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Consultation Skills for Mental Health Professionals

Consultation Skills for Mental Health Professionals Author Richard W. Sears
ISBN-10 9781118428993
Release 2012-06-26
Pages 552
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Consultation interventions are an increasingly popular alternative to clinical practice, allowing the practitioner to interact with and affect many different individuals and organizations. This type of work challenges mental health professionals, drawing on all the skills and resources they may possess, yet also offers some of the greatest rewards and opportunities for service. Filled with numerous case examples and checklists, Consultation Skills for Mental Health Professionals contains a wealth of information on this important area of practice. It provides a comprehensive source for working with a diverse clientele in a variety of settings, discussing both traditional mental health consultation models and the fast-growing field of organizational consulting. The guide is divided into four parts: Individual-Level Consulting Issues takes up individual career assessment and counseling, along with how organizational contexts affect individual jobs; leadership, management, and supervision; executive assessment, selection, interviewing, and development; and executive coaching. Consulting to Small Systems discusses working with teams and groups; planning and conducting training and teambuilding; diversity in the workplace and in consultation. Consulting to Large Systems covers how to work with large organizations, including organizational structure, terms, culture, and concepts, as well as processes such as change and resistance; how to assess organizations, and the characteristics of healthy and dysfunctional workplaces; and issues involved in organizational intervention. Special Consulting Topics include issues such as the practical aspects of running a consulting practice; the skills required for successful clinical consultation; consultation services for special populations; and crisis consultation, including critical incident stress management, psychological first aid, disaster recovery, media communication, and school crisis response.



The Ethics of Supervision and Consultation

The Ethics of Supervision and Consultation Author Janet T. Thomas
ISBN-10 1433807238
Release 2010-01-01
Pages 282
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Clinical supervision and consultation have long been considered integral elements of training and maintaining competency for psychologists and other mental health professionals. One of the primary responsibilities of supervisors is to help with the professional socialization of supervisees; instilling in them the relevant ethical principles and standards is a significant component of this charge. Although students may have considerable knowledge from graduate courses in professional ethics, it is usually in the context of a practicum or internship that the nuances and complexities of these issues begin to emerge. Supervisors must be present and attentive in order to capture and fully utilize those proverbial "teachable moments" in which the applications of ethical principles and standards might be recognized and internalized. The potential for misunderstanding and misapplication is significant for novice professionals, and it is supervisors who can provide the guidance necessary to protect the welfare of clients and educate supervisees. Even experienced professionals are vulnerable to ethical errors caused by other factors such as mismanaged countertransference, lack of knowledge about evolving standards, and personal problems that compromise objectivity and effectiveness. The Ethics of Supervision and Consultation: Practical Guidance for Mental Health Professionals represents the confluence of ethics with supervision and consultation. Supervision and consultation are treated as discrete areas of specialization, and ethics codes and specialty guidelines are analyzed in terms of their applications to this work. Supervisors and consultants are provided with both theoretical and practical strategies for incorporating ethical principles into their work.



Clinical Supervision in the Helping Professions

Clinical Supervision in the Helping Professions Author Gerald Corey
ISBN-10 9781119026587
Release 2014-12-01
Pages 290
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This straightforward guide for new and practicing supervisors emphasizes the attainment of skills necessary to effectively supervise others in a variety of settings. Topics covered include the roles and responsibilities of supervisors, the supervisory relationship, models and methods of supervision, becoming a multiculturally competent supervisor, ethical and legal issues in supervision, managing crisis situations, and evaluation in supervision. User-friendly tips, case examples, sample forms, questions for reflection, and group activities are included throughout the text, as are contributing supervisors’ Voices From the Field and the Authors’ Personal Perspectives—making this an interactive learning tool that is sure to keep readers interested and involved. *Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com. *To request print copies, please visit the ACA website.



Mental Health Consultation and Collaboration

Mental Health Consultation and Collaboration Author Gerald Caplan
ISBN-10 9781478631057
Release 1999-08-06
Pages 393
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A valuable book for all who are involved in applications of psychology in community settings! The highly acclaimed authors of this volume provide a comprehensive and systematic presentation of the theory and practice of community mental health consultation and population-oriented psychiatry. The text outlines recent concepts of collaboration through which mental health specialists develop fruitful partnerships with professional colleagues in a number of health, education, welfare, and religious organizations. In addition to presenting a lucid description of the evolution, development, and current status of the Caplans’ pioneering techniques, many of which have become standard practice in the mental health disciplines, the book clearly articulates the fundamental theoretical principles on which these techniques are based.



