Social Services Case Study Essay

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Social Services: On 05/16/2016, client Shante Cameron and her children met with assigned Case Manager for Intake and Initial Independent Living Plan (ILP). Client is 25 years old African American female. Client has a 4 years old son named Toshan Hurd and an 8 month old son named Khaliq Marcus. Case Manager asked client how and why she became homeless. Client stated that on May of 2015 she entered the shelter system after an argument with the father of her younger child. Client stated that when she entered the shelter system she was found NOVA eligible; however on October 2015 she decided to move with her aunt. Client stated that on April 2016 she and her aunt got into an argument and was ask to leave the premises. Case Manager asked client …show more content…
Case Manager explained to client that she is expected to cooperate in developing, carrying out, and completing an ILP together with facility staff to achieve permanent housing. Case Manager explained to client that if she failed to attend meetings without a valid cause, a warning will be issue for non-compliance. Client was also informed that she is to submit a copy of the Birth Certificate, Social Security Card, and identification card.

Exit Strategy Plan: Case Manager asked client if she has an Exit Strategy Plan. Client stated no. Case Manager explained to client that all residents are expected to have an Exit Strategy Plan which consists of searching for employment, savings, and searching for housing. Case Manager informed client that once she becomes eligible her family’s Exit Strategy Plan will be develop. Client
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Case Manager also reviewed orientation packet with clients. Client agreed with all rules, signed forms and was issued a copy of all documents signed. Client was informed that she is to comply with the following: Meet with assigned Case Manager and Housing Specialist, refrain from committing acts which endanger the health or safety of others or that substantially and repeatedly interfere with the orderly operation of the facility, including violations of the facility rules, not possess or sell drugs illegally, and refrain from stealing or deliberately destroying property belonging to another resident, staff, visitors or the shelter. Case Manager explained to client that if she violates facility’s rules and regulations a warning will be issue for

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