Analyze nursing and counseling theories to guide practice in psychotherapy

Analyze nursing and counseling theories to guide practice in psychotherapy

Assignment: Practicum Journal – Psychotherapy with Groups and Families

Practicum Journal – Psychotherapy with groups and families

Learning Objective

Students will:

· Analyze nursing and counseling theories to guide practice in psychotherapy*

· Summarize goals and objectives for personal practicum experiences*

· Produce timelines for practicum activities*

The Assignment

· In preparation for this course’s practicum experience, address the following in your Practicum Journal:

· Select one nursing theory and one counseling theory to best guide your practice in psychotherapy. Note: For guidance on nursing and counseling theories, can use evidenced based outside Resources.

· Explain why you selected these theories. Support your approach with evidence-based literature.

· Develop at least three goals and at least three objectives for the practicum experience in this course.

· Create a timeline of practicum activities based on your practicum requirements.

Reading Resources ( Need 3 references)

American Nurses Association. (2014). Psychiatric-mental health nursing: Scope and standards of practice (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

Wheeler, K. (Ed.). (2014). Psychotherapy for the advanced practice psychiatric nurse: A how-to guide for evidence-based practice. New York, NY: Springer.

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