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Intent:In this assessment, you will learn about the differences between clinical and personal recovery and therapeutic communication that fosters personal recovery for people who experience psychotic disorders

Task:

Part one: explain the differences between clinical and personal mental health recovery and discuss how personal recovery can enhance the wellbeing of people who experience psychotic disorders.

Part two: reflect on how you, as a future registered nurse, can use therapeutic communication skills (e.g. active listening, probing, empathic responding) to assist a consumer living with the effects of a psychotic disorder identify their strengthens and embark on a personal recovery journey. Include no more than two examples of communication skills in your answer.

Support your explanation and reflections with peer-reviewed articles, including nursing literature.

Format:

Reflective essay APA 7 or UTS Harvard references in-text and reference list
Paragraphs and full sentences
Introduction (outline the significance of personal recovery for people who experience psychotic disorders and the main points of your essay.
Body (written in full sentences and paragraphs; write your responses for part one and part two) Conclusion (summarising the key points of your essay)
1.5 spacing
Size 12 font

Word Length: 1800 words

Marking Rubric

Assessment two: reflective essay regarding the personal recovery for people living with a psychotic disorder

Assessment Item 2: Reflective Essay (50%)

High Distinction Distinction Credit Pass Fail

Part One: In relations to mental health, explain the differences between clinical and personal concepts of recovery and discuss how personal recovery can enhance the wellbeing of people who experience psychotic disorders. Marks available 35%

35- 30 Marks A comprehensive explanation of the differences between clinical and personal recovery and a discussion of how personal recovery can enhance the wellbeing of people who experience psychotic disorders is clearly established. The explanation and discussion are supported with depth and developed with clear reference to peer reviewed literature. Explanation and discussion are developed as a result of scrupulously considering, integrating and comparing the referenced sources. Sentences and paragraphs clearly relate to each other, and paragraphs effectively consolidate meaning. Ideas and arguments are developed and strengthened throughout the paper, and a central thesis is clearly established.

29 – 26 Marks A comprehensive explanation of the differences between clinical and personal recovery and a discussion of how personal recovery can enhance the wellbeing of people who experience psychotic disorders is clearly established. The explanations and discussion are supported with a clear understanding of the peer reviewed literature cited. The discussion considers, integrates and compares the referenced sources. The sentences and paragraphs are related, and paragraphs effectively consolidate meaning. Ideas and arguments are developed throughout the paper, and a central thesis is developed.

25 – 23 Marks An explanation of the differences between clinical and personal recovery and a discussion of how personal recovery can enhance the wellbeing of people who experience psychotic disorders are provided. The explanation and discussion are clear, but not comprehensive. The explanations and discussion are supported with some understanding of the peer- reviewed literature cited; however, the literature is not thoroughly compared or integrated; most of the discussion consists of independent claims, that do not involve a cross- comparison of the literature. The sentences and paragraphs are related in a general sense but are not explicitly linked. There is some attempt at developing a central thesis.

22- 18 Marks An explanation of the differences between clinical and personal recovery and a discussion of how personal recovery can enhance the wellbeing of people who experience psychotic disorders are provided. The explanation and discussion are not comprehensive and sometimes not clear. The explanations and discussion are supported with limited and basic understanding of the cited peer- reviewed literature, which is not compared or integrated. The sentences and paragraphs are mostly related, but at times are not clearly linked or well- structured. There is no attempt at developing a central thesis.

17 – 0 Marks An explanation of the differences between clinical and personal recovery is not provided, AND/Or; A discussion of how personal recovery can enhance wellbeing for people experience psychotic disorders is not provided, AND/Or; The essay primarily consists of superficial statements, the discussion is not developed beyond cursory mention or identification of significant concepts, and the sentences and paragraphs have no thematic development, AND/OR; The explanation and/or discussion is not clearly based on peer- reviewed literature, AND/OR; The sources used are inappropriate.

Part two: Reflect on how you, as a future registered nurse, can use therapeutic communication skills to assist a person living with the effects of a

35-30 Marks Provides an in-depth and personalised reflection about how they can use one to two skills to assist a person living with the effects of a psychotic disorder to identify their strengths and embark on a personal recovery journey.

