For the past three months, Liz has been counseling Luis, a twenty-one-year-old young adult with mild mental retardation. Liz is a first-semester counseling intern. Counseling was initiated to ensure that Luis made appropriate personal adjustments as he transitioned from school to a work environment. Luis is competitively employed (i.e., a paid employee) in a supported work program in a grocery store in the community. He has good social skills, relates well to his co-workers, and can perform basic activities of daily living. Because he does not have the skills to manage complex activities, his family has limited guardianship to assist him with financial matters, but he is considered legally competent to make other personal decisions. All family members ...
Liz: A Student Intern
Liz: A student intern