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This course examines the guiding principles and ethics of counseling and the therapeutic environment for mental health patients across the lifespan. Techniques of counseling are introduced and correlated with relationships. Students will demonstrate techniques in the clinical setting in therapeutic milieus. 1. Clinical Highlights a. What insights did you gain during your experience this week that will prove most helpful for future encounters? 2. Looking Ahead a. What clinical goal would you like to tackle next week? Course Learning Objectiv

Week 3 clinical 300w. 3 references. Due 1.24.24 NU672 Counseling and Psychotherapy Clinical component.
Course Description
This course examines the guiding principles and ethics of counseling and the therapeutic environment for mental health patients across the lifespan. Techniques of counseling are introduced and correlated with relationships. Students will demonstrate techniques in the clinical setting in therapeutic milieus.
1. Clinical Highlights
a. What insights did you gain during your experience this week that will prove most helpful for future encounters?
2. Looking Ahead
a. What clinical goal would you like to tackle next week?
Course Learning Objectives
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
• Demonstrate an understanding of various psychotherapy theoretical concepts, frameworks, and modalities for the treatment and management of individuals, groups, and families across the lifespan with acute, complex, and chronic psychiatric mental health disorders including a focus on vulnerable populations at risk for mental health issues, and considerations of cultural, socio-economic, legal and ethical factors affect those seeking treatment.
• Exhibit knowledge of acute, complex, and chronic psychiatric mental health disorders related to criteria of the current edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders to diagnose and manage individuals, groups, and families across the life span and the formation of a differential diagnosis to establish treatment planning for care with special emphasis on matching specific psychotherapy modalities that correlate to specific psychiatric mental health diagnosis for best outcomes based on evidence- based research data and findings.
• Analyze evidence-based therapeutic models of interview techniques to obtain a full history and assessment for use in developing a differential diagnosis and to develop a therapeutic relationship with patient-centered care for individuals, groups, and families across the life span with acute, complex, and chronic psychiatric mental health disorders.
• Evaluate the PMHNP role in screening, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment with psychotherapy modalities in psychiatric mental health care across the lifespan while including health promotion, advocacy, healthcare policy, and placement within the continuum of care.
• Identify core professional values and ethical/legal standards into the practice of the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner role with relation to patient safety, quality indicators, and outcome improvement in the delivery of quality psychiatric mental health care to patients.

Resources
American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.
Corey, G. (2016). Theory and practice of counseling and psychotherapy (10th ed.). Boston, MA:
Cengage. ISBN: 9781305263727
Carlat, D. (2023) The Psychiatric Interview, 5th Edition.

Recommended
Bickley, L. (2016). Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History-Taking [VitalSouce bookshelf version]. https://batesvisualguide.com/. Eleventh, North American Edition; Lippincott Williams & Wilkins: ISBN 1609137620
Heldt, J. P., MD. (2017). Memorable psychopharmacology. Create Space Independent Publishing Platform. ISBN-13: 978-1-535-28034-1
Stahl, S. M. (2013). Stahl’s essential psychopharmacology: Neuroscientific basis and practical applications (4th ed.). Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1-107-68646-5
Stahl, S. M. (2020). Prescriber’s guide: Stahl’s essential psychopharmacology (7th ed.). Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1108926010

This course examines the guiding principles and ethics of counseling and the therapeutic environment for mental health patients across the lifespan. Techniques of counseling are introduced and correlated with relationships. Students will demonstrate techniques in the clinical setting in therapeutic milieus. 1. Clinical Highlights a. What insights did you gain during your experience this week that will prove most helpful for future encounters? 2. Looking Ahead a. What clinical goal would you like to tackle next week? Course Learning Objectiv
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