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Transcript of Collaboration
In Human Services 1 Collaboration in Human Services References Collaboration in Human Services
And How it Promotes Political Change To promote the social and economic well-being of the individual and the families they serve. And how it Promotes Social Change Presented By: Team B
January 28, 2013 “Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision; the ability to direct individual accomplishment toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” – Andrew Carnegie Collaboration..
What is it? Collaboration refers to individuals or organizations working together to address problems and deliver outcomes that are not easily or effectively achieved alone. Collaborative relationships between organizations produce benefits greater than those achieved through individual effort. Collaboration involves communication, connection, coordination, co-location and is developed and sustained by mutual trust, power sharing, and a shared belief in achieving a common goal. The Role of Collaboration in Human Services 2 To develop and deliver the comprehensive coordinated services that clients are in need of. 3 Many clients seek services from several different agencies due to multiple problems. 4 To build networks for sharing information, following up on referrals, and to provide and receive feedback. 5 To help promote community change by working with a network of individuals, agencies, and clients.
Case Manager-Assess clients needs and give proper coordination and referrals.
Child Protective Services Specialist-Investigate cases of abuse and neglect and provide treatment services for children and families.
School Counselor-Assess the behaviors of children who are referred by their teachers and provide support and direction to students.
Substance Abuse Counselor-Provide treatment and educate individuals who are in need of mandatory or voluntary treatment for addictions
Juvenile Probation Officer-Provides services and monitors juveniles who are involved in the criminal justice system.
Human Services Workers
and their roles School Counselor
Assists students who attend school that have problems at home or in the community. Drug Counselor
Individuals with substance abuse issues usually also have problems with their families, the law and co-occuring disorders. Juvenile Probation Officer
Many juveniles are dealing with problems in school, their family, or have mental health issues CPS Specialist
Families have problems such as mental health issues, substance abuse, delinquency, and special needs Case Manager
Coordinate collaboration within agencies working with the indivudals needs. Common Purpose
To provide client with comprehensive wrap around services Common Purpose
To provide client with comprehensive wrap around services CPS Specialist
Families have problems such as mental health issues, substance abuse, delinquency, and special needs Juvenile Probation Officer
Many juveniles are dealing with problems in school, their family, or have mental health issues Drug Counselor
Helps Individuals with substance abuse issues who usually also have problems with their families, the law and co-occuring disorders. Case Manager-
Coordinates collaboration within agencies working with the indivudals needs. Today’s complex social problems require multiple providers to effectively address the difficult issues communities face.
When all agencies and the individual seeking services work together they are all aware of what steps are being worked on and what has been accomplished. Collaboration in Human Services
And How it Promotes Economical Change Inter-agency collaboration encourages funding incentives and mandates from funding and policy organizations Collaboration between human services agencies reduces duplication and redundancy of services in order to ease costs Outcome data that
reinforces the benefits of
collaborative practices. In order to promote changes there is a need of collaboration within agencies. Woodside, M. (2011). An introduction to human services (7th ed.). Retrieved from The University of
Phoenix eBook Collection.
Patti, R. (2003). Seeking better performance through interagency collaboration: Prospects and
challenges . Retrieved from
http://theacademy.sdsu.edu/Documents/SACHSIntegratedServicesResearchReport.pdf The End