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You are a social worker who is living and working in Brickville, a low-income community faced with a development proposal that would dramatically change the community. You have been working for the Brickville Community Development Corporation (CDC) for three years. Your primary role is to: 1) facilitate a youth leadership development group. Your youth leadership group has an interest in community affairs, and occasionally undertakes a project that impacts the community. 2) provide assessment and referrals for job training and employment with youth and adults; 3) provide case management services for youth in community; and 4) facilitate a safety and security committee.

My Goals For This Case

  • Discover

    Understand the inter-connections between individual, group, and community dynamics, challenges, issues and resources in the micro, meso, and macro systems using the person-in-environment perspective.

  • Identify

    Learn how changes and proposed changes in a neighborhood impact residents, particularly low-income residents.

  • Develop

    Using the four-phase intervention process (i.e., engage, assess, intervene, evaluate), develop your skills in working with client systems at various system levels.

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