PsychologySources: 3, APAInstructions: *** I CAN NOT STRESS ENOUGH THE IMPORTANCE OF IN TEXT CITATIONS.PREVIOUS PAPER WAS FLAGGED FOR UNINTENTIONAL PLAGARISM DUE TOLACK OF IN TEXT CITATIONS. PLEASE US AN IN TEXT CITATION FORABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING THAT WAS USED FROM AN OUTSIDE SOURCE. THEMORE IN TEXT CITATIONS THE BETTER!! ***** CASE STUDY INSTRUCTIONS Select a scenario below and discuss how you would proceed ifworking with this client. Scenario #1 Mario is an illegal alien from Mexico. He has lived in the U.S.for five years and worked various construction jobs in thefamily stayed behind in Mexico so he struggles withloneliness and has a poor social network except for an outreachministry at a local Catholic Church. Mario was pulled over and charged with a DUI. He was sent to youragency for mandatory counseling in addition to attending a drugtreatment support group like Alcoholics Anonymous. You areassigned Mario’s case. Scenario #2 Janet just completed her fourth divorce. She is in her early 30s.Her personal life is in chaos. She has children by three of herformer husbands. Janet has struggled with addiction issues overthe years including alcohol and drugs. She came from a verydifficult family where her parents were alcoholics and oftenfought with each other. Janet was sexually abused by her uncle onmore than one occasion when he lived with the family during herearly teen years. Janet’s problems with drugs and alcohol beganas a teenager. Scenario #3 Roger is an obese 40-year old man and suffers from other healthissues like diabetes and high blood pressure. Roger reports thathe lives alone and has very few friends. Roger is single andwould like to be married. However, he is afraid that women willreject his advances due to his weight. To further complicate theissue, he reports struggling with homosexual thoughts andfeelings. Roger sought your help because he recently contemplatedsuicide. ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS Select a scenario and explain how you would proceed in counselingthis client. The following items can serve as sections in thepaper. Be sure to identify each section in the paper as aheading. 1. Personal Information Discuss the information you want to obtain from the client in thefirst session. Why do you want this information? Would one of thetaxonomy models such as the one offered by Hays or Maslow beappropriate? Be clear in identifying this information such asFamily Background or Relationship Background and explain why youwould want to know this information. 2. Personal Biases and Limitations Every counselor needs to consider personal biases and limitationscarefully. If the topic is a hot-button or you lack sufficientknowledge to be effective with the client then you would need torefer. Identify possible problems in working with the client. Beclear in explaining why these issues could detract fromcounseling. 3. Goals What goals would you like to achieve with the client? Why do youbelieve that these goals are important? What would you do if theclient refused to accept a goal that you believe would behelpful? If you were allowed only one goal, what would that goalbe? Why do you believe this would be the most beneficial goal? 4. Theoretical Approach Discuss the theoretical approach or model that you believe willbe most effective for the client. Why will this model be the bestmodel to use? 5. Therapeutic Techniques What counseling techniques would be appropriate (e.g., genograms,journaling)? How many sessions would you schedule? Would youencourage the client to seek other areas of psycho-educationalassistance or resources? 6. Measurement of Progress and Success How do you plan to measure success? Why is this form ofmeasurement the best method to use with this client? 7. Conclusion The conclusion should provide a brief summary of your closingthoughts or concerns about the future progress of the client. PAPER REQUIREMENTS The body of the paper must be 3–5 pages. The paper must include a minimum of 3 peer-reviewed or scholarlysources published within the past 5 years. The informationborrowed from the resources should offer support for yourcomments. Use the course materials and peer-reviewed journalseasily accessed through Liberty University’s online library. Ifyou have questions about the online library, contact the onlinelibrarian. Information borrowed from other resources must be cited APA stylein the body of the paper in addition to listing the sourcecitations alphabetically on the reference page. The assignment must include a title page and an abstract page inaddition to a References page that are current APA formatcompliant. Follow current APA formatting throughout the paper.
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