What will PMHNP( Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner) recommend? ·

A 3-year-old boy with autism presents to the outpatient clinic with his parents for a medication evaluation. The mother reports he has been more aggressive and has been hitting the parents, babysitter, and dog. They saw on Facebook that Risperdal could be used to treat aggressive behavior in children with autism. The boy is doing ABA therapy for 40 hours per week, which has not helped with the aggressive behavior. · What will PMHNP( Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner) recommend? · What psychoeducation would you give to the parents?