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PRAC-6640-35 Practicum Week 2

PRAC-6640-35 Practicum Week 2

PRAC-6640-35 Practicum Week 2

This week, as you continue your Practicum, you will develop diagnoses for clients receiving psychotherapy and explore legal and ethical implications of counseling clients with psychiatric disorders.

PRAC-6640-35 Practicum Week 2 Learning Resources

Optional Resources

Wheeler, K. (Ed.). (2014). Psychotherapy for the advanced practice psychiatric nurse: A how-to guide for evidence-based practice (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company. PRAC-6640-35 Practicum Week 2

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. (1995). Practice parameters for the psychiatric assessment of children and adolescents. Washington, DC: Author. Retrieved from https://www.aacap.org/App_Themes/AACAP/docs/practice_parameters/psychiatric_assessment_practice_parameter.pdf

American Psychiatric Association. (2016). Practice guidelines for the psychiatric evaluation of adults (3rd ed.). Arlington, VA: Author. Retrieved from http://psychiatryonline.org/doi/pdf/10.1176/appi.books.9780890426760

Assignment: Practicum – Week 2 Journal Entry (Due in Week 4)

Learning Objectives

Students will:

  • Develop diagnoses for clients receiving psychotherapy*
  • Analyze legal and ethical implications of counseling clients with psychiatric disorders*

* The Assignment related to this Learning Objective is introduced this week and submitted in Week 4.

Select a client whom you observed or counseled this week. Then, address the following in your Practicum Journal:

  • Describe the client (without violating HIPAA regulations) and identify any pertinent history or medical information, including prescribed medications. PRAC-6640-35 Practicum Week 2
  • Using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders, 5th edition (DSM-5), explain and justify your diagnosis for this client.
  • Explain any legal and/or ethical implications related to counseling this client.
  • Support your approach with evidence-based literature. PRAC-6640-35 Practicum Week 2

Due By Day 7 of Week 4

No assignment due this week.

Week in Review

Now that you have:

  • Developed diagnoses for clients receiving psychotherapy
  • Analyzed legal and ethical implications of counseling clients with psychiatric disorders

Next week, you will:

  • Assess clients presenting for psychotherapy
  • Develop genograms for clients presenting for psychotherapy

Next Week

To go to the next week:

Week 3

Practicum Week 3

This week, you assess clients presenting for psychotherapy.

Learning Resources

Required Readings

Wheeler, K. (Ed.). (2014). Psychotherapy for the advanced practice psychiatric nurse: A how-to guide for evidence-based practice (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company. PRAC-6640-35 Practicum Week 2

Required Media

Laureate Education (Producer). (2013b). Hernandez family genogram [Video file]. Baltimore, MD: Author.

 

Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 3 minutes.

 

Accessible player  –Downloads– Download Video w/CC Download Audio Download Transcript

Optional Resources

American Nurses Association. (2014). Psychiatric-mental health nursing: Scope and standards of practice (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

 

Assignment: Practicum – Assessing Clients

Learning Objectives

Students will:

  • Assess clients presenting for psychotherapy
  • Develop genograms for clients presenting for psychotherapy

To prepare:

  • Select a client whom you have observed or counseled at your practicum site.
  • Review pages 137–142 of the Wheeler text and the Hernandez Family Genogram video in this week’s Learning Resources. Reflect on elements of writing a Comprehensive Client Assessment and creating a genogram for the client you selected. PRAC-6640-35 Practicum Week 2

The Assignment

Part 1: Comprehensive Client Family Assessment

With this client in mind, address the following in a Comprehensive ClientAssessment (without violating HIPAA regulations):

  • Demographic information
  • Presenting problem
  • History or present illness
  • Past psychiatric history
  • Medical history
  • Substance use history
  • Developmental history
  • Family psychiatric history
  • Psychosocial history
  • History of abuse/trauma
  • Review of systems
  • Physical assessment
  • Mental status exam
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Case formulation
  • Treatment plan

Part 2: Family Genogram

Prepare a genogram for the client you selected. The genogram should extend back by at least three generations (great grandparents, grandparents, and parents). PRAC-6640-35 Practicum Week 2

By Day 7 of Week 3

Submit your Assignment.

Submission and Grading Information

To submit your completed Assignment for review and grading, do the following:

  • Please save your Assignment using the naming convention “WK3Assgn+last name+first initial.(extension)” as the name.
  • Click the Week 3 Assignment Rubric to review the Grading Criteria for the Assignment.
  • Click the Week 3 Assignment link. You will also be able to “View Rubric” for grading criteria from this area.
  • Next, from the Attach File area, click on the Browse My Computer button. Find the document you saved as “WK3Assgn+last name+first initial.(extension)” and click Open.
  • If applicable: From the Plagiarism Tools area, click the checkbox for I agree to submit my paper(s) to the Global Reference Database.
  • Click on the Submit button to complete your submission.

Grading Criteria

To access your rubric:

Week 3 Assignment Rubric

 

 

Check Your Assignment Draft for Authenticity

To check your Assignment draft for authenticity:

Submit your Week 3 Assignment draft and review the originality report.

 

Submit Your Assignment by Day 7

To submit your Assignment:

Week 3 Assignment

 

Week in Review

Now that you have:

  • Assessed clients presenting for psychotherapy
  • Developed genograms for clients presenting for psychotherapy

Next week, you will:

  • Develop diagnoses for clients receiving psychotherapy
  • Evaluate the efficacy of cognitive behavioral therapy for clients
  • Analyze legal and ethical implications of counseling clients with psychiatric disorders

Next Week

To go to the next week:

Week 4

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