David has begun dating Beth who he met at the pool where he is a lifeguard. They have been getting along well for several months, with occasional blowups. Beth mentioned that she and her family had been to a Bowenian therapist earlier in the year, and she shared with David the genogram the therapist developed with them. Beth and David are thinking about getting married when Beth finishes high school next spring. They have decided to seek premarital counseling, and have chosen you as their therapist. What will you discuss with them, based on the genogram Beth brings to the first session? Be creative! Invent additional characters and details.
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You have a fun assignment that can show your creativity and ability to incorporate your understanding of Bowenian therapy. Your professor will be looking for your understanding of key concepts such as nuclear emotional system, family projection process, triangles, multi-generational transmission process, sibling position, differentiation of self, emotional cutoff, societal emotional process
This solution provides a discussion of questions to consider during the first pre-marital counselling session from a Bowenian perspective.
Identify the primary question the assessment needs to address in order to best serve the client(s).
Select one of the assessment scenarios (See attachment). Identify the primary question the assessment needs to address in order to best serve the client(s). Based upon the identified referral question, select an assessment tool to use as part of the assessment process. If you are a MFT learner, please choose an identified couple or family assessment tool from the resource list (see attachment).
With support from professional literature, provide a clear description of the tool and how it can address the identified problem. Using measurement constructs, describe how the assessment is scored and interpreted. Evaluate how the tool can be used with the client(s) as part of an ethical assessment process. Describe how the assessment results would be presented to the client(s) with a clear consideration of the client's unique cultural context.
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