Unit 4 – Individual Project Licit and Illicit Drugs

 

Assignment Objectives Create a plan that reflects on the continuum of care based on identmed and A
available resources and referral. Analyze research and theories on drug prevention and treatment
modalitiesAssrgnment Objectives Create a plan that reflects on the continuum of care based on
identfied and available resources and referral. Analyze research and theories on drug prevention

and treatment modalities. Key Assignment For this assignment, you will write a formal paper on a

person with an untreated addiction who is in the critical stage. You will choose the drug of choice,
gender, age. culture, religion, and ethnicity of this person and his or her family. You also need to
describe the family system. Is he or she married. single. divorced, or widowed? Does he or she have
children? lfso, how many and what ages and genders? Is this a mixed family, blended family, or
traditional family? Describe the behavioral and psychological issues related to the health, family,
financial, social, and legal problems associated with this person’s addiction. Finally, discuss your

plan of action and what resources might be available for this person and his or her family to work
through to stability. For example, since the person is critical, what do you need to do first? Then,

cover the process from stabilizing the crisis to ongoing measures taken to maintain the person ‘s
stability. You can choose various approaches such as traditional 12-step, holistic. and other

avenues of treatment that are open to this person and his or her family. Utilize a treatment plan,

identijying the type of treatment you believe is best in the case you are presenting. Conclude your
report with a summary of why you think this is the best treatment for this person in the context of

all of the issues described above. Assignment Guidelines Address the following in a formal paper of

1. 000- 1.250 words: For this assignment. you will write a formal paper on a person with an

untreated addiction who is in the critical stage. You will be creating the scenario yourself. You will
choose the following with regard to your paper‘s scenario: Drug of choice Gender Age Culture

Religion Ethnicity Describe the person’s family system: is he or she married, single. divorced. or
widowed? Does he or she have children? If so. how many and what ages and genders? Is this a

mixed family, blended family. or traditional family? Describe the behavioral and psychological

issues related to the health. family, financial. social. and legal problems associated with this

person’s addiction. Once the scenario is complete with the above information, address the

following questions: What will be your plan of action to treat the individual from the scenario?
Since he or she is critical, what do you need to do first? Explain. What resources might be available

for this person and his or her family to work through to stability? Explain. Explain the process from
stabilizing this particular crisis to ongoing measures taken to maintain the individual’s stability.

What treatment plan would you use to ident’qy the type of treatment you believe is best in this case?

What treatment plan would you use to ident’qjl the type of treatment you believe is best in this case?

Explain. Condude your report with a summary of why you think this is the best treatment for this 5
person in the context of all of the issues described in your scenario. You are required to use at least

five (5) legitimate scholarly sources. Be sure to reference all sources using APA style.

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