Mental health assessment and intervention report

1.demonstrate an in-depth and coherent knowledge of the practice of nursing as a person centred activity which includes consumer and carer well-being, participation in care and recovery, and interprofessional teamwork;

2. Demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills to nursing practice and undertake a strengths-based mental health assessment using common mental health assessment tools within a recovery framework;

3.demonstrate the use of critical thinking and problem solving skills to plan and execute the delivery of behavioural, emotional and cognitive care across the lifespan and the safe administration of medications for common mental health disorders; and

4. Critically analyse the theoretical, legal, ethical and policy frameworks for interprofessional mental health practice including evidence-based interventions for mental health and well-being.


This assignment requires you to watch the interview provided in the Case study video below titled “Psychiatric interviews for teaching: Psychosis – Schizophrenia” to complete a mental health assessment and intervention report. In your report ensure to:

•Refer to the diagnostic criteria as listed in the DSM-5 (American Psychiatric Association, 2013) to validate your decision that the client has a psychiatric disorder.

•Support your report by providing evidence from the case study video.

•Provide evidence that you have thought about the mental health nursing practice by examining your thinking about your decisions, observations and recommendations.

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