Date of Interview: 10/30/2012 Section # 2 Assessments 2
Client’s information: yulaydi is 22 years old she is a single mother of a 5 year old son. She is unemployed and is residing in her mother’s home.
Presenting issue: The client was referred to this agency because of her anxiety and depression problems she is seeking help in dealing with the pressure being put on her as a mother and as a daughter living under her mother’s roof.
Systems the Client is involved in: SNAP (Food Stamps), Public Assistant, and Unemployment, Medicaid.
Client’s Strength: Pride’s herself in being a good mother, deals well with stress, analyses advices.
Purpose of Contact:
The purpose of contact is that the client feels a great amount of pressure from her mother to live life the way her mother says she should live her life and the client feels that her and her son are both a bother in her mother’s house. She says she needs to leave just so she won’t have to do whatever her mother tells her to do so she doesn’t get kicked out. I called the clients name in the waiting room and I asked her to come into my office it is a small room with only enough room for 3 chairs a computer and a desk the computer was turned off and the lighting was a little bit dim and the windows where close but were very clear for the sun to shine through giving the room enough light to make it comfortable. The client came up to me I extended my hand and I said hello miss Xulaydi, my name is Yuldenia Tavarez and I will be your social worker if you can please follow me to my office , so we can get to know each other a little better. The client followed me and once in the office I asked her if she would like to take a sit and make herself comfortable she sat and took off her coat, I then asked her if she would like something to drink