Mona And Ricardo Case Study

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Case 2.2
2.2-1 What are some of the psychosocial issues facing Mona and Ricardo?
V61.20 Z62.820 Parent-child relational problem
V62.89 Z60.0 Phase of life problem
V62.4 Z60.4 Social exclusion or rejection
V62.4 Z60.5 Target of (perceived) adverse discrimination or persecution
V62.9 Z60.9 Unspecified problem related to social environment
V62.9 Z65.9 Unspecified problem related to unspecified psychosocial circumstances
V65.40 Z71.9 Other counseling or consultation.

2.2-2 What are some of the strengths of this family?
The family appears to be extremely concerned about Carlos; they are very loving and caring. This family appears to be close knit family with a strong support system.

2.2-3 What resources might be helpful to this family?
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Refer Carlos to a psychologist with a PhD. To administer the Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scales of Intelligence –fourth edition (WWPSI-IV) test. Advocate for educational services and counseling. Mona and Ricardo may need family and/or marriage counseling to help acquire coping skills for raising a child with intellectual developmental disorder and special needs.

2.2-5 How would you diagnose Carlos’ problems? Please list the symptoms that are supportive of your diagnosis.
318.2 (F73) Profound Intellectual Disability (Intellectual Developmental Disorder) and
315.8 (F88) Global Developmental Delay
-Unresponsiveness is not due to hearing problems. Hearing tested normal.
-Since birth Carlos has been nonresponsive, disengaged and does not make eye
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He has been determined to have poor social interaction skills; his developmental play behavior is not age appropriate; displays disturbed behavior which appears to be of neurological origin. Carlos meets the following criteria for:
Intellectual Developmental Disorder:
A. Deficits in intellectual functions, such as reasoning, problem solving, planning, abstract thinking, judgment, academic learning, and learning from experience, confirmed by both clinical assessment and individualized, standardized intelligence testing.
B. Deficits in adaptive functioning that result in failure to meet developmental and sociocultural standards for personal independence and social responsibility. Without ongoing support, the adaptive deficits limit functioning in one or more activities of daily life, such as communication, social participation, and independent living, across multiple environments, such as home, school, work, and community.
C. Onset of intellectual and adaptive deficits during the developmental

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