Topic: Clinical assessment and case conceptualization – dimensions of the formul
Topic: Clinical assessment and case conceptualization – dimensions of the formulation
What are the assumptions and structure of various models for case conceptualization?
How does a clinical hypothesis inform clinical intervention?
How does case conceptualization impact power in the therapeutic alliance?
Skills lab: Suicide risk assessment, coding OARS, hypothesis formation.
Practice exemplar: Suicide risk assessment and intervention
Kuyken, W., Padesky, C. A., and Dudley, R. (2008). Collaborative case conceptualization: Working effectively with clients in cognitive-behavioral therapy. New York: Guilford. Chapter 2 (pp. 25-58); Chapter 3 (pp. 59-92). Full text available on-line via Columbia University libraries.
Atkins-Loria, S., Macdonald, H., and Mitterling, C. (2015). Young African American men and the diagnosis of conduct disorder: The neo-colonization of suffering. Clinical Social Work Journal, 43, 431-441. Full text available on-line via Columbia University libraries.
Case conceptualization (Links to an external site.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jCQuoxk2dF4
Suicide risk assessment (Links to an external site.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFZ-i1Ln6aQ
Using the elements of a suicide risk assessment as your guide, develop a case of a client who is experiencing suicidal ideation. Then, using figure 2.7 from Kuyken, select a conceptualization model and write a brief summary of the conceptualization of the case you developed. Maximum 2 pages, single spaced, due: [night before session 2].