In South Carolina, Family Preservation is of the highest importance when dealing with cases involving children. Title 63 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina is the South Carolina Children’s Code dedicated to the protection and advocacy of children. S.C. Code Ann. § 63-7-10 (1976) states that “Any intervention by the State into family life on behalf of children must be guided by law, by strong philosophical underpinnings, and by sound professional standards for practice.” (S.C. Code Ann. § 63-7-10 (1976))
John Wayne Gacy is a serial killer who killed 33 people in total. He was born on May 17th 1942 in Chicago where he was physically and verbally abused by his father. Since this age he showed unusual behaviours and avoiding society, but then was determined that he has a psychological disorder.
Patient is a 51 year old Caucasian female living alone in her own home. The patient has a history and current syntoms of geralized anxity disorder, social phoina and panic attacks, which she takes madications for and sees a psychrist 2-3 times per month in Havasu. Patinets lives with six cats and the house environment is somewhat cluttered. The patinet is orinally from Glendale, CA., has a brother in Palmdale, CA, who is stays in contact with sometimes. Pt has a daughter in Big River, who is not supportive of her, but has three grandchildren who visit her. Pt does have a car and drivers licence, but chooses not to drive because she afarid she will have a panic attack. Patinet stated she has always been this anxious..all started when her
I will take into account the psychologist’s testimony opposing the accused’s claim about their son, early confessions, and the accused’s [father] statement about being remorseful. I will also note the accused’s prior occupation [RCMP] and the fact that he has no prior violent record.
The limit of confidentiality according to American Psychological Association (2018), “should cover the pertinent limitations on confidentiality, including limitations where applicable in group, marital, and family therapy or in organizational consulting, and the foreseeable uses of the information generated through their services.” Also, the limit of confidentiality should cover the permission for electronic recording of interviews and secure it from clients and patients (American Psychological Association, 2018).
In the case provided for the sake of this assignment, Ms. Browne and her family are faced with a variety of challenges. Those challenges are as follows. The biggest issue of course is the fact that Ms. Browne has had major complications as a result of an accident in which she fractured her hip, and the medical procedures that followed that incident. Ms. Browne’s condition is worsening and the only remaining option is to keep her comfortable as she nears the inevitable end of her life. This is the biggest issue because it is an umbrella, meaning that it is the overarching cause of all of the other issues. Ms. Browne’s family is struggling to deal with all of the responsibilities, adjustments, and emotions surrounding the imminent death of their grandmother and mother.
SC placed call to Pa and spoke with Bill Pa’s spouse who reported that doing ok. But she has come combative lately and verbal abusive. Bill spoke at length about her behavior and the impact it has on him. Bill is offended when Pa makes disparaging remarks about him and calls him out of his name. Bill reported that he believes Pa needs a medication review and a change in meds. Because the medication that supposed to help with her outbursts and combative behavior is not as effective anymore. He reported that Pa fell on 11/11/15 but did not need medical treatment because she did not sustain any injuries (just soreness). The SC inquired about Bill handle his frustration and when Pa becomes abuse or combative and he state he just deals with it because he loves her “and no matter what that’s his wife and he’s going to do right by her” so he talks to
Alejandro is a 30 month (2 ½-year-old) male of Hispanic descent. Currently, he is a ward of the Los Angeles County’s foster care program (DCFS). He has been placed in a private foster family agency’s (FFA) volunteer foster family home. His mother, Ms. C., is a 28-year-old woman who is currently living at a residential drug program for treatment of her addiction to methamphetamine. Ms. C. self-identifies as Catholic. Alejandro’s father, reportedly, has not dealt with Alejandro since after his birth. When Alejandro was approximately 12 months (1-year) old, DCFS removed Alejandro from Ms. C. due to severe neglect. Currently, Ms. C. is attending court mandated parenting classes, a drug rehabilitation program, and bi-weekly visitations with her son.
I: CM greeted client and followed up on last week’s session. CM reintegrated goal of the Harm Reduction program was to provided a referral for housing. Intern discussed plan of action to help manage the Client’s access to VA benefits and referral for VASH. Intern validated the progress the client is making and his interest in doing well.
The Arizona Board of Psychologist Examiners (Board) is a state appointed committee comprised of nine members. Six of the individuals are licensed by the board and three are members of the public who have no financial or business ties to the field of healthcare. The purpose of the board is to issue and review licensure of psychologists and behavioral analysts, as well as review complaints against these individuals. The Board investigates claims of unprofessional conduct, and determines and enforces the proper course of action. Meetings occur monthly and all are open to the public. The following is a summary of a case review addressed in a meeting held on August 14, 2015.
Mrs. Jones is a 67 year old female who presented to the ED via LEO under IVC through DayMark Recovery Services. Per documentation Mrs. Jones has been non compliant with medications and has been experiencing symptoms of psychosis. At the time of the assessment Mrs. Jones appears calm and cooperative. She does present with tangential speech and vaguely answers questions. She recently was discharged from Novant health 1/3/17 and followed up with DayMark 1/11/17 with new changes in medications. Per documentation she has not been taking medications, answering the phone when called, not eating, and bathing. Mrs. Jones has a history of non compliance. Mrs. Jones reports denies suicidal ideation, homicidal ideation, and symptoms of psychosis. She reports
Assessment completed to document the extent of substance use and criminal history to include completed assessments of alcohol consumption, substance use and trauma history, to be used to determine Donna “Patty” Cunningham’s current treatment needs. Also, an assessment of strengths and needs, current living situation, relationship with her significant other, current substance use, social support, financial needs, recovery goals and basic needs. Patty has never received any past counseling or drug treatment.
Risk Based Monitoring (RBM) is becoming more popular and widely used in clinical trials in the past few years. The concept of the risk based monitoring is to transform the traditional 100 % source data verification (SDV) monitoring approach towards a new concept of monitoring that includes varies of centralised activities in critical data evaluation and process monitoring. RBM is a monitoring approach which combines risk assessment and risk management by utilising key data indicators, along with analytical tools to identify risk at study level, site level and subject level respectively. It also introduces the new term Source Data Review (SDR) to the industry. Source Data Verification which is known as SDV is defined as “the process by which
Family: Benny is a 7 year old male who resides in South Amboy with the Rodriguez family. At this time Benny behavior in the home has improved. He still a little guarded when it comes to talking about his feelings. Benny continues to struggle with being separated from his parents and history of traumatic experiences, exposure to DV and SU, neglect and removal from her biological parents. He continues to feel torn between his biological parents and his new resource home. Benny has adjusted to living with the Rodriquez. He has received in home services to help with Benny cope with being removed from his biological parents and placed in a resource home. Benny participated in in-home services (i.e. individual therapy) that were provided by CMO.