Module 3: In-Home Services Mock Case

This module contains a complete in-home services mock case, Marsha Taylor, that can be used to practice applying the Onsite Review Instrument and Instructions (OSRI). The module includes downloadable documents related to the mock case, mock case interviews available as audio files, and a series of rationale videos that explain and justify the item and outcome ratings for the mock case. It also includes information related to case-related interviews and the Case-Related Interview Guides and Instructions document.

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Case-Related Interview Guides and Instructions

Download and quickly review the Case-Related Interview Guides and Instructions.

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Watch Part 1 of this three-part video series, which provides an overview of the Case-Related Interview Guides and Instructions.

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Watch Part 2 of this three-part video series, which provides an overview of the Case-Related Interview Guides and Instructions.

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Watch Part 3 of this three-part video series, which provides an overview of the Case-Related Interview Guides and Instructions.

Onsite Review Instrument and Instructions

Download and review the complete Onsite Review Instrument and Instructions (OSRI).

Marsha Taylor Mock Case

Download and review the Marsha Taylor in-home services mock case. After you have reviewed the mock case, begin applying the OSRI by documenting factual information that is in the case record. Make notes of any other information found in the case file that may need to be confirmed by interviews. Also note any missing or contradictory information. Complete as much of the OSRI as you can before moving on to step 7.

You may also elect to download the mock case in individual sections.

Listen to the mock case interview audio files. Using the information from those and reconciling it with the information in the case files, continue and complete your mock case review by rating the items and outcomes and otherwise documenting your responses as instructed in the OSRI.

Note: If you prefer to read the interviews, you may download complete transcripts from the Marsha Taylor Mock Case Sections page.

Marsha Taylor:  Mock case mother
Adam Davis:  Mock case father
Caseworker:  Mock case social worker
Provider:  Mock case service provider
Marsha Taylor Mock Case Answer Key

Download the Marsha Taylor answer key and compare its answers to your own. Make note of any discrepancies or questions you have.

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Watch this video, which explains and justifies the item and outcome ratings in Safety Outcomes 1 and 2 of the Marsha Taylor mock case.

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Watch this video, which explains and justifies the item and outcome ratings in Well-Being Outcome 1 of the Marsha Taylor mock case.

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Watch this video, which explains and justifies the item and outcome ratings in Well-Being Outcomes 2 and 3 of the Marsha Taylor mock case.