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Social workers need to be able to identify cultural conceptions of illness and m

Social workers need to be able to identify cultural conceptions of illness and mental illness. Because studies show that anxiety and depression differ from culture to culture and within cultures, it is important to build skill using the Cultural Formulation … Continue reading

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Social workers take particular care when diagnosing anxiety due to its similarit

Social workers take particular care when diagnosing anxiety due to its similarity to other conditions. In this Discussion, you carefully assess a client with anxiety disorder using the steps of differential diagnosis. You also recommend an intervention for treating the … Continue reading

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Each member of a group contributes to the group’s dynamic even if the member is

Each member of a group contributes to the group’s dynamic even if the member is silent. As a clinical social worker, it is important to understand the dynamics you bring to a group and the role you tend to assume … Continue reading

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When working with families and groups the priority is for the social worker to u

When working with families and groups the priority is for the social worker to understand the process that is taking place.  In both situations there is the overt (clearly stated) dynamics and the covert (hidden) dynamics.  The content (what is … Continue reading

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Post a 300- to 500-word response in which you address the following: Provide a f

Post a 300- to 500-word response in which you address the following: Provide a full DSM-5 diagnosis of the client. Remember, a full diagnosis should include the name of the disorder, ICD-10-CM code, specifiers, severity, and the Z codes (other … Continue reading

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Assignment: Group Typology As a clinical social worker it is important to unders

Assignment: Group Typology As a clinical social worker it is important to understand group typology in order to choose the appropriate group method for a specific population or problem. Each type of group has its own approach and purpose. Two … Continue reading

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. Dr. Sommers-Flanagan’s suicide risk assessment identifies where Tommi is curre

. Dr. Sommers-Flanagan’s suicide risk assessment identifies where Tommi is currently: cognitively, physically, and socially because a negative affective impacts these three main areas of an individual’s life. After the cognitive triad, physical, and social relationships assessment; Dr. Sommers-Flanagan begin … Continue reading

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To prepare: Watch the video describing an MSE. Then watch the Sommers-Flanagan (

To prepare: Watch the video describing an MSE. Then watch the Sommers-Flanagan (2014) “Mental Status Exam” video clip. Make sure to take notes on the nine domains of the interview. Review the Morrison (2014) reading on the elements of a … Continue reading

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To prepare: Watch the video describing an MSE. Then watch the Sommers-Flanagan (

To prepare: Watch the video describing an MSE. Then watch the Sommers-Flanagan (2014) “Mental Status Exam” video clip. Make sure to take notes on the nine domains of the interview. Review the Morrison (2014) reading on the elements of a … Continue reading

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