Identify and Give Examples of Three Techniques You Would Use to Explore Romeo's Story. Your Examples Should Be Worded as If You Are Actually Speaking to the Client.

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Unit 6 Project

Case Study 1: Sally

Sally is a 34-year-old single Caucasian woman who comes to you seeking assistance for what she calls her “food problem.” Sally states that she loves food and finds it one of the only sources of comfort and pleasure in her life. Sally is wearing a tank top and matching shorts. Her outfit is clean and fashionably in style; however, the clothing appears to be too small for Sally’s obese body. Sally is sweating a great deal and she is breathless after the short walk from the parking lot into the office.

During the interview, Sally discloses that she was diagnosed with depression and was prescribed medication, but she has not been taking it like she should. She clutches the pillows on the couch to
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What goals would you want to identify for Romeo, based on the information available? Explain why you chose those goals and how you think they will help meet the client's needs.

Case Study 3: Gladys
Gladys is a 25-year-old Vietnamese stay-at-home mother who has been married for 7 years and has three children by her husband. They are all girls with the oldest being 6 years old followed by a 4-year old and now a 3-month old. Gladys reports that her husband always wanted a son. She states that he has always been an angry man but after the birth of their third daughter, his violent behavior has increased. Gladys states that most of his violence and aggression has been directed at her or the house all these years, but now she fears for her daughters’ lives. “He’s out of control,” she says during the interview, “I don’t know what to do.”
Gladys’ family lives in Vietnam and her husband has no family connections. Gladys reports that her husband pays all the bills and the only money she receives is a small weekly allowance for food and supplies for her and the girls.
Case Analysis:

Identify and give examples of three techniques you would use to explore Gladys' story. Your examples should be worded as if you are actually speaking to the client.

What goals would you want to identify for Gladys, based on the information available? Explain why you chose those goals and how you think they will help meet the client's

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