The Generalist Intervention Model (GIM) is oriented toward solving problems at multiple levels of intervention by employing planned steps. Write a 1,000-1,250-word essay about the GIM model. Include the following in your essay:

  1. A description of the purpose of the GIM model. A detail of the steps in the GIM model in generalist practice.
  2. An example of a macro approach utilizing the model detailing activities related to each of the following model elements; (a) Engagement, (b) Assessment, (c) Planning, (d) Implementation, (e) Evaluation, (f) Termination, and (g) Follow-up. Be sure to include client empowerment, strengths, and resiliency in your examples.
  3. A minimum of five scholarly sources.
  4. Please refer to Social Work Disposition #6: Value: Competence; Ethical Principle: Social workers practice within their areas of competence and develop and enhance their professional expertise when completing this assignment.