COUN 521 Mental Status Exam Grading Rubric

COUN 521 Mental Status Exam Grading Rubric – 100 points total

Criteria Levels of Achievement
Content

(70 Points)

Advanced

(92 – 100%)

Proficient

(84 – 91 %)

Developing

(1-83%)

Not present
Appearance/ Psychomotor: 15 – 16 points

 

This section clearly addresses and covers the client’s presenting appearance, suitability, basic grooming and hygiene, gait and motor coordination.

14 points

This section reasonably addresses and covers the client’s presenting appearance, suitability, basic grooming and hygiene, gait and motor coordination.

1- 13 points

This section minimally addresses and does not cover the client’s presenting appearance, suitability, basic grooming and hygiene, gait and motor coordination.

0 points

Not present

Manner and Approach:

 

17- 18 points

 

This section clearly addresses and covers the client’s interpersonal characteristics and attitude towards evaluation; behavioral approach; speech; eye contact; expressive and receptive language; recall and memory.

16 points

 

This section reasonably addresses and covers the client’s interpersonal characteristics and attitude towards evaluation; behavioral approach; speech; eye contact; expressive and receptive language; recall and memory.

1 – 15 points

 

This section minimally addresses and does not cover the client’s interpersonal characteristics and attitude towards evaluation; behavioral approach; speech; eye contact; expressive and receptive language; recall and memory.

0 points

 

Not present

Orientation, Alertness, Thought Processes: 17- 18 points

 

This section minimally addresses and covers the client’s orientation; coherence; concentration and attention; thought processes; hallucinations and delusions; judgment and insight; intellectual ability; abstraction skills.

16 points

 

This section reasonably addresses and covers the client’s orientation; coherence; concentration and attention; thought processes; hallucinations and delusions; judgment and insight; intellectual ability; abstraction skills.

1 – 15 points

 

This section minimally addresses and does not cover the client’s orientation; coherence; concentration and attention; thought processes; hallucinations and delusions; judgment and insight; intellectual ability; abstraction skills.

0 points

 

Not present

Mood and Affect:

 

17 – 18 points

 

This section clearly addresses and covers the client’s mood; affect; rapport; facial and emotional expressions; suicidal and homicidal ideation; risk for violence; impulsivity.

16 points

 

This section reasonably addresses and covers the client’s mood; affect; rapport; facial and emotional expressions; suicidal and homicidal ideation; risk for violence; impulsivity.

1 – 15 points

 

This section minimally addresses and does not cover the client’s mood; affect; rapport; facial and emotional expressions; suicidal and homicidal ideation; risk for violence; impulsivity.

0 points

 

Not present

Structure (30%) Advanced Proficient  

Developing

 

Not present

Paper: Grammar and Spelling

 

14 – 15 points

Spelling and grammar are correct. Sentences are complete, clear, and concise.

Paragraphs contain appropriately varied sentence structures.

13 points

Spelling and grammar has some errors. Sentences are presented as well. Paragraphs contain some varied sentence structures.

1 – 12 points

Spelling and grammar errors distract. Sentences are incomplete or unclear. Paragraphs are poorly formed.

0 points

Not present

Paper:

Length and APA Formatting

14 – 15 points

Paper is 2 – 3 pages in length (not including the title and reference page). Paper is formatted in APA including font, title page, margins, and section headings. Where applicable, references are cited in current APA format.

 

13 points

Paper is 1 page in length. Paper is mostly formatted in APA including font, title page, margins, and section headings.

Where applicable, references are cited with nearly accurate APA formatting.

1 – 12 points

Paper is less than 1 page in length. Paper is not accurately formatted in APA including font, title page, margins, and section headings.

Where applicable, references are minimally or not cited in current APA format.

0 points

 

Not present

Total Advanced Proficient Developing Not present
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