Assignment: Hernandez Family Assessment
Assessment is as essential to family therapy as it is to individual therapy. Although families often present with one person identified as the "problem," the assessment process will help you better understand family roles and determine whether the identified problem client is in fact the root of the family's issues. As you examine the Hernandez Family: Sessions 1-6 videos in this Learning Resources, consider how you might assess and treat the client family.
Address in a comprehensive client assessment of the Hernandez family the following:
o Demographic information
o Presenting problem
o History or present illness
o Past psychiatric history
o Medical history
o Substance use history
o Developmental history
o Family psychiatric history
o Psychosocial history
o History of abuse and/or trauma
o Review of systems
o Physical assessment
o Mental status exam
o Differential diagnosis
o Case formulation
o Treatment plan
Format your assignment according to the give formatting requirements:
1. The answer must be double spaced, typed, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.
2. The response also includes a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the course title, the student's name, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.
3. Also include a reference page. The references and Citations should follow APA format. The reference page is not included in the required page length.