Part 1: Comprehensive Client Family Assessment

Part 1: Comprehensive Client Family Assessment

Part 1: Comprehensive Client Family Assessment 150 150 Peter

STUDENTS WILL:
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.
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).