Our model of care is based on a theoretical understanding of human services and social work. Rainbow Inclusions social services practice is designed to provide clients the necessary skills to build their capacity in order to live a fulfilling life.
Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is a pyramid of the needs that motivate people. Individuals most basic needs, at the base of the pyramid, are physiological. Once they have fulfilled these needs, people move on to their safety needs, social well-being, self-esteem then ultimately their need for self-actualization.
This theory looks at a child's development within the context of the system of relationships that form his/her or their environment. Bronfenbrenner's theory defines complex “layers” of the environment, each having an effect on a child's development.
The strength-based approach has its foundation in social work. The Strength-Based approach is a “work practice theory” which focuses on an individuals’ self-determination and strength. This type of approach builds the clients on their strengths, specifically seeing them as resourceful and resilient when they are in adverse conditions. Another unique characteristic of this approach is that it is client-led and centered on outcomes in the future individual’s set of strengths.
Integrated care is an organising principle for care delivery with the aim of achieving improved client care through better coordination of services provided. Integration is the combined set of methods, processes, and models that seek to bring about this improved coordination of care.
Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) is an approach in the human service field that assumes that an individual is more likely than not to have a history of trauma. Trauma-Informed Care recognizes the presence of trauma symptoms and acknowledges the role trauma may play in an individual's life- including service staff.