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Assessment in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Infant, childhood, and adolescent development are a continual interplay between nature (genetic or biologic predisposition) and nurture (environmental experiences). The nature/nurture continuum and debate will always be a part of your career as a PMHNP. Knowing common developmental milestone is important in the role as a child provider. Not only is it essential to the diagnostic process, but it is also important to the interdisciplinary interactions with other mental health professionals. The study of normal developmental processes, however, is only one tool that allows the mental health professional to understand the child being evaluated. There are many different assessment instruments and interviewing techniques that PMHNPs can have in their toolkit when working with children and adolescents.

In this Discussion, you examine the differences in assessing and treating children and adolescents versus adults. You take into consideration your own clinical experiences, as well as your experiences in your clinical rotation, and the information from the readings thus far.                               

                                                    Assignment 

Post your answers to the following: 

 · Explain why a developmental assessment of children and adolescents is  

    important. 

· Describe two assessment instruments and explain why they are used for   

   children and adolescents but not adults.

· Describe two treatment options for children and adolescents that may not be 

   used when treating adults. 

· Explain the role parents play in assessment and treatment. 

PLEASE, INCLUDE INTRODUCTION, CONCLUSION, 3 OR MORE REFERENCES LESS THAN 5 YEARS OLD, AND ANSWER ALL THE QUESTIONS AS INSTRUCTED.

ALSO SEE THE ATTACHMENT ON DIRECTION OF HOW TO WRITE THE PAPER.

Review the Learning Resources concerning psychiatric assessments and assessment tools below. 

                                                           Learning Resources 

Required Readings 

Sadock, B. J., Sadock, V. A., & Ruiz, P. (2014). Kaplan & Sadock’s synopsis of psychiatry: Behavioral sciences/clinical psychiatry (11th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer. 

                         Chapter 2, “Contributions of the Psychosocial Sciences” (pp. 93–130)   

                         Chapter 6, “Classification in Psychiatry” (pp. 290–299)  

                         Chapter 31, “Child Psychiatry” (pp. 1107–1152)  

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

                                        “Neurodevelopmental Disorders”  

                                         “Intellectual Disabilities”  

                                         “Communication Disorders” 

CoverLetter.us. (2017). Nurse practitioner cover letter sample 1. Retrieved from http://www.coverletter.us/nurse-practitioner-cover-letter/    

Dahring, R. (2013). Cover letter caveats. Retrieved from http://nurse-practitioners-and-physician-assistants.advanceweb.com/Columns/Career-Coach/Cover-Letter-Caveats.aspx     

NP Career Coach. (n.d.). NP career coach resume tip sheet. Retrieved from http://nursepractitionerjobsearch.com/product/career-coach-resume-tip-sheet/   

Advance Healthcare Network for NPs & PAs” href=”http://nurse-practitioners-and-physician-assistants.advanceweb.com/Features/Articles/Cover-Letter-Resume-Preparation.aspx” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”  

Advance Healthcare Network for NPs & PAs” href=”http://nurse-practitioners-and-physician-assistants.advanceweb.com/Features/Articles/Cover-Letter-Resume-Preparation.aspx” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”Porche, D. J., & Danna, D. (2015). Cover letter & resume preparation: Every detail is important when applying for a job. Advance Healthcare Network for NPs & PAs. Retrieved from http://nurse-practitioners-and-physician-assistants.advanceweb.com/Features/Articles/Cover-Letter-Resume-Preparation.aspx  

                                                    Optional Resources  

Thapar, A., Pine, D. S., Leckman, J. F., Scott, S., Snowling, M. J., & Taylor, E. A. (2015). Rutter’s child and adolescent psychiatry (6th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Blackwell. 

Chapter 2, “Diagnosis, Diagnostic Formulations, and Classification” (pp. 17–30)

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