1. Describe the potential risks of the following:
please provide a scholarly source
2. What are some of the reasons why people use performance-enhancing drugs? Do you think that people can
become dependent on performance-enhancing drugs? please provide a scholarly source
3. Describe at least three barriers that might interfere with client implementation of the action plans that are
created. Include at least one institutional and/or social barrier. Outline a counselor intervention that would help
to overcome each barrier. Identify any advocacy strategies which may be necessary to address the institutional
and/or social barriers. What community resources may be helpful for clients as they engage in action planning?
What can you do as a counselor to help clients develop the support that they need to continue the progress
they have made in therapy, once therapy has completed? Why may community resources be important for this
transition and long-term success? Include at least one scholarly reference in your response.
4.Discuss the principles for effectively implementing an action plan. Read and complete the “Action Planning
Practice Exercise.” What did you learn from the exercise? What problems might you encounter in carrying out
this action plan? How might this apply to your counseling practice? If using a volunteer, be sure you obtain a
verbal consent from the volunteer. Include at least one scholarly reference in your response.