School Counselor Consultation

School Counselor Consultation Author Greg Brigman
ISBN-10 9780471683698
Release 2005
Pages 196
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Proven practice tools and techniques for effective school consultations Consultation gives school counselors numerous advantages over individual or small group counseling. Chief among them is the far greater amount of children and adolescents one counselor can reach; by creating a more responsive school environment--consisting of teachers, parents, and others who can make decisions that children cannot--the counselor can positively affect all students who pass through that environment. However, making consultation effective requires a high level of knowledge and skill. School Counselor Consultation: Skills for Working Effectively with Parents, Teachers, and Other School Personnel represents the most comprehensive resource available for understanding the entire consultation process. Unlike other consultation books that focus on theory, School Counselor Consultation emphasizes proven practice techniques. These include: * What to say to parents and teachers about referring students to the school counselor * What to ask teachers to assist in formulating successful interventions * How to make the most of parent conferences * How to plan for, execute, and follow-up on consultation sessions * A five-step approach to conducting an individual consultation * How to plan and present psychoeducational workshops to parents and teachers This hands-on resource also features many forms and checklists--including consultation record forms, a sample agenda, surveys, and a crisis management plan--that you can use in practice. In addition, four appendices cover Adlerian theory, the American School Counselor Association and American Counseling Association Codes of Ethics, and how to best use this book to build consultation skills. Consultation offers one of the most time-effective and beneficial services a school counselor can provide. A valuable resource for both students and practicing counselors, School Counselor Consultation is the most complete and up-to-date guide to the challenging yet highly rewarding consultation process.



Psychiatric Consultation in Long Term Care

Psychiatric Consultation in Long Term Care Author Abhilash Desai
ISBN-10 9781316738290
Release 2017-08-11
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Building on the first edition, Psychiatric Consultation in Long-Term Care has been fully revised and updated, integrating DSM-5 classification throughout. It delivers an essential resource for psychiatrists, neurologists, geriatricians, palliative care physicians, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and physician assistants involved in prevention, assessment, diagnosis, and management of neuropsychiatric disorders in long-term care (LTC) populations, as well as for nurses, social workers, and other professionals involved in important day-to-day care. The book provides comprehensive descriptions of practical, strengths-based, individualized, psychosocial, spiritual, and environmental approaches, and high-quality mental healthcare utilizing pharmacological interventions when appropriate to improve the emotional and spiritual well-being of LTC residents. It details key elements in creating genuine person-centered long-term care: the reduction of inappropriate medications and counter-therapeutic staff approaches, treating serious psychiatric disorders with evidence-based interventions, and a road-map for owners and administrators of LTC facilities.



Counselor As Consultant

Counselor As Consultant Author David A. Scott
ISBN-10 9781483322612
Release 2014-03-03
Pages 304
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Providing counseling professionals with a solid grounding in the primary theories, skills, and models used by professional consultants, Counselor as Consultant is the first text that explicitly addresses the new CACREP core standards for consultation. The book’s strong focus on intentionality, reflection, and wellness helps readers develop a strong sense of counselor identity, while its structure and exercises reinforce learning. Abundant exercises and case illustrations help counselors-in-training translate theory into practice and learn the essential skills needed for consultation positions.



