Case analysis – integrating theoretical orientations

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Prior to beginning this assignment, read the PSY650 Week Two Treatment Plan ,Preview the document Case 16: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Gorenstein and Comer (2014), and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders in Hamblin and Gross (2012).

Assess the evidence-based practices implemented in this case study by addressing the following issues:

  • Explain the connection between each theoretical orientation used by Dr. Remoc and the four interventions utilized in the case.
  • Consider Dr. Remoc’s utilization of two theoretical frameworks to guide her treatment plan.  Assess the efficacy of integrating two orientations based on the information presented in the case study. Describe some potential problems with prescribing medication as the only treatment option for children with ADHD.
  • Identify tasks and positive reinforcements that might be included in Billy’s token economy chart given the behavior issues described in the case. (There are articles in the recommended resources that may assist you in this portion of the assignment.)
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the four treatment interventions implemented by Dr. Remoc and support your statements with information from the case and two to three peer-reviewed articles 
  • Recommend three additional treatment interventions that would be appropriate in this case. Use information from the Hamblin and Gross “Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders” chapter to help support your recommendations. Justify your selections with information from the case.

The Case Analysis

  • Must be 4 to 5 double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style 
  • Must include a separate title page with the following:
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  • Must use at least two peer-reviewed sources 
  • Must document all sources in APA style 
  • Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style 

 

Gorenstein, E. E., & Comer, R. J. (2015). Case studies in abnormal psychology (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Worth Publishers. Retrieved from https://redshelf.com

  • The full-text version of this e-book is available through your online classroom
  • Case 16: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

 Hamblin, R. J., & Gross, A. M. (2012). Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity disorders. In P. Sturmey & M. Hersen (Series Eds.), Handbook of evidence-based practice in clinical psychology: Vol. 1. Child and adolescent disorders [E-book] (pp. 243-266). Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons