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Hello Class, The population that I have always been interested in working with adults that have experienced trauma in their life, individuals with debilitating mental health diagnosis, specially those within the cluster a and b disorders. I have always been fascinated with the human mind, and essentially, why people behave the way that they do. Part of the work that we do as social workers, is being able to apply and appropriate assessment model to better understand how we can help the client. The assessments are designed to obtain more information, specifically, background information on symptoms, possible factors biological and environmental factors, etc. For example, let’s say that I am working with a woman that has been subjected to different forms of trauma, this includes verbal abuse by her mother, and being sexually abused at a young age. The client comes to you and expresses that she has a substance abuse issue, that she thinks she is depressed and she believes she suffers through BPD (borderline personality disorder). In order to

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