Signature Assignment: Evidence Based Treatment In Individual Counseling
Imagine you have been asked to write an evidence-based research article for a professional journal. Choose a disorder or condition that you are likely to see as a professional counselor. Obtain instructor approval for the disorder or condition you selected. Use the University Library to research your topic in depth. Investigate individual counseling treatments, interventions, or strategies for working with people who have the disorder or condition. Choose 10 to 15 peer-reviewed articles to use as the basis for writing your paper. Write a 1,400- to 2,400-word paper on current approaches for treating the disorder or condition you selected. Your paper should be broken down into the following sections, and should include appropriate introduction and conclusion paragraphs: Literature Review Include 350- to 700 words summarizing current research related to the effectiveness of treating the chosen disorder according to a specific theoretical orientation. Conceptualization Include a 250- to 350-word conceptualization of the disorder, according to the specific theoretical orientation. Application of Theory in Treatment Include 700 to 1,050 words describing the diagnostic criteria, symptomology, and behaviors related to the disorder, and how these all contribute to designing a treatment plan. Explain any developmental considerations for treatment related to age or differing abilities of the client. Describe specific treatment interventions for a client with this disorder, according to your chosen theory. Include the 10 to 15 peer-reviewed sources you used on the reference page. Format your assignment according to APA guidelines. Submit your assignment.