Sunday, July 28, 2019
Evaluating Client Profile 2 Using a Cognitive or RET Approach Assignment
Evaluating Client Profile 2 Using a Cognitive or RET Approach - Assignment Example There are several cultural issues that need to be attended with this client. The case description says Aaron is Syrian-American. I would need to learn more about his cultural background, cultural values, and expectations. I would need to know when he or his family came to this country and what his and his familyÃ¢â¬â¢s level of acculturation is. I would need to learn more about his religiosity, and his religious values and practices to make sure I respect them and incorporate them while developing treatment goals and plan. For example, he might not be comfortable with female therapist or sessions might interfere with some religious practices. Finally, his age should be considered too. He is a minor, but very close to the age of majority. Thus the controversy of dependence versus independence may arise with him. I could address this controversy by considering some ethical and legal issues described below. I would consider several ethical and legal issues with this client. First of a ll, he is a minor (17 years old). I would need to get informed parental consent to start the therapy with Aaron. In addition to parental consent, I would need to get his assent to engage in therapy.