Use yourself or a fictional character as the subject of an interview that seeks to answer a referral question of your choice. The interview will seek to gather all of the information that relates to the Mental Status Exam provided in your course text, which deals with the examinee’s appearance, manner, approach, orientation, alertness, thought processes, mood, and affect.
- Include examples of issues that would be addressed in this interview and strategies that would be used in working with this individual.
- Identify social and cultural factors related to the assessment and evaluation of the individuals
- How would the understanding of ethical/legal violations be beneficial to you as a counselor and why?
When responding to other postings pick a different position than the person you are engaging in the discussion.
State 2 reasons you might agree and 2 reasons you might not agree with their recommended strategies.