The family therapy model you used in your treatment plan (module 6) and why you chose it over the other models in the course.


Use your Assignment 1: GenogramAssignment 2: Treatment Plan, and Assignment 3: Role Playassignments as a springboard for this discussion.

  • You must have at least 2 scholarly references for this discussion.
  • You may use your textbook as one reference and you must have at least one other scholarly reference.
  • You must use citations in the body of your post and provide APA formatted references at the end of your post.
  • Your post must be a minimum of 6 paragraphs of 4–6 sentences and a minimum of 400 words.

Discuss the following:

  1. The family therapy model you used in your treatment plan (module 6) and why you chose it over the other models in the course. Support with thinking. (paragraph 1)
  2. Support your discussion with at least one scholarly reference—apart from the text—that indicates this is a model that is successfully used in family therapy (paragraph 2)
  3. The difficulty and challenges you had in developing and implementing a beneficial treatment plan and what you think led to the challenges (paragraph 3) (using the treatment plan and the video experience)
  4. The personal anxieties and also positive experiences that were triggered in your role play as therapist, including the value of this assignment for HUS students (paragraph 4) (using the video experience)
  5. The strategies you could use to self-regulate and work towards being a non-anxious presence in the therapeutic setting (See chapter 5). You must use a citation from this chapter material to support your information. (paragraph 5)
  6. What methods could be employed to evaluate the effectiveness of a family therapy model. You must use scholarly reference to support this material. (paragraph 6)


After you post your initial post, reply to two or more of your classmates’ postings (three additional postings are needed for an “Exemplary” grade). Reply to classmates by:

  • asking questions about the information in their post
  • responding to the usefulness of your classmate’s post material to HUS practice
  • offering one additional primary/secondary reference (cited) that provides support for the material that is addressed by your classmate. (A different reference must be used for each reply to classmate. The reference must be cited using APA format. The textbook CAN NOT be used as a reference)

Do not:

  • Offer advice to your classmates
  • Give your opinion
  • Agree or disagree with your classmates
  • Offer personal examples from their own life that may be similar to material offered by their classmates

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