Challenges of Health and Human Services Delivery [WLOs: 1, 2] [CLO: 1]

Challenges of Health and Human Services Delivery [WLOs: 1, 2] [CLO: 1]
Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum, read or view the following resources:
Metropolitan Health and Human Services (MHHS) Case Study Download Metropolitan Health and Human Services (MHHS) Case Study
Overview and Challenges of Clinical Decision Making in Mental Health Practice (Links to an external site.)
Social Justice and Public Policy Advocacy (Links to an external site.)
A Visual Overview of Health Care Delivery in the United States Download A Visual Overview of Health Care Delivery in the United States
Can Reflective Multicriteria Be the New Paradigm for Healthcare Decision-Making? The EVIDEM Journey (Links to an external site.)
Between the Patient and Politics—A Ready-To-Use Simulation for Human Service Practitioners (Links to an external site.)
Shared Decision Making (Links to an external site.)
HHS A to Z Index (Links to an external site.)
Throughout your program you have explored a variety of methods through which health and human services have been delivered in communities. Either use the MHHS Case Study or a community organization of your choice and describe challenges that a health and human services professional would face. Explore how these challenges might impact decision making in the organization. Ensure you include a variety of perspectives (e.g., social, economic, psychological, political, etc.) Your initial post should contain a minimum of 400 words.
Discussion 2
Self-Reflection [WLOs: 1, 2] [CLO: 1]
Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum, read the MHHS Case Study  Download MHHS Case Studyand review the web page HHS A to Z Index (Links to an external site.).
Use this forum to reflect on what you have learned so far in the Health and Human Services or the Human Services Leadership program. How will what you have learned enhance your ability to provide health and human services during your career? Describe what stands out for you the most. How will what you have learned impact how you make decisions as a health and human services provider? What remaining questions do you have as you enter your field of choice? Your initial post should contain a minimum of 300 words.
Required Resources
Books
Dangremond, C. K. (2015). A visual overview of health care delivery in the United States  Download A visual overview of health care delivery in the United States. In J. R. Knickman & A. R. Kovner (Eds.), Jonas & Kovner’s health care delivery in the United States (11th ed., pp. 13–28). https://doi.org/10.1891/9780826125293.0002
The full-text version of this chapter is available through the Ebook Central database in the University of Arizona Global Campus Library. The author of this chapter provides a visual overview of health care delivery in the United States. Reading this article will assist you in your Challenges of Health and Human Services Delivery discussion forum and Topic Paper assignment this week.
Magnavita, J. J. (2016). Overview and challenges of clinical decision making in mental health practice (Links to an external site.). In J. J. Magnavita (Ed.), Clinical decision making in mental health practice (pp. 3–21). https://doi.org/10.1037/14711-000
The full-text version of this chapter is available through the PsycBOOKS database in the University of Arizona Global Campus Library. This chapter will help you with your discussion this week.
Romano, J. L. (2015). Social justice and public policy advocacy (Links to an external site.). In Prevention psychology: Enhancing personal and social well-being (pp. 65–82). https://doi.org/10.1037/14442-005
The full-text version of this chapter is available through the Ebook Central database in the University of Arizona Global Campus Library. The author of this article provides information about the role of psychologists and other mental health professionals in public policy advocacy to support prevention initiatives that promote individual and institutional well-being. Reading this article will assist you in your Challenges of Health and Human Services Delivery discussion forum and Topic Paper assignment this week.
Articles
Goetghebeur, M. M., & Cellier, M. S. (2018). Can reflective multicriteria be the new paradigm for healthcare decision-making? The EVIDEM journey (Links to an external site.). Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation, 16, 7–17. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12962-018-0116-9
The full-text version of this article is available through the EBSCOhost database in the University of Arizona Global Campus Library. The authors of this article provide information about criteria that can be used for decision making in health care organizations. Reading this article will assist you in your Challenges of Health and Human Services Delivery discussion forum and Topic Paper assignment this week.
Mallinson, D. J., & O’Hanlon, E. (2017). Between the patient and politics—A ready-to-use simulation for human service practitioners (Links to an external site.). Simulation & Gaming, 48(6), 855–870. https://doi.org/10.1177/1046878117734260
The full-text version of this article is available through the EBSCOhost database in the University of Arizona Global Campus Library. The authors of this article present a novel two-phase simulation that can be beneficial for increasing empathy and policy knowledge among pre-practitioners in a variety of human services fields. Reading this article will assist you in your Challenges of Health and Human Services Delivery discussion forum and Topic Paper assignment this week.
Multimedia
Osmosis. (2018, November 13). Shared decision making (Links to an external site.) [Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/4ueDJEFytMI
This video clip focuses on the shared decision making process in health care and will assist you with your Challenges of Health and Human Services Delivery discussion forum this week. This video has closed captioning and a transcript.Accessibility StatementPrivacy Policy
Web Page
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. (2014, July 16). HHS A to Z index (Links to an external site.). Retrieved from http://www.hhs.gov/az
This index identifies potential topic areas or issues to address and will assist you in the completion of your Challenges of Health and Human Services Delivery and Self-Reflection discussion forums this week and with the final project.Accessibility StatementPrivacy Policy