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Consultation & Collaboration in Social Work - Chapter Summary
This chapter tackles the basics of consultation and collaboration in social work. Ensure you have a quality understanding of ways social workers interact with others to solve problems and fulfill goals. Take a closer look at peer supervision, team problem solving, business networking and more. By the end of this chapter, you will have the knowledge to:
- Explain how peer supervision differs from traditional forms of supervision
- Define and describe coordination and collaboration in client services
- Discuss ways to solve problems as teams using the common sense approach
- Identify and describe elements of a case presentation and client reports in social work
- List three steps to expand professional contacts and begin the business networking process
Resources in this chapter enable you to study social work consultation and collaboration concepts your way. Review one, two or any number of lessons in the sequence you desire. Get additional details about topics covered by using the Ask Our Experts feature on the Dashboard to submit your questions. Assess your comprehension of the lessons by taking mini quizzes. Use the practice chapter exam to reinforce lesson concepts.
1. Coordination & Collaboration in Client Services
Many people that need mental health services have a dual diagnosis (or more than one illness). For example, someone could have a diagnosis of depression, back pain, and an eating disorder. The therapist or social worker would have to coordinate services by collaborating with all of the client's providers.
2. The Common Sense Approach to Team Problem Solving
A successful team works together to achieve a common goal. During this process, teams need to resolve problems together. This lesson will address the common sense approach to team problem solving.
3. Intro to Business Networking
Networking is an important and valuable business activity. Learn three easy steps to expand your professional contacts and start business networking to make the greatest impact on your business.
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