PRAC 6650 Discussion Practicum Week 3
PRAC 6650 Discussion Practicum Week 3
This week, you will examine the effectiveness of therapeutic approaches for client families
with impaired family functioning and you will create genograms.
Governors State University (Producer). (2009). Emotionally focused couples therapy [Video
file]. Chicago, IL: Author.
The approximate length of this media piece is 115 minutes.
Laureate Education (Producer). (2013b). Hernandez family genogram [Video file].
Baltimore, MD: Author.
Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 3 minutes.
Credit: Provided courtesy of the Laureate International Network of Universities.
Psychotherapy.net. (Producer). (n.d.). Narrative family therapy [Video file].
The approximate length of this media piece is 111 minutes.
American Nurses Association. (2014). Psychiatric-mental health nursing: Scope and
standards of practice (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: Author.
Nichols, M., & Davis, S. D. (2020). The essentials of family therapy (7th ed.). Boston, MA:
Wheeler, K. (Ed.). (2014). Psychotherapy for the advanced practice psychiatric nurse: A how-
to guide for evidence-based practice. New York, NY: Springer.
Discussion: Clinical Supervision
Clinical supervision is an essential component of your development as a psychiatric mental
health nurse practitioner. It provides an opportunity for professional collaboration as you
share experiences with and gain insights from colleagues. For this clinical supervision
Discussion, consider a client family whom you do not think is adequately progressing
according to expected clinical outcomes.
Assess client families presenting for psychotherapy
Evaluate the effectiveness of therapeutic approaches for client families receiving
Apply narrative family therapy concepts to client families with impaired family
Review this week’s media and consider the insights provided on family therapy.
Reflect on the client families you are currently counseling at your practicum site.
Note: For this Discussion, you are required to complete your initial post before you will be
able to view and respond to your colleagues’ postings. Begin by clicking on the Post to
Discussion Question link and then select Create Thread to complete your initial post.
Remember, once you click submit, you cannot delete or edit your own posts, and you cannot
post anonymously. Please check your post carefully before clicking Submit!
Note about Uploading Media: Refer to the Kaltura Media Uploader instructions document
located in the menu bar. This provides guidance on how to upload media for the clinical
By Day 3
Post a 3- to 5-minute Kaltura video in which you do the following:
Describe a client family you are counseling that you do not think is adequately
progressing according to expected clinical outcomes. Note: Do not use the client
family members’ actual names.
Explain your therapeutic approach with the client family, including the perceived
effectiveness of your approach.
Identify any additional information about this client family that may potentially
impact expected outcomes.
Note: Nurse practitioners must have strong oral communication skills. This Discussion is
designed to help you hone these skills. When filming your Kaltura video, be sure to dress and
speak in a professional manner.
View a selection of your colleagues' responses.
By Day 6
Respond to at least two of your colleagues by providing feedback on each colleague’s
therapeutic approach based on a narrative family therapeutic perspective. Support your
feedback with evidence-based literature and/or your own experiences with clients.
Submission and Grading Information
To access your rubric:
Week 3 Discussion Rubric
Post by Day 3 and Respond by Day 6
To participate in this Discussion:
Week 3 Discussion