Question Description

9 pages Major Paper

C. Major Paper [15% of grade]

This paper will incorporate both assessment and intervention/treatment of an older adult at least 70 years of age or their family. Students will choose a specific intervention for an older adult and/or their family.

Using the assessment and treatment tools addressed in this course, write an eight to ten page paper covering the following areas:

a. assessment

b. proposed intervention/course of treatment

c. this section will include a scholarly description of the intervention and “best

practice evidence” supporting this treatment

d. ethical implications

e. evaluation

f case summary

Be sure to examine all relevant person-in-environment information and the impact those factors have on the choice of intervention.

Major Paper Outline

Use a case in which the client is an older adult, a caregiver or family assisting an older adult. This can be either someone you are working with in your present field placement, or if that is not possible, one that you have worked with in the past. If you have not worked with an older adult please see me as soon as possible to discuss potential case studies.

Brief Description: Describe the client including the presenting concern, i.e. the reason(s) the client has come or been referred to you. 1/2 point

Assessment – This assessment can be based on Assessment Chapter by Kane in Berkman book. In this section include areas such as history, activities of daily living, and instrumental activities of daily living, support system/network. In addition, please discuss strength. 4.5 pts

Intervention – Based upon your assessment develop a case plan which includes the specific types of interventions you might use with this case. Support your use of this specific intervention. Integrate scholarly resources about this specific intervention. Be specific about your treatment goals. Include interventions and plans that are not just counseling techniques, but also integrate coordination with other community resources, family intervention, etc. 6 pts

Ethics – Discuss any relevant ethical implications of this case using the Six NASW Ethical Standards. You do not need to cover more than one, but address ONE in your paper. 1 pt.

Evaluation – Discuss how you would evaluate the progress in this case, and also what you believe the prognosis or outcome might be in the future given your assessment and treatment plan. 1 pt.

Diversity – Be sure to discuss ANY and ALL relevant issues of diversity and how they might affect your work with this case –. This will include any differences between the older adult and you. 1 pt.

Writing – Paper will have a reference page and professional writing style is expected and points will be removed for failure to follow APA format and basic professional writing style

9 pages Major PaperC. Major Paper [15% of grade]This paper will incorporate both assessment and intervention/treatment of an older adult at least 70 years of age or their family. Students will choose a specific intervention for an older adult and/or their family.Using the assessment and treatment tools addressed in this course, write an eight to ten page paper covering the following areas:a. assessmentb. proposed intervention/course of treatmentc. this section will include a scholarly description of the intervention and “bestpractice evidence” supporting this treatmentd. ethical implicationse. evaluationf case summaryBe sure to examine all relevant person-in-environment information and the impact those factors have on the choice of intervention.Major Paper OutlineUse a case in which the client is an older adult, a caregiver or family assisting an older adult. This can be either someone you are working with in your present field placement, or if that is not possible, one that you have worked with in the past. If you have not worked with an older adult please see me as soon as possible to discuss potential case studies.Brief Description: Describe the client including the presenting concern, i.e. the reason(s) the client has come or been referred to you. 1/2 pointAssessment – This assessment can be based on Assessment Chapter by Kane in Berkman book. In this section include areas such as history, activities of daily living, and instrumental activities of daily living, support system/network. In addition, please discuss strength. 4.5 ptsIntervention – Based upon your assessment develop a case plan which includes the specific types of interventions you might use with this case. Support your use of this specific intervention. Integrate scholarly resources about this specific intervention. Be specific about your treatment goals. Include interventions and plans that are not just counseling techniques, but also integrate coordination with other community resources, family intervention, etc. 6 ptsEthics – Discuss any relevant ethical implications of this case using the Six NASW Ethical Standards. You do not need to cover more than one, but address ONE in your paper. 1 pt.Evaluation – Discuss how you would evaluate the progress in this case, and also what you believe the prognosis or outcome might be in the future given your assessment and treatment plan. 1 pt.Diversity – Be sure to discuss ANY and ALL relevant issues of diversity and how they might affect your work with this case –. This will include any differences between the older adult and you. 1 pt.Writing – Paper will have a reference page and professional writing style is expected and points will be removed for failure to follow APA format and basic professional writing style