Barbara”s case study

During this weeks assignment you will have an opportunity to put everything you have learned in this course into practice. You will be in the role of a substance abuse counselor with the goal of providing an accurate assessment, diagnosis, and treatment plan for Barbara. Write an 8-10 scholarly research paper incorporating the following elements:

an assessment of the client
determine the clients diagnoses by accessing the DSM-5 in the Purdue Global library

the level of risk for the client
a treatment plan for the client that includes a minimum of one long-term and three short-term SMART goals
address the epidemiological implications associated with treating this client
Address the legal, socio-cultural and ethical considerations associated with treating Barbara
discuss how you would apply what you learned to your own work in the profession

 
Writing Requirements and Assignment Guidelines
 
Your Assignment should be an 8-10 page essay, not including the Title and Reference pages, and should include the following elements:

Title page: Provide your name, title of Assignment, course and unit number, and date
Body: Answer the questions in complete sentences and paragraphs

The assignment must be written in Standard English and demonstrate superior organization, including a highly developed viewpoint and purpose. The communication of your thoughts must be highly ordered, logical, and unified, displaying exceptional content, organization, style, and mechanics (including the use of correct grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure).