chapter 5 discussion

1.  Assessing the “whole person” can aid in the well-being of a client because they are individuals with multifaceted perspectives and problems in one area that can influence problems in other areas.

2. The eight stages of development by Erik Erickson                                                        1.Basic trust versus basic mistrust                                                                                2. Autonomy versus shame and doubt                                                                          3. Initiative versus guilt                                                                                                    4. Industry versus inferiority                                                                                            5. Identity versus role confusion                                                                                    6. Intimacy versus isolation                                                                                            7. Generality versus stagnation                                                                                  8. Ego integrity versus despair                                                                                    Well-being can be achieved if the individual successfully completes each task because as human development is a continuous process and the certain phases and stages that must be completed during ones life span and if the stages are underdeveloped a persons social context, characteristics and other challenges can occur disrupting the well-being of the individual.

3. Mas low’s hierarchy of needs are from bottom to top being,                                            1. physiological needs; such as food, rest, shelter and water which are vital essentials needed to live.                                                                                                    2. Safety Needs- protection; offers the security and the ability to feel safe                    3. Social needs; acceptance, love; offers emotional connection to others                    4. Esteem needs; recognition and independence; offers gratification from in-dependency and freedom                                                                                            5. Self actualization- realizing ones full potential

4. A situation problem can impact a persons well-being because they are problems resulting from accidents, violent crimes, natural disasters, and major changes in life may be a marker of a more complex situation and they can lead to the short or long term difficulties.

5. A developmental problem can impact a persons well-being because the process of growth and change that individuals normally experience are effected.

6. Societal changes impact on the well-being of individuals and society because there are conflicts within old and new values. leaving the individual in an unfamiliar situation.

7. remembering to examine clients as individuals, part of a group and specific population can aid in the efficient well-being because you use all perspectives to better assist.

8.proper referral can aid in the well-being of clients because once the problem is identified the proper help is acquired making it more productive.

9. The barriers to help/treatment exist and impact the well-being because they become an hindrance in assisting the client to the fullest potential.

10. A clients expectations of the worker and services can aid or hinder the process of well-being because the person can either evoke distrust and suspicion or expect them to be unbiased and full of hope.

11. Advice given by the human service professional can hinder the well-being of the client because it might be biased and unethical.