29-23 Marks Provides an in-depth reflection about how they can use one to two communication skills to assist a person living with the effects of a psychotic disorder to identify their strengths and embark on a personal recovery journey.

25-23 Marks Provides a reflection about how they can use one to two communication skill to assist a person living with the effects of a psychotic disorder to identify their strengths and embark on a personal recovery journey.

22-18 Marks Provides a superficial reflection about how they can use one to two communication skills to assist a person living with the effects of a psychotic disorder to identify their strengths and embark on a personal recovery journey

17-0 Marks Provides little to no reflection about how they can assist a person living with the effects of a psychotic disorder to identify their strengths and embark on a personal recovery journey, AND/OR

psychotic disorder identify their strengths and embark on a personal recovery journey Marks available 35%

Reflections are well supported with peer-reviewed nursing literature and are developed as a result of scrupulously considering, integrating and comparing the referenced sources. The reflection is written with sentences that clearly relate to each other, and paragraphs that effectively consolidate meaning. The arguments are developed and strengthened throughout the paper, and a central thesis is clearly established.

Reflections are supported with a clear understanding of the peer reviewed nursing literature cited. The discussion considers, integrates and compares the referenced sources. The sentences and paragraphs are related, and paragraphs effectively consolidate meaning. Ideas and arguments are developed throughout the paper, and a central thesis is developed.

Reflections are supported with some understanding of the peer- reviewed nursing literature cited; however, the literature is not thoroughly compared or integrated; most of the discussion consists of independent claims, that do not involve a cross- comparison of the literature. The sentences and paragraphs are related in a general sense but are not explicitly linked. There is some attempt at developing a central thesis

Reflections are supported with some nursing peer-reviewed literature; but are not thoroughly integrated, compared or related. The sentences and paragraphs are mostly related, but at times are not linked or well-structured. There is no attempt at developing a central thesis.

Reflections are not supported with peer-reviewed nursing literature AND/OR; Reflections are not developed beyond cursory mention or identification of significant concepts, and the sentences and paragraphs have no thematic development, AND/OR; The sources used are inappropriate.

Introduction and Conclusion Paragraphs Marks available 10%

10 – 9 Marks Introduction succinctly outlines the significance of personal recovery for people who experience psychotic disorders and previews the main points of the essay. Conclusion concisely draws together the main points and implications.

8 Marks Introduction succinctly outlines the topic of the essay and its main points. Conclusion concisely sums up the main points of the essay.

7 Marks Introduction states the topic of the essay and its main points. Conclusion sums up main points of the essay. Both introduction and/or conclusion could be written more succinctly.

5 – 6 Mark Introduction states the topic of the essay and its main points. Conclusion sums up the some of the main points of the essay. Both introduction and/or conclusion could be written more clearly and succinctly.

4 – 0 Marks There is no introduction, or the introduction lacks a clear focus. There is no conclusion, or the conclusion fails to draw together the main points.

Academic Writing Marks available 10%

10 – 9 Marks Essay is clearly written, easy to read, uses appropriate vocabulary, with few or no grammatical errors

8 Marks Essay is clearly written, easy to read, uses appropriate vocabulary, with minor grammatical errors that do not affect clarity.

7 Marks The writing is generally comprehensible. There may be some errors in grammar, spelling and vocabulary that affect clarity.

5 – 6 Marks The writing needs improvement. There are multiple errors in grammar and vocabulary that affect clarity.

4 – 0 Marks The writing requires effort and concentration to understand. There are some serious errors in grammar and vocabulary that affect clarity of communication.

Referencing adheres to APA 7th or Harvard (UTS) Marks available 10%

10 – 9 Marks Referencing is consistent with chosen style (Harvard UTS of APA 7th), very few errors made and at least 15 references have been used.

8 Marks Referencing errors are made infrequently, but errors do not obscure author identity or source origin and at least 12 references have been used.

7 Marks Referencing errors are made, but errors do not obscure author identity or source origin and at least 10 references have been used.

5 – 6 Marks Referencing errors are made, but errors do not obscure author identity or source origin and at least 9 references have been used.

4 – 0 Marks Referencing errors are frequent, AND/OR; The identity of authors/origin of 2 or more sources is unclear, AND/OR; Any discrepancies between in-text references and the reference list, AND/OR; Less than 10 references have been used.