Duffy and Chenail (2008) stated when using a research approach in counseling, the counselor needs to make sure they understand the value and the purpose of the research study. The research needs to be appropriate to the client needs. Therefore, the counselor should be aware of the role and the responsibilities when using research for their client that they might not be any biases or cultural sensitive towards the client, if the counselor does not feel comfortable using the research the counselor can also reference “The Code of Ethics of the American Counseling Association”. Sherpis and Daniels (2017) specified when a counselor is conducting a research study or using a research they should consider the dignity and welfare of the client. The counselor needs to make sure to respect clients at all times.
The 10-item questionnaire that will serve in assessments in early detection of excessive alcohol consumption and dependence. This tool can be used in primary care settings such as primary care doctor’s offices, and urgent clinics. This both clinician and self-administered tool inexpensive tool. Conversely despite the pros of using this assessment the answers can be altered by clients that are taking this
As occupational therapy assistants one plays an intricate part in treating and caring for the client. In order to ensure that the client is treated properly and that they are progressing towards meeting their final outcome a treatment plan must be created. It is important that throughout treatment the occupational therapist (OT) and occupational therapy assistant (OTA) use independent professional judgement in order to ensure clients best interest are being met. The treatment plan consist of a three step intervention process: intervention plan, intervention implementation, and intervention review. The intervention plan is the initial step of implementing the treatment plan after the client has received an evaluation.
Research on cognitive behavioral interventions in chronic pain involves CBT, relaxation therapy, biofeedback, or some combination of the three. Generally, some form of CBT is combined with either relaxation training or biofeedback. Assessment Patients with chronic pain need to feel understood by those who are providing care to them. On the other hand, a therapist requires relevant and adequate information about the patient from a bio-psychosocial perspective to establish therapeutic goals. Therefore, a comprehensive psychological assessment is a prerequisite for CBT and other interventions (Please refer to chapter “Psychological Assessment of Patients with Chronic Pain”).
The counsellor plans an intervention for the client as well as personalises the problem and goal. The client will be able to understand the path that he wants or needs to from the process of self-exploration. The counsellor summarised the issues and situation faced by the client and when the counsellor is assured that the client agrees with the summary given, appropriate goals and plans will be formulated for the intervention. To monitor the client’s progress of achieving his goals, specified goals which are set by the client are devised. The counsellor guides the client in making his goals specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and has a time frame for him to achieve the
Introduction Authors Sands and Gellis (2012) state, the initial biopsychosocial assessment gathers information, summarizes and analyzes the findings related to the initial interview with a client. Other sources of data such as significant others, medical results. In addition, other data sources can be utilized such as neighbors, coworker’s friends, and medical results (Sands & Gellis, 2012). The biopsychosocial-spiritual, and spiritual components of an individual. It is imperative that when completing an assessment the mental health care provider focuses on treating the client like an individual and a diagnostic category (Sands & Gellis, 2012).
Christina: “It is funning you asked that question. I was just discussing with our program director the need to start a program that include screening of patients that are at risk for substance abuse and providing teaching, which I would say is part of a secondary prevention.” 7. How successful were his/her efforts in #6 above? (Explain roadblocks, allies, etc.) Seynor: How successful was your effort?
The assessment that I would use for this client would be the Drug Use Screening Inventory-Revised. This assessment consists of true and false that address the client’s substance abuse, physical health, mental illnesses, family relationships, other relationships, education, vocational status, social skills, hobbies, or negative behaviors (Brooks & McHenry, 2015, p. 89). By completing this assessment, the therapist can obtain more information about Sara’s history, relationships, mental health, and behaviors.
Through assessment, therapists gain information that helps them diagnose and respond systemically and appropriately to the families with whom they are working (Gladding, 2011). For example, therapists gain insight into a family’s structure, control, emotions/ needs, culture and development stage of life. A basic assessment consists of gathering key information and engaging in a process with the client that enables the counselor to understand the client 's readiness for change, problem areas, disabilities, and strengths. An assessment typically involves a clinical examination of the functioning and well-being of the client and includes a number of tests and written and oral exercises. The diagnosis is established by referral to a psychiatrist,