Planned Change Process: The Generalist Intervention Model

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What is the planned change process?

Planned change process is a strategy where changing a condition, pattern of behavior, or situations in a way that will improve a client 's ability to interact in social settings. According to the table on page 119 of the textbook, the foundation for generalist social work practice is to engage, assess, plan, implement, evaluate, and terminate. Engagement is when they see a problem and establish communication to try resolving a problem. Assessment is when a practitioner contains a rough image of their clients ' strenghths and needs. Also, assessment gathers information to determine the problem(s) viewed from micro, mezzo, or macro. Planning lists what a social worker should do. Implementation is when both client and …show more content…

One of these situations could result with an individual admiting that they have been sexually assualted and abused. I would let the client write down everything that has happened to him/her and report it to other professionals, so I could have help making sure the client is well taking care of and has had approriate treatment. This situation will result in having the client talk to other professionals of their choice male/female, appropriate report on the predator, and counseling.

In light of the planning stage of the Generalist Intervention Model, If you have a 62 year old homeless client who states that his goal is to buy a car and he feels this is his number one priority, but you feel it would make more sense to work on finding him employment so he could afford a house and eventually a car- how do you handle these situations? What are the important factors to consider? Walk me through your thinking process here.

The goal for the homeless man was to get a car, but the social worker wants him to get off the street by getting a job and buying a house than getting a

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