follow-up activities. This course will include how to access community resources, how to interpret and utilize information from other professionals, and the development of interviewing, intervention, case recording, and caseload management skills. Legal and ethical issues in service delivery will also be discussed.