Describe types of written communication used by workers in family and human services occupations.
Description should include
- social history
- family assessment
- plan of care (primary diagnosis, planned tests, planned procedures, medication instructions, physician services consulted, expected length of treatment, accommodations)
- plan of work for daily tasks, accommodations, and specialized diets
- daily documentation
- letters, emails, reports, forms, reviews
- interviews and transcriptions.
Description should include the concept that written communication may vary according to the audience with whom a human services professional is communicating.
- What is a plan of care for a client with special needs?
- What needs might be considered in a plan of care?
- How are holistic wellness guidelines used in a plan of care?
- How might a human services professional communicate to a client the need for a plan of care?
- What methods of communication are most effective?
- How might holistic wellness guidelines be used to in a plan of care?
- What responsibility does a human services professional have to implement a plan of care?
- How does a human services professional ensure that all components of a plan of care are carried out?
- Why is it important to develop a relationship of trust with a client and the client’s family?
- What difficulties often exist when implementing a plan of care for a client?
- What are the laws and regulations involving the implementation of a plan of care?
- How does the provider explain all the components needed in the plan?
- How can a human services professional assess the effectiveness of a plan of care?
Related Standards of Learning
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
- Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
- Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
- Analyze technical writing for clarity.
- Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
- Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
- Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
- Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
- Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
- Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).