Assignment: Practicum – Week 2 Journal Entry

  —please,  use case study below and follow the instruction down below for the journal
—Zero plagiarism

case study for this week —“psychiatrist evaluation  “
HPI: Patient is a 13 year old Caucasian male, seen today with parents available , per mother he attempted suicide 10 days ago and was admitted at children’s hospital  and was started on Prozac 10mg  .Per mother  patient does not like video call, he is angry and likes to keep to himself , easily irritable . Patient denies any suicidal or homicidal ideation, plan or intent, denied visual of auditory hallucination.  Denies somatic complaints (headache, fatigue, stomachache, etc.)
Past Psychiatric History:
Past Diagnosis:    MDD, oppositional defiant disorder 
Hospitalizations:   No
Developmental: Patient was adopted  since 9 months old and prior to adoption, patient was in foster care for 9 months 
 History of suicides:  attempted suide 10 days ago and was hospitalized  for about 8 days 
History of Violence:  No
History of self-mutilation: no
Outpatient Rx with a Psychiatrist: none
Psychotherapy: yes 2007 ,2014-2018.Patient currently not in therapy 
Medications trials in the past: None
Practicum Week 2
This week, as you continue your Practicum,

Don't use plagiarized sources. Get Your Custom Essay on
Assignment: Practicum – Week 2 Journal Entry
Just from $13/Page
Order Essay

 you will develop diagnoses for clients receiving psychotherapy and explore legal and ethical implications of counseling clients with psychiatric disorders.
Learning Objectives
Students will:

Develop diagnoses for clients receiving 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 4.
Select a client whom you observed or counseled this week. Then, address the following in your Practicum Journal:

Describe the client (without violating HIPAA regulations) and identify any pertinent history or medical information, including prescribed medications.
Using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders, 5th edition (DSM-5), explain and justify your diagnosis for this client.
Explain any legal and/or ethical implications related to counseling this client.
Support your approach with evidence-based literature.

Wheeler, K. (Ed.). (2014). Psychotherapy for the advanced practice psychiatric nurse: A how-to guide for evidence-based practice (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.
American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. (1995). Practice parameters for the psychiatric assessment of children and adolescents. Washington, DC: Author. Retrieved from
American Psychiatric Association. (2016). Practice guidelines for the psychiatric evaluation of adults (3rd ed.). Arlington, VA: Author. Retrieved from

Place your order
(550 words)

Approximate price: $22

Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages
Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.

Money-back guarantee

You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

Read more

Zero-plagiarism guarantee

Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.

Read more

Free-revision policy

Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.

Read more

Privacy policy

Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.

Read more

Fair-cooperation guarantee

By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.

Read more
Live Chat+1(978) 822-0999EmailWhatsApp