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In the final project milestones, you focused on certain aspects of the case study. For your final paper, complete a full analysis of this case study. Specifically,
address the following critical elements in your paper:
• Client Information
o Provide a complete background history on the client, including identifying the
client and providing the addiction that the client presents with.
o Identify through the use of assessments the physiological procedure the client uses for
administering his addiction (oral, injection, watching
videos, phone calls).
o Describe the type of environment in which the client spends his time.
i. Is there support within the family?
ii. Does the subject hang around with friends using addictive substances?
iii. Is the subject working for a company where his addiction is encouraged?
o What is the client’s philosophical stand about his addiction?
i. What is his motivation level for getting help?
ii. Is there a sense of hope or hopelessness?
• Addiction Information
o Identify the addiction that this client presents with and provide a
background history of that addiction ( elaborate on the history of how this addiction begin over
i. Does the client have a substance addiction, like alcohol, prescriptions, or illicit drugs?
ii. Does the client have a process addiction, like gambling, video gaming, or shopping?
o What is the impact of the addiction on the individual, family, community, and/or society?
i. What are the consequences on the individual, his family, his workplace, and his community due to
ii. Has he lost his family, job, friends, community standing, self-esteem, credibility, and freedom?
o Differentiate between the physiological and psychological effect of the addiction.
iii. Does the addiction physiologically affect the client’s behaviors and mental processes? If so, how?
iv. Does the addiction psychologically affect the client’s behaviors and mental processes? If so,
o Describe the treatment plan for this client.
i. Do you agree with the counselor’s choice of treatment?
ii. Discuss why you agree with the counselor’s choice. If not, describe how you would alter the
treatment plan. Provide support for
iii. Out of the seven therapy models discussed in this course, which would work best for this client?
a) Moral model
b) Psychological model
c) Family model
d) Disease model
e) Biological model
f) Sociocultural model
g) Multi-causal model
o If the counselor were to develop a relapse prevention plan for this client, what could this plan look
like? (See choices below.)
i. Would you collaborate with a psychiatrist to use medication?
ii. Group therapy
iii. Support meetings
iv. Intensive outpatient (9 hours of therapy per week)
o Provide examples of how the proposed relapse prevention plan would impact the individual, family, community, and/or society. (See choices
i. Family therapy
ii. Use of an employee assistance program
ii. Monitored recovery
iv. Aftercare programs
v. Volunteering within the community to help others
o Discuss the results of this case.
i. Did the client respond positively to the treatment?
ii. Did the client relapse?