This assignment is intended to help students demonstrate the behavioral components of this competency in their field education.
To Prepare: Review the agency’s intervention/treatment plan used to engage clients. After reviewing the agency’s intervention/treatment plan, consult the literature and conduct extensive research, with the goal of finding best practices that supports or adds to the agency’s current intervention/treatment plan. The purpose of this assignment is to find research that supports or adds to the agency’s current intervention/treatment approach.
Submit a 1-2 page paper in which you:
- Briefly describe the agency’s intervention/treatment plan
- Briefly discuss best practices about interventions identified in the literature
- Briefly discuss how the agency can incorporate those best practices into the current intervention/treatment plan
- Provide a brief summary of the similarities and differences between the intervention/treatment plan used at the agency and the suggested practices in the literature
Note: If no formal process is used in the agency, discuss the agency’s current process and compare it to the suggestions in the literature. You are expected to present and discuss this assignment with your agency Field Instructor. Your field instructor will be evaluating your ability to demonstrate this competency in the field evaluation. In addition, you will submit this assignment for classroom credit. The Field Liaison will grade the assignment “PASS/FAIL,” see rubric for passing criteria.