unit 5 study 2: Assignment Preparation: Case Scenarios

Assignment Preparation: Case Scenarios Case Scenarios For next week’s assignment, you will analyze one of the case scenarios. Review these scenarios and choose one that aligns with your specialization and professional interests: Connor and Yuan Case Scenario. John and Carmen Case Scenario. Sadie and Madeline Case Scenario. Select a family therapy model that you would use with the case you […]

Recognizing Fallacies

Recognizing Fallacies Constructing sound arguments requires valid logic and reasoning. If your premises (reasoning) are incorrect they are considered to be “fallacies”. There are several different types of fallacies that exist. Once you recognize the fallacies you are more likely to avoid them in your reasoning. (Hint: refer to textbook Chapter 11 for more information […]

Assessment For Client With Disorder

Juan D. Pedraza, M.D.Jeffrey H. Newcorn, M.D. Kyle was a 12-year-old boy who reluctantly agreed to admission to a psychiatric unit after getting arrested for breaking into a grocery store. His mother said she was “exhausted,” adding that it was hard to raise a boy who “doesn’t know the rules.” Beginning as a young child, […]


DISCUSSION 1:   The Aging Process   As individuals grow older, they experience biological changes, but how they experience these changes varies considerably. Senescence, or the process of aging, “affects different people, and various parts of the body, at different rates” (Zastrow & Kirst-Ashman, 2016, p. 658).   What factors affect the aging process? Why […]

Strategic Family therapy outline

Strategic Family therapy outline   Unit of Treatment: Who will be included in therapy? Goals for Treatment: What are your goals for treatment, given the model’s primary objectives?   Identify potential DSM-V Diagnosis   Presenting Problem: What is the primary conflict that the family/couple/individual hopes to address? Circular Hypotheses (Case Conceptualization) · Role of the Symptom: What type of relationship does […]

Diversity Issues In Career Counseling

Diversity Issues in Career Counseling In this unit you explored five different cultural groups and the need for cultural competence. As was discussed by Zunker, we must understand our own assumptions, values, and biases, as well as the world view of others; and then develop appropriate strategies and interventions. The goal of this assignment is […]

Discussion Board For Christian Counseling

Topic: Brief Therapy Counseling Brief therapy counseling is accomplished in 3–10 sessions and has become the norm in nearly every field of counseling endeavor. According to the course text, what are the process and the key techniques that make up this model as it applies to Christian counseling and pastoral care? Describe an effective technique using […]

Vargas Family Case Study: Second Session

Review the Topic 2: Vargas Family Case Study. Write a 750-1,000-word paper in which you demonstrate how therapists apply psychoanalytic and cognitive-behavioral theories to analyze the presenting problem(s) and choose appropriate interventions. Be sure to answer the following questions in your paper: 1. What are the two main presenting problems for the Vargas family? 2. […]

Counseling Suffering Clients

Required Text Books: Entwistle, D. N. (2015).  Integrative approaches to psychology and Christianity (3rd ed.).  Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock.  ISBN: 9781498223485. McMinn, M. R. (2011).  Psychology, theology, and spirituality in Christian counseling (Rev. ed.).  Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale House.  ISBN: 9780842352529. In 500 words, consider how to counsel suffering clients: The class lectures, Entwistle, and McMinn text books all discuss the concept […]