This assignment requires you to apply Systems theory and approaches explored in this unit to a client in case study.
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Through the application of theory you are required as the social worker to outline the assessment and interventions, and strengths and weaknesses applicable to the client and situation, guided by systems theory approach.
Episode of ‘Redfern Now’ have been selected as case study for this unit. Redfern Now Series 1 Episode 1, (available on ABC iview) you are required to select LILY as your client. Please click on the link to watch: http://iview.abc.net.au/programs/redfern-now/IP1104H001S00
Client history: Who is the client and provide a brief client history.
You must include an introduction and conclusion.
Please read widely about the various client issues (e.g. mental health, child and family wellbeing, family violence etc.) as this is how professional social worker would proceed. It is strongly recommended to use information from the unit books and journal provided below plus any other sources you have researched.
Beresford, P. (2012) ‘Chapter 1. The Theory and Philosophy Behind User Involvement’. And Conclusion: ‘The Personal is Still Political’. In Beresford, P. and Carr, S. (Eds) Social Care, Service Users and User Involvement. Research Highlights, No. 55 London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
Connolly, M. and Harms, L. (2015) Social Work. From theory to Practice 2nd Edn. Cambridge Press: North Melbourne.
Payne, M. (2014) In Modern Social Work Theory (4th Edn) Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Myer, R. Lewis, S. and James, R. (2013) The introduction of a task model for crisis intervention. Journal of Mental Health Counselling 35 3, 95-107
Trevithick, P. (2012) In Social Work Skills and Knowledge. A practice handbook. (3rd Edn). Open University Press: McGraw-Hill House: Berkshire.
We require a minimum of ten references from journals and social work books (not websites or wiki!)