Behavioral Consultation and Primary Care

Behavioral Consultation and Primary Care Author Patricia J. Robinson
ISBN-10 9783319139548
Release 2015-10-20
Pages 347
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“In this 2nd edition, Robinson and Reiter give us an updated blueprint for full integration of behavioral health and primary care in practice. They review the compelling rationale, but their real contribution is telling us exactly HOW to think about it and how to do it. This latest book is a must for anyone interested in population health and the nuts and bolts of full integration through using the Primary Care Behavioral Health Consultation model.” Susan H McDaniel Ph.D., 2016 President, American Psychological Association Professor, University of Rochester Medical Center The best-selling guide to integrating behavioral health services into primary care is now updated, expanded and better than ever! Integration is exploding in growth, and it is moving inexorably toward the model outlined here. To keep pace, this revised text is a must for primary care clinicians and administrators. It is also essential reading for graduate classes in a variety of disciplines, including social work, psychology, and medicine. This updated edition includes: · A refined presentation of the Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) model · The latest terms, trends and innovations in primary care · Comprehensive strategies and resource lists for hiring and training new Behavioral Health Consultants (BHC) · Step-by-step guidance for implementing the PCBH model · A plethora of evolved practice tools, including new Core Competency Tools for BHCs and primary care providers · Sample interventions for behaviorally influenced problems · The use of “Third Wave” behavior therapies in primary care · Detailed program evaluation instructions and tools · The latest on financing integrated care · An entire chapter on understanding and addressing the prescription drug abuse epidemic · Experienced guidance on ethical issues in the PCBH model · Improved patient education handouts With all of the changes in health care, the potential for the Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) model to improve primary care—and the health of the population—is greater than ever. This book should be the first read for anyone interested in realizing the potential of integration.



An Introduction to Consultee Centered Consultation in the Schools

An Introduction to Consultee Centered Consultation in the Schools Author Jonathan H. Sandoval
ISBN-10 9781136506840
Release 2013-12-04
Pages 192
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Drawing on historical writings about mental health consultation and on contemporary research and theory, Jonathan Sandoval lucidly explains the consultee-centered approach to consultation. The book provides an expert foundation on which to build a training program for future school-based consultants. Written for graduate students in school psychology, counseling psychology, special education, and social work, this book is an invaluable resource for mental health professionals working in schools who wish to upgrade their professional skills and grow as reflective practitioners. Individual chapters describe different stages in the consultation process; outline the processes characterized in each stage; detail useful consultant skills; review pertinent research; discuss the ethical principles underlying practice; and suggest self-monitoring questions for student consultants. Featuring a step-by-step developmental model of the consultee-centered consultation process, this book encourages consultants to prioritize those characteristics that contribute to a consultee’s work difficulty, in addition to assessing the client more generally. By detailing this unique approach, this concise volume provides an applicable, contextualized, and strategic form of consultation, and fosters a professional-to-professional relationship distinguishable from supervision, counseling, therapy, coaching or other methods.



Prevention and Consultation

Prevention and Consultation Author A. Michael Dougherty
ISBN-10 9781483307640
Release 2012-12-20
Pages 80
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This sixth book in the Prevention Practice Kit provides an introduction to evidence-based prevention in psychology. Counselors, psychologists and mental health workers in schools, government agencies, community settings, and in private practice are increasingly expected to select evidence-based practices and programs, and to document the effectiveness of the care they provide. The book addresses the types of questions that may be most pertinent to counselors, psychologists, and other mental health workers who are engaged in prevention and interested in understanding evidence-based programs.



Clinical Consult for Psychiatric Mental Health Care

Clinical Consult for Psychiatric Mental Health Care Author Jacqueline Rhoads, PhD, ACNP-BC, ANP-C, PMHNP-BE, CNL-C, FAANP
ISBN-10 0826105025
Release 2010-10-25
Pages 432
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2011 AJN Book of the Year Winner in Mental Health! This quick reference serves as an authoritative clinical guide to diagnostic treatment and monitoring recommendations for patients with mental disorders in the primary care setting. It offers fast and efficient access to evidence-based diagnostic and therapeutic guidelines for managing psychiatric and mental health conditions. The book guides family and adult advanced practice nurses in making clinical decisions that are supported by the best available evidence, reflecting current research and expert consensus. Additionally, researchers may use this book to identify important clinical questions where more research could be conducted to improve treatment decision making. This comprehensive text is organized by major diagnostic categories, such as anxiety disorders, with specific diagnoses organized alphabetically within each category. It supports informed practice, which increases confidence in differential diagnosis, safe and effective treatment decision making, reliable treatment monitoring and, ultimately, improved patient outcomes. Additionally, DSM-IV-TR diagnostic standard summaries and ICD-9 codes are incorporated for use in the clinical setting. It is an essential resource in everyday practice for all health care providers.



