Essay on Case Study

3144 Words Feb 10th, 2014 13 Pages
Case Study:Final

Craig Jackson

Liberty University Online

Prepared for PACO603 section D06 taught by Dr. Steven Brooks

Abstract

This paper serves to review and a particular case about a married couple. They have completed an assessment will be the basis for the discussion of their conflicts in personalities, strengths, and weaknesses. A ministry plan of counseling will be derived from the findings as well.

Table of Contents

Introduction………………………………………………………………………………… P. 4

Key Areas...………………………………………………………………………………….P. 4

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This scale, is directly related to communication. The results of this core scale suggest both Chris and Olympia feel as if their issues that they have, at times never get resolved. Further both strongly agree that they engage in very serious dispute over small or unimportant issues. Another dynamic that both Chris and Olympia scored high in was in the dynamic of partner dominance. Though Chris scored slightly higher than his wife Olympia, they both feel that their partner is trying to take control of or mange their life. This can be very contributory to the low PCA score in the scale of conflict resolution. Whenever the couple experiences a dispute if both are only interested in forcing their views on each other or they both interpret each other as controlling, they may become defensive and something small can escalate quickly. Similarly to communication, conflict resolution is a two person task in a marriage. Chris may need to be sensitive to his wife’s past of being abused and how it may effect her opening up. When it comes to the core scale of partner style and habits the couple again scarred a PCA result of zero. They are both very concerned about the personality traits and habits they observe in each other. Both have witnessed a withdrawn or unhappy demeanor in each other. They equally feel, based on the report, that their partner is controlling. Both also have been embarrassed

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