Students will:
  • Apply documentation skills to examine family therapy sessions *
  • Develop diagnoses for clients receiving family 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 3.

Select two clients you observed or counseled this week during a family therapy session. Note: The two clients you select must have attended the same family session.

Then, address in your Practicum Journal the following:

  • Using the Group Therapy Progress Note in this week’s Learning Resources, document the family session.
  • Describe (without violating HIPAA regulations) each client, and identify any pertinent history or medical information, including prescribed medications.
  • Using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5), explain and justify your diagnosis for each client.
  • Explain any legal and/or ethical implications related to counseling each client.
  • Support your approach with evidence-based literature.
  • Group Therapy Progress Note

    American Psychological Association | Division 12 http://www.div12.org/ 1

    Client: __________________________________________________ Date: ___________ Group name:________________________________________________ Minutes:________ Group session # ______ Meeting attended is #:______ for this client. Number present in group _____ of _____ scheduled Start time:________ End time: ________

    Assessment of client

    1. Participation level: ❑ Active/eager ❑ Variable ❑ Only responsive ❑ Minimal ❑ Withdrawn

    2. Participation quality: ❑ Expected ❑ Supportive ❑ Sharing ❑ Attentive ❑ Intrusive

    ❑ Monopolizing ❑ Resistant ❑ Other: _____________________________________

    3. Mood: ❑ Normal ❑ Anxious ❑ Depressed ❑ Angry ❑ Euphoric ❑ Other: _______________

    4. Affect: ❑ Normal ❑ Intense ❑ Blunted ❑ Inappropriate ❑ Labile ❑ Other:_______________

    5. Mental status: ❑ Normal ❑ Lack awareness ❑ Memory problems ❑ Disoriented ❑ Confused

    ❑ Disorganized ❑ Vigilant ❑ Delusions ❑ Hallucinations ❑ Other:__________________

    6. Suicide/violence risk: ❑ Almost none ❑ Ideation ❑ Threat ❑ Rehearsal ❑ Gesture ❑ Attempt

    7. Change in stressors: ❑ Less severe/fewer ❑ Different stressors ❑ More/more severe ❑ Chronic

    8. Change in coping ability/skills: ❑ No change ❑ Improved ❑ Less able ❑ Much less able

    9. Change in symptoms: ❑ Same ❑ Less severe ❑ Resolved ❑ More severe ❑ Much worse

    10. Other observations/evaluations:________________________________________________________

    In-session procedures:  _______________________________________________________________________________

     _______________________________________________________________________________

     _______________________________________________________________________________

     _______________________________________________________________________________

     __________ _____________________________________________________________________

    Homework: 1.

    2.

    3.

    Other Comments: _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ Signatures Date

 
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