Nursing assessment.

Learning Objectives

Students will:
  • Assess clients exhibiting for psychotherapy
  • Develop genograms for clients exhibiting for psychotherapy

To prepare:

  • Select a client whom you possess observed or counseled at your practicum standing.
  • Review pages 137–142 of the Wheeler extract and the Hernandez Family Genogram video in this week’s Learning Resources. Reflect on elements of match a Comprehensive Client Assessment and creating a genogram for the client you clarified.

The Assignment

Part 1: Comprehensive Client Family Assessment

With this client in recollection, harangue the aftercited in a Comprehensive ClientAssessment (extraneously violating HIPAA regulations):

  • Demographic information
  • Presenting problem
  • History or exhibit 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 foothold exam
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Case formulation
  • Treatment plan

Part 2: Family Genogram

Prepare a genogram for the client you clarified. The genogram should avail end by at lowest three generations (gigantic grandparents, grandparents, and parents).