Donterius Case Summary

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Goal: Donterius will extensively decrease the frequency and intensity of temper tantrums and convey anger through suitable statements and healthy physical outlets four times a day for three weeks. Intervention: MHP assisted Donterius in recognizing successful strategies that have been used on days when he controls his temper and does not hit siblings, peers, or others. MHP coached in meditation and self-control strategies to help Donterius convey his anger through suitable statements and healthy physical outlets. MHP recommended that Donterius expresses his anger in a positive manner. MHP provided reinforcements for positive behavior. Response: Donterius appeared to be in a positive mood at the onset of the session. Rapport was established…show more content…
MHP will provide activities to improve his behavior. Goal: Donterius will extensively decrease the frequency and intensity of temper tantrums and convey anger through suitable statements and healthy physical outlets four times a day for three weeks. Intervention: MHP educated Donterius about the benefits of positive behavior. MHP taught Donterius strategies to better manage his anger. MHP taught Donterius effective communication skills. MHP provided reinforcements for positive behavior. Response: Donterius appeared to be in a positive mood at the onset of the session. Rapport was established and adequately maintained during the session. His grooming was adequate and he was cooperative during the session. His eye contact was fair and his affect was normal. No S/H ideations. He stated that he was having a good day. He noted that he had an argument with his girlfriend. He stated that he used the strategies provided by the MHP to calm down. Donterius stated that he has been working on his communication skills. He acknowledged that he does not always say the right things when he is mad. He stated that he may be interested in going to college for a trade. Donterius seemed to enjoy the strategies for anger management. He noted that he has been practicing them. He agreed to continue working on the relationship with his mother. No at-risk indicators noted. His overall progress with this treatment was good. Donterius stated that he will work

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