Case study 1: Housing and alcohol issues Mark is a veteran whose…

Question Answered step-by-step Case study 1: Housing and alcohol issues Mark is a veteran whose… Case study 1: ?Housing and alcohol issues Mark is a veteran whose only source of income is the disability pension. He lives in a boarding house where the manager takes over 80% of his pension for rent. As Mark smokes cigarettes as well as having alcohol abuse issues he spends the rest of his pension quickly and rarely has any money left for food. Mark attends a soup kitchen daily and collects aluminum cans for change. Recently Mark was admitted to hospital and diagnosed with a very serious chest infection, which could worsen if he does not take better care of himself.  Case study 2: Early school leaver and domestic violence Janine lives with her parents and two younger siblings. She has just turned 15 years old and has decided to quit school because she says that she hates all of her teachers. She has an interest in animals and would like to find employment where she gets to spend time working with pets. Her father has told her that if she does not find a job soon he will ask her to leave the family home as he cannot afford to continue supporting her. She has also disclosed that he is physically abusive when he comes home from the pub late at night intoxicated. She does not want to move out because she believes she needs to stay with her mother and younger siblings to protect them from her father.  Case study 3: Mental health and social isolationDeidre is a 68 years old woman who lives alone in a home that she owned with her husband. Her husband died one year ago and since then Deidre has developed depression. She stopped contacting her friends and leaving the house for social outings. She was going to the supermarket one day a week for groceries but lately she has stopped these weekly trips as her appetite has decreased and her diet has worsened. Deidre is also an obsessive hoarder who has allowed her home to be filled with newspapers and household items. Her hoarding has gotten so bad that she is unable to enter two rooms in her house and the state of her home is considered a health and safety hazard.  CLIENT INTAKE FORM – CASE STUDY 1   Client name: _____________ Client age __________ Date presented to organisation Community worker name  Describe the clients family circumstances  Describe the clients employment circumstances  Describe the clients financial circumstances  Describe the client social circumstances  Describe any health factors impacting on the client  Describe any legal issues impacting on the client Alcohol and other drug use Referrals which agencies will you refer this client to?   CLIENT INTAKE FORM – CASE STUDY 2   Client name: _____________ Client age ___________  Date presented to organisation Community worker name  Describe the clients family circumstances  Describe the clients employment circumstances  Describe the clients financial circumstances  Describe the client social circumstances  Describe any health factors impacting on the client  Describe any legal issues impacting on the client Alcohol and other drug use Referrals which agencies will you refer this client to?    CLIENT INTAKE FORM – CASE STUDY 3   Client name: _____________ Client age ___________  Date presented to organisation Community worker name  Describe the clients family circumstances  Describe the clients employment circumstances  Describe the clients financial circumstances  Describe the client social circumstances  Describe any health factors impacting on the client  Describe any legal issues impacting on the client Alcohol and other drug use Referrals which agencies will you refer this client to?    Part B- True or False Statements Social and cultural institutions include systems that are formally organised through government such as education and health True FalsePrejudice is rare in Australian society and when it does occur it has little impact on people. True FalsePeople who are long term unemployed are more vulnerable to alienation, shame and stigma, increased social isolation and crime. True FalseThe Australia government does not develop policies relating to social issues True FalseFactors that determine health and well-being include family cohesion and functioning True FalseWhen making decisions about the work you need to undertake with a client it is not necessary to identify their eligibility for service provisions True FalseReviewing and evaluating the effectiveness of service provision within the client’s social and cultural context involves identifying any changes to client circumstances that will impact on our practice. True FalseYour organisation may not have policies and procedures relating to grievance and client confidentiality. True FalseThe cultural / social factors impacting on our clients can provide us with insight into their particular circumstances. True FalseOne of the benefits of reviewing our practice as community workers is that we can identify gaps in our client’s needs. True False   Social Science Psychology CSA CHCDEV002 Share QuestionEmailCopy link Comments (0)

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