Sample Social Work and Human Services Paper on Biopsychosocial

Students will complete a biopsychosocial of an individual of their choosing. This individual must be a real person who is willing to participate. Students should make anonymous any identifying information by referring to the participating individual by initials or last name only. The assessment should not exceed 10 double-spaced pages. Students should reference examples presented in class and in the textbooks.

The purpose of this assignment is for students to being the process of conceptualizing the initial assessment process in terms of knowing:

a) what is required in a biopsychosocial assessment;

b) the process of interviewing and gathering information;

c) how to organize assessment information in a way that allows for making recommendations about the intervention.

Addresses competencies 5, 6 and 9.