The Helping Process
The Helping Process
This paper will discuss the three phases of the helping process which are assessment, planning, and implementation. While discussing the three phases of the helping process, it will also focus on the significance of case review, report writing, documentation and client participation during the helping process. Lastly, it will also explain how a strength-based approach is used and describe the ethical consideration that must be address during each phase.
The assessment phase is essential to the helping process since it takes to account the study and the gathering of information about the client and the client's environment. In this phase, the client and professional make their first initial contact, for the professional to determine who the client is, and initiate to establish a relationship. In this phase, the professional also studies and evaluates the client's information and see if the client meets the eligibility requirements and is a good candidate for the services. When the client's eligibility requirements are met, the professional can find services available to help the client. As well as going over the different processes with the client while making the client aware that he/she will be active in every phase of the helping process.
Planning is the second phase of the helping process. In this phase the professional determined in an organized way if there are future services for the client, while at the same time collection additional information that they might off missed in the assessment process. During this stage the professional and the client focus on arranging for services and a service plan, the service plan details the objective of the services, the services needed and the method. Together with the professional and client will put a plan into place according to the services available, while the professional explains to the client what is to be expected of him/her during this process and...