In this section of the assignment, you will analyze the questions you will use to conduct the 5-10 minute mock intake interview of your client. The instructor will provide feedback on your answers below. Use this feedback to revise your intake interview questions before the mock interview.
[Keep in mind Phase I in the Helping Process (in Chapter 3 in Direct Social Work Practice) and obvious adherence to the NASW Code of Ethics when analyzing and revising your questions.]
Introduction- In this section, provide brief intake form information of the client (50-75 words):
Explain the engagement skills/questioning strategies you used when writing your questions (50-75 words):
How will you deal with a combative/passive client (read Chapter 18 in Direct Social Work Practices)? (40-50 words)
How will you handle any cultural personal biases that might arise during the interview? (40-50 words)
Explain your initial assessment of the client:
• What are the primary concerns or goals of the client?
• What are possible serious health or safety concerns that might require your attention or intervention?
• Describe any personal or family coping capacities, skills, values, motivations of the client.
• List some client strengths and weaknesses:
Explain the presenting problem and other possible identified problems of the client. (40-50 words)
Describe the cultural background of the client (20-40 words):
Describe any culture/subculture issues of the client (20-40 words):
Explain whether there are any social phenomena (behavior that influences or is influenced by the client) in this case (30-40 words):
Explain the effective physical attending behaviors you will use during the interview (30-50 words):
Explain the positive responses you will use to help move the interview forward (30-50 words):
Explain how you will show empathy and compassion during the interview (30-40 words):
List some possible measurable client goals you will suggest to the client:
Citing two scholarly sources (including the textbook), explain some possible intervention ideas-including any group type interventions you might suggest to the client and why you feel these ideas might help (150-200 words):
Describe a possible satisfying ending to the mock intake interview (100-150 words):
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