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Working with Dual Diagnosis

Working with Dual Diagnosis Author Darren Hill
ISBN-10 9781137337689
Release 2015-11-03
Pages 192
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In the UK it is estimated that a third of patients in mental health services have a substance use problem, and that half of patients in drug and alcohol services have a mental health problem. Part of Palgrave's Foundations of Mental Health series, this book explores the intertwined issues of substance use and mental health as a social phenomenon and offers a critical, informative guide to understanding dual diagnosis. Written by authors with extensive experience within mental health and drug treatment services, Working with Dual Diagnosis explores areas that are key to understanding the relationship between the two, including: • models for understanding substance use, mental health and the correlation of complex social and psychological factors; • treatment processes for working with individuals, groups and families and within a community setting; • the historical social, political, economic and legislative context of mental health and substance use; • practice implications for dual diagnosis, including how practitioners can work with and promote better treatment, after care and support for those experiencing dual diagnosis issues. Enriched with reflective exercises, case studies and key points, this book will inform all work related to dual diagnosis populations within health, social and criminal justice service, and is an essential text for social work, nursing, occupational therapy and probation students.



Values and Ethics in Mental Health

Values and Ethics in Mental Health Author Alastair Morgan
ISBN-10 9781137382597
Release 2015-11-03
Pages 240
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Mental health is the one area of health care where people are often treated against their will, with the justification that it is in their own interest. This raises significant ethical questions and value dilemmas; questions of autonomy, human rights, power and treatment. An understanding of how values matter is of vital importance across all disciplines working within the mental health field. This book provides a comprehensive and exploratory text for practitioners, students and all those interested in developing a knowledge of both ethics and the wider framework of values-based practice. It is unique in being fully co-written by authors representing both service user and service provider perspectives. This exciting new text will enable the mental health practitioner to work more co-productively with service users within a humane and just approach to care. With an emphasis on rights-based compassionate care throughout, this book: • tackles the issues of how mental health is understood through key theoretical debates about mental distress, values and labelling; • encourages readers to think critically about their understanding of key issues such as recovery, autonomy, power, knowledge, diagnoses and empathy; • draws on a wide range of case examples and exercises to help readers deepen their knowledge of values-based practice and ethics in mental health.



Models of Mental Health

Models of Mental Health Author Gavin Davidson
ISBN-10 9781137365910
Release 2015-12-17
Pages 152
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This book presents a critical overview of the main theoretical perspectives relevant to mental health practice. The book argues that no one theory provides a comprehensive framework for practice and in turn it examines traditional models of mental health as well as new and challenging ideas in the field.



Career Work and Mental Health

Career  Work  and Mental Health Author Vernon Zunker
ISBN-10 9781483302034
Release 2008-06-05
Pages 288
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Individuals seeking career counseling often present with a complex array of issues, and thus it is often difficult for counselors to separate career satisfaction and development from other mental health issues. Career, Work, and Mental Health examines this tightly woven connection between mental health issues and career development and offers practical ways for counselors to blend career and personal counseling. Taking this integrative approach, author Vernon Zunker offers step-by-step procedures for delivering effective intervention strategies – tactics that are meaningful and relevant to career choice, career development, and the interconnectedness of personal problems.



Mental Disorders in Older Adults Second Edition

Mental Disorders in Older Adults  Second Edition Author Steven H. Zarit
ISBN-10 9781609184674
Release 2011-03-29
Pages 468
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Illustrated with abundant clinical material, this book provides essential knowledge and skills for effective mental health practice with older adults. It demonstrates how to evaluate and treat frequently encountered clinical problems in this population, including dementias, mood and anxiety disorders, and paranoid symptoms. Strategies are presented for implementing psychosocial interventions and integrating them with medications. The book also describes insightful approaches for supporting family caregivers and addresses the nuts and bolts of consulting in institutional settings. Combining their expertise as a researcher and an experienced clinician, the authors offer a unique perspective on the challenges facing older adults and how to help them lead more fulfilling and independent lives. Three reproducible forms can also be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.



Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015017901045
Release 1990-01-01
Pages 883
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Presents psychiatric nursing within a clear framework, focusing on anxiety, and progressing from simple to acute disorders. Real-life examples are used throughout to demonstrate how principles apply to clinical practice.



Learning About Mental Health Practice

Learning About Mental Health Practice Author Theo Stickley
ISBN-10 9780470512272
Release 2008-04-28
Pages 614
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An introduction to mental health practice ideal for non-psychologists Learning About Mental Health Practice covers the key areas of contemporary mental health practice and is ideal for those in the early stages of their mental health training. The text is organized into three parts. Part I (Foundations) covers the Ten Shared Capabilities, a framework that has been developed by the Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health as a framework for the whole of the mental health workforce. Part II (Issues) includes chapters on socially inclusive practice, service user involvement, interdisciplinary team working, and working with families. Finally, Part III (Approaches) includes chapters on psychological approaches, medication management, holistic approaches, and spirituality and mental health. A student text to accompany Teaching Mental Health (978-0-470-03029-5) Focuses on the 'Ten Essential Shared Capabilities': Working in Partnership; Respecting Diversity; Practicing Ethically; Challenging Inequality; Promoting Recovery; Identifying People's Needs and Strengths; Providing Service User Centred Care; Making a Difference; Promoting Safety and Positive Risk Taking; Personal Development and Learning Much-needed: in 2006 Professor Lord Layard, Professor of Health Economics at the LSE, made a seminal speech in which he outlined an initiative to scale up therapy for people suffering from depression and anxiety by training an additional 10,000 clinical psychologists and therapists



Foundations for Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Foundations for Clinical Mental Health Counseling Author Mark S. Gerig
ISBN-10 0134384679
Release 2017-01-10
Pages 368
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NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for MyCounselingLab may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. This package includes MyLab Counselingwith Enhanced Pearson eText and the print bound version. Mark Gerig's Foundations of Clinical Mental Health Counseling gives readers a fresh perspective on today's clinical mental health counseling profession that is both practical and academically informed. Drawing on his experience as a counselor educator, practitioner, supervisor and manager in agency and behavioral health settings, as well as on his leadership positions in professional associations, the author shows readers what it truly means to be a relevant clinical mental health counselor who delivers effective treatment in an ever-changing contemporary context. With the goals of helping current and future counselors ensure that they are helpful to their clients, marketable to potential employers, and relevant voices in front of stakeholders or public policymakers, Dr. Gerig presents a well-informed description of pertinent settings, public policies, and trends. The new edition includes new applications, expanded information, and a wealth of new content. Personalize learning with MyCounselingLab� MyCounselingLab� is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with the text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students see key concepts demonstrated through video clips, practice what they learn, test their understanding, and receive feedback to guide their learning and ensure they master key learning outcomes. 0134384679 / 9780134384672 Foundations for Clinical Mental Health Counseling: An Introduction to the Profession, MyLab Counseling with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 3rd Edition Package consists of: Foundations for Clinical Mental Health Counseling: An Introduction to the Profession, MyLab Counseling with Pearson eText -- Access Card, 3rd Edition 0134384776 / 9780134384771 Foundations for Clinical Mental Health Counseling: An Introduction to the Profession, Print Bound Version, 3rd Edition



