Single Case Design Proposal

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Single Case Design Proposal name school Applied Social Work Research Methods SWRK 123-45 instructor, PhD October 17, 2012 Single Case Design Proposal Introduction The Cumberland County Department of Social Services is a non-profit social welfare agency that provides a multitude of services families. This agency responds to all age groups from infancy to the elderly. The services offered at this agency include Work First Family Assistance, Food and Nutrition Services, Medicaid, and Adult Services. The Cumberland County Department of Social Services also offers Child Protection and Placement, Adult Protection and Placement, Family Violence Center (Care Center), Personal and Family Counseling, and group homes for juveniles. This agency delivers its services by working to achieve the agency’s mission and goals. The Cumberland County Department of Social Services stands united to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of the county by promoting self-sufficiency and maximizing well-being thereby, enabling individuals and families to believe in their own abilities and become self-reliant. The major goals of the Cumberland County Department of Social Services are the prevention of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of elderly, children, and families; early intervention in life threatening situations and prevention of family disruption and inappropriate institutionalization; and networking clients with agency and community support services in remaining or becoming self-sufficient. BK is a 12 year old African American boy. His family consists of his mother Ms. FA, his 3 year old sister TW, and his mother’s boyfriend. BK has been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Conduct Disorder. He displays disruptive and aggressive behaviors at school. He is not receiving treatment for his mental health issues. Ms. FA has

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