Background Information Client X is a twenty-one year old student, middle-high class white women who seemed discouraged and frustrated when she first arrived. She attends university and enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Client X has a boyfriend, some close friends and lots of family, however, she still reports experiencing lots of loneliness. She believes she feels overwhelmed and frustrated with constantly being with a few people and reports high anxiety and depressive symptoms when there is no one to hang out with or talk to. She disclosed that she cries multiple times a day, and sometimes can not attend her classes or complete daily tasks because of crying.
The Story of the Vargas Family “Rosa Vargas’ kids are too many and too much. It’s not her fault, you know, except she is their mother and only one against so many” (Cisneros 29). In the novel The House on Mango Street, the author, Sandra Cisneros, touches on the many negative consequences of a single, impoverished mother raising an overwhelming amount of children. Poverty, discrimination, parental and neighborly responsibility, and respect are all issues and social forces that act upon the family; their presence or lack thereof cause several grisly occurrences to take place. Poverty was almost like a curse given to Rosa Vargas by her husband, who “left without even leaving a dollar for bologna or a note explaining how come” (29).
She quiet and bashful, always trying to please everyone and gentle in every way even when scolding her sisters for arguing. Beth loves music and playing the piano, her excitement is at its peak when Laurie’s grandfather gives her what used to be his granddaughter’s piano to play on. Beth never thinks of leaving home despite her sisters starting to move away. She is especially close to Jo, and when Beth develops scarlet fever after visiting the Hummels; the poor family next door, Jo takes the most care of her. Beth’s health improves but is never regained fully, and she eventually dies young.
When my parents started dating, I was furious just thinking about them with someone else besides each other. When my dad got remarried to this woman, Ellen Cook, I didn’t think I could hate someone more than I hated her. She was the worst woman I ever met and so was her family. Every weekend I would go to their house it was like torture. I was either being called fat or hearing my sister being called fat.
On the other hand, Jane is a good person who always keeps her grades and has a high reputation to everyone. However, Jane is not a perfect girl who makes mistakes but still learns from them. This would be the reason why she would be my favorite in this book. 2. Qualities of Jane that strikes me as a good characteristic to develop in myself would be how she learns from her mistakes and gets through rough moments in her life.
While living on his own, he failed college and many more. Augusten realizes that his life, though hard, prepared him for a richer life as a writer in the city. Given all he overcomes, such endeavors fail to scare him any longer. Augusten became a stronger than ever because of his challenge in his adolescent
She attempts to keep the relationship by doing family therapy. Unfortunately, they really cannot get along with each other anymore; therefore, they are end in divorce. This can clearly explain Amy behavior in belongingness and love needs because when she found that she is in the unsatisfied condition, she tries to correct it with reconciliation first and when it’s not work, she comes up with another solution that is divorcing which takes her to the most pleasant position. After that, she fall in love with another man who can give her
I felt sorry for her because she told me that one day, she had witnessed her father yelling at her mother for some money to buy alcohol. At that time, her mother was screaming and crying, as she couldn’t tolerate being hit by him. Then her mother took her daughters and ran away to her grandmother’s house. Till one day, the father showed up at the grandmother’s house. That moment she saw him from the window in order not be recognized by the mother.
Winter was extreme in Packingtown and the family members endured much distress. Meanwhile, Jurgis joined a union only to discover that biased opinions, politics, and money is what Packingtown depended on. The family then underwent more despair by loss of jobs, family members, income, and dignity. For example, Jurgis had an ankle injury which caused him to have to stay in bed for three months. Later, Ona was made to sleep with her boss and enraged, Jurgis attacked him.
In our lives there will always be grieving in some type of form, in “ The Valley of Broken Hearts” Mrs. Joe lost her husband 13 years ago due to lung cancer. In “ New Development Stirs Old Case” the wife of Mr. Renfroe was strangled and found dead on his kitchen floor. Lastly in “French Quarter’s Black Tapping Feet” Rose suffered a great loss the loss of a parent. In every article, each individual had one thing in common they all had a heartache that dealt with death.
DESCRIPTION OF THE FAMILY Rebecca was born in Halifax, NS. Her father’s family was from PEI, so she spent almost every summer on PEI as a child. Rebecca reports her parent’s relationship as poor. She said her father was an alcoholic and would tell her nasty things about her mother.
Family: Jehmari resides with Doxie Samuels (mother) and Junior Copeland (father) in a 2 family house in Plainfield. Jehmari has a close relationship with his mother. He also have a close relationship with his older sister who does not resides in the family home. CM asks Mrs. Samuels how Jehmari is behaving in the home. Mrs. Samuels reports that this time Jehmari is behavior has improved.
Pt is 43 years old AA female who decided to return to OMHC after the program that she attended, Universal Counseling, was closed down. Initial admission to OMHC was around 2012. Pt has been diagnosed with PTSD, Bipolar, and Anxiety Disorder in the past. Her depressive episodes started at the age of 13 and after she was sexually assaulted by distant uncle. She later developed aggressive behavior around late teen and was involved in numerous arrests, starting the age of 18.
It was a cold February morning and the countdown had finally arrived. I had just signed out with staff duty to start my leave so I could make that road trip from Fort Carson, Colorado to San Antonio, TX. Only thing this trip was no vacation, it was the last visit I will never forget. I was headed to see my sister in law, Vicki who was in the intensive care unit for leukemia. The thoughts and emotions running through my mind had made the drive so difficult for me.
I have the ability to engage in effective social work practice as I have been exposed to many settings which have provided me the groundwork build my competencies. I have been in a school setting to which I was providing individual and group therapy for students ages 5 through 18. I utilized cognitive behavioral therapy worksheets which are evidence-based and recognized the changes in some students. I ensured that the worksheets utilized were appropriate for whichever age group. During my time in the hospital setting, I built my skills in assessing client needs and coordinating with many community organizations for needed resources.