When reading the vignette, think about the unique strengths and challenges ACH client presents and how you can use that knowledge to build rapport. Consider the cultural, spiritual, religious, and filial identities that each client in the vignette displays and apply your reading to understand the unique considerations for each case. Due: 4th week at the start of the class time. Delivery methods (hardcopy/ electronic) are determined by the individual instructor. This assignment relates to student learning outcomes 4, 9 and 10.
Vignettes: Joseph Joseph is a 70 year old Jewish-American gay male who wants to meet with you to discuss low income housing options for him and possibly his partner. Your previous tells you that she is concerned that Joseph is in a violent relationship with his partner, Marcus, and wants you to assess how safe he feels living with Marcus at this time. Joseph appears very thin and you can see bruising on his forearms. This is your first meeting with Joseph and Marcus is not present. Lagoons Lagoons is a 32 year old African American female who was put on a 5150 hold last night after overdosing on pills.
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Lagoons was diagnosed with depression six months ago after being let go from her job. Lagoons told her group therapist this morning that she was forced to leave her job because she was black. She feels hopeless she will ever be able to work again because Of her racial identity. She States because she cannot change the color Of her skin, she wants to die. Mr… Faze Mr… Faze is a 87 year old Iranian Muslim male who is being treated for end stage liver cancer. He does not speak English and his son stays at the bedside.
His son has indicated that he wants to relay all the health information to his father directly and refuses to have a translator. His physician is concerned that the patient is not aware that he is dying and would like to know if the patient wants to remain on chemotherapy or be placed on hospice to die usefully at home. His son insists his father wants to stay on chemotherapy and “keep fighting”. You are asked to speak with the son and have a translator assist you and assessing the patient’s wishes without interference. Please consider the following questions in your engagement strategies: 1 .
What is (are) the major obstacle(s) in engaging this client? 2. What “pushes your buttons” (know clinically as counterinsurgency) in working with this client? Please use the first person tense for this section. 3. What does the literature say about working with this client? 4. What is your strategy to engage this client considering all your answers above? Academic paper Guidelines Select 1 of the 3 vignettes. The paper should be 4 pages in length (not counting the title page or reference list), double-spaced, with 1 -inch margins on all sides, with 12 point Times New Roman font.