Explain the diagnosis by matching the symptoms identified in the case to the specific criteria for the diagnosis.
To prepare: Review the reading on trauma treatment, including additional resources from the optional resources/media or from the Suggested Further Reading document. Then read the case study of Ning
Write a 2-page response in which you address the following:
PLEASE USE HEADINGS & APA FORMAT
1. Provide the full DSM-5 diagnosis for the client. Remember, a full diagnosis should include the name of the disorder, ICD-10-CM code, specifiers, severity, and the Z codes (other conditions that may be a focus of clinical attention). Keep in mind a diagnosis covers the most recent 12 months.
2. Explain the diagnosis by matching the symptoms identified in the case to the specific criteria for the diagnosis.
3. Identify the first area of focus you would address as client’s social worker, and explain your specific treatment recommendations. Support your recommendations with research.
4. Explain how you would manage client’s diverse needs, including his co-occurring disorders.
5. Describe a treatment plan for client, including how you would evaluation his treatment.
Support the paper with references to the resources. Be sure to provide full APA citations for your references.
• Brymer, M., Layne, C., Jacobs, A., Pynoos, R., Ruzek, J., Steinberg, A., …
Watson, P. (2006). Psychological first aid: Field operations guide (2nd ed.).
Retrieved from National Center for PTSD website:
• Enos, G. A. (2018). Often in recovery, it takes two. Retrieved from
• University at Buffalo School of Social Work (Producer). (2017, January 30).
Episode 208 – Dr. Nancy Kusmaul and Lisa Kendall: Impacts of trauma in later