Assessment And Behavioral Illnesses: A Case Study

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classifying emotional and behavioral disturbances and describes the differences among the various disorders. In addition to describe cognitive, affective, and personality disorders, the DSM-5 also deals with a variety of other disorders pertaining to developmental stages, learning, trauma, substance abuse, moods, sexual and gender identity, eating, sleep, impulse control, and adjustment” (p.172). Diagnosis differs from an assessment by, first to understand what the term assessment means is, “Assessment consists of evaluating the relevant factors in a client’s life to identify themes for further exploration in the counseling process. This assessment does not necessarily have to be completed during the intake interview or even the early phase…show more content…
We propose that confrontation can be viewed as “care-frontation” if it is done out of genuine concern and in a responsible, constructive way. Confrontation invites individuals to look at the discrepancies, incongruities, denials, distortions, excuses, defensive behaviors, and evasions that prevent them from taking action to change their lives. A lack of challenge often results in stagnation. Without some degree of challenge, clients are likely to persist with self-defeating behavior and develop no new perspectives or skills to make change possible. Helpers cease being effective catalysts to others’ growth if all they offer is support”…show more content…
The problem that I have with confronting people is I don’t enjoy it when people are upset at me for speaking the truth. I know that no one likes being told something they don’t want to hear, but I’m the type of person that wants everyone to be happy and wishes there wasn’t any negativity in the world. I knew the social work profession was for me, because I wanted to make a difference in someone’s life, but having to confront a client is one of those downsides of becoming one. Hopefully, while in school I can find the courage to tell someone the truth, rather than not say anything at all. The Corey’s explain thoroughly how to also challenge yourself when confronting

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