Developmental Influences and Considerations Application

For this Assignment, please select one of the three clients from the case studies provided in the Learning Resources this week.

Complete a 3- to 4-page paper in which you do the following:

  • Provide a brief conceptualization of the client, including developmental considerations.
  • Identify at least two risk factors relating to client’s developmental stage, and how you might address these using stage-focused interventions and goals.
  • Describe how a developmental lens can inform your efforts to effectively facilitate assessment, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Justify your response with specific references to this week’s Learning Resources and the current literature

REQUIRED RESOURCES TO COMPLETE ASSIGNMENT. MUST USE THE RESOURCES LISTED BELOW!!!!

Van Wormer, K., & Davis, D. R. (2018). Addiction treatment: A strengths perspective (4th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage.

    • Chapter 12, “Gender, Sexual, and Sexual Orientation Differences” (pp. 473-505)
    • Chapter 6, “Addiction Across the Lifespan” (pp. 243-293)
  • American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.
    • “Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders” (pp. 481–589)
  • Becker, J. B., Perry, A. N., & Westenbroek, C. (2012). Sex differences in the neural mechanisms mediating addiction: A new synthesis and hypothesis. Biology of Sex Differences, 3(1), 1–35.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • Lanfear, C., Akins, S., & Mosher, C. (2013). Examining the relationship of substance use and sexual orientation. Deviant Behavior, 34(7), 586–597.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • Mitchell, M. R., & Potenza, M. N. (2015). Importance of sex differences in impulse control and addictions. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 6, 1–4.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • Padilla, Y. C., Crisp, C., & Rew, D. L. (2010). Parental acceptance and illegal drug use among gay, lesbian, and bisexual adolescents: Results from a national survey. Social Work, 55(3), 265–275.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

Link to textbook online for chapters: https://mbsdirect.vitalsource.com/#/books/97813375…

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