Engagement And Alliance Formation : A Critical Component Of The Service Delivery Process

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Engagement and alliance formation
The engagement and alliance formation is a critical component of the service delivery process. Shea (1998) defines engagement as on “ongoing development” through which patients begins to feel secure, open-up and freely talk about their issues with the clinician. This allows the patient to collaborate with the clinicians and become an active participate in their there treatment planning. The clinician ability to engage the patient will determine the quality of the relationship and positive outcome which undoubtedly is the basis for effective social work practice. The literature has shown that clinical effectiveness is determinant of the quality of relationship for effective practice. To no surprise that why much of the theory at govern social work practice stresses the importance of relationship formation. The process of engagement may not be easily accomplish with each patient but it 's essential treatment outcomes. Patients who voluntary go to hospital for admission is in a 201 and are easier to engage with than the involuntary patient (302). It was almost always a even split of voluntary and involuntary patients no matter how many patients we had (max captaincy 21). Involuntary patient 's [can be mandated as well] they are usually coerce by significant others, family members and other institutions (some by police office if 302 'd) and brought in against their will for treatment, while mandated patient are ordered by the legal…

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