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Cartilaginous joints refer to joints joined together by hyaline cartilage or fibrocartilage, allowing very slight movement, such as synchondrosis and symphysis.

Case advocacy refers to situations in which an identified, individual case, whether a person or a larger unit, is the subject of change efforts.

Case conceptualization refers to the process that allows the clinician to understand, through his or her unique theoretical perspective, a client's presenting problems and subsequently apply appropriate counseling skills and treatment strategies. One of the eight core areas of knowledge and skills Moreover, Case conceptualization refers to a clinical thought process that provides a framework to assess, appraise, and make sense of client needs.Case conceptualization nvolves three (3) elements : 1. assessing client behaviors , thoughts, feelings , and physiology;. 2. using this assessment to determine patterns and themes among the client’s concerns; and 3. then, as a function of the clinician’s theoretical orientation, using the patterns or themes to make clinical judgments about etiology and sustaining factors associated with the client’s concerns.

Case Folder refers to a file used for the collection and organization of investigation documents

Case formulation refers to a clinician 's analysis of the factors that might have influenced the client's current psychological status.

Case History refers to all the relevant information or material gathered about an individual, family , group, etc., and arranged so as to serve as an organized record and have analytic value for a social worker, student, or the like: used esp.

Case history refers to a non-experimental means of collecting data that contains detailed accounts of the behaviors of a single person or event. It is a case study that does not include a treatment or intervention .

Case law refers to the interpretation of a law by a court through a verdict in a trial, setting precedent for subsequent court decisions ; legal precedents arising from court decisions

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