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Can you take on the role of a bereaved client and counselor and create a script of a hypothetical counseling session. The script need at least 20 responses, including 10 from the client and 10 from the counselor. Can your responses as the counselor include crisis intervention techniques. Then, summarize the characteristics of the client's crisis to state whether the client's reactions are developmentally appropriate reactions to the situation's life obstacle. Consider playing up the potential risks and respond to those risks. See the cases provided below.
You can present the following:
A brief introduction to the client scenario. Please ensure you do not use up the counseling script getting to know each other!
The counseling session script.
-A discussion of the crisis interventions you applied in the session.
-Discuss how your client's developmental life stage affected your application of your chosen approach.

a minimum of 500 words and maximum of 700 words.

Cases:
The Cortez Family: The husband dies while in his early 50s; the wife has two children at home and one in college; she seems to be functioning normally from outward appearances; the day after the funeral she went to bridge club without noticeable grief.

The Xiang Family: This case involves the bereavement of a family following suicide of a teenage son; no apparent indicators previously noted by parents, though the sister knew of the boy's depression; Mother is unable to return to work, stays in bed, will not eat or talk on phone; five weeks have passed.

Hattie: Hattie is in her late 40s and has been through a separation and divorce; she has no children; lives away from family support system; cries frequently, even at work.

Pat: Pat is experiencing bereavement following recent diagnosis of HIV positive at age 25; invites large number of social contacts to a "We Love the Bare" party, some of whom are close friends, while others are mere acquaintances.

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Can you take on the role of a bereaved client and counselor and create a script of a hypothetical counseling session. The script need at least 20 responses, including 10 from the client and 10 from the counselor.

(1) Can your responses as the counselor include crisis intervention techniques?

A Hybrid Crisis Intervention Model be useful in thinking about Cortez's presenting issues and the ways in which you would work with her during the first session? The Hybrid Model of Crisis model is made up of seven task-oriented goals that include: (1) predisposition, engaging, and initiating contact; (2) Problem exploration/defining the crisis; (3) [providing support; (4) examining alternatives; (5) pre-planning to reestablish control; (6) obtaining commitment; and (7) follow-up tasks (www.quizlec.xom). Following is the application to the case study.

*The Counseling Session

Client: You don't know me but I would like to introduce myself
Counselor: you are looking for a counselor
Client: Yes, I just want to talk
Counselor Okay, We can talk
Client: I am not sure whaat to say now...Maybe I should not have called,
Counselor: It's all right, I am not busy or anything—May I ask your name?
Client: Cortez
Counselor: Do you have a first ...

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