Psychological formulation and the function of offending behaviour

Assessment questions:

Warren is creating a psychological formulation to inform Prisoner K’s treatment. K says he was abused as a child and wants revenge on his abuser when he leaves prison. K strongly dislikes one of the prison staff as he reminds him of his abuser. Assess how Warren would apply two or more of the HCPC principles when undertaking this task. (16)

Ellie is a serial shoplifter from a wealthy family. She has multiple convictions for stealing makeup from a local shop. Assess psychological formulation as a way of understanding this behaviour. (16)