Learning Concept # 1 : Team Roles

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Learning Concept #1: Team Roles The textbook begins to talk about each of the different settings people can be placed and how in each setting the teams that work there are completely different from agency to agency. It says, “In an old age home a registered nurse may be charge of the teams because doctors are not readily available.” (Pg. 151) It then goes on to talk about how in schools the teachers lead the students and they have the support from psychologists and learning consults if further identifying needs are brought up. It says that social workers roles are varying throughout the agencies; we can do intakes, assessments, therapy sessions and things like case managements. Further on in the concept the textbook goes on to talk about…show more content…
Learning Concept #3 Preaffliation/Power and Control Stage The textbook talks about how in the preaffliation stage are where feelings such as ambivalence, fear and anxiety are found. Member are worried they don’t want to take risks, talk about their strengths and weakness or worries about other workers. In the power and control stage members begin to negotiate tasks and talk about how they fit within the group. It’s in this stage where tasks are assigned like contacting families, arranging transportation and report writing. With a wide variety of group members a lot of the tasks can be rotated through out the group. Learning Concept #4: Intimacy, differentiation stage and separation stage It’s in the intimacy stage where the feelings of fear and anxiety are replaced with assurance that things are going to be all right. It’s in this stage where the group begins to work together as a team. The textbook says at this stage is “where the teams comfortableness turns into a caring atmosphere which in turn helps with the clients best welfare” (pg. 151). In the differentiation stage team members help one another with their unique skills and support each other. The textbook say with this stages this group members are able to anticipate what the next step in the plan would be and how they fit in with it. The final stage is separation. Its in this stage where the textbook says that clients will move on when they are done
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