Understanding an adolescents behavior can be at times elusive and even frustrating. Due to the multiple aspects of the developmental tasks during these years, it can be at times quite challenging to clearly define the issue(s) at hand. Assessment during this stage will include an evaluation of whether an adolescents actions are indicative of unhealthy behavior or merely representative of being an adolescent. A comprehensive assessment that includes an evaluation of the clients developmental stage is a priority when working with this age group.
For this Discussion, choose the opposite case from Discussion 1 (Bradley Case) and use Eriksons developmental theory. Post an assessment of whether the client is mastering the stage of identity. Identify the areas that should be addressed in an intervention based on her developmental stage. Describe how you might address those areas.
Support your posts with specific references to this weeks resources. Be sure to provide full APA citations for your references.
I have attached the Bradley Case to materials. Please utilize that case for this specific discussion
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You will respond to two colleagues once I upload their posts.