Case Conceptualization and Treatment Plan    

Case Conceptualization and Treatment Plan    

Develop a clear and thorough understanding of the presented case in the video shown in class.  Write a 2,800- to 3,500-word paper using the Clinical Case Study Guidelines document to prepare your analysis of the video presented in class.  Review your notes taken during the counseling session presented in class. Use the DSM 5 (main source) and additional professional sources as you explore the client’s situation, potential diagnosis, treatment planning, and legal and ethical concerns.   Select a theoretical orientation to complete the analysis of the client.  Discuss the presenting problem from the theoretical perspective, and include language from the theory throughout the case conceptualization. Include the following:

•Summarize the client’s background and present living situation, addressing diversity and the human life cycle.

•Discuss the client’s present level of functioning and provide examples from the Unnamed Video to support your assessment.

•Identify the client’s key problems and issues. Discuss which problems the client is experiencing and why the client is having these problems.

•Propose a theoretical orientation that would be appropriate to use with this client and discuss the theory and application.

•Provide a logical and rational assessment of the client and a diagnosis that is consistent with the assessment. Support the diagnosis using the DSM 5 and other research.

•Identify appropriate goals and interventions that are consistent with the assessment, diagnosis, and theoretical orientation.  Discuss how these might be addressed within the treatment sessions.

•Recommend psychometric tools that would be appropriate for further assessing the client’s needs based on background and diagnosis.  Justify your recommendations.

•Identify thoughts and behaviors that you would use as criteria to determine readiness for successful client termination.

•Identify important legal and ethical issues and propose resolutions. Support your resolutions with appropriate codes of ethics and legal statutes.

•Use peer-reviewed sources to support your ideas throughout the paper.  Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.