Perspectives in human services

This video focuses on Jessica, a young girl living with a chronic illness. After viewing the video, answer the following questions regarding Jessica and her behavior.
Explain Jessica’s behavior using a biological theoretical approach. How does her issue affect her behavior? Give specific examples.
Based on Jessica’s biology, what are some possible challenges she could face? How might these challenges affect her behavior?
Compare Jessica’s behavior to that of a “typical” teen. Consider biological and developmental influences. Discuss areas that Jessica could be missing out on compared to a “typical” teen and how her issue has shaped who she is as a person.
Consider the needs Jessica might have ten years from now when she is an independent adult. What behaviors might she experience as a result of her needs? How could a Human Services professional help Jessica?

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