There are many approaches that one can take in developing a treatment plan. The approach described herein represents a continuation of the same process that began with the clinical assessment and case formulation approaches described in the previous chapters. According to Melchert (2015), the biopsychosocial approach is based on a “holistic understanding the patients’ needs that recognizes the full range of interactive psychological, sociocultural, and biological influences on development, functioning, and behavior change”.

For this discussion, you will watch the application video below and observe the clinician’s interaction with the patient. Using a minimum of 200 words respond to the following.  Refer to Ch. 5 to support your response and use the APA format. (YOU MUST POST FIRST TO VIEW OTHER POSTS.)

1) From your observation, did the therapist develop a collaborative and mutually acceptable environment for the client? Or did she seem rigid in her approach.

2) Did the therapist include sufficient details to guide action and outcomes for the client?

3) Did the therapist plan a realistic time frame within the client’s capability? (i.e., secure housing, client’s visitation with her daughter, next session, etc.)

4) What is your overall impression of the treatment planning process in this case? At this point in your studies, do you feel confident that you can effectively conduct a treatment plan session that promotes successful outcomes for the client?

Collaborative Environment  for Client

There are many approaches that one can take in developing a treatment plan. The approach described herein represents a continuation of the same process that began with the clinical assessment and case formulation approaches described in the previous chapters. According to Melchert (2015), the biopsychosocial approach is based on a “holistic understanding the patients’ needs that recognizes the full range of interactive psychological, sociocultural, and biological influences on development, functioning, and behavior change”.

For this discussion, you will watch the application video below and observe the clinician’s interaction with the patient. Using a minimum of 200 words respond to the following.  Refer to Ch. 5 to support your response and use the APA format. (YOU MUST POST FIRST TO VIEW OTHER POSTS.)

1) From your observation, did the therapist develop a collaborative and mutually acceptable environment for the client? Or did she seem rigid in her approach.

2) Did the therapist include sufficient details to guide action and outcomes for the client?

3) Did the therapist plan a realistic time frame within the client’s capability? (i.e., secure housing, client’s visitation with her daughter, next session, etc.)

4) What is your overall impression of the treatment planning process in this case? At this point in your studies, do you feel confident that you can effectively conduct a treatment plan session that promotes successful outcomes for the client?

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