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    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.
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    * 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 ...

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

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