Violent Adolescent Abusing Drugs

Child has been in foster care for thirteen years. This admission preceded a violent outburst with foster parents over not allowing child to go to movies with friends on a school night. The child attempts to swing at the foster dad, while pushing foster mom away. During the struggle, the foster parents found the child in possession of marijuana and a bottle of prescription drugs.


Learning Objectives:

1. Apply the principle of therapeutic communication leading to deescalated adolescent anger.
2. Recognizes empathy for the adolescent experiencing self-destructive behaviors
3. Analyze the communication for errors and progress points

Additional information

Learner

Nursing

Contributor

IU East

Case Setting

Clinic

Specialty

Psychiatry/Mental Health

Room Size

10×10

Language

English

Status

For Purchase