CCMH521 Week 8 – Marriage and Family Counselor’s Role in Pharmacological Treatments

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that addresses critical aspects of the marriage and family counselor’s role relationship to the prescription and monitoring of pharmacological treatments for mental health issues. Address the following issues: Communication practices between marriage and family therapists and prescribers of pharmacological treatments for shared clients Sociocultural concerns and issues related to psychopharmacology […]

CCMH521 Week 8 Team – Medication Adherence Project

Complete the Medication Adherence Project, as outlined in the Medication Adherence Project. Medication Adherence Project Imagine your Learning Team has been hired as a consultant team to a community mental health center that provides intensive outpatient services for adults. You have been informed that therapists often encounter problems persuading clients to stay on their psychiatric medications. […]

CCMH521 Week 7 – Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders Journal Article

Imagine you have been selected to write an article for a peer-reviewed journal on the pharmacological treatment of schizophrenia spectrum disorders. Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper on the pros and cons of specific medications used to treat schizophrenia spectrum disorders. Include the following: Describe the biological theories related to the etiology of schizophrenia spectrum disorders. Choose […]

CCMH521 Week 7 Team – Over-the-Counter, Nutritional and Herbaceutical Treatments Presentation

Imagine your team has been asked to present to a group of new counselors at a community mental health agency regarding client use of over-the-counter, nutritional and herbaceuticals to treat symptoms of mental illness. Choose two over-the-counter, nutritional or herbaceuticals that may be used to treat symptoms related to mental illness. Create a 8- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® […]

CCMH521 Week 6 – Pharmacological Treatment of ADHD Flyer

Imagine you work in a marriage and family counseling community agency and have been asked to create an educational flyer on the pharmacological treatment of ADHD for the clients at the agency. Create a 2-sided, thorough flyer on the pros and cons of specific medications used to treat ADHD. Include the following: Describe the biological theories related […]

CCMH521 Week 6 – Bipolar Disorder Case Presentation

Choose medications used to treat bipolar and related disorders. Create a 5- to 8-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation describing these pharmacological treatments for clients with bipolar and related disorders. Include the following: Explain the biological theories that apply to the etiology of bipolar and related disorders. Summarize the assigned medications. Describe the mechanism of action for these […]

CCMH521 Week 5 – Pharmacological Treatment Analysis

Review the Case Studies. Write a 1,000- to 1,400-word paper analyzing ONLY ONE case. Include the following for the case analysis: Describe the biological theories relative to the etiology of the disorder present in the case. Determine which theory fits best for the case, based on your analysis. Identify 2 possible pharmacological treatments for the disorder present. […]

CCMH521 Week 4 – Nervous System Structures and Functions Worksheet

Complete the Nervous System Structures and Functions Worksheet. Nervous System Structures and Functions Worksheet Write a brief 15- to 25-word description of the function of each of the following structures: Temporal Lobe: Occipital Lobe: Frontal Lobe: Parietal Lobe: Cerebellum: Medulla: Pons: Hippocampus: Amygdala: Pituitary Gland: Hypothalamus: Thalamus: Dendrite: Axon: Myelin Sheath: Terminal Buttons: Synaptic Vesicles: Glial […]

CCMH521 Week 4 Team – Pharmacodynamics and Pharmacokinetics Brochure

Imagine your team works for a community counseling agency, and you have been tasked with creating an educational brochure on how psychotropic medications work within and affect the body. The purpose of the brochure is to help counselors explain this process to their clients. Create a 6-panel brochure on basic pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics. Include the following: Describe […]

CCMH521 Week 3 – Assessing Factors Related to Human Sexuality Interview and Analysis

Resources: University of Phoenix Material: Authorization for Interview and Release, and University of Phoenix Material: Sexual History Interview. Develop a 20- to 30-item questionnaire for a sexual history interview by choosing questions from the University of Phoenix Material: Sexual History Interview, or by creating your own questions. Obtain a volunteer to interview. Conduct a sexual history interview with the […]