Special Needs Population
INTROCase Management is a service approach implemented throughout diverse settings in the human services and health sectors. The philosophy supports case managers to deliver an individualized service based upon a wide assessments used to develop an intervention plan for clients. The plan is developed in corporation with the client and gives light upon his or her choices and preferences for developed services. The overall objective is to empower the client and to make sure that he or she is active participants in the plan. This duty may seem simple to accomplish but can become quite complex because clients are just as diverse as their needs. Case managers must approach each case with the understanding that diverse groups require strategic planning to serve the multiple needs of various clients. This paper will describe case managers and the role they play with clients of substance abuse, the homeless and the elderly population. Each play a different yet distinctive role yet they have a shared objective, which is to assist those in need.
Case managers in the field of treating substance abuse clients has principals to go by that will meet the needs of the clients. The counselor will connect the client with the health and social services system (U.S.gov, July 2012). The case manager will find the clients structured services to help meet there needs, he or she has a obligation to the client seeking services but also obligation to the members of the system that the case managers will interact with when seeking resources to help the clients (U.S.gov, July 2012). The counselor must know the protocols and the operating procedure, and the needed resources for the client and the organization and outside of the organization.
Why was this population selected
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