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Week 4 discussion two 6111An assessment of whether the client is mastering the stage of identity.Brady is a 15-year-old Caucasian male who is going for a second assessment. Steve, Brady’s father, is concerned about Brady’s behaviors at home and school. Steve’s wife, Brady’s mother Diane, had passed three years prior. However, Steve does not believeher death has anything to do with Brady’s behavior. Brady claims that his father has progressed toward becoming meaner since the death of Diane. Brady now is fearful of his father, which is giving him feeling of low self-esteem, and he presents to be immature, and have a low intelligence level, which is making school, not a priority in his life (Plummer, Markis, & Brocksen, 2014).Erik Erikson’s stages of psychosocial development present Brady at his age is in theIdentity vs. Confusion stage. This stage takes place during the teenage years. Within this stage is where the teenager finds a feeling of personal identity, which impacts behavior and

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