Therapeutic practice with children and adolescents

Therapeutic practice with children and adolescents

Case study report – Word limit 2000 words Therapeutic practice with children and adolescents, the developmental period i am reporting on is late adolescents 17-22 years of age Choose a specific difficulty or issue relevant to the developmental period of your Group Presentation. The aim of this report is to consider how counselling might be of assistance in relation to this issue. What approaches are discussed in the literature? Specifically you will need to provide: ? A brief summary of the developmental period focussing on the major social and emotional tasks of this period. ? A brief description of the difficulty you have chosen to address ? Evidence of the direct relevance and impact of this difficulty on the developmental age and stage you are addressing. How does this difficulty interfere with completion of age appropriate developmental tasks? ? Consideration of how a counselling relationship might begin with a young person at this stage of development, with regard to this issue. How might counselling be of assistance? What different approaches might be appropriate? Report format: This entails a clearly structured document ? delivered in a precise, concise writing style organised under a set of headings. Thus, the subject is addressed in component parts rather than in a continuous argument as you would an essay . Include: ? Introduction- brief statement of purpose, outline of what is to be included in report (scope of the report) & explanation of the format ? Headings derived from the task (as above) ? these cover the main areas of content. This is the main body of the report. ? Conclusion – an overall summary ? key findings of your report & their significance. DO NOT introduce any new points ? (it is usual if appropriate to include recommendations from your findings). ? References ? The requirement is aminimum of 8 references (this can include the textbook & any of the items from eReserve listed for this unit as well as additional reading).


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