Assignment 3: Practicum – Week 9 Journal Entry
: Select a child or adolescent 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 DSM-5, explain and justify your diagnosis for this client.
: Explain any legal and/or ethical implications related to counseling this client.
: Support your position with evidence-based literature.
NOTE: PLEASE SEE AND PAY ATTENTION TO THE ATTACHED Practicum Journal Template AND JOURNAL SAMPLE (TIME LOG & JOURNAL ENTRIES) FOR WRITING THIS ASSIGNMENT…..ALSO FOR THE TIME LOG AND JOURNAL ENTRIES, JUST MAKE UP A REASONABLE INFORMATION AND CLIENT INFORMATION IN MENTAL HEALTH NURSING AND INCLUDE REFERENCES
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.
- Chapter 17, “Psychotherapy With Children” (pp. 597–624)
American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.
Bass, C., van Nevel, J., & Swart, J. (2014). A comparison between dialectical behavior therapy, mode deactivation therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and acceptance and commitment therapy in the treatment of adolescents. International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy, 9(2), 4–8. doi:10.1037/h0100991
Koocher, G. P. (2003). Ethical issues in psychotherapy with adolescents. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 59(11), 1247–1256. PMID:14566959
McLeod, B. D., Jensen-Doss, A., Tully, C. B., Southam-Gerow, M. A., Weisz, J. R., & Kendall, P. C. (2016). The role of setting versus treatment type in alliance within youth therapy. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 84(5), 453–464. doi:10.1037/ccp0000081
Zilberstein, K. (2014). The use and limitations of attachment theory in child psychotherapy. Psychotherapy, 51(1), 93–103. doi:10.1037/a0030930
Practicum Experience Time Log and Journal Template
Practicum Placement Agency’s Name:
Preceptor’s E-mail Address:
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List the objective(s) met and briefly describe the activities you completed during each time period. If you are not on-site for a specific week, enter “Not on site” for that week in the Total Hours for This Time Frame column. Journal entries are due in Weeks 4, 8, and 11; include your Time Log with all hours logged (for current and previous weeks) each time you submit a journal entry.
You are encouraged to complete your practicum hours on a regular schedule, so you will complete the required hours by the END of WEEK 11.
|Week||Dates||Times||Total Hours for This Time Frame||Activities/Comments||Learning Objective(s) Addressed|
|Total Hours Completed:|
· Include references immediately following the content.
· Use APA style for your journal entry and references.
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