Amy And Vincent Mcgee Case Study

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The Case of Amy and Vincent McGee The Case of Amy and Vincent McGee Danyell Brown Kaplan University Jennifer Jewell HN370 Child Welfare and Family August 9, 2014 Domestic Violence is a pattern of abusive behavior that occurs between family members and/or intimate partners to gain power and control. It is the leading cause of injury to women between the ages of 15 and 44 in the United States. Domestic violence can take the form of physical, sexual, psychological, or economic abuse. It occurs in every country, in every neighborhood, among people of all races, cultures, religions, and income levels. It can happen to you whatever your age, gender, or sexual orientation. (What is domestic violence? 2014) No one deserves to be physically…show more content…
She says that she fear for her and her children’s safety I advised Amy to stay with her parents until I made a home visit. On August 11, 2014 I visited the home of Amy and Vincent McGee by visiting their home I get an understanding of my clients’ environment and how this affects their functioning and well-being. By observing their living situations I am able to provide valuable and relevant information for assessment and case planning. To get a full understanding of Amy’s situation I asked her to start from the…show more content…
Therapy will help Amy to develop new perspectives and life skills so that she can free herself from habitual patterns of anxiety, depression, and self-criticism. It will also help her to reclaim her sense of personal power and learn to take responsibility and move forward in her life rather than feeling stuck, helpless and hopeless. Therapy will help her to feel better about herself, feel more at peace; it will reduce stress last but not least help her to work through problems with a skilled and compassionate professional.( Benefits of Individual Therapy 2012) Every individual is, in part, a product of the environment they grew up in. Family plays an important role in our emotional, physical and spiritual development since each individual in the family system impacts and is impacted by the others. Family therapy is also imperative for this family it will help the family resolve a specific issue and help address the role that family plays in an individual’s life. Family therapy will help them to understand how their family functions, improve communication skills, make the entire family stronger and identify strengths and weaknesses within the family system and set goals and develop strategies to resolve challenges. (Family Therapy What Is It? 2011) I recommend daycare for the children. I believe that the children are too young to understand what is going on. Daycare is a structured environment that

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