This book is based on the assumption that when key elements are in place, the direct practice of case management belongs within the spectrum of methods for and approaches to helping clients. The book provides an in-depth examination of the functions and skills of social work case management.
Table of Contents
1. The Policy and Professional Context of Case Management Practice 2. Case Management: An Arena for Social Work Practice 3. Client Identification and Outreach: Case Management in School-Based Services for Teenage Parents 4. Assessment: Private Case Management with the Elderly: Private Case Management with the Elderly 5. Case Management Assessment in School Social Work and Early Intervention Programs for Disabled Infants and Toddlers 6. Care Planning for Children with HIV/AIDS: A Family Perspective 7. Linking the Developmentally Disabled Client to Needed Resources: Adult Protective Services Case Management 8. Plan Implementation and Coordination: Clinical Case Management with the Chronically Mentally III 9. Plan Implementation and Coordination: Case Management in an Employee Assistance Program 10. Monitoring Child Welfare Services 11. Case Manager as Advocate: Family Advocacy in the Military 12. Evaluation: Case Managers and Quality Assurance 13. Mastering the Case Manager Role