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Assignment One $10
According to Mozdzierz, Peluso, and Lisiecki (2014) Kurt Lewin described four types of conflict detailed below:
• Approach-Approach Conflict;
• Avoidance-Avoidance Conflict;
• Approach-Avoidance Conflict; and
• Double Approach-Avoidance Conflict.
After watching this short video clip from the movie Girl Interrupted which type of conflict best describes Susanna’s (the identified client) ambivalence? Based on your clinical impression, explain why you chose that particular type of conflict. Describe how you detected Susanna’s ambivalence. As a counselor, what would be your approach to addressing the Susanna’s ambivalence?
For this assignment you can complete a one to two page, APA compliant, paper or you may provide a 10 minute media recording.
Assignment Two $20
Due 11/21/19 at midnight.
Students will present case conceptualization to demonstrate advanced proficiency in conducting intake assessments, formulating treatment plans, maintaining client charts, applying ethical and considerations, collaborating with other professionals, adjusting interventions to optimize care for diverse populations, and facilitating counseling processes. Please provide a handout for the instructor with these components outlined (this can be in bullet format). The expectations and time allotment are in the table below:
Objective Data (3-5 min.)
Provide essential facts about the client, including age, gender, race, immediate family members, educational status, discipline or legal history, overview of presenting problem(s)
5 points for a clear, thorough explanation
Conceptualization (8-10 min.)
Assess your client in terms of at least 2 developmental theories (e.g., Psychosocial, psycho dynamic, attachment, learning, systems, etc.), counseling theories (CBT, person-centered theory, etc.), & the DSM-5 (include symptoms of potential diagnoses)
Explain how the counseling theories you applied in helping the client achieve his/her goals & provide each member of the class a copy of your counseling plan
Leadership and Advocacy
Identify strategies of leadership in regard tomulticultural and social justice issues as it relates to advocating for clients at the individual, system, and policy levels
Comments and concerns (5 min)
Come prepared to share personal or professional concerns or questions with the group. Provide 2 to 3 questions that you would like to ask in peer supervision.
Please see case below: Consumer reports depressive symptoms began around the age of eight years old. Consumer reports being molested from the ages of eight to fifteen years old. Consumer describes depressive symptoms as crying spells 2-3 times a week, lack of energy and motivation daily, and sadness stemming from being mocked and teased about his sexuality when in the public setting. Consumer reports feeling paranoid when he is in crowded places. Consumer admits to lashing out on strangers when they mock and tease him. For instance, the consumer reports on numerous occasions physically fighting strangers in public. Consumer admits that he is easily angered, which has resulted in the destruction of property. Consumer reports during bouts of depression he will isolate and withdraw from others. Consumer reports feelings of hopelessness and worthlessness on a daily basis.
Consumer reports his depressive symptoms greatly affect his motivation to perform proper hygiene practices, such as bathe and groom hair. Consumer reports being impulsive and making rash decisions without thinking them through. Consumer expressed that he needs help with budgeting and money management. Consumer reports a history of paying his bills late or not at all. Consumer admits to buying nonessential items before buying essential items.
Consumer is a forty-two-year old African American male (identifies as female) who looks his stated age. He appeared average weight and average height. He demonstrates no difficulties with coordination or gait. Consumer is cooperative and dressed appropriately. His affect is appropriate. His mood is euthymic. Consumer is alert and oriented to person, time, situation, and place. His speech is coherent. Consumer’s thought process is goal directed. Consumer thought content is appropriate. His immediate and recent memory appeared intact. Consumer’s judgment and insight is poor. Regarding suicide, he reports no current ideations. Consumer denies current homicidal ideation. Consumer reports a willingness to engage in treatment and family involvement. Consumer is currently at low risk for dangerousness and violence to self and others.
Consumer is a twenty-five-year-old male who identifies himself as an African American female. Consumer reports being diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder. Consumer was last hospitalized in 2009 for reportedly fighting and becoming upset when someone spoke negatively about him. He currently denies suicidal or homicidal ideations. Consumer reports depressive symptoms began around the age of eight years old. Consumer reports being molested from the ages of eight to fifteen years old. Consumer describes depressive symptoms as crying spells 2-3 times a week, lack of energy and motivation daily, and sadness stemming from being mocked and teased about his sexuality when in the public setting. Consumer reports feeling paranoid when he is in crowded places. Consumer admits to lashing out on strangers when they mock and tease him. Consumer reports during bouts of depression he will isolate and withdraw from others. Consumer reports feelings of hopelessness and worthlessness on a daily basis. Consumer has a medical diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis and asthma. Consumer is currently homeless. Consumer lacks the motivation to perform ADL’s.
7 pages $35
Supervision Termination Summary Report
Each student will develop a scholarly paper that is a comprehensive review of the supervision
experience with one supervision from initiation to hypothetical or real termination.
In this report,
supervisee (and clients) should be referred to only by initials.
This review should include discussion of the following:
Describe the needs and requirements of supervisee through the course of the semester
Identify and describe supervision techniques employed to assist in supervisee awareness and
Provide a brief final evaluation of supervisee’s skills (strengths and weaknesses)
Provide recommendations for supervisee’s continued growth
Describe and evaluate the supervisor’s personal model of supervision as it presented in this particular supervision case. How did the supervisor approach supervision? Please describe Discrimination Model of Supervision.What goals were in place?
What areas did the supervisor focus on (and why)? What was the evaluation process for
Discuss the following goals:
Higher awareness of personal biases
Learning more about providing family therapy
Working with the lower socioeconomic population.
Being reflective as a counselor
Finally, the student should evaluate their growth as a supervisor in this specific experience, and note
how this experience has impacted their personal model of supervision (either by strengthening,
modifying, or challenging aspects of the model).
The paper should be
no shorter than 6 pages
no longer than 8 pages.
Final report should be 6-8
pages. A title page is required, but not an abstract. APA formatting should be evident throughout the
Detailed professional synopsis identifying key points of supervision case.
Clear and professional, provided details of case as well as interpretation for learning.
Personal Model of Supervision
Reflection that connects the experience to personal supervision development. Writing is professional and clear.Clear and professional, provided reflection directly related to personal supervision development. Provided personal reflection of