John is a 20-year-old single male working as an apprentice plumber and living with his parents. He has three other siblings. He has a diagnosis of first episode psychosis and has had couple of admissions to hospital in the context of relapse due to non-adherence to treatment. John has a history of significant trauma which he does not like to talk about. He migrated to Australia with his parents at the age of 10 after they fled from a war affected country. In his home country he was a victim of repeated horrific violent crimes which sadly resulted in the death of his sister. He was held hostage during one of these incidences. His parents described him as being mostly resentful, angry and having difficulty establishing relationship with….
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Sammy is 16. He uses methamphetamine and has a number of criminal convictions. Sammy’s caseworker, Anna, meets with Sammy once a week to review his progress. Sammy’s core goals are to stop using methamphetamine, and to find employment as a carpenter. Sammy struggles to stop using as all his friends use the drug. Anna has seen improvements in Sammy’s behaviour and progress; however, during one session, Sammy is very agitated and aggressive towards Anna. Anna feels physically threatened. Sammy is pacing the room. He hits the table, and stands over Anna telling her he wants to ‘smash’ her glasses.1.What indicators could Anna use to evaluate Sammy’s behaviour? (Approx. 25 words).2.What indicators can Anna use to evaluate Sammy’s interactions? (Approx. 30 words).3.How can Anna ensure the evaluation is fair,….
Marshall is a support worker for a disability organisation. One of the people the organisation supports, Lisa, is Vietnamese. Lisa lives at home with her parents and grandparents, and she is 40.
Lisa has an intellectual disability. This can cause her to be verbally abusive and aggressive when under stress. When she is stressed, Lisa also has difficulty speaking or comprehending English.
Marshall visits Lisa at home. He casually suggests that Lisa may feel more self-sufficient living in an independent living arrangement, with supported care. Lisa and her parents immediately become very angry towards Marshall. Lisa starts yelling at him in Vietnamese.
1.How could Marshall adjust his style of conflict management to accommodate cultural values and principles of Lisa and her family? (Approx. 130 words).
2.How could Marshall….
Case study Length: 500 words, excluding references Task: Refer to the following case and answer the associated questions. Case: John is a 35- year-old male who was referred to a neurologist by his doctor. About 5 years ago, he suffered a concussion as a result of a fall from a ladder. John works as a painter. John did not experience any further neurological problems until about 2 weeks ago when he reported experiencing a strange sensation, followed by a tonic-clonic seizure lasting around a minute. The neurologist diagnoses John with epilepsy and initiates treatment with antiepileptic drug therapy. John is started on a dose of phenytoin PO (oral tablets, 300 mg) daily. After several weeks, John has another tonic-clonic seizure and phenobarbitone (150 mg PO) is added to….
Assessment 2: Case Study consists of 2 parts. Assessment 2 is worth 40% of your final grade. Assessment 2 is designed to demonstrate your learning to date and more specifically focusses on topics from Week 5 through to Week 9. You will be required to present your case study via an online presentation in Week 10 (commences Mon 16th may 2022).This case study presentation requires you to connect and engage with the experiences of adolescents and use the HEEADSSS domains and 5Ps to identify the psychosocial and behavioural concerns underlying any health issues and risk factors, so that you can plan the most appropriate nursing care. The HEEADSSS domains and 5Ps is not a checklist rather, it’s a framework in which you use your deep listening skills, not….
Students are asked to prepare a PowerPoint presentation with the target audience of a consumer or carer group within the mental health sector. You should choose one psychiatric diagnosis from the list below and conduct a search of the literature on this diagnosis.
As well as providing information for the target audience, the presentation should outline how this diagnosis would be viewed from each of the frameworks discussed during the course – Biomedical, Psychological and Social.
Provide examples of how the different frameworks would view the definition, symptoms, aetiology and experiences of the person with the mental health diagnosis. Students can use the note section of the PowerPoint presentation to provide further information or discussion on these issues.
Your presentation should focus on the following four areas:
Franco has experienced mood swings for several years and knows they are more extreme than most people have. He puts it down to something in his personality. Over time, he learns to conceal his more serious episodes of depression and tries to manage the highs by going for a long run or drinking excessively. Some of his friends sometimes make comments to him about his manic behaviour, but he just laughs it off.
He finally realises he has a real problem when he can feel himself getting more and more out of control. Franco sees a professional and eventually receives a diagnosis of bipolar disorder. He is surprised but also relieved. At last, he knows what is going on and can get medication and help to manage his….
Headquartered in Bryanston, South Africa, Tiger Brands Limited has been one of the largest manufacturers and marketers of food, home and personal care brands, and baby products in Southern Africa for several decades. Founded in 1921, the consumer goods company has used expansion, acquisitions, and joint ventures to achieve a distribution network that now spans across more than 22 African countries. Apart from its operations in South Africa, Tiger Brands also has interests in international food businesses in Chile, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Kenya, and Cameroon. For the period October 2014 to March 2015, Tiger Brands reported a 9 percent increase in operating profit from domestic businesses; the total group turnover increased by 7 percent to 15.9 billion South African Rand, while operating profit before the IFRS 2 charges declined….
In managing production worker compensation and expenditures for best practice training, the overriding objective of company managers should be to Copyright © by Glo-Bus Software, Inc. Copying, distributing, or 3rd party website posting isexpressly prohibited and constitutes copyright violation. achieve the highest possible worker productivity (pairs produced per worker per year). pay an incentive per non-defective pair that results in the lowest feasible reject rate for branded pairs produced. achieve labor costs per pair produced that are at worst below the industry average and at best are very close to (or even equal to) the industry-low in each region where the company has production facilities. compensate production workers at levels that are close to the highest in the industry in each geographic region where its production facilities are….
Tammy Potter, a new partner with the regional CPA firm of Tower & Tower, was recently appointed to the board of directors of a local civic organization. The chairman of the board of the civic organization is Lewis Edmond, who is also the owner of a real estate development firm, Tierra Corporation. Potter was quite excited when Edmond indicated that his corporation needed an audit and he wished to discuss the matter with her. During the discussion, Potter was told that Tierra Corporation needed the audit to obtain a substantial amount of additional fi nancing to acquire another company. Presently, Tierra Corporation is successful, profi table, and committed to growth. The audit fee for the engagement should be substantial. Since Tierra Corporation appeared to be a good client….