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Establishing boundaries for inappropriate behaviour

Describe a scenario in which a failure to establish boundaries might be responsible for inappropriate behavior on either the part of the client or the counsellor. Draw from the readings to explore different ways the situation could have been avoided, and approaches one might take afterwards. Provide at least one valid reference.

Deciding when social relationships become acceptable

When, if ever, do social relationships become acceptable? What criteria should be used to make such decisions? Provide rationale for your selected criteria. Discuss the arguments that have been set forth against social relationships with former clients and whether such limitations should be different depending upon the nature of

American Indian

Select and identify one specific cultural population that you may work with but that you currently have less competence in working with. Cherokee Indian If you were asked to draft guidelines for working with this population, discuss two or three guidelines that you would consider important to include. These guideline

Graduate Students

What is your reaction to the readings about the lack of the application of ethical principles by graduate students?

Ethical Decision Making Model

Using Rest's ethical decision-making model to address issues in school psychology such as cyber-bullying , and rumor spreading that destroys reputation and injures mental well-being. Rest's Four-Component Ethical Decision Making Model 1. Sensitivity a. Recognize the ethical issue(s) in a situation. (Who is at risk

Research Reference Manual

Use Research Reference Manual for each unit # 7 - #9, define the following terms: Hi Mark, Please note, follow same way as you did in solution post # 552420 follow the same format by opening the attached file in the above post #. If you are unable to open it please let me know I'll send you the same copy but you can unders

Cultural Self-Awareness for Professional Practice

Discuss why it is important for practitioners to be aware of their own life experiences, personal beliefs and attitudes, cultural values, social identity, privileges, biases, and prejudices. How can unexamined privileges, biases, and prejudices affect one's professional work? What types of ethical dilemmas and violations mi

Issues associated with Children and Adolescents Counseling Services

-Based on your experience in the field of counseling or other professional arena, Can you identify and discuss three specific legal issues that are associated with the provision of counseling services to children and adolescents. -Evaluate how you, or someone you know, handled those issues. -Based on what you have learned, i

Treatment Plan Legalities, and Ethics

Can you please: 1. Develop a detailed, DSM-based preliminary treatment plan for specific problem behaviors experienced by the client in the case of Shayla 2. Identify the legal and ethical issues that might apply to the case and evaluate how those issues could affect the client (Shayla). Can you complete the following wh

Getting Young People Involved in the Cause

How would you go about helping young people in your area get involved in this cause? (Sex and relationships) What rewards could result in their involvement? What challenges might you face in getting them involved? How would you increase their dedication and commitment to this cause? How would you inspire them to continue to be i

Primary psychosocial developmental tasks for school-age children

From a psychosocial theory standpoint, what are the primary tasks that a school-age child (approximately age 6-10) is challenged with? How do children resolve the psychosocial issues presented to them at this developmental stage, and how can adults (such as parents and educators) assist them in successfully navigating this stage

Culture and play therapy

- Can you Identify the role culture plays in using play therapy techniques. In addition can you answer the following questions: - What role does culture play in selecting materials for use in play therapy? - What should the counsellor consider when making decisions about culturally appropriate play therapy materials?

Ethical Codes and Diversity Perspectives

Discuss how ethical codes address diversity perspectives and multicultural concerns. What are the strengths and limitations of these codes concerning diversity and multiculturalism? Address two or more ethical codes in your analysis.

Need assistance with Key Elements and Multicultural Factors

- Can you summarize the three family systems approaches (structural, strategic, and systemic)? - Identify the following key elements embodied in the methods you summarized, with an emphasis on the multicultural factors: - Boundaries: What are they, and why are they important when using a family systems approach? - Symptom

Special Ethical Concerns

Discuss the special ethical concerns that arise with each of the following issues: the use of computer technology and the Internet, record keeping, and multiple relationships. Discuss steps a professional might take to limit or avoid related ethical dilemmas and conflicts? Discuss resources a professional could use to help in re

Counselors Encountering Controversial Issues

What does a counselor do when he or she encounters a controversial issue that goes against his or her ethics and values? Should he or she ignore those ethics? Or should he or she refer the client to another therapist?

Mental Health Issues in Our Daily Lives

What are your thoughts on the content of this discussion below as it relates to how mental health issues affect us directly or indirectly in our lives. Do you agree or disagree? Why I feel that more people are aware of mental health issues but there is not enough education provided on mental health awareness. Throughout our

Analyzing and Evaluating Introductions and Purpose Statements

Analyze and evaluate the following article: Grant, A.M., & Gino, F. (2010). A little thanks goes a long way: Explaining why gratitude expressions motivate prosocial behavior. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 98(6), 946-955. doi: 10.1037/a0017935: In a least 250 or more with references: Do an INTRODUCTION AND P

Diagnosing Autism and Asperger's

Please give an explanation of the difference between the criteria for diagnosis of Autism and the criteria for the diagnosis of Asperger's. Then, explain how the symptoms of other childhood disorders might complicate a diagnosis of Autism or Asperger's. Provide an example.

Normal and Abnormal Behavior and Assessment of Clients

Give a comparison of normal and abnormal behavior, drawing from your original definition of abnormal behavior, and the definitions put forth in the dictionary. Point out any challenges you might see in using these definitions to guide the assessment of clients.

Difficulties with diagnosis of dementia vs. major depression

As the baby-boomer generation gets older, it is imperative for clinicians and psychologists to be able to recognize pathological states that look like dementia, and others that do not. As we grow older, the potential to develop different pathologies that are neurological in origin increases exponentially, and therefore, it is so

Case Study in Child Psychology of 4-Year-Old Child

Mr. and Mrs. Lawson brought their 4-year-old adopted daughter, Clara, to see Dr. Mason, a psychiatrist. Clara was polite in greeting Dr. Mason, but did not smile and kept her gaze down as she took a seat. Mr. and Mrs. Lawson sat next to Clara and began explaining their concerns. They described Clara as a quiet child who has rece

Culturally Responsive Counselling and Therapy

Please answer the following: 1. How is a counsellor/therapist culturally responsive to increase the likelihood of a good interpersonal relationship with minority children and their families? What factors must a therapist/counsellor consider? 2. What techniques decrease attrition in minority groups? Support answer with res