Essentials of Family Treatment
The ability to formulate client, or family-centered treatment plans will be absolutely essential to your success as a clinician. This paper will consist of your ability to craft an assignment that touches on KEY ASPECTS OF THE TREATMENT PLANNING PROCESS that focuses on FAMILY DYNAMICS (i.e., Life-Span issues, Clinician factors that may impact the treatment planning experience, client factors that may impact and/or influence treatment planning, factors that facilitate change, etc.), all within the CONTEXT OF HOW THESE ISSUES AND DYNAMICS may manifest in working with “A 16-year old, Asian American boy that has just been diagnosed with an Alcohol Use Disorder”. Select an area considered to be essential to the process of formulating a treatment plan that incorporates an appreciation for FAMILY-RELATED ISSUES. For this paper the AREA OF FOCUS IS: The importance of incorporating cultural competency as a vital and always necessary component of the assessment and treatment planning process. Please remember the client is a 16-year old Asian American teenage boy who has just being diagnosed with an Alcohol Use Disorder.