Piaget's Cognitive Development Stage Theory: Case Study

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Piaget 's cognitive development stage theory According to Piaget’s cognitive development stage theory, people attain different levels of cognitive functioning at different stages of their lives. During adolescence, people develop the ability to think beyond what is real in the present and think to the possibilities of the future (Ashford & LeCroy, 2013 p. 429). They can reflect on abstract concepts. Piaget’s referred to this thought process as formal operational thought. Adolescents develop the ability to cultivate ideals and express specific plans for the future. They also have the capacity to develop clear goals to attain their plans and objectives (2013). Precious is developmentally on tasks, as she he developed clear goals, and demonstrated…show more content…
The first goal of intervention is for Precious to gain access to health care, and health care related resources so that she can mange HIV symptoms. Along with access to health care, Precious also seeks to gain access to emotional and mental health supportive resources to cope with her chronic illness. As a means of intervention, I will assist Precious by providing health care resources. I will aid in filling out application for Medicaid and follow up with patient to assist if necessary when her primary care physician is established. To further Precious’ access to care, I will provide her with resources for Powerful Youth, a program that provides health and physiological services for HIV positive young people. In addition to programs that provide HIV drug therapy and medical care, Powerful Youth incorporates HIV support group meeting. According to research in regards to the Powerful Youth, the program is used in conjunction with primary care settings and has been shown to reduce stress, expand social support, and improve emotional health, reduces HIV related risks, enhances medical adherence, and provide coping strategies (Solórzano & Glassgold, 2010). The Powerful Youth program is a culturally relevant because the program exists within the client’s own culture. The program is located in Precious’ current neighborhood, and it designed to reach people within her ethnic and age demographic. In…show more content…
By utilizing the form, biophysical, emotional, and cognitive issues were assessed. The intervention used focused on the person-in environment perspective and concentrated on the environmental systems that influenced the functioning of the client. Through the interview process, the client’s definition of the problem was used to determine the goals for intervention. The goals of prominent importance were developed to meet the client’s most urgent needs. Along with the assessment, the treatment plan was utilized during the treatment process to articulate clear and measurable objectives. As part of the treatment plan, a review of the client’s strengths was incorporated into the intervention. Another strength of the interview was that the client was able to assess the resources provided and determine which ones that she wanted to utilize. After the client identified the resources that she wanted to pursue, a treatment plan was developed. Adequate resources were provided to meet the client’s most pressing needs. The resources proved incorporated known researched intervention
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