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Comprehensive Family Assessment 1Practicum – Assessing Client FamiliesNUNP-6650NDr. Keith PlowdenMarch 20, 2020Comprehensive Client Family Assessment
Comprehensive Family Assessment2A comprehensive assessment and genogram. is a review of a client's clinical manifestations that are either physiological or psychological? A thorough clinical evaluation includes a client’s medical history including the illnesses that have occurred in previous generations of the patient’s family. The Clinical assessment will provide a blueprint for the genogram which is the graphical representation of the client’s relationships with his family. The genogram includes the psychiatrichistory of each of the members related to the client. The purpose of this comprehensive assessment is mapping the client, while in family therapy with his spouse and his in lawDemographic information:SPC Li twenty-seven years-old Asian American living with the wifeof 12 months Feng Mian twenty-five years of age. SPC Li mother in law Fei Hong fifty-one-years old moved in six months ago. The couple does not have any children. Presenting problem: SPC Li Curtis reports having trouble sleeping, eating and concentrating since his mother in law moved in; he feels depressed and is anxious all the time. “my wife wants a divorce” His wife sits and looks at her husband. The mother in law has accused the SPC of “adultery” and wants her daughter to divorce the SPC. The SPC had admitted before his engagement he was dating and had a girlfriend, however after meeting his wife, he stopped dating and never interacted with any other females other than co-workers. SPC met his wife through his parents. The wife is an immigrant from China. SPC is a communications specialist and linguist with the United States Army. SPC and wife both admit, they love each other and want to stay together; however, the mother in law is interfering and causing friction in the couple’s relationship. History of present illness: SPC Li started feeling depressed 5 months ago after the mother announced she was staying indefinitely. He did not want to acknowledge the issue, and having 2
Comprehensive Family Assessment3trouble working, missed several formations, received a counselling statement regarding lateness and not meeting work deadlines. The problem worsens with the threat of divorce from the mother in law, due to adultery. The mother is aggressive and quarrels with the SPC, daily about “anything and everything”. SPC reports difficulty with sleeping and feeling anxious all the time.