Walden NURS6640 Week 6 Assignment Latest 2019 March NURS6640 Psychotherapy With Individuals Week 6 Assignment Assessing Clients With Addictive Disorders

Walden NURS6640 Week 6 Assignment Latest 2019 March NURS6640 Psychotherapy With Individuals Week 6 Assignment Assessing Clients With Addictive Disorders

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Walden NURS6640 Week 6 Assignment Latest 2019 March NURS6640 Psychotherapy With Individuals Week 6 Assignment Assessing Clients With Addictive Disorders

Addictive disorders can be particularly challenging for clients. Not only do these
disorders typically interfere with a client’s ability to function in daily
life, but they also often manifest as negative and sometimes criminal
behaviors. Sometime clients with addictive disorders also suffer from other
mental health issues, creating even greater struggles for them to overcome. In
your role, you have the opportunity to help clients address their addictions
and improve outcomes for both the clients and their families. For this
Assignment, as you examine the Levy Family video in this week’s Learning
Resources, consider how you might assess and treat clients presenting with
addiction.
Learning
Objectives
Students
will:
Assess
clients presenting with addictive disorders
Analyze
therapeutic approaches for treating clients with addictive disorders
Evaluate
outcomes for clients with addictive disorders
To prepare:
Review this
week’s Learning Resources and consider the insights they provide.
Review the
Levy Family video Episodes 1 through 5.
The
Assignment
In a 2- to
3-page paper, address the following:
After
watching Episode 1, describe:
What is Mr.
Levy’s perception of the problem?
What is
Mrs. Levy’s perception of the problem?
What can be
some of the implications of the problem on the family as a whole?
After
watching Episode 2, describe:
What did
you think of Mr. Levy’s social worker’s ideas?
What were
your thoughts of her supervisor’s questions about her suggested therapies and
his advice to Mr. Levy’s supervisor?
After
watching Episode 3, discuss the following:
What were
your thoughts about the way Mr. Levy’s therapist responded to what Mr. Levy had
to say?
What were
your impressions of how the therapist worked with Mr. Levy? What did you think
about the therapy session as a whole?
Informed by
your knowledge of pathophysiology, explain the physiology of deep breathing (a
common technique that we use in helping clients to manage anxiety). Explain how
changing breathing mechanics can alter blood chemistry.
Describe
the therapeutic approach his therapist selected. Would you use exposure therapy
with Mr. Levy? Why or why not? What evidence exists to support the use of
exposure therapy (or the therapeutic approach you would consider if you
disagree with exposure therapy)?
In Episode
4, Mr. Levy tells a very difficult story about Kurt, his platoon officer.
Discuss how
you would have responded to this revelation.
Describe
how this information would inform your therapeutic approach. What would you
say/do next?
In Episode
5, Mr. Levy’s therapist is having issues with his story.
Imagine
that you were providing supervision to this therapist, how would you respond to
her concerns?
Support
your approach with evidence-based literature.
Note: The
School of Nursing requires that all papers submitted include a title page,
introduction, summary, and references. The Sample Paper provided at the Walden
Writing Center provides an example of those required elements (available at
http://writingcenter.waldenu.edu/57.htm). All papers submitted must use this
formatting.
By Day 7
Submit your
Assignment.
Submission
and Grading Information
To submit
your completed Assignment for review and grading, do the following:
Please save
your Assignment using the naming convention “WK6Assgn+last name+first
initial.(extension)” as the name.
Click the
Week 6 Assignment Rubric to review the Grading Criteria for the Assignment.
Click the
Week 6 Assignment link. You will also be able to “View Rubric” for grading
criteria from this area.
Next, from
the Attach File area, click on the Browse My Computer button. Find the document
you saved as “WK6Assgn+last name+first initial.(extension)” and click Open.
If
applicable: From the Plagiarism Tools area, click the checkbox for I agree to
submit my paper(s) to the Global Reference Database.
Click on
the Submit button to complete your submission.

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