Ch 16: Consultation & Collaboration in Social Work

About This Chapter

Enhance your understanding of consultation and collaboration in social work with help from this chapter's mini lessons. Review these lessons from any computer, smartphone or tablet, and assess your knowledge of each by taking short quizzes and a chapter exam.

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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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