You have learned about six family counseling models. Identify one of these six theoretical models you would use with this family and provide a brief overview of the model. Why was this model chosen?
How does the theory you chose inform how you view the family and their issues?
How does this theory view the stance of the counselor with this family?
How does this theory view what change would look like with this family?
What interventions from this theory might you use with this family, and why?
Demonstrate how you would apply techniques from your chosen theory in working with the Reyes family: write a short script of a hypothetical counseling session with about 10 client statements and 10 counselor statements.
From the view of this theory, what would be happening differently in this family after a successful therapeutic process?
Written communication: Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
APA formatting: Resources and citations are formatted according to the current APA style and formatting. Use Academic Writer or the Capella Writing Center for guidance.
Number of resources: Minimum of three scholarly resources.
Length of paper: Minimum of 6–8 typed, double-spaced pages, excluding the cover page and reference page.
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By successfully completing this assignment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and scoring guide criteria:
Competency 1: Evaluate issues of marriage, couple, and family functioning from a systems perspective.
Choose and describe a systemic-theory based model and provides and overview.
Discuss ideas about relationship qualities between family members from the perspective of the chosen theory.
Competency 2: Apply a systems-oriented assessment tool to analyze the impact of biopsychosocial factors on couples and families.
Analyze systemic theory-based interventions that align with the chosen clinical model and rationale for using the interventions in the case.
Competency 3: Develop a systemically based case conceptualization within the context of the client system.
Identify important therapeutic issues with the depicted family from the perspective of the chosen theoretical model.
Competency 5: Communicate in a scholarly manner that is respectful of the diversity, dignity, and integrity of others and consistent with the ACA Code of Ethics and other ethical codes guiding members of the counseling profession.
Write clearly, effectively, and professionally with minimal errors.