Behavioral Consultation in Applied Settings

Behavioral Consultation in Applied Settings Author Thomas R. Kratochwill
ISBN-10 9781475793956
Release 2013-11-21
Pages 179
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This guidebook has been developed as a skill-training package to teach psychologists, counselors, social workers, and other applied mental-health professionals a model for the delivery of behavioral interventions through a behavioral consultation approach. This train ing guide is an abridged version of the skills taught as part of a behavioral consultation model. As such it is not intended to be an exhaustive program in behavioral consultation. Usually, consultation skills are taught over a period of several months in university training programs. Also, the most successful use of the guidebook can be accom plished only with prerequisite training in behavioral analysis and assessment as a method of delivering psychological services. Thus, individuals using this guidebook should obtain supervised training in this area. The book is also designed to accompany Bergan and Kratochwill (1990). Some individuals may have a background in behavioral assess ment and intervention. In this case, the use of this guidebook can provide the user who has not been exposed to the specifics of the behavioral consultation approach valuable information regarding in terviewing forms of assessment and intervention. Such activities can be extremely useful when incorporated into regular clinical work in applied settings and supplemented with other assessment and inter vention methods. Given the importance of successful interviewing in applied settings, a major clinical tool should be available after careful study of this guidebook.



Mental Health Consultation in the Schools

Mental Health Consultation in the Schools Author Joel Meyers
ISBN-10 UOM:39015015282398
Release 1979-03-30
Pages 246
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Mental Health Consultation in the Schools has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Mental Health Consultation in the Schools also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Mental Health Consultation in the Schools book for free.



Consultation in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Consultation in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Author Angela Southall
ISBN-10 1857758005
Release 2005
Pages 208
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Contents: Good practice: consultation to a primary care team; Child mental health consultation in primary care. The developing role of the primary mental health worker (PMHW); A psychodynamic approach to consultation within two contrasting school settings; Consultation: a solution focused approach; Social services consultation; Affirmation not treatment: consultation to women whose children have been sexually abused; Consultation in community child and adolescent mental health services; Consultation in paediatric psychology; Consulting with young offending teams; Mental health provision through consultation to a local authority secure children's home; Teaching consultation skills: the manager as consultant; A new approach to consultation



Clinical Supervision

Clinical Supervision Author Elizabeth Holloway
ISBN-10 0803942249
Release 1995-06-16
Pages 213
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`This book provides a rich source of rigorously argued, well researched and detailed clinical material for individuals from counselling, or counselling psychology backgrounds, who wish to develop supervisory skills' - Therapeutic Communities `The text holds a key place for creativity, for "artistry" in practice, for awe and for wonder. This important contribution has relevance for supervisors in a wide range of settings and from diverse theoretical orientations' - The Therapist In this innovative book, Elizabeth Holloway presents a new model of clinical supervision that embraces different theoretical approaches to counselling, moving away from models limited to



Setting up in Independent Practice

Setting up in Independent Practice Author Robert Bor
ISBN-10 9780230368040
Release 2010-11-30
Pages 192
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Working in independent practice can be attractive to therapists for a myriad of reasons; however, the practical challenges can also seem considerable. How can you negotiate these challenges to build a thriving counselling practice that fits with your personal aims and professional ambitions? For example: • What do you need to consider when choosing your practice location? • Where does marketing and promoting your practice fit in? • How can you build a support network when working independently? These questions, and many more, are discussed in this compact guide. Written by two highly regarded authors and practitioners, the book gives hands-on advice and support in planning, setting up and running independent practice. Packed with tips, tools and practical strategies for you to find your own way of working, the book: • Explores issues of engaging with clients, from the first client intake interview to practical arrangements for holiday periods • Discusses managing your finances, including setting fee structures and the pros and cons of doing your own accounts • Pinpoints risk factors for working in independent practice and discusses practical ways to manage these • Encourages you to assess your own practice through reflective exercises An in-depth and practical guide to working independently, this is an indispensable tool for both counselling and psychotherapy trainees considering their career options post-qualification, and established practitioners looking to refine their practice and revisit their skills in light of changing ambitions and circumstances.



Consultation in Community School and Organizational Practice

Consultation in Community  School  and Organizational Practice Author William P. Erchul
ISBN-10 1560322640
Release 1993
Pages 224
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First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.