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What are the principles of collaborative therapy?

Consider Lisa's situation from a Collaborative Therapy perspective. Then, write a post that addresses the following:

1.From this perspective, who would you want to attend the majority of sessions? Why?
2.Describe what the role of the therapist would be from this perspective.
3.Describe what the assessment process would look like from this perspective.
4.Who or what would be the target of intervention, and what would be examples of specific interventions that would be used from this perspective?
5.Is this a strength-based model or a deficit model of therapy? Explain.
6.What is the theory of change from this perspective?

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What are the principles of collaborative therapy?

Seven principles are considered based on the model of empirically supported interventions (collaborative counseling):

Principe 1: Lead of specificity should be considered when evaluating outcome effectiveness evidenced at several levels: (a) general categories of action [e.g., psychotherapy, supervision, vocational counseling, etc. (b) Level and major approaches of modalities applied to Level a activities [e.g., cognitive behavioral therapy, career exploration & group counseling, and (c) Level of major approaches for specific areas for specific populations[e.g., cognitive-behavioral treatment for depression, drug use prevention in schools, skills training for trainees, and marital therapy]. (d)Level 4-specific approaches in specific areas for specific population [e.g., well-specified prevention programs for person with risk factors and cultural considerations].

Principle 2- Level of specificity should not be restricted to diagnosis. In addition to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR, 2000) criteria, other variables such as ethnicity, gender, and preference for treatment must be considered.

Principle 3 -scientific evidence needs to be examined in its entirety and aggregated appropriately. For example, counselors should focus on accumulated evidence, and an aggregation of research results and appropriate methods.

Principle 4-evidence for absolute ...

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This solution examines the principles of Collaborative Therapy. A case study is presented from the perspecitve of Collaborative Therapy.