Assignment Brief (specific)
Summative (final) assessment comprises of a 4,000 words (3 parts):
Part 1 (1,000 words)
Using two examples, critically analyse historical and contemporary approaches to mental health.
Part 2 - Case study (specific) (2,000words)
Select one of the case studies provided or select your own case study (include the case study in your assignment. Place this is the appendix).
- Analyse the case study, and identify a possible diagnosis from the description provided, justifying reasons for selecting the type of mental health problem. Link with available literature.
- Discuss the possible forms of treatment and intervention and how the person can be supported, taking into considerations the available mental health services in the U.K..
- Discuss the implications of this diagnosis for the person concerned, including any potential risks.
- Critically reflect on how current policy and legislation would define best practice to meet the holistic needs of this service user.
Part 3 – Reflection (1,000 words)
Reflect on how the case study you have discussed could develop and inform your practice when working and /or caring for individuals with mental health issues. What have you learned from undertaking this case study?
(4000 words) (LO.1-5)