The Final Research Paper provides opportunity to synthesize your course readings and outside research in a creative case presentation. All assignments MUST be typed, double-spaced, in APA style, and must be written in proper English. You are encouraged to utilize the Internet and the University Virtual Library to access current literature and information to enhance your analysis for this project. Your final paper MUST be typed, double-spaced, in APA style.
Select a minimum of eight (8) current research articles* taken from scholarly journals (online or hard copy) on your selected topic. You must reference according to APA format.
Remember to include any relevant legal, ethical, and cultural considerations
Your paper must be 8-10 pages plus a Title and Reference Page.
For your final research paper, you will be creating a case study using a fictional individual client taken from television, movies or literature that suffers from substance abuse or dependency. Your case must be based on the actual storyline of your fictional character.
§ Please identify the fictional story you are basing your paper on.
[you may use the Case Study assignment in Activity 18 to help organize your paper]
Develop a Complete Case Study for this client to include the following:
· Client Demographics
· Screening Information (Substance Abuse and Mental Health)
· Initial Assessment
· Personal History
· Emotional/Behavioral Assessment
· Diagnostic Assessment
· Narrative Clinical Evaluation
· Problem List (at least three identified problems)
· Long Term Goals
· Short Term Goals
· Objectives for All Goals
· Intervention for All Goals
· Completed Client Treatment Plan
· Identification of specific ongoing Service Coordination
· Relapse Prevention Plan
· Termination Plan