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PSY 380 Week 5 – Discussion 2

Week 5 – Discussion 2

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Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Refer to the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric under the Settings icon above for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.

 Self-Monitoring [CLO: 2]


Prior to completing this discussion, please read Chapters 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18 in Hilliard, Riekert, Ockene, and Pbert (2018).

When working with clients with health risks and/or disease, it is important for the client to have self-management interventions to use in between sessions and after treatment has terminated. In your initial post, describe the central role that the client will play in managing his/her condition. Next, identify a self-management intervention to monitor symptoms, medication, and/or stressors for your assigned hypothetical client. Justify your choice with at least one scholarly source.

Please select your hypothetical client, based on your last name:

Marcus, a 45-year-old, Caucasian male with Cardiovascular Disease: Last names beginning with A through E
Tina, a 28-year-old, Asian female with Type 1 Diabetes: Last names beginning with F through K
Eddie, a 15-year-old, Hispanic male with Asthma: Last names beginning with L through P
Shana, a 34-year -old, African American female who is Overweight: Last names beginning with Q through U
Dalia, a 60-year- old, Caucasian female with Cancer: Last names beginning with V through Z

Guided Response: Respond to two peers who were assigned a different case vignette, evaluate the Self-management intervention that they selected for the client. Consider the questions or concerns that the client may have regarding health monitoring, and pose them to your peers. Then suggest a digital self-management tool that might also be useful.

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