(Answered) NURS 6650 Week 3 Assignment: Assessing Client Families

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.
The 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).


Part 1: Comprehensive Family Client Assessment

Demographic information:

The family clients are a mother and a son. The mother, Paula, is a 32-year-old African American single mother. The husband was a veteran and died in the Afghanistan war when she was 3 months old pregnant. She currently works as a supermarket attendant in the nearby town and is a Catholic Christian. The son, Jones is a 12-year-old African American male currently in mid-school. Both live together in a one-bedroom rental apartment.

Presenting Problem

Miss Paula and her son, Jones were referred to the clinic by their primary care provider for therapy. Miss Paula complains of depression, increased stress, increased alcohol consumption, and insomnia. Jones has been recently diagnosed with ADHD……..Please click the icon below to purchase full  solution at $10