Assignment | SOCW 6446 – Social Work Practice With Children and Adolescents | Walden University

  

Week 4 6446 

Therapeutic Approaches for Disruptive Behaviors

Have you considered counseling a child who is unable to sit still or listen to what you are saying during a counseling session? What about a highly aggressive child or adolescent? How might you develop a therapeutic relationship with children and adolescents with disruptive behaviors?

This week, you examine the effectiveness of counseling sessions with children and adolescents with a variety of disruptive behaviors. You also examine your own reactions to children and adolescents with disruptive behaviors and the potential influence of your reactions in the counseling process. Finally, you explore the development of therapeutic relationships as well as the missteps that might occur in the counseling process.

Learning Objectives

Students will:

· Analyze the influence of personal reactions on the therapeutic relationships

· Analyze transformations of negative reactions

· Evaluate counseling sessions

· Evaluate therapeutic approaches

· Analyze critical skills for therapeutic relationships in counseling sessions

Therapeutic Approaches for Disruptive Behaviors

Readings

• Boyatzis, C. J., & Junn, E. N. (2016). Annual editions: Child

growth and development (22nd ed.). McGraw-Hill Education.

o Louis, C.S. “Certain Television Fare Can Help Ease

Aggression in Young Children, Study Finds” (p. 83)

• Klein, B., Damiani-Taraba, G., Koster, A., Campbell, J., &

Scholz, C. (2015). Diagnosing attention-deficit hyperactivity

disorder (ADHD) in children involved with child protection

services: are current diagnostic guidelines acceptable for

vulnerable populations?. Child: care, health and

development, 41(2), 178-185.

• Powers, C. J., & Bierman, K. L. (2013). The multifaceted impact

of peer relations on aggressive-disruptive behavior in early

elementary school. Developmental Psychology, 49(6), 1174–1186

Document: DSM-5 Bridge Document: Disruptive Behaviors

(PDF)

• Boyatzis, C. J., & Junn, E. N. (2016). Annual editions: Child

growth and development (22nd ed.). McGraw-Hill Education.

o Lahey, J. “Why Parents Need to Let Their Children Fail”

(p. 112)

o Smith, B. L., “The Case Against Spanking: Physical

Discipline Is Slowly Declining as Some Studies Reveal

Lasting Harms for Children” (p. 105)

• Cochran, J. L., Cochran, N. H., Nordling, W. J., McAdam, A., &

Miller, D. T. (2010). Two case studies of child-centered play

therapy for children referred with highly disruptive behavior.

International Journal of Play Therapy, 19(3), 130–143.

• Eyberg, S. M., Nelson, M. M., & Boggs, S. R. (2008).

Evidence- based psychosocial treatments for children and

adolescents with disruptive behavior. Journal of Clinical Child

and Adolescent Psychology, 37(1), 215–237.

• Pardini, D. A., Frick, P. J., & Moffitt, T. E. (2010). Building an

evidence base for DSM-5 conceptualizations of oppositional

defiant disorder and conduct disorder: Introduction to the special section. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 119(4), 683–688.

Media

• Laureate Education (Producer). (2014c). Disruptive behaviors

[Video file]. Baltimore, MD: Author.

• Laureate Education (Producer). (2014d). Disruptive behaviors:

Part one [Interactive media]. Baltimore, MD: Author.

• Laureate Education (Producer). (2014e). Disruptive behaviors:

Part two [Interactive media]. Baltimore, MD: Author.

Application: Therapeutic Relationships

The Assignment (3–5 pages) is in two parts:

Part One: Ineffective Interventions

• Identify the less effective counseling session you selected and

explain why it was less effective.

• Identify and explain the intent of the target goal in the counseling

session.

• Explain one ineffective aspect of the counseling approach and

why.

• Explain one misstep the counselor made that inhibited the

development of a therapeutic relationship and why.

Part Two: Effective Interventions

• Identify the more effective counseling session you selected and

explain why it was more effective.

• Explain one intended goal the counselor was attempting to

accomplish in the counseling approach and why.

• Explain one ineffective aspect of the counseling approach and why.

Explain two critical skills the counselor demonstrated that

promoted the development of a therapeutic relationship and how

those critical skills were used.

Support your Assignment with specific references to all resources used

in its preparation. You are asked to provide a reference list for all

resources, including those in the week’s resources for this course.

Need your ASSIGNMENT done? Use our paper writing service to score better and meet your deadline.


Click Here to Make an Order Click Here to Hire a Writer