Counseling

Explore the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Administration for Children & Families website, paying specific attention to the sections regarding child abuse.

Review the Child Abuse Treatment Case Study.

Complete the Child Abuse Treatment Plan Template.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

Case Study: Marisa

Name: Marisa

Demographics

Marisa is an 11-year-old Hispanic-American female. Marisa is in the 7th grade at a local school. She lives with her biological mother and her stepfather. Marisa has three siblings: one brother and two sisters. Marisa is the oldest child. Marisa’s biological father is inconsistently in her life, and visits with her a couple of times a year. He lives in the same city as Marisa, but doesn’t seem to hold a job long enough for her mother to collect child support. Marisa is the only child from her mother’s first marriage; her siblings were born during her mother’s current marriage.

Treatment History

Marisa has been to therapy “a couple of times” when she was 6 years old. Marisa’s mother reports that she (mother) has always had difficulty “managing Marisa’s behavior.”

Current Treatment

Marisa reports that she visits her school counselor sometimes.

Current Medical

N/A

Current Disposition

Marisa’s mother has brought Marisa into your office seeking counseling for oppositional behavior. Marisa’s mother reports “Marisa is so disrespectful; she talks back, yells at me, and just won’t do what she is told.” While you are talking with Marisa and her mother they describe a recent argument. Marisa reports that her mother “slapped me” during the argument. Marisa’s mother reports, “She hit me; I had to do something.” As you tell Marisa and her mother that you are a mandatory reporter and start describing what that means, Marisa’s mother gets upset and leaves the office, taking Marisa with her.

Notes

Due to the intake paperwork, you have the family’s address and demographic information.

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Rubic_Print_Format

Course Code Class Code Assignment Title Total Points
PCN-545 PCN-545-O500 PCN-545 Child Abuse Treatment Case Study (Obj. 8.1, 8.2 and 8.3) 125.0
Criteria Percentage Unsatisfactory (0.00%) Less Than Satisfactory (74.00%) Satisfactory (79.00%) Good (87.00%) Excellent (100.00%) Comments Points Earned
Content 100.0%
Treatment Plan Table 40.0% Worksheet omits or incompletely describes the date, problem statement, goal, objective, length of service, and goal date in the treatment plan table based on the information for Marisa in the case study.Worksheet does not demonstrate understanding of the topic. Worksheet inadequately describes the date, problem statement, goal, objective, length of service, and goal date in the treatment plan table based on the information for Marisa in the case study. Worksheet demonstrates a poor understanding of the topic. Worksheet adequately describes the date, problem statement, goal, objective, length of service, and goal date in the treatment plan table based on the information for Marisa in the case study. Worksheet demonstrates a basic understanding of the topic. Worksheet clearly describes the date, problem statement, goal, objective, length of service, and goal date in the treatment plan table based on the information for Marisa in the case study. Worksheet demonstrates an understanding that extends beyond the surface of the topic. Worksheet expertly describes the date, problem statement, goal, objective, length of service, and goal date in the treatment plan table based on the information for Marisa in the case study. Worksheet demonstrates an exceptional understanding of the topic.
Short Answer Questions 40.0% Worksheet omits or incompletely describes at what point you would report Marisa’s situation to the state and if you were to report the situation, where would you report it and why.Worksheet does not demonstrate understanding of the topic. Worksheet inadequately describes at what point you would report Marisa’s situation to the state and if you were to report the situation, where would you report it and why, but description is weak and missing evidence to support claims. Worksheet demonstrates a poor understanding of the topic. Worksheet adequately describes at what point you would report Marisa’s situation to the state and if you were to report the situation, where would you report it and why, but description is limited and lacks some evidence to support claims. Worksheet demonstrates a basic understanding of the topic. Worksheet clearly describes at what point you would report Marisa’s situation to the state and if you were to report the situation, where would you report it and why, and description is strong with sound analysis and some evidence to support claims. Worksheet demonstrates an understanding that extends beyond the surface of the topic. Worksheet expertly describes at what point you would report Marisa’s situation to the state and if you were to report the situation, where would you report it and why, and description is comprehensive and insightful with relevant evidence to support claims. Worksheet demonstrates an exceptional understanding of the topic.
Worksheet Format (use of appropriate style for the major and assignment) 10.0% Template is not used appropriately, or documentation format is rarely followed correctly. Appropriate template is used, but some elements are missing or mistaken. A lack of control with formatting is apparent. Appropriate template is used. Formatting is correct, although some minor errors may be present. Appropriate template is fully used. There are virtually no errors in formatting style. All format elements are correct.
Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, and language use) 10.0% Surface errors are pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning. Inappropriate word choice or sentence construction is employed. Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader. Inconsistencies in language choice (register) or word choice are present. Sentence structure is correct but not varied. Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but they are not overly distracting to the reader. Correct and varied sentence structure and audience-appropriate language are employed. Prose is largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may be present. The writer uses a variety of effective sentence structures and figures of speech. The writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English.
Total Weightage 100%
 
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