Case Management We Talk And Put A Lot Of Stress On The Risk Population

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In Case Management we talk and put a lot of stress on the “at-risk” population. The term ‘at risk’ in this, references to the six most at risk population that case managers as well as social workers have to help in their professional career. Refers to populations of people who, because of certain circumstances in their life, will be more likely to experience a problem/challenge related to adjustment and functioning. These problems will interfere with their ability to reach their full potential. Foster Care children are one of the at-risk populations. Many children and young adults have been placed under a foster care system. Foster care is the term used for a system in which a minor has been placed into a ward, group home, or private home of a state certified caregiver known as a “foster parent". The placement of the child is usually arranged through the government or a social service agency. It can happen in many different ways, a social worker could be called about a situation that requires them to investigate a family and the child at risk. For example, if the said child or youth is in school then the person who called the agency could have been the teacher or counselor. Neighbors are also people that may have called the child social workers offices because they see abuse happening right outside their homes and feel that they need to report this. It 's terrifying to think how one day someone could be with their parents having a normal life, then the next day or even…

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