Strengths-Based Theory

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Strengths-based theory will be used in the case of Nancy. Strengths based theory helps a person overcome adversity. Strengths development is a brain based and a relational in nature (Jones-Smith 2014). I feel that this theory will work well with Nancy due to her past domestic violence history. I believe that strength-based theory will highlight the positive the client has going on in order to empower her to be a stronger person. It will help build clients self-esteem in order for her to believe in herself. This theory will also be beneficial with the client because she has many strengths going on in her life. For example, client has stable housing, employment, has been reunified with children, and family support. Due to the presenting issue …show more content…
Relationships allow for an audience for our strength development (Jones-Smith 2014. This is why I am choosing systems as the theory used with Nancy. Systems theory in social work integrates person interventions involving individual with intervention that also engage working with the individual’s families, communities and other social agencies. Systems theory is used in order to focus on how social and person factors interact with each other, this helping people adapt to their social reaction can be more congruent (Payne, 2014). System organization systems analyze the social network which can include family ant friendships, neighborhood, organization, social policy, and social structural systems these roles are then emphasized an focused on to how they contribute to the individual wellbeing and for providing a variety of points in social work intervention to improve the fit between the individual and their social context (Healy, …show more content…
The assessment being completed in this case would be a contextual assessment. Sasson’s study found in their study that assessment for effective intervention is an important role and essential. Assessing the parents coping mechanism directly affect the well-being and safety of child. Some of the past coping mechanism Nancy has used in the past include substance abuse. Therefore, making sure Nancy has healthy coping mechanisms in place will prevent relapse of other unhealthy coping mechanisms that could affect the children and their

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