Fundamentals of Case Management Practice : Skills for the Human Services, by Summers, Nancy
- ISBN: 9780495501473 | 0495501476
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 3/11/2008
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Guide your students from the classroom to success in today's social service setting with the step-by-step practical skills found in this outstanding case management text/workbook. Summers' FUNDAMENTALS OF CASE MANAGEMENT PRACTICE: SKILLS FOR THE HUMAN SERVICES, Third Edition, focuses on what's most important for students to consider, document, and pass along within each step of the human service process. Students leave your course equipped with the basic skills and abilities to make good decisions and contribute to meaningful discussions in a professional setting. Text chapters walk through each step of the case management process--from intake through termination. This edition addresses additional diversity issues with more examples and practice scenarios. Numerous realistic exercises, drawn from the author's more than 20 years of experience and from the first-hand experiences of other active professionals, expose your students to a broad range of realistic circumstances and difficulties. Actual agency forms throughout the text/workbook give your students frequent opportunities to compile and work with information as they manage cases and prepare client files. This textbook will remain a useful reference for your students well after the classroom experience. For additional support and reference, the author's FUNDAMENTALS FOR PRACTICE WITH HIGH RISK POPULATIONS contains information on specific high risk populations, such as survivors of rape and violence, those with drug and alcohol dependence, individuals with mental illness, and more. Together, these texts empower your students to move competently into a professional setting.