HUSR 5213 - Case Management Systems, 3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): HUSR 2083 with D or better and PSYC 1063 with D or better

Level: Upper

This course in case management will familiarize students with various approaches used by human services professionals to meet the service needs of the client. The use of case management with children and families, elderly, chronically mentally ill, developmental and physically disabled, and those in health care settings will be investigated. Approaches used in crisis management will be compared with those used in chronic conditions. Skills in case management will be demonstrated including networking, goal setting, recording, case monitoring, advocacy, and outcome evaluation. Use of automated data systems and electronic records in case management will be explored.