Flashcards in Interventions Deck (29):
Describe generalist social work practices
SW orientation that emphasizes a common core of knowledge and skills associated with various social service delivery models
What is micro practice?
practices that are designed to help solve the problems faced primarily by individuals, families, and small groups
What is macro practice?
Practice aimed at bringing about improvements and changes in the general society
What is mezzo practice?
Practice primarily with families and small groups
Give some examples of macro practice
community organizing, political action, & campaigning
Describe the biopsychosocial perspective
Introduces the idea that there are biological, psychological, and social determinants to mental health
Describe crisis intervention
state of crisis is time limited to approximately 4-6 weeks brief intervention during a crisis usually maximizes therapeutic effects
What are the goals of crisis intervention?
1. relieve impact of stress
2. return to previous level of functioning
3. help strengthen coping mechanisms
Describe brief treatment
treatment is restricted to 8-12 sessions the primary aim is to quickly engage clients in problem solving process and maximize treatment outcomes
What is the focus of behavioral approaches?
Describe the cognitive approach
human functioning is seen as the reciprocal interaction between person and environment - emphasis is placed on cognitive skills for problem solving
What is Kadushin famous for?
writing the social work interview
form of treatment that focuses on examining the relationships between thoughts, feelings and behaviors.
CBT explores patterns of thinking that lead to self-destructive actions and the beliefs that direct these thoughts in order to do what?
help people with mental illness modify their patterns of thinking to improve coping
T or F CBT involves homework?
Name some disorders that CBT is effective in treating
mood disorders, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, eating disorders, substance abuse disorders, sleep disorders and psychotic disorders
Has CBt shown effectiveness for people with depression?
Yes when coupled with medication and other lifestyle changes
T or F CBT is often referred to as a “first line treatment” in many anxiety disorders including generalized anxiety disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder and specific phobias.
what does crisis intervention focus on?
the here and now and time limited brief treatment
in the _____ approach learning is viewed through change in behavior the goal is change the external environment in order to bring about change
in the _____ approach learning is viewed through internal mental processes the aim is to develop opportunities to foster capacity and learn better
in the _____ approach learning is viewed as clt's activities aimed to fulfill their potential the aim is to develop the whole person
in the _____ approach learning is obtained btw clt and their environment and interactions or observations in social context
_____ is an approach that works to change clt's attitudes and their behavior by focusing on the thoughts beliefs images and attitudes held and how they relate to behavior
Name the steps of cognitive restructuring
accepting clts' story, identifying dysfunction, identify triggers, substituting behavior, reward
_____ approaches help clt review emotions, thoughts,and early life experiences in order to gain insight into their lives (patterns)
a _____ approach aims to quickly engage clts in the problem solving process through clearly delineated tasks
in this approach the focus is observable behavior in order to target symptoms and problem behaviors