DEPRESSIVE DISORDER ASSIGNMENT PAPER
This week, you will become “captain of the ship” as you take full responsibility for a client with a depressive disorder. You will recommend psychopharmacologic treatment and psychotherapy, identify medical management needs and community support, and recommend follow-up plans. You will also explore how to obtain a DEA license and the responsibilities for safe prescribing and prescription monitoring.
.Recommend psychopharmacologic treatments based on therapeutic endpoints for clients with depression disorders
.Recommend psychotherapy based on therapeutic endpoints for clients with depression disorders
.Identify medical management needs for clients with depression disorders
.Identify community support resources for clients with depression disorders
.Recommend follow-up plans for clients with depression disorders
To prepare for this Assignment: DEPRESSIVE DISORDER ASSIGNMENT PAPER
Select an adult or older adult client with a depressive disorder you have seen in your practicum.
In 3–4 pages, write a treatment plan for your client in which you do the following:
.Describe the HPI and clinical impression for the client.
.Recommend psychopharmacologic treatments and describe specific and therapeutic endpoints for your .psychopharmacologic agent. (This should relate to HPI and clinical impression.)
.Recommend psychotherapy choices (individual, family, and group) and specific therapeutic endpoints for your choices.
.Identify medical management needs, including primary care needs, specific to this client.
.Identify community support resources (housing, socioeconomic needs, etc.) and community agencies that are available to assist the client.
.Recommend a plan for follow-up intensity and frequency and collaboration with other providers. DEPRESSIVE DISORDER ASSIGNMENT PAPER