Assgn 2- WK10(G)

                                        Mental Health Practicum–Week 10 Journal Entry

                                                          Learning Objectives

Students will:

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· Develop effective documentation skills to examine group therapy sessions with 

  children and adolescents *

· Develop diagnoses for child and adolescent clients receiving group 

  psychotherapy *

· Analyze legal and ethical implications of counseling child and adolescent clients with psychiatric disorders *

                                                                    ASSIGNMENT

            Select two clients you observed or counseled this week during a group therapy session for children and adolescents. Note: The two clients you select must have attended the same group session.

                    Then, address in your Practicum Journal the following:

· Using the Group Therapy Progress Note in this week’s Learning Resources, 

  document the group session.

· Describe each client (without violating HIPAA regulations), and identify any 

   pertinent history or medical information, including prescribed medications.

· Using the 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.

                                                        Learning Resources

Required Readings

Wheeler, K. (Ed.). (2014). Psychotherapy for the advanced practice psychiatric nurse: A how-to guide for evidence-based practice. New York, NY: Springer. Chapter 17, “Psychotherapy with Children” (pp. 597–624) Chapter      20, “Termination and Outcome Evaluation” (pp. 693–712)

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

McGillivray, J. A., & Evert, H. T. (2014). Group cognitive behavioural therapy program shows potential in reducing symptoms of depression and stress among young people with ASD. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44(8), 2041–2051. doi:10.1007/s10803-014-2087-9

Restek-Petrović, B., Bogović, A., Mihanović, M., Grah, M., Mayer, N., & Ivezić, E. (2014). Changes in aspects of cognitive functioning in young patients with schizophrenia during group psychodynamic psychotherapy: A preliminary study. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, 68(5), 333–340. doi:10.3109/08039488.2013.839738

Document: Group Therapy Progress Note (SEE ATTACHED PROGRESS NOTE)

                                                         Required Media

Microtraining Associates (Producer). (2009). Leading groups with adolescents [Video file]. Alexandria, VA: Author. 

Psychotherapy.net (Producer). (2002). Adlerian parent consultation [Video file]. Mill Valley, CA: Author. 

                                                          Optional Resources

Psychotherapy.net (Producer). (2012). Group counseling with adolescents: A multicultural approach [Video file]. Mill Valley, CA: Author.

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