In the film Silver Linings Playbook (Russell, director, 2012), followed the character Pat Solatano after his release from a psychiatric hospital. Pat had, after he caught his wife with another man, beat that man severely. As part of a deal with the court, he was placed in a mental health facility for treatment and was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. After his release, he was not concerned with his condition and was more preoccupied with his ex-wife, Nicki. Pat initially continued to struggle with his condition after his release and would not take his medication. However, in his attempts to reconnect with his ex-wife, he met Tiffany. The pair make a deal: Tiffany will give a letter to Nicki if he will compete in a dance competition with her. With this new focus, Pat gained a better control on his life and became more receptive to his treatments. Overall, Pat proved a compelling character in search for a silver lining.
The internal stakeholders should include the board of directors, top managers, middle managers, and the staff. Their values and opinions towards the core purpose and values of DJJ are indispensable and important. Developing some surveys and organizing the meetings among the staff are helpful ways to learn and exchange ideas and thoughts about DJJ’s mission and values. The surveys may include the degree of staff satisfaction about the current mission statement and, in case if disagreement, include ways to change and improve the statement. Then, targeting the “customers” that DJJ would mainly serve and focus on is an efficient way to identify the external stakeholders and clarify the core purpose of DJJ.
The counseling settings is a Community Mental Health Facility which involves in working with families going through adoptions. Client B and adopted parents came to the facility to address the client anxiety, emotional withdrawal issues and anger problem. Client has been showing symptoms of distress and depressive mood. Both adoptive parents are concern about the issues as it is affecting the relationship building process thus seeking help for a better relationship and for client B to feel a sense of belonging.
Mr. Gillespie is a 21 year old male who presented to the ED after an intentional overdose on 20 600mg of Gabapentin. Per documentation from ED staff Mr. Gillespie reported he became angry at his grandmother tonight and tried to "prove a point." Mr. Gillespe reported to staff threatened to overdose on his on pills, however dumped them in the toilet. He expressed after making threats to overdose on his prescribed Celexa did not phase his grandmother, he proceeded to take her Gabapentin. Per documentation Mr. Gillespe has been living with grandmother for 2 weeks and before that was living with his mother in Cary. At the time of the assessment Mr. Gillespie was calm and cooperative. He denies current suicidal ideation, homicidal ideation, and symptoms of psychosis. He appears guarded during the assessment. He reports tonight his grandmother and he got into an argument over him getting a job. He reports his grandmother informed him he has to be out by Friday. Mr. Gillespe denies history of self harm. He
You are in a patient’s room performing a treatment. The patient, who has a type of cancer that is always fatal, has just been told of his condition. While you are there, a man visiting a patient in the next bed begins to describe the horror of his wife’s last days before she died of cancer. The patient becomes increasingly tense and finally begins to sob. Answer the following questions:
The aforementioned client described problems with low self-esteem, feelings of constant failure whilst belittling the reported achievements in his life; and feeling the need to constantly better himself. When we tried to formulate the problem collaboratively, we were able to establish that his thoughts were: negative, discounting success, black and white and following rigid rules. He experienced feelings of low mood and exhaustion and noted that his behaviours involved constant checking, trying to multi task, being over thorough, making lists that were unrealistic to achieve and tendencies to avoid tasks and
When a law enforcement officer or other public employee is accused of potentially criminal conduct, they may face three different kinds of interviews or interrogations. If an officer is interviewed as a criminal suspect, they have the absolute right to decline to answer any questions, or to insist that they have a lawyer of their choosing to attend the interview. The first is type is during a criminal investigation; the second is during a disciplinary investigation and finally during the course of civil litigation where there has been damages. During a criminal interview, there is no professional, ethical or moral duty to participate especially without the assistance of an attorney to represent the officer under investigation. It has come to a surprise that many experienced officers will waive their right to silence and give the investigators an audio recorded statement. Some of the inexperienced criminals do not make incriminating statements. The motive for cooperation is to avoid unfavorable publicity.
1.3. In order to estimate the peso discount rate, assume that the International Fisher Effect (IFE) holds. Groupe Ariel's Euro hurdle rate for a project of this type was 8%. Assume that inflation rates are expected to be 7% in Mexico and 3% in France.
In the past, the booming economy had allowed for year to year increase in their sales because people had larger discretionary incomes. But due to the recession, smaller independent retailers had to markdown their items in order to stay in business because designer outlet stores are getting more traffic; so will Harry Rosen follow in suit? Or in order to maintain the integrity of the quality products they offer, will they continue their higher pricing and settle for a lower market share?
Mr. Alfaro Burgos, the vice president for sales of Dyners Corporation. It is a family firm that manufactures stainless steel and silver plated tableware. After some time, the inventory of the company showed a shortage. He discovered some mispacking of silver plated tableware in the warehouse of the corporation. He hired an industrial security firm to investigate the deprivation in the warehouse. It did not take long for the agent to discover the truth. Karlo Deles, the warehouse supervisor was the man behind the internal
Tanya is a 21-year-old African American female who was referred by Southern Psychiatric Unit after she called 911 as a result of beings annoyed with her family and co-workers. She complained that her employer puts her in places to do paperwork and not giving her 70 hours a week. They were cutting her hours from 10 to 6 a day. She reported that she was feeling suicidal when she called 911. Prior to calling 911, Tanya reported that her baby father Derrick is in her brain singing and rapping all of the time. She reported that Derrick works at Taco Bell. She reports that she had to have sex with Derrick in order to quiet down his voice; however, if she has sex with others, the voices would get louder.
Cross-functional teams are vital in many businesses, because it increases productivity, enhances communication between departments, and leads to overall success in a company. Boldflash is a company that has fallen behind on this front, and is thus struggling to keep up with its competitors. Roger Cahill, the new vice president of the Mobile Division, is faced with the challenge of finding a way to restructure the departments in his division in order to increase productivity and improve the product development process.
This case discussed the events that occurred during a change in DSS Consulting’s organizational structure. Three retired school district administrators established DSS Consulting during the late 1990’s. The company offered administrative support to small school districts located within the mid-west and mountain west region. They specialized in handling the negotiating of labor agreements as well as implementation of permanent system solutions designed to enable those organizations to run efficiently.