Scott Williams, a BSW level social worker at St. Andrews Medical Clinic on the north side of Chicago arrives to work one morning to find that Jef Richards, a long-time patient, has evidently attempted to assault one of the clinic nurses. Scott and his colleagues must make a decision about how to handle the situation without assistance from a supervisor.
Intended Case Use
Written for a BSW level (and MSW level) social work courses in practice with individuals or organizations, it may also be used for specialized instruction on religion/spirituality in social work practice, mental health policy, and administration or, more generally, for instruction on social work direct practice, family treatment, or case management.
No part of this electronic copy of case may be reproduced, revised, translated, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means -- electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise -- without the written permission of NACSW.