Summary Of Jennifer Haywood's Psychosocial Assessment

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On December 28th, 2016 Jennifer Haywood conducted an interview with Kelly Morgan using the Psychosocial Assessment. Information gathered can be categorized under family origin, experience while growing up, relationship history, physical history, mental history, drug and alcohol history, employment history, education history, demographic information, or strengths in the psychosocial assessment. Additionally, military history and legal history are sections within the psychosocial assessment but are irrelevant to the current client. Due to the organic nature of the interview, the information is collected sporadically from the client.
Initially, the interviewer clarified expectations, privacy, and instances information would be disclosed to a third party. Before discussing larger areas of her life, Mrs. Morgan states she is forty-eight years old and was born and raised in Reynoldsburg Ohio. Additionally, the reason why she is seeking assistance is because she is worried for her son and feels overwhelmed by expectations. Both situations will be further elaborated upon in later in the essay. Alike the psychosocial assessment, family origin is the initial area discussed.
While growing up the client’s family resided
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She described him as fun, exciting, and a boundary pusher. Eventually, her first husband was diagnosed bipolar but he never took medications. Instead, he self-medicated with alcohol, marijuana, opioids, and cocaine. The client suspected him of stealing stuff from the home to support self-medicating. When their son, Ashton, was three years old the client left her husband because of concerns for her and her son’s well-being. An example the client gave was described as having to enter the home before bringing her son in so she could assess her husband’s emotional state and safety of the environment. It was not disclosed when they were specifically married, divorced, or when their son was

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