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Handbook of Strengths Based Clinical Practices

Handbook of Strengths Based Clinical Practices Author Jeffrey K Edwards
ISBN-10 9781317484233
Release 2016-08-25
Pages 384
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An interdisciplinary handbook about strengths-based clinical practices, this book finds the common factors in specific models from social work, psychology, and counseling. The book ends with a grounded theory informed method that pulls together what each of the chapters report, and posits a theory based on that work. Comprised of 23 chapters and written by leaders in the human services fields, Handbook of Strengths-Based Clinical Practices shows how professionals and students can facilitate change and resiliency in those with whom they work.



Strengths Based Therapy

Strengths Based Therapy Author Elsie Jones-Smith
ISBN-10 9781483321981
Release 2013-01-09
Pages 480
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Combining both the theory and practice of strengths-based therapy, Elsie Jones-Smith introduces current and future practitioners to the modern approach of practice—presenting a model for treatment as well as demonstrations in clinical practice across a variety of settings. This highly effective form of therapy supports the idea that clients know best about what has worked and has not worked in their lives, helps them discover positive and effective solutions through their own experiences, and allows therapists to engage their clients in their own therapy. Drawing from cutting-edge research in neuroscience, positive emotions, empowerment, and change, Strengths-Based Therapy helps readers understand how to get their clients engaged as active participants in treatment.



Forensic CBT

Forensic CBT Author Raymond Chip Tafrate
ISBN-10 9781118589892
Release 2013-09-16
Pages 520
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Forensic CBT: A Handbook for Clinical Practice is an edited collection that represents the first authoritative resource on the utilization of CBT strategies and techniques for offender clients. Features contributions from leaders of the major schools of CBT on the treatment of antisocial personality patterns as well as anger, interpersonal violence, substance abuse, and sexual aggression Addresses modified CBT approaches for female, juvenile, and culturally diverse forensic populations Covers emerging areas of forensic practices, including the integration of motivational interviewing and strength-based approaches Includes an assortment of worksheets, handouts, and exercises for practitioners to use with their clients



Your Supervised Practicum and Internship

Your Supervised Practicum and Internship Author Lori A. Russell-Chapin
ISBN-10 9781317374503
Release 2016-03-02
Pages 282
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Your Supervised Practicum and Internship is a complete, up-to-date guide to everything a graduate student in the helping professions needs for a successful practicum, internship, or field experience. This helpful resource takes students through the necessary fundamentals of field experience, helping them understand the supervision process and their place in it. The authors fully prepare students for more advanced or challenging scenarios they are likely to face as helping professionals. The new edition also interweaves both CACREP and NASW standards, incorporates changes brought by the DSM-5, and places special focus on brain-based treatments and neurocounseling. Your Supervised Practicum and Internship takes the practical and holistic approach that students need to understand what really goes on in agencies and schools, providing evidence-based advice and solutions for the many challenges the field experience presents.



Integrative Family and Systems Treatment I FAST

Integrative Family and Systems Treatment  I FAST Author J. Scott Fraser
ISBN-10 9780199368969
Release 2014
Pages 256
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"I-FAST is an integrative and evidence-informed moderated common factors approach to working with at-risk children, youth and their families. This book is essentially a field manual for practitioners. The book is currently a completed draft of a manual that has been used and revised over the past ten years. It has been used to train practitioners, guide supervision, and conduct efficacy research with families and youth who are at risk of out-of home placement or incarceration, hospitalization, school failure, delinquency, and general abuse/neglect. The manual is designed to be flexible in fitting the needs and worldviews of the youth and families, the systems and practitioners involved, and the nature of the agency delivering the services"--



Strength Based Clinical Supervision

Strength Based Clinical Supervision Author John Wade, PhD
ISBN-10 9780826107367
Release 2014-08-27
Pages 238
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Psychodynamic Therapy

Psychodynamic Therapy Author Richard F. Summers
ISBN-10 9781462509706
Release 2012-11-01
Pages 355
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Presenting a pragmatic, evidence-based approach to conducting psychodynamic therapy, this engaging guide is firmly grounded in contemporary clinical practice and research. The book reflects an openness to new influences on dynamic technique, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy and positive psychology. It offers a fresh understanding of the most common problems for which patients seek help -- depression, obsessionality, low self-esteem, fear of abandonment, panic, and trauma -- and shows how to organize and deliver effective psychodynamic interventions. Extensive case material illustrates each stage of therapy, from engagement to termination. Special topics include ways to integrate individual treatment with psychopharmacology and with couple or family work.



