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ASM 240 - Practicum I: Social Services

Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 5
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Open
Focus on social services in the long-term care facility. Emphasis on resident’s needs, services, rights and federal and state rules and regulations. This course meets 80 hours of the state required practicum in Social Services.
Competencies
  1. Assess individual resident’s physical, intellectual, social, creative, spiritual, and emotional needs.
    1. Evaluate assessment and reassessment tools.
    2. Determine the importance of charting and residents? progress notes.
    3. Appraise a care plan conference.
    4. Assess resident council’s function and role.
    5. Determine the level of family involvement and support groups.
    6. Appraise the importance of resident confidentiality.
  2. Examine the social workers’ and other department staff job descriptions and responsibilities.
    1. Review each staff position, authority, and accountability.
    2. Appraise the social service department’s role in the process of preadmission, admission, transfer, and discharge.
    3. Analyze the role and needs of the resident’s family.
    4. Investigate direct services to residents and families.
    5. Investigate services to staff, community, and agencies.
  3. Examine the social workers’ and other department staff job descriptions and responsibilities.
    1. Explain all rules and regulations in appropriate manuals and documents relating to the social services department.
    2. Relate rules and regulations to resident’s rights.
    3. Evaluate quality assurance and continuous quality improvement processes.



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