Assignment: Practicum Assessing Client Families (Due in Week 5) Learning Objectives 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 137142 of Wheeler (2014) and the Hernandez Family Genogram video in this weeks 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).