PSY 650 Week 4 – Assignment Case Analysis – Treatment Format

Case Analysis – Treatment Format 

Prior to beginning work on this week’s journal, read the PSY650 Week Four Treatment Plan ,Preview the document Case  15: Borderline Personality Disorder in Gorenstein and Comer (2014), and  Borderline Personality Disorder in Sneed et al., . (2012). Please also  read the Rizvi, et al. (2013), “An Overview of Dialectical Behavior  Therapy for Professional Psychologists,” Harned, et al.  (2013),  “Treatment Preference Among Suicidal and Self-Injuring Women with  Borderline Personality Disorder and PTSD,” Miller (2006), “Telehealth  Issues in Consulting Psychology Practice,”  and Luxton, et al. (2011),  “mHealth for Mental Health: Integrating Smartphone Technology in  Behavioral Healthcare” articles.

Assess the evidence-based practices implemented in this case study. In your paper, include the following.

  • Explain the connection between each theoretical orientation used by Dr. Bank’s and the interventions utilized in the case.
  • Describe the concept of dialectical behavior therapy, being sure to include the six main points of this type of treatment.
  • Explain Dr. Banks’s primary goal during the pre-treatment stage and  how Dr. Banks related this to Karen in her initial therapy sessions.
  • Describe the two formats that Dr. Banks told Karen would be part of her treatment program.
  • Describe the focus of the second and third stages of treatment.
  • Assume the role of a consulting clinical or counseling psychologist  on this case, and recommend at least one technology-based e-therapy tool  that would be useful. Explain liability issues related to delivering  e-therapy consultation, supporting your response with information from  the Miller (2006), “Telehealth Issues in Consulting Psychology Practice”  article.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the treatment interventions  implemented by Dr. Banks supporting your statements with information  from the case and two to three peer-reviewed articles from the Ashford  University Library, in addition to those required for this week.
  • Recommend three additional treatment interventions that would be  appropriate in this case. Use information from the Sneed, Fertuck,  Kanellopoulos, and Culang-Reinlieb (2012), “Borderline Personality  Disorder” article to help support your recommendations. Justify your  selections with information from the case.

The Case Analysis – Treatment Format

  • Must be 4 to 5 double-spaced pages in length (not including title  and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined  in the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..
  • 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 from the Ashford  University Library in addition to the article required for this week.
  • Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  • Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

Carefully review the Grading Rubric (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

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