Assignment | SOCW 6111 – Advanced Clinical Social Work Practice I | Walden University

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Week 3 SOCW 6111

  

Assessment of Children 

       

Resources 

  

Readings 

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2013). Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/ace/
     
  • Woolley, M. E. (2013). Assessment of children. In M. J. Holosko, C. N. Dulmus, & K. M. Sowers (Eds.), Social work practice with individuals and families: Evidence-informed assessments and interventions (pp. 1–39). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
     
  • McCormick, K. M., Stricklin, S., Nowak, T. M., & Rous, B. (2008). Using eco-mapping to understand family strengths and
     

 

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resources. Young Exceptional Children, 11(2), 17–28. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases. 

• Plummer, S.-B., Makris, S., & Brocksen, S. M. (Eds.). (2014b). Social work case studies: Concentration year. Baltimore, MD: Laureate International Universities Publishing. [Vital Source e- reader]. 

o Working With Children and Adolescents: The Case of Claudia (pp. 15–17) 

Note: Depending on your concentration, you may not receive a case study book until a later term. Therefore, if you did not receive a copy of Social Work Case Studies: Concentration Year in your previous course, use the linked PDF provided here. If you did receive the book referenced above, you may find the cases there or use the PDF. 

   

  

Cultural Competence 

In a 2- to 4-page paper, explain how the literature informs you about Claudia and her family when assessing her situation. 

  • Describe two social issues related to the course-specific case study for Claudia that inform a culturally competent social worker.
     
  • Describe culturally competent strategies you might use to 

  

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assess the needs of children. 

  • Describe the types of data you would collect from Claudia and
    her family in order to best serve them.
     
  • Identify other resources that may offer you further information
    about Claudia’s case.
     
  • Create an eco-map to represent Claudia’s situation. Describe
    how the ecological perspective of assessment influenced how
    the social worker interacted with Claudia.
     
  • Describe how the social worker in the case used a strengths
    perspective and multiple tools in her assessment of Claudia. Explain how those factors contributed to the therapeutic relationship with Claudia and her family.
    Support your Assignment with specific references to the resources. Be sure to provide full APA citations for your references.