Behavior Pathology

PSY 6669 Behavior Pathology
Fall
2015
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psychological
assessment for
treatment
planning and
caseload
management.
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assessment for
treatment
planning and
caseload
management.
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assessment for
treatment
planning and
caseload
management.
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assessment for
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Activity I

(Part E):
Assessment
CMHC (6) D.2,
H.3
Demonstrates
no ability to use
procedures for
assessing and
managing
suicide risk.
Demonstrates
below average
ability to use
procedures for
assessing and
managing
suicide risk.
Demonstrates
average ability
to use
procedures for
assessing and
managing
suicide risk.
Demonstrates
mastery level
ability to use
procedures for
assessing and
managing
suicide risk.
Demonst
rates
exceptional
ability to use
procedures for
assessing and
managing
suicide risk.
LIVETEXT ASSIGNMENT II: Behavior Pathology Essay I /
Principle, Provisional and
Other Conditions That May Be a Focus of Clinical Attention
Assessments; CMHC (6) A.6,
A.9, G.1, K.3, L.3
Directions: The instructor will provide the format for Essay I. This essay assesses the
following:

The potential for substance use disorders to mimic and coexist with a variety
of medical and psychological
disorders;

The impact of crises, disasters, and other trauma

causing events on people;
and,

The principles and models of assessment, case conceptualization, theories of
human development, and concepts of normalcy and psychopathology leading
to diagnoses an
d appropriate counseling treatment plans.
.
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LIVETEXT ASSIGNMENT III: Behavior Pathology Es
say II / Personality Disorders,
Neurobiological
Disorders.
Childhood/Adolescent Disorders; CMHC(6) D.6, G.1, G.2, G.4,
H.2, K.1, L.2.
Directions: The instructor will provide th
e
format for Essay II. This essay assesses the
following:

Case Conceptualization

Screening and Assessment

Clinical Evaluation

Diagnostic Process
PSY 6669 Behavior Pathology
Fall
2015
Pg.
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Use of the DSM

5, Primary Diagnosis, Provisional Diagnosis and Criterion
Clinical Significance

Dimensional assessment
IT WILL BE 12 PAGES FOR THIS ONE
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2. Case Study: Robin p117 I HAVE EQUATIONS ON IT AND I HAVE TO DO IT IN 2 PAGES

3. Case Study: Rajesh p163 I HAVE EQUATIONS ON IT AND I HAVE TO DO IT IN 2 PAGES

4. Case Study: Cassie p241 I HAVE EQUATIONS ON IT AND I HAVE TO DO IT IN 2 PAGES
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Professional Issues Research Paper: Discuss current professional issues that affect clinical mental health counselors (Internet addictio) Select an issue (must be approved by instructor) and provide a review of the literature (following APA style and format) as it pertains to best practices, efficacies of treatment and interventions, and improvement and/or enhancement of service delivery. Research papers must contain a minimum of seven pages (maximum 10 pages) not including cover and reference page with a minimum of six articles from professional counseling journals published within the last 10 years (i.e., Journal of Counseling and Development, Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development). You may use the textbook as a minor reference. Submit via LiveText, Blackboard Assignments. A.7; J.1; J.2; J.3; I-1
I HAVE EQUATIONS ON IT AND I HAVE TO DO IT IN 7 PAGES
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Essay #1: Ethical principles in
clinical mental health counseling

Common Assignment 1: Ethical Principles in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Discuss each of the following ethical principles. In your response include the implications for mental health practice and your understanding of the application of ethical standards for each principle. Also include the multicultural issues related to ethical principles.
(a) Discuss Principles (b) Implications (c) Multicultural
• Autonomy Inclusion Issues – Ethics
• Nonmaleficence Referral
• Beneficence Best Practice
• Justice Limitations (as counselor)
• Fidelity Supervision
• Veracity Practice (as counselor)
• Aspirational ethics Other Implications
• Mandatory ethics
I HAVE TO DO IT IN 4 PAGES
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Common Assignment 2: Laws and rules in state licensure and/or certification; and public policy

Discuss in detail the following:

a. Describe the criteria and standards for becoming a licensed professional counselor in your state of proposed practice. Include educational and experiential requirements for licensure, and the scope of practice for the selected state of practice.
b. Distinguish between licensure, certification, and accreditation
c. Specifically describe the Ethical Code of Conduct or Professional Standards used for licensed professional counselors in your state of proposed practice.
d. Describe the concept of core provider status and the implications of this concept to accessibility to and funding for mental health services.
e. Describe public policies that would impact the quality and accessibility of mental health
services. Include the concept of advocacy in your response.

I HAVE TO DO IT IN 4 PAGES
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Essay #3: Ethical Decision Making Processes –
Including Multicultural Implications.

Common Assignment 3: Ethical Decision Making Processes

Discuss one (1) of the following ethical decision-making models:

• Forester-Miller and Davis (1996)
• Corey, Corey, & Callanan (2007)
• Kitchener, K. (1984)

Forester-Miller, H., & Davis, T. (1996). A practitioner’s guide to ethical decision
making. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.
Corey, G., Corey, M., & Callanan, P. (2007). Issues and ethics in the helping professions
(7th ed.) Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole.
Kitchener, K.S. (1984). Intuition, critical evaluation and ethical principles: The
foundation for ethical decisions in counseling psychology. The Counseling Psychologist, 12, 43-55.

Describe the application process of one of the above decision-making models to the following ethical dilemma – include multicultural implications as part of your response:

The course instructor will list a specific counseling related ethical dilemma for the student to apply an ethical decision making model. Ethical scenarios should be selected from: Herlihy, B., & Corey, G. (2006). ACA ethical standards casebook (6th edition)(or latest edition). Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.
I HAVE TO DO IT IN 4 PAGES

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