Burns, A., Dannecker, E., & Austin, M.J. (2019). Revisiting the biological perspective in the use of biopsychosocial assessments in social work. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 29(2), 177-194. https://doi.org/10.1080/10911359.2018.1500505 This article investigates the biological perspective of assessment. The authors provide insight into four common underrepresented scenarios.
Elliott Groves, E. (2019). A culturally grounded biopsychosocial assessment utilizing indigenous ways of knowing with the Cowichan tribes. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 28(1), 115-133. https://doi.org/10.1080/15313204.2019.1570889 This journal entry explores the biopsychosocial assessment of people in the Cowichan Tribes. Elliot-Groves (2019) utilized a culturally grounded community-based process to better understand evaluation methods.
Glennie, E. (2003). How to truly listen [Video]. TED Conferences. Listening skills are a necessity of being a generalist practitioner. This TED Talk video from Evelyn Glennie utilizes music theory to teach a different perspective of listening.
Hodge, D.R. (2006). A Template for spiritual assessment: A review of the JCAHO requirements and guidelines for implementation. Social Work, 51(4), 317-326. https://doi.org.10.1093/sw/51.4.317 This article highlights the importance of the spiritual side when performing a biopsychosocial assessment. Hodge (2006) used the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Organizations (JCAHO) as the background.
Empowerment Series: Understanding Generalist Practice
Kirst-Ashman, K.K,, & Hull, Jr., G.H. (2018). Empowerment Series: Understanding Generalist Practice. Cengage Learning. Please read Chapter 1. Introducing generalist practice: The generalist intervention model
Access your Redshelf book by clicking on the Getting Started module in your course, or click on the Bookshelf link at the top of your course.