AIU Treating a Juvenile on Probation on Marijuana Use Case Management Discussion
You are a case manager for a juvenile on probation who has a history of marijuana use, gang involvement, and fighting in school. His teachers have complained that he is sometimes disruptive and disrespectful in class. He is a junior in high school and is also a standout player on the school’s football and basketball teams. Recently, he was charged with selling marijuana on school property. As a case manager for a non-governmental agency (NGO), you have been assigned this case.
Respond to the following in your discussion post:
- Who are the other professionals who might be involved in this client’s treatment team?
- What goals or motivations might each of these professionals have that could pose a challenge to you?
- Identify at least 1 way that you would attempt to overcome each challenge.