Part 1-Describe your agency setting. (It is social services agency that services individuals underserved in the community.)
How does the agency impact on social casework methods and how does it address your role and function as a social worker as defined by this agency?
Part 2-Provide a biopsychosocial assessment (Identifying data, presenting problem, personal and family history, medical history, legal history, educational/vocational history as it relates to presenting problem, mental health or social service treatment history, current level of functioning, diagnostic impressions (DSM V), and prognosis based on strengths and limitations). Include the role of culture, race, religion, class, and gender as they relate to the client’s experience of the presenting problem.
Part 3-Review client contact to date (this can include a segment of process to illustrate significant themes or to highlight client-worker dynamics). Also include counter-transferential material and make use of practice examples to illustrate where appropriate.
Part 4-Identify your practice skills (empathy, engagement, professional use of self, etc.) utilized thus far.
Part 5-Report from the social work literature, demonstrate a familiarity of the knowledge base and assessment of this particular population or issue (i.e.: elderly, domestic violence) that is relevant to work with this client.
using APA format and 5-7 sources