She has shown some improvement while residing at the

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She has shown some improvement while residing at the facility, particularly with gaining
mobility in her arms and legs. Also of importance is that Paula became pregnant despite her multiple health conditions, and she has been able to request and receive around the clock in home services for her child (Plummer, Makris, & Brocksen, 2013). At the macro level Paula lives in poverty and is part of a much larger issue of the imbalance of societal wealth. Paula does what she can to overcome these hurdles by utilizing resources such as public assistance that provides a stable environment for her and her child. Paula utilizes resources to assist with child care as well as with multiple health issues (Plummer, Makris, & Brocksen, 2013). I believe that strengths based solutions are highly effective and provide clients with the best shot of success while building self-esteem and encouraging empowerment. Many clients come in seeking assistance and lack confidence in their abilities and often focus on the negatives. Committing to utilizing familial strengths and resources helps find solutions. Assessments can provide a great opportunity to explore

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