TREATMENT PLAN

TREATMENT PLAN INSTRUCTIONS
You will be assigned the clinical case example of Bill (page 31 from Clinical Management of Sexual Addiction by Carnes and Adams). Based on what you have learned from this course, develop a treatment plan that includes the following headings and information:

Section I: DSM-V Diagnosis (Dx)
What is your diagnosis for the client? Based on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual V (DSM-V), explain how you came to your decision by expanding on the following questions:
• What is your rationale for arriving at your main clinical Dx?
• Does the client have a Personality Disorder? Give a rationale for your answer.
• What medical notations would you include with the Dx (if any) that would assist in management?
• What psychosocial/contextual notations would you include with the Dx for management considerations?

You have access to the DSM-V information to inform your decisions by using this Liberty library link:https://libguides.liberty.edu/content.php?pid=544016&sid=4475341
Once this link opens, scroll down to “Psychiatry Online Journals.” On this site, you will find a wealth of information on the DSM-V. You may access the main codes necessary for your Diagnosis by doing the following:
• Click the link “Explore the new edition >.”
• Select “Section II: Diagnostic Criteria and Codes.” A sub-menu of links will open. Click the desired link in the menu to access specific information about that code.

Section II: Further Assessment Needs
What other information would you want to gather from the client (including testing) and why?

Section III: Treatment Goals/Outcomes
What would be the goals/outcomes for the client (make sure they are specific and measurable)? Assuming Bill is a Christian, what would be your spiritual goal(s) for him?

Section IV: Treatment Actions/Interventions
What specific actions/interventions will you take to achieve the treatment goals?
• Make sure that your Interventions correspond with your Goals/Outcomes. Each Intervention must be linked to a specific goal.

References: Cite all sources used to develop your plan in current APA style in the body of your paper and on the reference page.

Writing Style/APA: Your paper must be well-organized and free of grammatical errors. Your paper must be in current APA format, with a title and reference page (no abstract).

Page Requirements: 5–7 pages for the body of the paper, not including the cover page and reference page(s).

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