SSW Essential Practice Skills

SSW Essential Practice Skills - SSW227
Students will explore divergent approaches to case management with a particular emphasis on strengths-based, empowerment, trauma informed and anti-oppressive perspectives. Through practical case studies, practice demonstrations/case simulations students will demonstrate SSW skills in the roles and responsibilities assumed by case managers including intake, engagement, assessment, intervention & goal planning, documentation, service coordination and advocacy. Students will develop collaborative skills to mutually identify strengths, resiliency, resources, goals and challenges of clients within a variety of practice settings including addiction and mental health. Students can expect a strong emphasis in reflective practice, self-awareness and application of case management concepts.