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Case management & social work: Cases with people with mental health problem

Teoh, Ai Hua (2000) Case management & social work: Cases with people with mental health problem. In: Seminar Kebangsaan Kerja Sosial , 26-27 Januari 2000, Pusat Konvensyen, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Case management has attained much belief from various social services to be a mean that can promote client empowerment, expand client choices of services, and to achieve a continuity of care in a timely and cost-effective manner.Nevertheless, there are no consensus on what case management really is and how it is being implemented.At present, there are no less than seven models of case management, for different group of service users, being used in different countries. Based on literature reviews and case examples from the United Kingdom, this paper wishes to introduce the concept of case management and implementation.The meaning, objectives,functions and models of case management will be discussed based on the cases of mental health problems.Its strength and limitation will also be discussed. Finally the use of case management as a human services internationally is discussed.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN: 983207813X Anjuran: Sekolah Pembangunan Sosial Universiti Utara Malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2012 07:16
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2012 07:16

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