First, read the . Then using the Walsh readings as a guide, respond to all of the following prompts:
- Identify and describe what elements of a helping relationship you think are universally important (use specific examples from the Walsh readings).
- Discuss whether or not you believe that the worker and client should be equal partners in the intervention process and what that means to you. Provide a rationale for your response that includes information from the Walsh readings.
- Considering the family in the Shared Case, what are the important factors/elements to be considered as a clinician working with this family? What is your role as a social worker when supporting the family? Provide a rationale in your response that ties in details about the family from the Shared Case description and information from the Walsh readings.
- Walsh, J. (2013). Theories for direct social work practice (3rd ed.). Stamford, CT: Cengage Learning.
- Chapter 1: Thinking about Theory
- Chapter 2: A Social Work Perspective on Theory and Practice
- DiNitto, D. M., & McNeece, C. A. (1997). . In Social work issues and opportunities in a challenging profession (2nd ed., pp. 85-102). Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon.