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Mental Health Intervention Paper

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1. What interventions would you propose to help these families?
Both Howard and Jonathan were victims of maltreatment at the hands of their mother. There is very little information provided about both families so my primary role would be to assess Howard and Jonathan and their family members interpersonal and concrete needs and link them to appropriate informal and formal supports in the community. According to WHO (2006), “all forms of child maltreatment can have significant and lifelong adverse effects on the child’s mental health and development.” Linkages to community mental health services, or in home therapeutic support services for both boys and family members would be beneficial. “Mental health interventions that show the greatest
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