Aug 08, 2022  
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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HU 300 - Case Management

This online course incorporates the Ethical Standards for Human Service Professionals set forth by the National Organization for Human Services, particularly from a case management perspective. It includes a strong focus on effective approaches to screening, intake, assessment, treatment planning, advocacy, community referrals, and evaluation of personal practice. Students will have opportunities to increase self-awareness, gain a greater understanding of the needs of underrepresented individuals and groups, and learn about ethical issues case managers face while serving vulnerable populations. The course will place a strong emphasis on the case manager’s role on the interdisciplinary team and treatment approaches that promote autonomy, dignity, community inclusion, and wellbeing of populations served in the Human Services field.

Prerequisites & Notes
Note:    This course is not yet available but will be a future offering.

Course Learning Objectives
  • Recognize the Ethical Standards for Human Service Professionals, and what it means to be a competent case manager in the field of Human Services.
  • Reflect on all aspects of assessment, treatment planning and implementation, as well as effective case management approaches that promote community inclusion and holistic wellbeing for vulnerable populations. 
  • Examine the role of the case manager on the interdisciplinary team, and the complex needs of underrepresented populations receiving services in the field.
  • Assess ethical issues that affect both case managers and the lives of people-served in Human Services, and identify strategies for professionalism in case management.
  • Articulate philosophical approaches to case management and examine strategies to engage in evaluation of personal practices.

Credits: 3 credits

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