Chapter 6 Helper Studio The Case Of Greg
Watch the video involving the case of Greg in the Chapter 6 Helper Studio in Mind Tap. Then, develop a set of notes you would use to present Greg’s case to a team of fellow case manager colleagues. Your notes may follow the format of a structured paper of two to three pages, or they may be a list of bullet points with two to three short paragraphs to address both key questions. Ensure that your case notes address the following three key questions:
- How is being court-ordered into treatment likely to affect Greg’s attitudes towards the assessment process?
- How can you, as a case manager, help Greg sincerely commit to the process during the assessment phase?
- What steps would you take to ensure a strength-based emphasis during the assessment phase of working with Greg?
In your responses, cite two to three scholarly sources. Format your paper per the guidelines of APA. The title and reference pages are not part of the total page count.
>> My name’s Greg, as you clearly know; you’ve got all my information in front of you. I’m here because I’ve gotten another DUI; my third in fact. Before you go jumping to any conclusions about me I want to at least be clear about something; I’m not an alcoholic. Granted I got a DUI but I’m going to tell you something, it was 2:30 at night. I mean nobody’s out on the road at 2:30 at night. You know, I mean I wasn’t even pulled over for my drinking; I had a tail light that was busted, can you believe that [laughs], I mean a tail light. The guy came over, I’m sure he ran my records, already had some assumptions about me. Heck, I bet if I was a woman, if I drove a nicer car, I wouldn’t be here today. Anyways. So here I am and there you are. You’re going to talk with me about my disease. You’re going to talk with me about needing to be sober. I mean I’m going to tell you right now I’ve been there, I’ve done that. I mean this program isn’t for me. I’m not taking one step; I’m not taking 12 steps. At this point I mean my biggest concern is my job. I mean my boss, I mean, he’s already gone out on a limb for me. I mean he knew about my other DUI. He said everybody’s worth a chance. I mean, I only hope that he still — he still thinks that way. I mean without this job, I mean, I don’t know what I would have. I mean I’ve worked hard to get here; I’m a good salesman. I mean if I lost this job I wouldn’t have my — I couldn’t pay my child support; I wouldn’t see my kid, and I don’t think I could — I don’t think I could live with that kind of disappointment again. In any event, I mean, I wouldn’t be here if — it’s such a joke. I mean what’s one thing have to do with another? I had a couple drinks, you know. I mean I know that police officer couldn’t tell. The only reason he knew is because he had one of those breath detector things. I can’t believe I’m here. There’s nothing you’re going to do to change my mind, it’s just a few drinks. I think I’ve earned it. I mean I’ll do and say whatever you need me to say. I mean I know I’ll be out of here. You just tell me what I need to do.