Treatment Plan Assignment

Treatment Plan Assignment

Treatment Plan Assignment Overview

Developing treatment plans and effective therapeutic interventions will be central to your social work practice. The treatment plan you develop in this assignment will be incorporated (potentially with some revisions) into the Comprehensive Case Study that you will complete and submit in Unit 10.

By successfully completing this assignment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following EPAs and advanced practice behaviors:

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  • EPA 2.1.2: Apply social work ethical principles to guide professional practice. Treatment Plan Assignment
    • APB 2.1.2.A: Articulate and provide leadership in the application of the core values and ethical standards of the social work profession through an ethical problem solving model to aid in critical thinking and ethical decision making related to individuals, families, organizations, and communities to guide and inform ethical advanced generalist social work practice.
      • Related Assignment Criteria:
        • 5. Articulate leadership through identification of potential ethical dilemmas.
        • 10. Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for members of the social work profession.
  • EPA 2.1.3: Apply critical thinking to inform and communicate professional judgments. Treatment Plan Assignment
    • APB 2.1.3.A: Apply critical thinking in verbal and written communication through the use of leadership and technology with colleagues, individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.
      • Related Assignment Criteria:
        • 10. Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for leaders of the social work profession through the use of technology.
  • EPA 2.1.4: Engage diversity and difference in practice.
    • APB 2.1.4.A: Analyze dimensions and differentiation in diversity and apply the influence of relationships, intervention techniques, and technologies with diverse clients, families, groups, organizations, and communities. Treatment Plan Assignment
      • Related Assignment Criteria:
        • 8. Analyze, through the use of technology, the diversity needs for client and family and how to address those needs.
  • EPA 2.1.4: Engage diversity and difference in practice.
    • APB 2.1.4.B: Apply leadership skills, theoretical frameworks, and best-practice interventions with diverse populations.
      • Related Assignment Criteria:
        • 5. Articulate leadership through the identification of potential ethical dilemmas.
  • EPA 2.1.7: Apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environment.
    • APB 2.1.7.A: Apply and integrate theories of human behavior and the social environment in advanced generalist practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.
      • Related Assignment Criteria:
        • 3. Apply a mental health theory to the case. Treatment Plan Assignment
        • 6. Apply the systems theory perspective to include a client’s family.
  • EPA 2.1.10: Engage, assess, intervene, and evaluate with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.
    • APB 2.1.10.A: Apply leadership, technology, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills to actively engage in advanced generalist practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities to achieve goals.
      • Related Assignment Criteria:
        • 3. Apply a mental health theory to the case.
        • 8. Apply the systems theory perspective to include a client’s family.
  • EPA 2.1.10: Engage, assess, intervene, and evaluate with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.
    • APB 2.1.10.B: Apply assessment instruments, leadership, technology, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills to identify problems, and assess and analyze capacities, strengths, and needs of individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.
      • Related Assignment Criteria:
        • 1. Describe a client’s demographic information, presenting problem, and diagnoses.
        • 2. Apply the assessments used to approach a client’s diagnosis.
  • EPA 2.1.10: Engage, assess, intervene, and evaluate with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.Treatment Plan Assignment
    • APB 2.1.10.C: Apply leadership, technology, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills in advanced generalist practice interventions with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities to achieve goals.
      • Related Assignment Criteria:
        • 3. Apply a mental health theory to the case.
        • 4. Create a treatment intervention.
  • EPA 2.1.10: Engage, assess, intervene, and evaluate with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. Treatment Plan Assignment
    • ​APB 2.1.10.D: Apply leadership, technology, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills in advanced generalist practice evaluation of interventions with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.
      • Related Assignment Criteria:
        • 9. Explain how to evaluate a client’s progress through application of leadership, technology, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills.

Assignment Description

Develop a treatment plan based on your chosen case history from Unit 2. This component of your plan will incorporate concepts and approaches along the continuum of the selected case study diagnosis, the selected mental health theory, and your selected treatment intervention, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, person-centered therapy, or rational emotive behavioral therapy. It must also consider ethics and diversity through a systems perspective. Treatment Plan Assignment

Assignment Instructions

Complete this assignment using the identified headings. Upon completion, it should be 12–15 pages in length and use APA style and formatting.

  1. Include the revised case history from Unit 2.
  2. Describe the client's demographical information.
  3. Analyze the client's presenting problem.
  4. Describe the client's diagnoses using the DSM-5 as a foundation.
  5. Apply the assessments used to approach the diagnosis (depression scale, alcoholism screening, ADHD, et cetera). Treatment Plan Assignment
  6. Apply a mental health theory applied from your readings to the case (such as but not limited to cognitive, solution-focused, object relations, narrative, behavioral, or self-psychology).
  7. Apply a treatment intervention and describe the specific and best treatment intervention applied, including descriptions of the:
    • Client's strengths, weaknesses, and social support systems in the treatment intervention plan applied.
    • Client's long-term goal for the treatment intervention plan applied.
    • Client's short-term goals and treatment objectives for the treatment intervention plan applied.
  8. Create a treatment timeline.
  9. Apply the systems theory perspective to include the client's family (treatment at the micro, mezzo, and macro level). Treatment Plan Assignment
  10. Explain at least one of the potential ethical dilemmas and how to address it through NASW ethical guidelines.
  11. Explain the diversity needs for client or family and how to address those needs.
  12. Explain how you will evaluate the client's progress.

Additional Requirements

The assignment you submit is expected to meet the following requirements:

  • Written communication: Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
  • APA formatting: Resources and citations are formatted according to APA current edition style and formatting standards. Treatment Plan Assignment
  • Cited resources: Minimum of 10 scholarly sources integrated from your annotated bibliography. All literature cited should be current, with publication dates within the past five years.
  • Length of paper: 12–15 double-spaced pages (not including the case history).
  • Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point. Treatment Plan Assignment

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