Concept Introduction

In this section you will learn about how the therapist begins to develop a treatment plan based on information gathering.

For interpreters, this foundational knowledge is essential because the information gathered during these stages will start to influence the ongoing development of the treatment plan, interventions and goals for the client. Regardless of theoretical orientation, there will be some need to identify the presenting problems and a plan to map out the way to feeling better.

Section Two includes the following:

  1. Problem Description or Definition
  2. Case Conceptualization
  3. Goal-Setting
  4. Stages of Therapy