In this situation the issue that needs to be addressed is the problem of

In this situation the issue that needs to be

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In this situation the issue that needs to be addressed is the problem of communication between the mother and daughter and Amy’s fear of the bullies in her school and the fact that she is failing her classes due to the stress of everything. According to Kirst-Ashman and Hull Jr (2018) states that how well the members of the family communicate determines how they are able to develop together. In my opinion Amy’s tension towards her mother is mostly because she is unable to really be honest about the issues at school. In Amy’s interview she discussed how she thought about seeking help from her schools guidance counselor but because of the bullies she is fearful that the girls will see her and assume she is telling on them, in this case it may be wise to perform a depression screening on her. A scale that could potentially be used could be the Guidelines for Adolescent Depression in Primary Care (Cheung, et al.,2007). The strengths that Mrs. Bargas are 1. Mrs. Bargas has previous work experience as a nanny and she has experience in a field that people need help in, 2. Amy was willing to seek help
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TREATMENT PLAN FOR BARGAS FAMILY 4 with her problems at school, 3. Mrs. Bargas is willing to get the help to get back on track , 4. Mrs. Bargas and Amy want to work out their relationship problems in therapy. These strengths will help aid the social worker in developing a treatment plan that will help the both of them. In this case it is great that the both of them are willing to take the steps to be open with what is causing their issues. Being open with the social worker and being willing to self-
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