Developing Your Theoretical Orientation for Counseling and Psychotherapy

Developing Your Theoretical Orientation for Counseling and Psychotherapy Author Duane A. Halbur
ISBN-10 0134805720
Release 2018-01-12
Pages 144
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An interactive guide for helping helping professionals choose a theoretical orientation Appropriate for mental health counselors, psychologists, social workers, school counselors, substance abuse counselors, psychotherapists, and peer helpers, Developing Your Theoretical Orientation in Counseling and Psychotherapy helps readers find a theoretical orientation aligned with their personal values and worldview. Theories are presented in the text in a way that allows the reader to identify quickly the philosophical and cultural foundations of the theories while also accessing the theories' goals and techniques. The 4th Edition is updated to include, among other things, a deeper discussion of the implications of empirically validated treatments and a new review of the implications of common-factor approaches.



The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Positivity and Strengths Based Approaches at Work

The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Positivity and Strengths Based Approaches at Work Author Antonelle Delle Fave
ISBN-10 9781118977651
Release 2017-01-17
Pages 584
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About the editors -- About the contributors -- Foreword / by Kim Cameron -- Series preface -- Positive psychology at work / Lindsay G. Oades, Michael Steger, Antonella Delle Fave & Jonathan Passmore -- Individual approaches to positive psychology at work -- The psychology of positivity at work / Suzy Green, Michelle McQuaid, Alicia Purtell and Aylin Dulagil -- Psychological strengths at work / Robert Biswas-Diener, Todd B. Kashdan, Nadezhda Lyubchik -- Hope at work / Christian Wandeler, Susana C. Marques, & Shane J. Lopez -- Creating purpose and meaning at work / Michael F. Steger -- Optimal motivation at work / Christopher P. Niemiec, Gordon B. Spence -- Flow at work / Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Sonal Khosla, Jeanne Nakamura -- Mindfulness at work / Gordon Spence -- Resilience at work / Andrew Denovan, Lee Crust and Peter J. Clough -- Mental fitness at work / Paula Robinson, Lindsay G Oades -- Positive relationships at work / Sue Roffey -- Humility at work / Don E. Davis, Joshua N. Hook, Cirleen DeBlaere, & Vanessa Placares -- Compassion at work / Tim Anstiss -- Organisational approaches to positive psycholoyg at work -- Good work : a meaning centred approach / Paul T.P. Wong, Itai Ivtzan, Tim Lomas -- Workplace and organisational wellbeing / Lindsay G. Oades, Aylin Dulagil -- Positive approaches to organizational change / Stefan Cantore -- Positive approaches to leadership development / Doug MacKie -- Employee engagement / Sebastiaan Rothmann -- Job crafting / Gavin R. Slemp -- Positive approaches to mid life careers / Sung-Kyung Yoo, Hyjin Lee -- Positive organizations and maturing workers / Jeanette N. Cleveland, Gwenith G. Fisher, Kevin M. Walters -- Positive psychological assessment for the workplace / Jarden, R. Jarden -- International business applications of positive psychology -- Well-being in health professionals : positive psychology at work / Ulrich Wiesmann -- The well-being of teachers and professors / Brittany Branand, Jeanne Nakamura -- The well-being for information technology professionals / Kamlesh Singh, Mohita Junnarkar -- Wellbeing at work in the arts and crafts / Antonella Delle Fave, Gaja Zager Kocjan -- Positive psychology and the agricultural sector / Lawrence Soosai-Nathan, Antonella Delle Fave -- Index



Common Factors in Couple and Family Therapy

Common Factors in Couple and Family Therapy Author Douglas H. Sprenkle
ISBN-10 9781606233252
Release 2009-08-10
Pages 226
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Doug Sprenkle - Awarded the American Family Therapy Academy (AFTA) 2010 Award for Distinguished Contribution to Family Therapy Research and Practice! Grounded in theory, research, and extensive clinical experience, this pragmatic book addresses critical questions of how change occurs in couple and family therapy and how to help clients achieve better results. The authors show that regardless of a clinician's orientation or favored techniques, there are particular therapist attributes, relationship variables, and other factors that make therapy specifically, therapy with couples and families more or less effective. The book explains these common factors in depth and provides hands-on guidance for capitalizing on them in clinical practice and training. User-friendly features include numerous case examples and a reproducible common factors checklist.



Handbook of Adult Resilience

Handbook of Adult Resilience Author John W. Reich
ISBN-10 9781462506477
Release 2012-04-02
Pages 540
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What enables people to bounce back from stressful experiences? How do certain individuals maintain a sense of purpose and direction over the long term, even in the face of adversity? This is the first book to move beyond childhood and adolescence to explore resilience across the lifespan. Coverage ranges from genetic and physiological factors through personal, family, organizational, and community processes. Contributors examine how resilience contributes to health and well-being across the adult life cycle; why—and what happens when—resilience processes fail; ethnic and cultural dimensions of resilience; and ways to enhance adult resilience, including reviews of exemplary programs.



