Assessing Client Families Discussion 2 Assessing Client Families Discussion 2 To prepare: · Select a client family that you have observed or counseled at your p

Assessing Client Families Discussion 2

Assessing Client Families Discussion 2

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. (SEE ATTACHED VIDEO TRANSCRIPT)

· 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:

· 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

· Review of systems

· Physical assessment

· Mental status exam

· Differential diagnosis

· 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).

 

N:B. (1)PLEASE THIS ASSIGNMENT HAS 2 PARTS, AND I HAVE ATTACHED A SAMPLE OF THE ASSIGNMENT, BUT THE SAMPLE TALKS ONLY ABOUT HERNANDEZ, BUT THIS ASSIGNMENT IS FOCUS ON HERNANDEZ FAMILY. Assessing Client Families Discussion 2

 

(2). HERNANDEZ FAMILY GENOGRAM VIDEO TRANSCRIPT IS ATTACHED INCASE YOU CAN NOT VIEW THE VIDEO

 

Learning Resources

Required Readings

Nichols, M. (2014). The essentials of family therapy (6th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.

Chapter 8, “Experiential Family Therapy” (pp. 129–147)
Chapter 13, “Narrative Therapy” (pp. 243–258)
Wheeler, K. (Ed.). (2014). Psychotherapy for the advanced practice psychiatric nurse: A how-to guide for evidence-based practice. New York, NY: Springer.

“Genograms” pp. 137-142
Cohn, A. S. (2014). Romeo and Julius: A narrative therapy intervention for sexual-minority couples. Journal of Family Psychotherapy, 25(1), 73–77. doi:10.1080/08975353.2014.881696

 

Escudero, V., Boogmans, E., Loots, G., & Friedlander, M. L. (2012). Alliance rupture and repair in conjoint family therapy: An exploratory study. Psychotherapy, 49(1), 26–37. doi:10.1037/a0026747

 

Freedman, J. (2014). Witnessing and positioning: Structuring narrative therapy with families and couples. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 35(1), 20–30. doi:10.1002/anzf.1043

 

Phipps, W. D., & Vorster, C. (2011). Narrative therapy: A return to the intrapsychic perspective. Journal of Family Psychotherapy, 22(2), 128–147. doi:10.1080/08975353.2011.578036

 

Saltzman, W. R., Pynoos, R. S., Lester, P., Layne, C. M., & Beardslee, W. R. (2013). Enhancing family resilience through family narrative co-construction. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 16(3), 294–310. doi:10.1007/s10567-013-0142-2

 

Required Media

Governors State University (Producer). (2009). Emotionally focused couples therapy [Video file]. Chicago, IL: Author.

 

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

Psychotherapy.net (Producer). (1998). Narrative family therapy [Video file]. San Francisco, CA: Author. Assessing Client Families Discussion 2

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