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Client Records & History for Social Work - Chapter Summary
In this helpful chapter, our instructors cover client records and history as they are used in social work. Topics include the types of data found in client records and how they're utilized. Once you complete this chapter, you should be ready to:
- Explain how to obtain a client's history
- Understand how to conduct a sexual history of a client
- Describe how a social worker conducts a family history for a client
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1. Obtaining a Client's History in Social Work
In this lesson, you will learn how social workers gain information about a client's history, including the client's physical and mental health issues and significant life events, as well as how social workers can use a client's history in providing therapy.
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