Describe the three levels of case management with a brief example of a micro, meso, and macro level need that a typical client in addiction treatment might have.

I’m studying for my Psychology class and need an explanation.

In the assigned reading, you will learn about Bronfenbrenner’s ecological model that describes three basic levels of case management considerations. You will also read about standard models of case management for clients who are in substance use treatment in the TIP Guide.

Read Chapter 3: “Applying the Ecological Model”

Read TIP Guide 27, pp.18–28

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. (2015). Case management for substance abuse treatment. Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series 27. Retrieved from https://store.samhsa.gov/product/TIP-27-Comprehens…

Discussion Board

SMART Goal Setting in Case Management

Case managers use a variety of case management models in their work with clients. The strength-based approach is used in most behavioral health settings because of the emphasis on the client as a whole person with strengths and experiences that can be used in treatment. These strengths, along with their needs, are considered during the goal writing process. These goals are used to in the creation of a case management plan. The process is described in your assigned reading. Using the information from the assigned reading respond to the questions below.

Explain the strength-based approach of case management include the basic concepts of strength-based assessment and provide an example of a strength-based goal.

Describe the three levels of case management with a brief example of a micro, meso, and macro level need that a typical client in addiction treatment might have.

Considering what you have learned, read the following scenario and respond to the questions below.

Scenario: Carole

Carole is a 20-year-old Caucasian female who has lived in a rural town for most of her life. Recently, she moved to the city and became involved in using drugs (cocaine and methamphetamine). She lost her job, her apartment, and friends. She has been in treatment with your agency for the past week and is ready to develop a case management plan. Her parents still live in a rural town and do not know of her current situation. She is sleeping during the day on park and bus benches and hiding at night. She is afraid of being attacked and worries that she will use drugs again. She is in treatment but is struggling to get to the treatment center each day for group.

As her case manager, what are two SMART goals that address her micro or meso level needs?

Which referrals could meet her most immediate needs (use 211.org/using your Las Vegas, Nevada?

Textbook-Summers, N. (2015). Fundamentals of Case Management Practice: Skills for the Human Services.

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