Counseling Strategies and Intervention: Read Chapter 7, “Managing the Helping Sessions,” pages 128–150 in the Cormier text, Counseling Strategies and Interventions for Professional Helpers. Find and read four articles in peer-reviewed journals in the Capella Library. One should be on the topic of the intake or initial counseling interview, one should be on the topic of goal setting, and two should be on the topic of treatment planning.
Based on the reading in the text, the four articles you read this week, and any other resources you have, discuss the important elements of an initial assessment of a client. What are some questions you want to be sure to ask?
Discuss how your favorite theory or theoretical orientation(s) influence the content of your initial assessment and the way you use the acquired information for goal setting and treatment planning. Get Case Study help.