Hypothetical Paper

Topics: Goal, Cognitive psychology, Psychology Pages: 6 (1780 words) Published: May 20, 2012
Hypothetical Paper

Hypothetical Working Agreement Paper
KristinaMarie Fry
University of Phoenix

Hypothetical Working Agreement PaperResource
Section 1: Client Information
Scenario: Freydia is a 27-year-old mother having been on crack cocaine for four years. Her offspring, ages seven and nine, have been taken away from her care by Child Protective Services and are presently residing with her mother. Freydia seeks admission to the drug program saying: "I would like my children to live with me again." Client Name: ______________________________________________________________ Address: ___________________________________________________________________ Street_________________________________City______________State____Zip____ Social Security Number_____________________________ Date of Birth_________ County________________________________________________________________ Home Phone: ____________________________

Cell Phone: ______________________
Gender: [ ] Male [ ] Female
Marital Status: _______________
Race: [ ] African American [ ] Anglo American [ ] Native American [ ] Hispanic [ ] Asian [ ] Other

Section 2: Partializing Goals
Prioritizing pertains to working on matters that are more important rather than those tasks which are irrelevant and are not an immediate necessity. In order to prioritize effectively, the person has to distinguish what their priorities are, along with identifying the difference between critical and important. In Freydia’s situation, her priority of importance is that she needs to obtain the counseling and help that is required by means of clear, direct and realizable goals. Goals that are obtainable are a must. Do not make goals that are unrealistic to reach and it may frighten her, which would make it even harder. It is preferred for Freydia to be able to notice that she is improving and changing and to be able to appreciate that improvement. Prioritizing these goals for Freydia is providing her the transformation and leading to recovery to render the initial procedure.

Short Term Goals:
• Avoid every kind of drug and alcohol.
• Attend a drug program and complete successfully.
• Pass weekly drug tests.
• Find a decent paying job and keep it.
• Prepare for supervised interaction with children.
• Arrange for family counseling.
• Obtain Legal Advice to gain custody of children.
• Find a safe place to live for self and children.

Long Term Goals:
• Reunion with her children.
• Attend a parenting class to be a responsible parent. • To get a stable job
• Stay clean and avoid potential situations
• Owning a home in a safe neighborhood.
Section 3: Prioritizing Freydia’s Strengths
It is apparent that as of right now, Freydia’s ability to take care of her children is non-existent, but despite her circumstances she gave the impression that she could take good care of her children and she would like them be back with her. Even though her addiction has caused many disappointments and problems in her life, there is a part herself that was not destroyed by drugs that ruined her life and her children were the most important thing in her life. It is obvious that she loves her children and it is that love she has for her children that will motivate her toward her goals. Freydia’s Resources:

Freydia will attend the drug program that is available to her and she has other resources that are readily available to her in order for her to reunite with her children. We are quick to give her counseling to support her with her addiction to drugs. This agency is as well willing to encourage her in order for her to maintain negative drug tests. We will also help with obtaining the best job, and counsel on legal assistance to ease her with gaining custody of her children. After successfully completing the drug program, we will help out in locating a...
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