Flashcards in Case work theories Deck (10)
People have a drive for fulfillment (purpose) and can change themselves and their environment throughout their lives to achieve their purpose (process).
Principals of the Functional approach
Use of time phases
The use of structure
The client-socialworker relationship
Problem Solving Approach
Lack problem solving ability due to lack of motnivation capacity and opportunity.
Problem Solving Assumptions
Human living is problem-solving process
relies of ego functions of perception, cognition, memory, impulse control and judgement
Correcting Deficits through Problem Solving through
Releasing, energizing, and giving direction to a client's motivation.
RElasing and exercising a client's mental, emotional, and action capacities for cping with problems and thus releasing the ego functions required for the problem
Finding and making accessible to the client the resourcds needed to solve the problems.
4 Ps of prbolem solving
Brief Task-Centered Treatment
Problems stem from unfulfilled desires. The clients view of the problem is most important.
Brief Task-Centered Treatment methods
Explore situational and psychological aspect of the problem
Plan to incoporate clietn's resources
Form a contract
Problem Solving Tasks are outlined
Termination begins in the first session.
Needs and predicaments come from organism:environment exchanges not from personality or environment alone.