Evaluating Social System Structures

23Jan 2022 by

Read Chapters 3 and 4 in Human Behavior and the Social Environment Social Systems Theory and review the Families and Work Institute website. Read the case example in Chapter 3: The Strengths Perspective in the e-book Applying Theory to Generalist Social Work Practice. In a 500-750-word paper, do the following:

Evaluate and discuss the case relative to each of the following concepts: client/social worker boundaries, roles, suprasystems, interface, inputs, outputs, structures, and feedback. Give examples from the case for three of these elements.
What interventions from the strengths perspective would you use to assist the family?

Provide a minimum of three to five scholarly sources to support your content.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

This assignment is informed by the following EPAS Standards:
1: Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior
2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice
3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice
7. Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities
8. Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities