In this family there is a mother and her 13-year-old son. The father was never involved in the son’s life, nor did the mother ever marry. The presenting problem is the son’s behaviors and attitude. The mother had to deal with her son going to court several times because of his behavior. This has been costly and time consuming for her. In addition to this, he has not been doing well at school at all due to his behavior problems. Moreover, his drug and alcohol use has resulted in him to be ordered to attend an out-patient drug treatment once a week. This is also because of his bad behavior at school.
The Presenting Problem
The major problem is that the mother cannot get her son to listen to her to change his …show more content…
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