Social Work and Human Services

A 30 years old female named Robin Banks who has been diagnosed with mild intellectual disabilities after a horrible car crash but; she has proven to be on the high function spectrum. Her parents are getting older and decided to place her in a group home however, they still remain her legal guardians. Prior to the accident Ms. Banks had recently graduated with her masters in occupational therapy with zero debt. Ms. Banks can cook independently and enjoys doing so.

Our client wants a quality of life as in wants to have a significant other, wants a job, and wants to be travel trained as well as live on her own. However, her parents would rather keep her sheltered and send her to program and keep her in a 24 hour supervised residence. How do we go about doing what is best for our client (Robin Banks) without causing a war with her parents?

Reflection: Reflect on your interactions with the client in the interview.
A.Discuss adherence to ethical codes. What ethical codes did you adhere to and how? Were any codes not adhered to? What would happen if you
were unable to adhere to ethical codes?
B.Discuss adherence to legal standards. What legal standards did y
ou adhere to and how? Were any standards not adhered to? What would
happen if you were unable to adhere to legal standards?
C.Discusses how professional practices frame interactions with clients including boundaries, releases of information, confidentiality, and informed
1.What are the implications of not applying professional practices?
2.What improvements can be made to your application of professional practices, or what would you do better next time?

This care plan will provide recommendations of interventions, referrals, and resources to address the client’s needs, as well as a plan for
ongoing assessment and efficacy. Finally, you will write a self-
reflection in which you reflect on how you adhered to legal and ethical codes and used professional practices in the interview. You will also discuss how y
ou can incorporate the feedback from the instructor in future interactions with clients to further engage, more strictly adhere to legal and ethical standards, and utilize interviewing techniques in a more effective manner.
Specifically, the following
critical elements must be addressed:
I.Care Plan
: Based on the needs assessment, create a care plan for the client.
A. Research and recommend appropriate trauma-informed and goal
-based interventions for the client. Justify your choice of interventions.
1.How are these interventions trauma-informed?
2.How are these interventions goal-based?
3.How will these selected interventions best address client needs?
4.Why would other interventions not address client needs?
B.Discuss how the above interventions and referrals utilize
cultural responsiveness.

1.How do the interventions and referrals take into account differing demographics?
2.How do the interventions and referrals not take into account differing demographics?
3.How can the interventions and referrals further take into account demographics?
4.What is the importance of interventions and referrals utilizing cultural responsiveness?
C.Recommend community resources
. What community resources in the client’s specific community are available? How would these resources meet the client’s personal, cultural, community, and environmental needs?
D.Identify gaps in service. What resources are missing in the community to address previously identified needs? What resources would you
recommend to fill these gaps?
Discuss a plan for monitoring. At what frequency should monitoring occur to ensure crisis prevention? Justify this assertion. What would be the
optimal time to assess the plan’s adequacy and efficacy? Justify this assertion.
Develop a contingency plan.
1.What will be the plan if crisis reoccurs?
2.How will you address further social, emotional, developmental, and economical decline?
3.How will you address social and emotional triggers?
4.How would you address neighborhood erosion?

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