Person-in-Environment (PIE) Theory


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The PIE theory states _____.

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1. Which social worker from the past was the mother of social casework and founded the idea that it is equally important to look at the environment and individual components of a person when evaluating the individuals problems and treatment?


In addition to individual assessment and treatment, the third function the PIE theory is _____.

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What does the person-in environment (PIE) theory state and how is it used appropriately? You can see what you know about these topics in an interactive manner thanks to the quiz and worksheet.

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  • Using the PIE theory in social work practice
  • Third function of the PIE theory
  • What the PIE theory states
  • Social worker who is considered the mother of social casework

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  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what the PIE theory states
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the third function of this theory and interpret it correctly
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  • Understand why the PIE theory is popular
  • See how to effectively use the PIE theory
  • Examine the history of this theory