Week 9 6456 Pervasive Mental Illness in Couples and Families
Please note that this is an MSW course. Please check Grammar and use some of the resources I have provided
Gurman, A.S., Lebow, J.L., Snyder, D. K. (2015). Clinical handbook of couple therapy. New York, NY: The Guilford Press.
o Chapter 14, “Couple Therapy for Partner Aggression”
o Chapter 22, “Couple Therapy and Depression”
o Chapter 23, “Couple Therapy and Medical Issues”
• Aymer, S. R. (2010). Intimate partner abuse: A case study involving a father and a son. Clinical Case Studies, 9(1), 3–17.
• Chambless, D. L. (2012). Adjunctive couple and family intervention for patients with anxiety disorders. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 68(5), 536-547.
Assessment for and Challenges Related to Pervasive Mental Illness and Health Concerns
a brief description of three symptoms/cues observed in a couple/family session that may require assessment and intervention beyond the scope of a couple/family session and explain why. Then, explain how you, as a helping professional, might take the next steps with the individual who requires additional assessment and intervention. Finally, explain any challenges of continuing working with the couple/family once an individual requires concurrent treatment.
Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the resources.