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Case Management in Social Work - Chapter Summary
This comprehensive overview of case management in social work can ensure you have the knowledge needed to complete an assignment, pass a test, or participate in a discussion. Developed by top instructors, lessons closely examine concepts that include social welfare, patient advocacy and client education. Completion of this chapter will ensure you're able to:
- Define case management, and describe its role in healthcare
- Describe integrative case management services and models of family-centered social work practice
- List the impact of regulations and laws on social work practice
- Discuss the importance of client education in social work
- Provide details about the basics of service delivery for older adults
- Share the definitions of patient advocates and social welfare
- Detail the processes of keeping records, documenting information and managing data in social work
- Identify types of written communication in business
Study case management in social work concepts your way by reviewing lessons anytime and from any computer, smartphone or tablet with an Internet connection. Navigate the lessons in the sequence you desire, and revisit them as often as needed. Any questions you have about lesson topics can be sent to our experts. Use multiple-choice quizzes and a chapter exam to assess your knowledge of concepts covered.
1. What Is Case Management? - Definition & Role in Healthcare
This lesson will describe what case management is and how it is utilized by health professionals. The importance of this practice within healthcare will also be discussed.
2. Integrative Case Management Services
This lesson will discuss integrated __case management services__ defined as client-centered resources that support a person within his/her environment utilizing a team approach.
3. Teaching Self-Advocacy to Clients in Social Work
As a social worker, you have many different responsibilities and roles to play. This lesson discusses the importance of advocating for your clients and teaching them to advocate for themselves in different situations.
4. Service Delivery for Older Adults
This lesson discusses how a changing population affects the delivery of adequate service to older consumers. We'll also examine what providers can do to overcome barriers and improve access to quality care.
5. What Is a Patient Advocate? - Definition & Training
Patient advocates fill a role in healthcare that has become progressively more important as the industry grows more complex. In this lesson, you will learn what a patient advocate does, what type of training is needed, and where patient advocates work.
6. What is Social Welfare? - Definition & Services
In this lesson, we will discuss social welfare policies that are implemented in the United States to provide support to individuals in need. We will contrast distributive and redistributive policies, using the examples of welfare and Social Security.
7. What Is Written Communication in Business? - Definition, Types & Examples
In this lesson, we'll discuss what written communication is and some advantages and disadvantages of using it. We'll also discuss the skills you'll need to become an effective writer.
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