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Create a discussion to reflect on a clinical encounter when you became emotionally charged during this semester with a patient experiencing suicidal ideation or gestures.
Your initial post should be at least 500 words, with reference to at least 2 academic sources.
Grading Rubric Your assignment will be graded according to the grading rubric.
Identification of Main Issues, Problems, and ConceptsDistinguished – 4 points
Post substantively accurate. Identifies and demonstrates a sophisticated understanding of the issues, problems, and concepts surrounding the assignment. Provides exceptional and thought-provoking analysis that directly addresses details and/or examples of the main topic.Excellent – 3 points
Post is mostly related to the topic. Demonstrates understanding of most of the issues, problems, and concepts surrounding the assignment. It provides some supporting details and/or examples. Analyses not as clear as they could be.Fair – 2 points
Demonstrate limited understanding of most of the issues, problems, and concepts surrounding the assignment. No details and/or examples are given.Poor – 0 points
Post is off-topic, incorrect and/or irrelevant to the issues, problems, and concepts surrounding the assignment. Analyses are not well organized or clear.4 points
APA Formatting GuidelinesDistinguished – 2 points
The reference page contains at least the required current scholarly academic reference and text reference. Follows APA guidelines of components: double space, 12 pt. font, abstract, level headings, hanging indent and in-text citations.Excellent – 1 point
References page contains one current scholarly academic resource and text reference. Follows most APA guidelines of components: double space, 12 pt. font, abstract, level headings, hanging indent, and in-text citations.Fair – 0.5 points
References page contains one current or outdated scholarly academic resource. Many errors of APA guidelines: double space, 12 pt. font, abstract, level headings, hanging indent, and in-text citations.Poor – 0 points
References page contains no current scholarly academic resources, only internet webpages or no reference page. Lack of APA guidelines for references provided or in-text citations..2 points
Distinguished – 2 points
Rules of grammar, usage and punctuation are followed; spelling is correct.
Excellent – 1 point
Few grammatical errors, but sentences could be clearer and more precise.
Fair – 0.5 points
Paper contains few grammatical, punctuation and spelling errors.
Poor – 0 points
Paper contains numerous grammatical, punctuation, and spelling errors.
Response to PeersDistinguished – 2 points
Constructively responded to two other posts and either extended, expanded or provided a rebuttal to each.Fair – 1 point
Constructively responded to one other post and either extended, expanded or provided a rebuttal.Poor – 0 points
Provided no response to a peer’s post.2 points
Total Points 10