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with Jake’s illness and the strain it is causing to their marriage (Laureate Education,2013c).Identify the problems in this case and explain whether these problems wouldbest be addressed through individual treatment, family treatment, or acombination of both.I think that Jake has co-occurring PTSD and Alcohol Use Disorder. Jake lacks thecoping skills to handle his trauma and his wife and children lack adequatesupports(Laureate Education, 2013c). To best address these problems it is important totreat not only Jake’s problems but also the issues the family is facing as well. Focusingon reintegrating Jake back into society while building upon his resilience at the sametime as employing family interventions to assist the family with coping with the traumawill give him the best shot at recovery (Wheeler & Bragin, 2007).
EBP Intervention for Jake and his familyThe evidenced-based program I would utilize is the FOCUS Family Resilience Program.
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Term
Spring
Professor
Chenobia Webster-Hill
Tags
Psychological trauma, Posttraumatic stress disorder, Complex post traumatic stress disorder, Jake Levy

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