Review the following theoretical perspectives: ecological, systems, strengths, task-centered, cognitive and behavioral. Choose one of the following upon which to reflect:
In Chapter 4 of Applying Theory to Generalist Practice by Langer & Lietz, read “Fostering Recovery Through Task-Centered Practice.” Write a 750-1,000-word reflection on the role of the social worker using the prompts below.
Read “Case Study 3-4: Challenging the Tradition: In Some Families, Violence Is a Way of Life,” by Steven Krugman in Case Studies in Social Work Practice by LeCroy & LeCroy. Write a 750-1,000-word reflection on the role of the social worker in the attached domestic violence case study.
For each case reflection discuss the following:
- Discuss the primary theoretical perspective reflected in the case study. Discuss one other theoretical perspective that could be applied.
- What competencies and behavioral practices did the social worker utilize?
- What did you find challenging about the case?
- What strategies did the social worker use that surprised you?
- What skills, practices, and behaviors do you think were critical for managing the case?
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