The purpose of this assignment is for you to complete a comprehensive psychiatric mental health assessment of a child/adolescent as practice for entry into PMHNP clinical practice and continued growth in interviewing skills throughout the term.
To complete your assignment:
You will complete a comprehensive psychiatric mental health assessment of an child/adolescent. This should NOT be a patient you have encountered in your work but, instead, should be a family member or friend (who gives consent). You should note that all information will be confidential and that their private information will NOT be shared as part of this assignment. Your assessment should be comprehensive, and you should refer to course texts to inform items for inclusion in your assessment. Keep in mind that you will be responsible for covering those areas addressed in the reading assignments up to this point. The documentation should remain HIPAA-compliant even though this is not a real patient. (DO NOT USE REAL PATIENT IDENTIFIERS.)
The patient will be referred to as Jane Doe or Jack Doe.
Use the Initial Psychiatric SOAP Note Template (Word) to complete this assignment.
Please refer to the Grading Rubric for details on how this activity will be graded.