Benchmark Homework: Case Management Practice Essay
The social worker must understand the working relationship and engagement process between the social worker and the client/consumer. For this homework, review the case studies provided to you throughout the course. The case studies are located in the Topic 1 folder in MindTap.
Select two cases in different settings (not including the case study/video you used for the Case Management Process). Use these case studies to address the following in your essay:
In 750 to 1,000 words, citing two to four scholarly sources, address the following:
a. Describe the similarities and differences between how you would help the client/consumer as a friend in contrast to how you would support a client/consumer as a case manager for each case.
b. Explain the strategies you would use as a case manager for each case.
c. Next, describe the skills needed to thoughtfully engage your client/consumer through a change experience, keeping in mind cultural awareness, ethics, and client autonomy. As a social worker, what are the challenges you may experience and the biases you must be aware of for yourself as a social worker in each case?
Format your homework according to the give formatting requirements:
a. The answer must be double spaced, typed, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.
b. The response also includes a cover page containing the title of the homework, the course title, the student's name, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.
c. Also include a reference page. The references and Citations should follow APA format. The reference page is not included in the required page length.