Writer’s Choice

Reflect on the reasons you want to complete this internship and what you expect to gain from the experience.
What do you expect the outcomes to be in terms of your learning, growth, and professional development?

Discussion Thread: Case Scenario – Part 3

300 word count
This week we are learning about co-occurring disorders. We have established the client in the case scenario from the Week 2 discussion suffers from alcoholism. Respond to the following:
Based on the Inaba and Cohen textbook readings, and the Integrated Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders video from the Learn section of Module 6: Week 6, what co-occurring disorder(s) are present with our client from the Case Scenario? Support your choice(s) with the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual–V (DSM-V) diagnostic criteria.
What does the scholarly research tell us about the role of spirituality in treating addictions, particularly co-occurring disorders?
In the chart titled, Types of Groups in Addiction Treatment, we see one example of a group is a Christian Focused group. According to the scholarly research, what are two or more considerations in treatment groups for clients who are not of a Christian faith, or do not know where they stand regarding faith and spirituality?

Research Discussion Thread: Effective Treatment

This assignment is a presentation of your research on a subtopic for the weekly Module main topic, not a traditional discussion assignment.
At least 3 peer-reviewed scholarly articles from the JLF Library. Weekly course materials may not be used in this assignment (i.e., textbooks, articles, videos, etc.).
At least 3 multimedia sources from the internet from reputable sources (properly credited and referenced)
Graduate level writing style (i.e., formal tone, proper grammar, sentence structure, paragraph style and length, and current APA writing format)
Current APA format (i.e., citations, references, headings, person tense, writing style, etc.)

Research Discussion Thread: Inhalant and Process Addictions

500 words
This assignment is a presentation of your research on a subtopic for the weekly Module main topic, not a traditional discussion assignment.
At least 3 peer-reviewed scholarly articles from the JFL Library. Weekly course materials may not be used in this assignment (i.e., textbooks, articles, videos, etc.).
At least 3 multimedia sources from the internet from reputable sources (properly credited and referenced)
Graduate level writing style (i.e., formal tone, proper grammar, sentence structure, paragraph style and length, and current APA writing format)
Current APA format (i.e., citations, references, headings, person tense, writing style, etc.)

Research Discussion Thread: Co-occurring Disorders

See attached discussion instructions. This assignment is a presentation of your research on a subtopic for the weekly Module main topic, not a traditional discussion assignment.
At least 3 peer-reviewed scholarly articles from the JLF Library. Weekly course materials may not be used in this assignment (i.e., textbooks, articles, videos, etc.).
At least 3 multimedia sources from the internet from reputable sources (properly credited and referenced)
Graduate level writing style (i.e., formal tone, proper grammar, sentence structure, paragraph style and length, and current APA writing format)
Current APA format (i.e., citations, references, headings, person tense, writing style, etc.)

letter to legislator

senate bill I picked is hb 1013
I want to write to Georgia, governor Brian kemp
HB 1013 requires that state health insurers providing coverage for mental health and substance use disorders do so to the same degree as the treatment for a physical illness, and coverage extends to a spouse and dependent(s) covered under a plan.

First Assignment

Please complete this assignment by the first day of classes. You will receive a grade. If you are taking other courses with me, this assignment will be needed to be completed. Some of the responses will differ depending on the course, so be mindful of that.

Diagnosis

Watch this video on Youtube (The world needs all kinds of minds | Temple Grandin) and then answer the following questions. Please do not use I.
List and describe the ways ASD influences thinking for Temple Grandin.
Explain why the shift from seeing neurodevelopmental disorders as a disability to a different way of thinking is important.
Explain what you think is the biggest challenge in treating neurodevelopmental disorders.

Discussion Thread: Inhalant and Process Addictions

The last class of substance you will focus on is inhalants, reportedly used at predominately higher rates among adolescents according to a 2020 study. You will learn about the process or behavioral addictions; though actively debated, evidence increasingly points to the fact that certain behaviors are as addictive as many substances. As you are learning from this module: week, behavioral or process addictions are not fully accepted as being the same as addiction to substances. Share your opinion on this issue and be sure to support your opinion. First-person is permitted in this discussion.

Unit #10 Discussion

Create a scenario of an ethical dilemma that you have not previously used. It can involve any type of violation of the NOHS Ethical Standards for Human Services Professionals.
Please respond to the following:
Describe the case you have chosen, outlining all ethical issues presented by the actions of the human services professional.
Discuss how your core values, which you shared in Unit 2, are reflected in your course of action.
1. Honoring cultural diversity
2. Advocating for social justice
3. Acting with integrity, honesty, and genuineness
Analyze the actions in light of your readings and the NOHS Ethical Standards for Human Services Professionals.
Outline how you could handle the situation differently.
Suggest some ways in which the astute and ethical human service professional can prevent such a situation from developing by being aware and proactive in their practice.
Corey, G., Corey, M. S., Corey, C., & Callanan, P. (2014). Issues and ethics in the helping professions, updated with 2014 ACA codes. Cengage Learning.