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Select one of the cases below to document as a crisis.?Your role is the Intake Worker who is meeting with the client for the initial visit to the agency and you will forward the case accordingly, based on a preliminary assessment of client’s needs.?Your documentation must include identifying data, (e.g. age, ethnicity, gender, etc.) as well as other pertinent information (employment, family, drug use, mental health history, etc.).?Explain your documentation process and how you have incorporated the information in a legal, ethical and professional manner.?You are free to submit in any format, but will need to demonstrate competency in the necessary requirements for ethical and legal documentation such as informed consent, HIPPA compliance, etc.?Review the material posted this week carefully before completing this assignment. This assignment is due Sunday at 5pm .

Your response must be a minimum of 2 pages, double spaced. Post as an attachment in WORD

CASE 1:?

Josh is a 27 year-old male who recently moved back in with his parents after his fianc?e was killed by a drunk driver 3 months ago. His fianc?e, a beautiful young woman he?d been dating for the past 4 years, was walking across a busy intersection to meet him for lunch one day. He still vividly remembers the horrific scene as the drunk driver ran the red light, plowing down his fianc?e right before his eyes. He raced to her side, embracing her crumpled, bloody body as she died in his arms in the middle of the crosswalk. No matter how hard he tries to forget, he frequently finds himself reliving the entire incident as if it was happening all over.

Since the accident, Josh has been plagued with nightmares about the accident almost every night. He had to quit his job because his office was located in the building right next to the little caf? where he was meeting his fianc?e for lunch the day she died. The few times he attempted to return to work were unbearable for him. He has since avoided that entire area of town.

Normally an outgoing, fun-loving guy, Josh has become increasingly withdrawn, ?jumpy?, and irritable since his fianc?s death. He?s stopped working out, playing his guitar, or playing basketball with his friends ? all activities he once really enjoyed. His parents worry about how detached and emotionally flat he?s become.?

CASE 2

Jessica is a 28 year-old married female. She has a very demanding, high stress job as a second year medical resident in a large hospital. Jessica has always been a high achiever. She graduated with top honors in both college and medical school. She has very high standards for herself and can be very self-critical when she fails to meet them. Lately, she has struggled with significant feelings of worthlessness and shame due to her inability to perform as well as she always has in the past.

For the past few weeks Jessica has felt unusually fatigued and found it increasingly difficult to concentrate at work. Her coworkers have noticed that she is often irritable and withdrawn, which is quite different from her typically upbeat and friendly disposition. She has called in sick on several occasions, which is completely unlike her. On those days she stays in bed all day, watching TV or sleeping.

At home, Jessica?s husband has noticed changes as well. She?s shown little interest in sex and has had difficulties falling asleep at night. Her insomnia has been keeping him awake as she tosses and turns for an hour or two after they go to bed. He?s overheard her having frequent tearful phone conversations with her closest friend, which have him worried. When he tries to get her to open up about what?s bothering her, she pushes him away with an abrupt ?everything?s fine?.

Although she hasn?t ever considered suicide, Jessica has found herself increasingly dissatisfied with her life. She?s been having frequent thoughts of wishing she was dead. She gets frustrated with herself because she feels like she has every reason to be happy, yet can?t seem to shake the sense of doom and gloom that has been clouding each day as of late.

CASE 3

Martin is a 21 year-old business major at a large university. Over the past few weeks his family and friends have noticed increasingly bizarre behaviors. On many occasions they?ve overheard him whispering in an agitated voice, even though there is no one nearby. Lately, he has refused to answer or make calls on his cell phone, claiming that if he does it will activate a deadly chip that was implanted in his brain by evil aliens.

His parents have tried to get him to go with them to a psychiatrist for an evaluation, but he refuses. He has accused them on several occasions of conspiring with the aliens to have him killed so they can remove his brain and put it inside one of their own. He has stopped attended classes altogether. He is now so far behind in his coursework that he will fail if something doesn?t change very soon.

Although Martin occasionally has a few beers with his friends, he?s never been known to abuse alcohol or use drugs. He does, however, have an estranged aunt who has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals over the years due to erratic and bizarre behavior.

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For this assignment, I would like you to think about gender differences as it relates to intimacy.?Write an essay of at least 5 paragraphs that discusses research findings?and share your own opinion on the?differences?in how men and women relate in intimate relationships.?This includes, sharing feelings, physical intimacy, responding to acts of infidelity in a relationship, being open about issues and problems in the relationship, sharing responsibilities, etc.

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