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Critical Thinking Questions

Answer these questions for each client

Answer these questions for Celia

To complete your assessment, review the case file, the Ecomap, the Town, the Interaction Matrix, and your notes. Then answer the questions below.

  • What resources already exist in the environment to help Celia with the problems that have been identified?

  • What do you think are Celia's strengths that can be put to use in the service of her problems?

  • How will you organize your work with Celia and identify issues of hers that might be important to work on?

  • List any barriers that might impede your client's ability to meet the goal that you have chosen to work on together.

Explore the Town

View locations of relevant formal and informal resources for the Sanchez family.

Celia's Quick Bio

Celia Sanchez, 46 years old, is married to Hector and is the mother of Junior, Emilia, Vicki, Gloria, Alejandro, and Carmen. She emigrated from Mexico to this country, arriving shortly after Hector. However, the Mexican and Mexican-American community has been so central to her everyday life that learning to speak English has not been as necessary for her as it has been for other members of her family. Although Celia realizes that learning to speak English might make life a bit easier, she simply has not gone to the classes. She tried to increase her comprehension by watching television, but the Spanish-speaking channel is much more enjoyable for her.