Creation of Measurable Outcomes in Co-Occurring Disorders

Creation of Measurable Outcomes in Co-Occurring Disorders

Find a newspaper article about a person (such as a politician, athlete, musician, or movie star) whose ethnicity and/or cultural background differs from your own, who has had an encounter with a system (such as criminal justice, welfare, unemployment, psychiatric, child welfare services, or the like), and who also has a co-occurring disorder (such as substance abuse).
Choose a theoretical approach that you would use to guide your work with this person, and create a chart similar to the intervention grid shown on page 93 of the text to determine some of the psychological, organizational, community, and political structures that could be impacting this person.

For this assignment, in addition to the intervention grid, you are required to write a short paper that provides:

  1. Your analysis or evaluation of that person’s social, emotional, developmental, and economic needs (also include the article link)
  2. Trauma-informed goals (at least one behavioral and one that is service-focused)
  3. Specific, measurable milestones of each goal
  4. Method(s) of measuring services provided


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The systems theory would serve as the framework for intervening in the social and psychological challenges that are causing this client to experience difficulties in dealing with the substance addiction that is making him engage in domestic violence and other anti-social behavior. It is the appropriate measure for identifying the structural issues that are responsible for the development of the problem and how the removal would result in the desired outcome for……………….

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