Assignment: Practicum – Week 2 Journal Entry. Assignment:
Observed client with mood disorder and lack of sleep for days
Select a client whom you observed or counseled this week. Then, address the following in your Practicum Journal:
· Describe the client (without violating HIPAA regulations) and identify any pertinent history or medical information, including prescribed medications.
· Using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders, 5th edition (DSM-5), explain and justify your diagnosis for this client.
· Explain any legal and/or ethical implications related to counseling this client.
· Support your approach with evidence-based literature.