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An assessment of whether the client is mastering the stage of identity Brady is a 15-year-old Caucasian male that is attending his second assessment. Brady’s father, Steve, is concerned about Brady’s behaviors at home and at school. Steve’s wife and Brady’s mother, Diane, passed away three years ago. Steve does not believe that Diane’s death has an effect on Brady’s behavior. Brady states that Steve’s behavior has become more aggressive since Diane’s death. Brady is now fearful of his father, which is giving him feeling love 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 psychological development present Brady at his age level, which is Identity vs. Role Confusion stage. This stage occurs during the adolescent years, ages 12-18 years. Within this stage is where the teenager finds a feeling of personal identity, which impacts behavior and development throughout the rest of his life (Cherry, 2019). Brady is currently not receiving appropriate support and

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