Chervantes Mayweather-Favors Case Study

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Running head: CASE STUDY AND ECOMAP Jeans Case Study and Ecomap Chervantes Mayweather-Favors Marywood University In order for a social worker to treat a client it is imperative that information is gathered from all available sources so that the client can be treated using the holistic approach. Holistic thinking can provide a paradigm for understanding how systems and their interactions can maintain an individual's behavior. In addition, understanding the different systems that the client is involved in plays a major role in how a client is treated and what referrals can be made. In order to ascertain the needed information there are a multitude of theories and techniques that are beneficial. The systems theory is an approach now…show more content…
She has experienced traumatic events with her husband and daughters substance abuse. In addition, she was subjected to her husband verbally abusing the children. Recently her grandson who she is raising was arrested for stealing out of the store. She has negated to follow up with the doctor to deal with her mental health and is unknown if she was given a mental health diagnoses. She has a great relationship with one of her daughters while the other child is currently incarcerated. The relationship with her husband has become compromised due to her husband’s current medical condition. Some of Jeans stressors are that she has to tend to her husband after being taken care of for the majority of the marriage. She understands that taking care of her husband at home has become difficult but, she would feel guilty if she had to place him in a nursing…show more content…
The beginning of a treatment plan for Jean can read as the following: Problem/Symptom: Jean has neglected to see a medical doctor | Long Term Goal: Jean to get a physical examination. | Short Term Goals/Objectives: 1. Jean to obtain medical coverage if she doesn’t have it 2. Jean to make an appointment to see the medical doctor 3. Jean to attend all medical appointments outlined by the physician | Date Established 10/4/1110/4/1110/4/11 | Projected Completion Date 1-2-12 1-2-12 1-2-12 | | Intervention/Action Counselor to make necessary referrals and follow-up during individual counseling sessions on a weekly basis. | Responsible Person(s) | 1. Counselor | Problem/Symptom: Jean neglects coping skills to help aid her in the caretaking of her husband | Long Term Goal: Jean to learn coping skills | Short Term Goals/Objectives: 1. Jean to learn coping skills, including problem solving and emotional regulation. This will be measured by her demonstrating these skills during therapy sessions 2. Jean to learn to identify maladaptive, negative thoughts and how to replace them with more positive, adaptive thoughts. This will be measured by her demonstrating these skills during therapy sessions | Date Established 10/4/1110/4/1110/4/11 | Projected Completion Date 1-2-12 1-2-12 1-2-12 |

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