A presentation at Heritage University at CBC Week 09 in
October 2019 in
Pasco, WA 99301, USA by
Location: CBC Campus - SWL 206Time: Wednesday from 5:30-8:15Week 09: 10/14/19 — 10/20/19Reading Assignment: N/A
Topic and Content Area: Lab Day - AssessmentAssignments Due: N/A
Other Important Information: N/A
College and life is stressful. The following is a short video clip about managing stress by the BBC.
[Whole Class Activity] Watch video clip
Screener forms are a common assessment tool used by social workers. There are many different types of screeners. The following is a screener regarding stress.
[Whole Class Activity] Have each student work individually to complete a screener. Discuss results.
New York State United Teachers (n.d.) Stress assessments. Retrieved from https://www.nysut.org/~/media/files/nysut/resources/2013/april/social-services/socialservices_stressassessments.pdf?la=en
PHQ-9 - Depression Screener
GAD-7 - Generalized Anxiety
GAIN-SS - Internalizing, externalizing, and substance abuse.
Show the various tools at SAMHSA
Social histories vary from agency to agency. The following is the general content of a social history. There are three main parts
The beginning of a the social history starts generally with an introductory paragraph.
[Discussion] How to these introductory paragraphs generally read?
The following might be a typical introductory paragraph. Some of the information might be extraneous depending on forms, and method of practice.
Esmeralda, a 32 year old Hispanic married with three children female completed this mental health evaluation at the TCCH BHS Pasco office. She was accompanied by her husband and one child. Her primary language is Spanish, and the evaluation was completed in her native language. Her insurance, Medicaid, has been verified. She was referred by Crisis Response Unit after being hospitalized at Lourdes Medical Center after an attempted suicide. She presented with symptoms related to depression and anxiety.
[Discussion] For each talk about what topics are generally important
Background Information abut the persons life
The following is the mental health evaluation TCCH BHS uses for their intake process. It could be considered a form of a social history.
This evaluation serves a couple of purposes. One to complete an assessment, determine a plan… etc. It is also used as a mechanism to demonstrate compliance with WAC and other legal concerns.
[Activity] Work with a partner to go through some of the process of completing a social history with them. You can either use real life information, or in a roll play.
An eco-map is a useful tool that looks at system’s involvement and relationships.
A genogram is a useful tool that looks at family structure and relationships.
[Whole Class Activity] Work with a partner to to complete create a genogram of their family.
View Week 09 - Lab Day - Assessments.
For this lab day, we are focused on activities related to assessments. The agenda is to review: