Ch. 4 Hw and Disscussin Questions

1.Describe the three models of service delivery in terms of how each impact well-being to either individuals, families and/or communities.

A.Medical, Public Health, Human Services

The medical model impact well being to individuals because medical professionals believes that’s mental disorders are diseases and illnesses that impairs ones ability to function. So therefore individuals should receive treatment from a physician in a hospital or a medical clinic.

Public health impact well being because it gives services to groups of people such as communities, countries, regions, or state. Unlike the medical model, public health believes that mental disorders as the result of malfunctions or pressures is formed by the environment or society. This model stresses avoiding this issue through supporting activities.

The human services model focuses more on the communication between the individual and the environment. It emphasizes on the need for balance between the two.This model impacts well being because it focuses on s clients strength rather than their insufficiencies.

2.Describe how Philippe Pinel impacted the well-being of those with mental illness.

Philippe Pinel impacted the well being of those with mental illness because he worked hard to secure a new status for people that suffered from mental illnesses. He wanted to show that as a person and a citizen medical care should be given instead of persecution or punishment.

3.Describe how the psychodynamic model promoted the well-being of the human services profession.

The psychodynamic model promoted the well being of the human services profession because it is the study of what triggers off human behavior, feelings, and emotions and how they might relate to early experience.

4.Describe how medications promoted the well-being of those with mental illnesses.

Medications promoted the well being of those with mental illnesses because they then can get treated in different areas. For example psychiatric drugs acts on the brain, antidepressant drugs relives depression and antianxiety drugs is prescribed to relive anxiety, fear, or tension.

5.Describe how electroshock treatment can promote the well-being of a person with severe depression, catatonic states.

The electroshock therapy promotes well being of a person with severe depression, catatonic states because after sending 70-130 volts in the brain leaving the patient unconscious, as they start to regain consciousness the problem behaviors start to vanish.

6.Describe how the “strength based” model approach promotes the well-being of the clients/society.

The strength based model promotes well being because instead of focusing on the problems and issues that the client faces, in this model the client is encouraged to match their strengths to their issues. The professional encourages the client to think about the times in which a problem was successfully handled ad situated.