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Week 3Assignment 2: Practicum – Assessing ClientsName: Amina. H DOB; 1/10/1987 Age: 32 Gender: Female Race: Black or African AmericanFacility: REH Crisis Stabilization Program City: Minneapolis State: MN Presenting problem- Excessive alcohol use, Homelessness History or present illnessAmina is a Somali immigrant that left the war-torn country. She is experiencing an increase in mental health symptoms and stress, especially anxiety and other trauma-related stress. Having difficulty with connecting to other people due to several trauma-related symptoms and Currently homeless. Amina is required by CPS to remain sober and enter treatment in order to maintain custody of her six kids.Past psychiatric historyAmina has indicated that When under the influence of alcohol, Amina has gotten into fights at times. She is currently not using alcohol, and is requesting to be administered UA's or breathalyzers to verify that she is not using alcohol.Amina has endorsed racing thoughts and rumination, paranoia/fear, dissociation, difficulty staying asleep, nightmares, negative cognitions of self, others, and the world; crying episodes, depressed mood, heightened startle response, shakiness, and irritabilityMedical historyClient denies syncope, lightshades, fever, or numbness or tingling States that her generalized pain is 8/10. administered 400mg of Ibuprofen.

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