Model Description
Provide the context of the model. Include key theorists, model formation, connection to systems theory, and model assumptions (including description of how change occurs).
Explain the role of the therapist in facilitating change.
Determine legal and ethical considerations unique to the model.
Explain which client population/presenting problems this model would work for and where it would not be appropriate.
Model Fit
Document the strengths you have that will fit well with this model.
Indicate personal areas of improvement that will make this model a better fit for you. Include ways that you will watch for bias and potential misuse of power.
Recovery Model and Narrative Therapy
Articulate the principles or concepts from the mental health recovery model that fit with your personal model.
Model Application
Create a brief case example. You can base your family system on a movie that you have seen, a family you know, your own family, or your imagination. Describe the family system, including important information about their context (this will include aspects of their culture, belief systems, etc.) and presenting problem(s). This section should be brief – a paragraph or so.
Include assessment strategies related to the model.
Recommend a treatment plan based on your model specific for the family system you described above.
Support your report with at least five scholarly resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including seminal articles, may be included.
Length: 10-12 pages, not including title and references pages
Your report should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards.