Purchase Solution

Treatment Plan for Recovery

Not what you're looking for?

Ask Custom Question

Based on the information provided in the vignette (attached file), design a treatment plan for Veronica, including the following:
* Grieving
* Cognitive restructuring of faulty beliefs
* Insight and behavioral change

Veronica has been in treatment for a couple of months, and you are now designing a comprehensive treatment plan focused on her situation.
* Describe how you will establish the therapeutic goals for the treatment and how you will make certain Veronica takes an active role in the identification of those goals.
* Analyze and explain specific interventions that hare helpful to Veronica in this stage.
* Analyze and explain the therapeutic homework and the treatment for Veronica in case of acute symptoms of PTSD between sessions.
* Identify and explain the specific interventions to help Veronica achieve the re-connection stage of recovery.
* Analyze and explain long-term goals, short-term objectives, and the therapeutic interventions of the treatment plan.
I need references.

Purchase this Solution

Solution Summary

The Solution uses an example case for Veronic to discuss grieving, faulty beliefs, change, and a treatment plan.

Solution Preview

* Describe how you will establish the therapeutic goals for the treatment and how you will make certain Veronica takes an active role in the identification of those goals.
Lipvoskey (n. d) asserts that the goal of clinical assessment is to identify treatment needs as opposed to determining if the abuse occurred. Thus, the treatment process begins with:
• assessment and/or characteristics of the abuse
• Type of legal involvement expected
• Current living situation
• Behavioral function
• Sexual behavior
• Aggression
• Withdrawal
• Self-destructive behavior
• Substance abuse

* Analyze and explain specific interventions that hare helpful to Veronica in this stage.
Two specific interventions used to reach these immediate goals consists of an integrated program of behavioral therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). The program proposed to reach these goals is based on Behavioral Parent Therapy (BPT), and CBT therapeutic approaches.

Cognitive approaches encompass a category of related theories that are focused on tasks to solve problem, and aid the client in making changes in his, or her situation or environment. The therapeutic intervention is focused on altering or changing the following thought processes: (a) distorted thinking, (b) negative schema, (c) inappropriate conclusions, and (d) inappropriate conclusions (Salzer, Wimkelbach, Lewike, Lebring, & Letchsenring, 2011). According to Salzer et al., cognitive therapeutic ...

Purchase this Solution


Free BrainMass Quizzes
Health Psychology

This quiz speaks to the general concepts, themes, and terminology associated with the field of health psychology.

Role of Memory in Learning

This quiz addresses the role of memory in the learning process. The quiz differentiates between the different types of memory that facilitate learning.

Motion Perception

This quiz will help students test their understanding of the differences between the types of motion perception, as well as the understanding of their underlying mechanisms.

Theories of Work Motivation

This quiz tests the student's understanding of the major theories of work motivation from an organizational behavior perspective.

A Review of Qualitative and Quantitative methodologies

This quiz is designed to test your knowledge of qualitative and quantitative methodologies. Knowing the difference between the two can help in making the important decision of which to use when conducting research.