Tools for Strengths Based Assessment and Evaluation

Tools for Strengths Based Assessment and Evaluation Author Dr. Catherine Simmons, PhD
ISBN-10 9780826107626
Release 2012-11-08
Pages 560
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Catherine Simmons, PhD, LCSW ìDrs. Simmons and Lehmann have given all of us in the helping professionsópractitioners and researchers alikeóa comprehensive resource for finding and selecting psychometrically sound, practical, strengths-based measures that we can use not only to ëlook at the resultsí but to do so in a way that we ëmeasure others by their strengths.í We look forward to seeing this invaluable resourceÖon every social workerís desk in the coming years.î -John G. Orme, PhD, MSW Professor, University of Tennessee -Terri Combs-Orme, PhD The Urban Child Institute Endowed Professor Traditionally, assessment and evaluation have focused on the negative aspects or deficits of a clientís presentation. Yet strengths, health, and those things that are going ìrightî in a personís life are key protective factors in the prevention and treatment of many mental health problems. Thus, measuring strengths is an important component of a balanced assessment and evaluation process. This is the first compendium of more than 150 valid and reliable strengths-based assessment tools that clinicians, researchers, educators, and program evaluators can use to assess a wide array of positive attributes, including well-being, mindfulness, optimism, resilience, humor, aspirations, values, sources of support, emotional intelligence, and much more. These tools provide a clear picture of an individualís strengths while being easy to complete, score, and interpret. The scales and instruments included are consistently formatted, organized according to construct measures, and include tools for working with adults, couples, families, children, and special populations. They represent a wide range of theoretical approaches and were written by a diverse array of professionals, including social workers, psychologists, nurses, physicians, and sociologists. Partial List of Instruments: Assessing Emotions Scale Affective Balance Scale Flourishing Scale Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire Positive States of Mind Scale Measure of Expectations for Partner Multidimensional Sense of Humor Scale Parenting Sense of Competence Scale Personal Well-being Index Proactive Coping Inventory Psychological Empowerment Scale Stress-Related Growth Scale Social Well-being Scales Wellness Beliefs Scale



Social Psychological Foundations of Clinical Psychology

Social Psychological Foundations of Clinical Psychology Author James E. Maddux
ISBN-10 9781606236895
Release 2011-04-14
Pages 555
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Uniquely integrative and authoritative, this volume explores how advances in social psychology can deepen understanding and improve treatment of clinical problems. The role of basic psychological processes in mental health and disorder is examined by leading experts in social, clinical, and counseling psychology. Chapters present cutting-edge research on self and identity, self-regulation, interpersonal processes, social cognition, and emotion. The volume identifies specific ways that social psychology concepts, findings, and research methods can inform clinical assessment and diagnosis, as well as the development of effective treatments. Compelling topics include the social psychology of help seeking, therapeutic change, and the therapist–client relationship.



Varcarolis Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Varcarolis  Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Author Margaret Jordan Halter
ISBN-10 9781455753581
Release 2013
Pages 706
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Rev. ed. of: Foundations of psychiatric mental health nursing / [edited by] Elizabeth M. Varcarolis, Margaret Jordan Halter. 6th ed. c2010.



Foundations of Pediatric Practice for the Occupational Therapy Assistant

Foundations of Pediatric Practice for the Occupational Therapy Assistant Author Amy Wagenfeld
ISBN-10 1556426291
Release 2005
Pages 379
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Searching for a text that addresses the specific pediatric skills set necessary for both students preparing to become Occupational Therapy Assistants and existing practitioners? Foundations of Pediatric Practice for the Occupational Therapy Assistant delivers this essential knowledge in a succinct, straightforward format. Co-editors Amy Wagenfeld and Jennifer Kaldenberg, collaborating with skilled and expert professionals, employ an interdisciplinary perspective to explain pediatric clinical foundations and practical application activities. Additionally, general information on foundational occupational therapy theories and frames of reference is provided. The seamless integration of this material enables the reader to develop a complete understanding of the information and, more importantly, apply that knowledge in a clinical setting. This dynamic text incorporates many unique features to foster learning. Integrated within each chapter are short case studies and activities designed to promote discussion and exploration of pediatric occupational theory and practice. Diverse illustrations, a Reflexes Chart, and a pull out Developmental Milestones Chart are also included to reinforce important concepts. Foundations of Pediatric Practice for the Occupational Therapy Assistant is the perfect text for both OTA students and practitioners specializing in pediatrics. Appendices Include: Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics Standards of Practice for Occupational Therapy Guide for Supervision of Occupational Therapy Personnel Roles and Responsibilities of the Occupational Therapist and the Occupational Therapy Assistant during the delivery of Occupational Therapy services Public Law 105-17 Individual with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997 Developmental Milestones Charts Reflexes Chart



