completion of the course you’ll be able to:
1: A Multi-Systemic Approach to Practice
1. Define the Advanced Multi-Systemic (AMS) approach
to social work practice, and describe its theoretical components.
2. Identify and utilize the six different dimensions
of client information that comprise AMS.
3. Gather information for multi-systemic assessment
4. Apply strengths-based approach to the client
2: Alice and Eric
5. Examine and explain some of the primary issues
involved with families experiencing grief, loss, and fear.
6. Identify some of the ethical dilemmas involved with
using suicide contracts.
7. Identify challenges involved with establishing a
successful therapeutic relationship.
8. Increase awareness of struggles faced by families
coping with multigenerational substances abuse.
4: Dan and Ellen
9. Describe some of the various social work roles and
responsibilities when treating clients with depression in individual and couples
10. List examples of the use of cognitive behavior therapy to
improve communication and self-esteem.
Demonstrate an understanding of the benefits of using a multi-systemic,
“Advanced Generalist” approach with clients.
12. Increase awareness of the challenges facing adolescents with chronic health problems.
13. Identify some of the important issues associated with treating clients from different religious or cultural backgrounds.