Case Assessment : Client Assessment

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Case Assessment
Client Assessment
Miesha is a 26-year-old African American female. She grew up in a single parent household in Collins, MS with her younger brother. Miesha’s mother worked two jobs and slept most of the time when she was at home. Miesha does know her biological father, however, he has been in and out of her life. Until the age of eighteen, Miesha regularly attended Our Kingdom Come Baptist Church, while living with her mother. Miesha is a high school graduate and is currently unemployed. She receives Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Medicaid, Section 8 and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Miesha has two children, a son age 10 and a daughter age 5 by two different men. Miesha is not married; she is currently cohabitating with a man she has been dating for the past year. Miesha’s live in boy-friend sells drugs out of her home. Miesha states that he is mentally, verbally and physically abusive to her and has recently started being physically abusive towards her children.
Client’s Presenting Issues
Miesha has recently been discharged from the hospital after ending a five-year relationship with her live-in boy-friend. Miesha was in the hospital because her boy-friend broke her arm and punctured her lung after she made the decision to end their abusive relationship. She states she was attempting to stop him from hitting her son and in return he physically abused her. She has had several boy-friends over the past…
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