Handbook for Child Protection Practice

Handbook for Child Protection Practice Author Howard Dubowitz
ISBN-10 9781452221434
Release 1999-12-22
Pages 704
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The Handbook for Child Protection Protection Practice presents a comprehensive and critical portrait of the phenomenon of neglect. Drawing on theory, research and clinical practice experience, the contributors cover issues facing social workers. They provide a view of child neglect which moves beyond the current child welfare focus on parental omissions in care. Organized in question and answer format, topics covered include: engaging with the client; initial assessments for factors such as neglect and physical and sexual abuse; how to assess the family; interventions with various different emphases; and safeguarding the social workers well-being: legally, physically and mentally.



Handbook of Hope

Handbook of Hope Author C. Richard Snyder
ISBN-10 9780080533063
Release 2000-06-07
Pages 440
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Hope has previously been a construct more of interest to philosophy and religion than in psychology. New research has shown, however, that hope is closely related to optimism, feelings of control, and motivation toward achieving one's goals. The Handbook of Hope presents a comprehensive overview of the psychological inquiry into hope, including its measurement, its development in children, how its loss is associated with specific clinical disorders, and therapeutic approaches that can help instill hope in those who have lost theirs. A final section discusses hope in occupational applications: how the use of hope can make one a better coach, teacher, or parent. Key Features * Defines hope as a construct and describes development of hope through the lifespan * Provides multiple instruments for measuring hope * Guides professionals in how to assess hope levels & implement hope as part of therapy * Relates hope to all portions of the population * Includes case studies, figures, and tables to aid understanding of research findings and concepts; discusses the importance of hope to relationships, achieving goals, and success at work



Who Handbook for Guideline Development

Who Handbook for Guideline Development Author World Health Organization
ISBN-10 9241548967
Release 2015-03-31
Pages 178
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This handbook provides detailed instructions for guideline developers on the following topics: application of high quality methodology for guideline development using systematic search strategies, synthesis and quality assessment of the best available evidence to support the recommendations; appropriate collection and management of experts' declared conflict of interest; expert group composition including content experts, methodologists, target users, policy makers, with gender and geographical balance; instructions for the management of group process to achieve consensus among experts; standards for a transparent decision-making process, taking into consideration potential harms and benefits, end users values and preferences; developing plans for implementing and adapting guidelines; and minimum standards for reporting.--Publisher description



Strengths Based Supervision in Clinical Practice

Strengths Based Supervision in Clinical Practice Author Jeffrey K. Edwards
ISBN-10 9781483307046
Release 2012-04-24
Pages 264
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Moving away from the usual medical-modeled framework of mental health focused on problems, Strengths-Based Supervision in Clinical Practice by Jeffrey K. Edwards takes a postmodern, social construction approach, looking for and amplifying strengths and encouraging stakeholders to use them. Based on research in brain science, as well as from the Information Age/Connectivity Age thinking, the book reframes the focus of supervision, management, and leadership to one that collaborates and builds on strengths with supervisees as competent stakeholders in their work with their clients.



Positive Psychiatry

Positive Psychiatry Author Edited by Dilip V. Jeste M.D.
ISBN-10 9781585624959
Release 2015-04-28
Pages 385
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While there are a number of books on positive psychology, Positive Psychiatry is unique in its biological foundation and medical rigor and is the only book designed to bring positive mental health ideas and interventions into mainstream psychiatric research, training, and clinical practice. After an overview describing the definition, history, and goals of positive psychiatry, the contributors—pioneers and thought leaders in the field—explore positive psychosocial factors, such as resilience and psychosocial growth; positive outcomes, such as recovery and well-being; psychotherapeutic and behavioral interventions, among others; and special topics, such as child and geriatric psychiatry, diverse populations, and bioethics. The book successfully brings the unique skill sets and methods of psychiatry to the larger positive health movement. Each chapter highlights key points for current clinical services, as practiced by psychiatrists, primary care doctors, and nurses, as well as those in allied health and mental health fields. These readers will find Positive Psychiatry to be immensely helpful in bringing positive mental health concepts and interventions into the clinical arena.



Handbook of Mental Health and Aging

Handbook of Mental Health and Aging Author James E. Birren
ISBN-10 9781483288147
Release 2013-10-22
Pages 966
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This book is a thorough revision of one of the most comprehensive reference volumes for persons working in the area of aging and mental health. The thrust of the work is interdisciplinary, and discusses research on both clinical and practical issues in aging and mental health. The multidisciplinary nature of this book and the inclusion of subject matter from the professional as well as research realm result in a level of comprehensiveness which is distinct in the field of mental health and aging Each chapter contains a comprehensive bibliography, the compilation of which represents a definitive reference source in the field The chapters review state-of-the-art research in the biological, behavioral, and social sciences and represent the cutting-edge of current practice in psychiatry, neurology, social work, nursing, psychology, and pharmacology, among other professions The compilation of prevalence data is a much-needed addition to the current literature The multidisciplinary nature of this book and the inclusion of both clinical and practical issues makes the book distinctively comprehensive