Red Flag

What are some red flags that would indicate client resistance? How can you most effectively deal with resistance? Will a client with substance use disorder be more resistant than a client with a general mental health disorder? What would be the impact in involving significant others in treatment? Explain your response.
This discussion question meets the following NASAC Standards:
40) Examine treatment implications in collaboration with the client and significant others.
41) Confirm the readiness of the client and significant others to participate in treatment.
71) Apply generally accepted measures of treatment outcome.
72) Utilize referral skills, as described in Section 3.
112) Prepare and record treatment and continuing care plans that are consistent with agency standards and comply with applicable administrative rules. (275 words)

Part Two
What tools can you use to help motivate the client and keep them on track with their stated goals? What types of interventions might be appropriate to help the client become more focused or motivated? What are the indicators the client is stuck?
This discussion question meets the following NASAC Standards:
71) Apply generally accepted measures of treatment outcome.
72) Utilize referral skills, as described in Section 3.
77) Facilitate the client’s engagement in the treatment/recovery process.
78) Work with the client to establish realistic, achievable goals consistent with achieving and maintaining recovery.
113) Record progress of the client in relation to treatment goals and objectives.
115) Document the treatment outcome, using accepted methods and instruments. (275 words)