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SMART goal for child with ADHD

I am looking for guidance to complete the problem. 1. Remember to use the target behavior that is to be changed.
2. Write a treatment goal that specifies the NEW, APPROPRIATE behavior that will be learned. Do not write about what the client WILL NOT DO.
3. Use the SMART goal method.....
SMART= S(pecific), M(easurable), A(chieveable), R(ealistic), and T(ime limited) goal

EXAMPLE
Target behavior to change: Client disrupts math class three out of five days a week. The client is then ejected from class and has now fallen behind in learning.

New appropriate behavior: Client will participate in math: ask questions when confused, answer teacher's questions, complete classwork, and raise hand when asked to do so.

SMART Goal: Client will remain in math class for five days in a row for two weeks. (this would be perhaps the second or third goal of treatment-- the others will target working with the teacher to decide a plan for getting extra help)

SMART Goal: Client will raise hand when he has a question or would like to get the teacher's attention (80% in week one).

SMART Goal: Client will use private signal (I would actually decide what this is when writing the treatment goal) to ask for the teacher's assistance during classwork 100% in three weeks. This is my client:
Name?David Woods Age __7_______ Gender -Male

Ethnicity _Caucasin___________________ Past history of treatment? Y/N-No

Number of siblings ____3__________ Marital status ____S_____

Criminal record? If so, what were the charges?

No criminal charges, but multiple issues in the classroom. Client reported a school disciplinary record. He has difficulty adhering to school rules and regulations. He has constantly been suspended from school for disruptive behavior.

Statement of Main Problem according to the client (be specific and add all possible complaints that the client might have):

The client reports that the teacher warns him that if he does not do better he will fail in her class. He reports that he is trying to do well, but can't. He keeps getting bad grades. He is afraid that his parents will find out and is feeling scared and alone.
What does your client look like physically (be specific, body type, height, hair and eye color, unusual tattoos or piercings, type of clothes, etc.)?
David is a meek small and scrawny kid with large, sad eyes. His air is unruly providing him with a devilish look, although when the sadness lifts an occasional kind face appears. The client is appropriately dressed, but is constantly fidgeting with his clothes. However, he has on no socks What does your client look like physically (be specific, body type, height, hair and eye color, unusual tattoos or piercings, type of clothes, etc.)

The client has difficulty maintaining his emotions. He stares at the floor when he speaks, and his speech is rushed and incoherent. When greeted he appears as a normal, happy child, but his mood transitions to sudden anger when some questions are presented. He chews on his bottom lip as he talks the tone of his voice gets weaker. His affect is flat (expressionless). He appears nervous and fidgety, but does not appear to have any physical problems.

How does your client sound (emotionally?sad, happy, neither)?

The client has difficulty maintaining his emotions. He stares at the floor when he speaks, and his speech is rushed and incoherent. When greeted he appears as a normal, happy child, but his mood transitions to sudden anger when some questions are presented. He chews on his bottom lip as he talks the tone of his voice gets weaker. His affect is flat (expressionless). He appears nervous and fidgety, but does not appear to have any physical problems.

Interests/hobbies?

Client is a self-proclaimed sports star. He plays Little League baseball and soccer. While he reports enjoying and playing both games well, he admits to having difficulty in maintaining positive relationships. Besides the two sports activities, he has few friends and engages in few other activities. He hopes to continue to play the games so he can be viewed by others as a sports star.
Clients presenting problem-Client is unable to get good grades and unable to complete work and afraid his parents will find out.
Clients real problem-David is experiencing symptoms associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) that include inattention, hyperactivity, impulsivity (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR [APA], 2000). Client is unable to control behavioral impulses. Client shows signs of emotional problems such as: (a) organizing tasks, (b) displaying inattentiveness, (c) becoming distracted, and (d) having difficulty in playing or interacting with other children. In addition, Client is forgetful, and does not complete his homework. He also reports that he does not think the teacher and the other children like him

Hope you can help to make a power point presentation using smart goals and then in another PowerPoint presentation using a treatment plan. Summary of Target Behavior (provide a summary of the client's behaviors that are interfering with their ability to function, add brief examples)

Treatment Goals (specific, measurable, and achievable)
Proposed Course of Treatment (relate to each treatment goal)

Solution Preview

Dear Student,
Hi and thank you for your patience and trust. I think that for this particular task you have already done a good job in developing the sections that you have worked on and reflected upon. My goal therefore is to help you complete the SMART Goal for this particular client. I think that to do this, it is best to create a Table that charts each of the essential sections (This can translated into PPT sections). I have exemplified one below. It should get you started in this particular task. Remember, it is always better to simplify and make concise the SMART Goal plan. Complex plans are difficult to communicate and put into action. Just let me know if ...

Solution Summary

The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task (see above) on the topic of putting together a SMART goal plan for a child with ADHD. An explanation of the problem is presented and based on this, a narrative is provided to help the student in completing the task, including 2 tables and a Powerpoint version. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.

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