2021-2023 Catalog

CARE 350 Interviewing and Case Management for Tribal Services

Introduces active listening, basic interviewing and counseling skills, case management and intervention models focused on strengths based services. Skill practice through a lab experience of case management process (intake, assessment, outcomes, action plan, referrals, discharge, appropriate file documentation). Introduces the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 and other laws affecting services. Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 202, or permission of instructor




  1. 1. Structure, conduct, and assess interviews of clients demonstrating appropriate use of active listening and basic counseling skills.
  2. 2. Design strategies that demonstrate an understanding of strengths-based helping, problem solving, and behavior management that differentiate them from counseling and therapy.
  3. 3. Identify, describe, perform and assess ability to perform steps in the case management process: Intake, assessment, outcomes, action plan, discharge, and file documentation.
  4. 4. Articulate effects of the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 on Tribal and other services.