nurs6650 week 3

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Assignment 1:
Practicum – Assessing Client Families

Learning Objectives

Students will:

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Assess client families
presenting for psychotherapy

·
Develop genograms for
client families presenting for psychotherapy

To prepare:

·
Select a client family
that you have observed or counseled at your practicum site.

·
Review pages 137–142 of
Wheeler (2014) 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.

The Assignment

Part 1: Comprehensive
Client Family Assessment

Create a comprehensive
client assessment for your selected client family that addresses (without
violating HIPAA regulations) the following:

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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 and/or
trauma

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Review of systems

·
Physical assessment

·
Mental status exam

·
Differential diagnosis

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Case formulation

·
Treatment plan

Part 2: Family Genogram

Develop a genogram for
the client family you selected. The genogram should extend back at least three
generations (parents, grandparents, and great grandparents).