(Answered) SOCW 6200 week 2 Discussion:Parenting and Substance Abuse

For this Discussion, review the case study “Working With Clients With Addictions: The Case of Barbara and Jonah.” Consider this week’s reading in the Learning Resources.

Post by Day 3 an explanation of influences of Barbara’s addiction on Jonah’s future development. Describe an intervention that you would use for Jonah if you were the social worker in this case. Please use the Learning Resources to support your answer


For social workers, one of the client’s characteristics is coming from complicated families which have adverse effects on their social, mental, and physical wellbeing. Among the foundations of these complications is the issue of alcohol and substance abuse. Barbara and Jonah’s case reflects on working with drug addicts and the effect that this has on their lives (Plummr, Makris, & Brocksen, 2014). Presently, Jonah’s health condition is affected by his parent’s addictions where he has severe birth defects that have resulted in several surgeries. Other abnormalities include having two stomachs with one being on the exterior part of his body……Please click the icon below to purchase full solution at $5