Apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environment
Post an explanation of how you might apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environment when engaging, assessing, and intervening with Ray as a social worker. Then, discuss any areas where you feel challenged or need additional support for your biopsychosocial assessment Assignment.
Throughout the course, you have been following Ray as he develops biologically, psychologically, and socially, as he makes decisions, and as his social environment changes over time. Now imagine Ray as your client. How would knowledge of HBSE inform his case?
Social workers are expected to apply HBSE, person‐in environment, and other multidisciplinary theoretical frameworks during the stages of engagement, assessment, and intervention when practicing in the field. This Discussion aims to help you develop your critical thought related to these practice behaviors—and to get you started on your biopsychosocial assessment, due in Week 10.
For this Discussion, you begin exploring Ray’s case by considering how HBSE applies when engaging, assessing, and intervening with Ray.
Review the instructions for the biopsychosocial assessment, due in Week 10.
Reflect on Ray’s case. How might you use knowledge of HBSE to engage, assess, and intervene in the case?
Consider any questions you have or clarification needed for the biopsychosocial assessment Assignment.