Parul answered on
Mar 23 2023
Hope you are doing great! I found this week's assignment quite interesting and intriguing!
Meet Aaron, a 24-year-old Cari
ean immigrant male who is seeking an assessment due to increased anxiety and depression following the death of his younger
other (Walden University, LLC, 2021). As a culturally humble social worker, it's essential to understand that Aaron has a unique story, and assumptions based on his group membership should be avoided. To better understand Aaron's situation and provide the necessary support, it's important to use motivational interviewing and engagement skills to create a safe space for him to open up.
During the assessment, Aaron revealed a need for counseling services and possibly CBT or DBT to address his feelings of helplessness and tackle the emotions su
ounding his family. Aaron feels misunderstood by his family, and he has experienced rejection from them in the past (Walden University, LLC, 2021). Therefore, in addition to identifying Aaron's strengths, past mental health history, and natural supports, the social worker would work with him to develop coping skills and explore potential support groups in the community.
As a Cari
ean immigrant, Aaron's interactions with various systems, including ethnic, occupational, social, and family systems, have affected his growth, development, and mental health (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). It's evident that Aaron's family system plays a crucial role in his presenting challenges. He feels rejected by his family for not coming to the US at the same time as his parents and younger
other. Additionally, his parents' pressure to assimilate into US culture while Aaron tries to...