Forensic Social Work

Forensic Social Work Author Tina Maschi
ISBN-10 9780826118578
Release 2009-07-20
Pages 398
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Foundations of Evidence Based Social Work Practice

Foundations of Evidence Based Social Work Practice Author Albert R. Roberts Professor of Social Work and Criminal Justice Rutgers University
ISBN-10 0198041624
Release 2006-01-07
Pages 464
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This concise introduction to evidence-based social work practice culls the most salient chapters from the interdisciplinary Evidence-Based Practice Manual to form a student-friendly overview of the issues and interventions they will encounter throughout their BSW or MSW program. Part I defines terms and critical issues, introducing students to the language and importance of evidence-based practice and critical thinking. Chapters will explain how to search for evidence, how to evaluate what evidence really is, how to ask the right questions, how to develop standards, and how practitioners make use of research. Part II consists of practical applications, with each chapter focusing on a particular intervention or population. Topics include cognitive-behavioral approaches to suicide risks, manualized treatment with children, treating juvenile delinquents, and interventions for OCD, anxiety disorders, substance abuse, PTSD, depression, and recovery. Several chapterss from the special edition of Brief Treatment & Crisis Intervention on evidence-based practice as well as two original chapters round out this much-needed introduction to evidence-based social work practice.



Mental Disorders in the Social Environment

Mental Disorders in the Social Environment Author Stuart A. Kirk
ISBN-10 0231128703
Release 2005
Pages 478
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Social workers provide more mental health services than any other profession, yet recent biomedical trends in psychiatry appear to minimize the importance of their traditional concerns, which focus on the social environment that accompanies mental disorders and their treatment. This book calls attention to this emerging problem and challenges social workers and other health care professionals to be more skeptical about diagnosis, community treatment, evidence-based practice, psychotherapy, medications, and managed care.



The Evolution of Psychopathology

The Evolution of Psychopathology Author Todd K. Shackelford
ISBN-10 9783319605760
Release 2017-08-31
Pages 228
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This review of recent evolutionary theories on psychopathology takes on controversies and contradictions both with established psychological thought and within the evolutionary field itself. Opening with the ancestral origins of the familiar biopsychosocial model of psychological conditions, the book traces distinctive biological and cultural pathways shaping human development and their critical impact on psychiatric and medical disorders. Analyses of disparate phenomena such as jealousy, social anxiety, depressive symptoms, and antisocial behavior describe adaptive functions that have far outlasted their usefulness, or that require further study and perhaps new directions for treatment. In addition, the book’s compelling explorations of violence, greed, addiction, and suicide challenge us to revisit many of our assumptions regarding what it means to be human. Included in the coverage: · Evolutionary foundations of psychiatric compared to non-psychiatric disorders. · Evolutionary psychopathology, uncomplicated depression, and the distinction between normal and disordered sadness. · Depression: is rumination really adaptive? · A CBT approach to coping with sexual betrayal and the green-eyed monster. · Criminology’s modern synthesis: remaking the science of crime with Darwinian insight. · Anthropathology: the abiding malady of the species. With its wealth of interdisciplinary viewpoints, The Evolution of Psychopathology makes an appropriate supplementary text for advanced graduate courses in the evolutionary sciences, particularly in psychology, biology, anthropology, sociology, and philosophy.



Theories for Direct Social Work Practice

Theories for Direct Social Work Practice Author Joseph Walsh
ISBN-10 9781285966120
Release 2014-01-01
Pages 416
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Walsh's text incorporates concise, comprehensive coverage of eleven major clinical practice theories commonly used in assessment, planning, and intervention tasks with individuals, families, and groups. The book's scope encompasses a broad view of the field of practice, yet still allows students to look closely at each theory discussed. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.