Will Jr Case Study

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Based on the results from the first grade report card and also the psychologist’s report at age 8, Will Jr. seems to be adapting well overall to the school environment and the social aspects that come along with it. Overall, his behavior has been appropriate for the average child of his age, (Virtual, n.d.). In the process, he has started to develop skills while working in a group. These skills have developed from the style of parenting employed during the development of Will Jr. Cooperative play and also respect for other were stressed while growing up. This type of cohesion while part of a group is also attributed to his role on a baseball team. While still early in the cycle of sports, sports have been shown to contribute to many skills…show more content…
is not at an appropriate level for a boy of his age. There have been situations where he has over-reacted and can become somewhat disruptive although was able to be brought back under control with guidance and encouragement (Virtual, n.d.). This behavior has caused some difficulties in school for Will Jr. while in class. He clearly has an underdeveloped self-esteem of himself as it appears he is unsure of himself and overcome with anxieties and feelings of depression in certain situations. He clearly hasn’t developed healthy ways to internalize these emotions and deal with them as it takes the help of a teacher to bring him back down to a stable level, (Virtual, n.d.). This is most likely dealing with the fact that certain parenting techniques were used that developed a tendency to rely too much on others for support rather than finding it internally as some children learn from early on. This could also be a result of the report saying how Will Jr. lacks a large amount of friends and while he is liked by all, he only has a core little group forming (Virtual, n.d.). This could be adding to the anxiety of Will Jr. while in class and doing activities he is unfamiliar with or not particularly “skilled” at. This is also true when he doesn’t get his way indicating a tendency to get his way at home when presenting disruptive
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