Clinical Social Work Practice in Behavioral Mental Health Toward Evidence-Based Practice

ISBN-10: 0205820166

ISBN-13: 9780205820160

Edition: 3rd 2012 (Revised)

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List price: $115.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 12/27/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.540

Roberta G. Sands is a professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where she teaches MSW and doctoral level students. Her primary teaching areas are clinical social work practice, qualitative research, and practice theory. She began her career as a clinical social worker and practiced in community mental health, health, and child welfare settings. Her research has been on mental health And The family, with special attention given to intergenerational family relations, gender, culture, and religious change.She is the author of Clinical Social Work Practice in Community Mental Health (1991) and Clinical Social Work Practice in Behavioral Mental Health: A Postmodern Approach to Practice (2nd edition, 2001; Chinese edition, 2003), and co-author of Interprofessional and Family Discourses: Voices, Knowledge, and Practice (co-authored with Marleen McClelland, 2002). She has published widely in social work and related social science journals, and has also written book reviews, encyclopedia articles, and book chapters.Zvi D. Gellis is an associate professor and Hartford Geriatrics Social Work Faculty Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy & Practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he directs the Center for Mental Health and Aging. Dr. Gellis is a certified trainer in evidence-based Problem Solving Therapy, a cognitive behavioral intervention and he has trained numerous services providers (MSWs, nurses, case managers, community services workers, first responders) over the years in delivery of PST to medically-disabled older adults. Dr. Gellis is a mental health services researcher with key expertise in psychotherapy trials for mental health disorders in older adults. Dr. Gellis' NIMH-funded research has tested the efficacy of PST for late life depression in home healthcare patients with various chronic medical conditions including cardiovascular disease. Dr. Gellis and co-author Dr. McCracken published a series of state-of-the art mental health curriculum modules that are used in schools of social work across the nation.

Most chapters conclude with "Summary and Deconstruction."
Getting Oriented: Themes and Contexts
Community Mental Health
Behavioral Health under Managed Care
Scientific Knowledge and Evidence-Based Practice
Definitional Issues
Postmodernism as a Critical Framework
A Framework for Practice
Historical Context: Changes in Mental Health Policies and Social Work Practice
The Beginnings of Psychiatry in the United States
Nineteenth Century
The Early Years of the Twentieth Century
World War I and its Aftermath
World War II and its Aftermath
Changing Approaches to Mental Health Treatment: 1950���1980
Changes in Mental Health Policies: 1981-2010
Summary and Deconstruction
Biopsychosocial Conceptual Framework
Biological Knowledge
Psychological and Psychosocial Knowledge: Theories, Frameworks, and Therapies
Integrating Biological, Psychological, and Social Factors
Summary and Deconstruction
The Biopsychosocial Assessment
Components of a Comprehensive Interdisciplinary Assessment
Assessing the Client's Psychiatric Symptoms
Components of a Written Biopsychosocial Assessment
The Written Biopsychosocial Assessment
Case Review with an Interdisciplinary Planning Team
Summary and Deconstruction
Legal and Ethical Issues
Ethical Theories
Involuntary Civil Commitment
Least Restrictive Alternative
Clients' Rights and Protections
Confidentiality and the Duty to Protect
Documentation and Record Keeping
Summary and Deconstruction
Culturally Competent Mental Health Practice
Context-Related Concepts
Cultural Disparities in Mental Health
Cultural Dimensions of Diagnosis, Assessment, and Treatment
Culturally Competent Practice with Specific Cultural Groups
Evidence-Based Practice with Persons of Diverse Cultural Backgrounds
Summary and Deconstruction
Feminist Social Work Practice
Feminist Theoretical Perspectives
Feminist Critique of Psychological Theories
Epidemiological Findings on Gender and Mental Illness
Violence Perpetrated against Women
Summary and Deconstruction
Evidence-Based Practice with Depressed Clients
Major Depressive Disorder
Dysthymic Disorder
Depression in Older Adults
Multiple Risks and Associated Factors
Evidence-Based Practice: Cognitive or Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Evidence-Based Practice: Interpersonal Therapy
Evidence-Based Practice: Problem Solving Therapy
Instruments Used to Assess and Monitor Depression
Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Summary and Deconstruction
Evidence-Based Practice for Clients with Anxiety Disorders
Anxiety Disorders and Older Adults
Types of Anxiety Disorders
Explanatory Theories
Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Anxiety Disorders
Evidence-Based Practice: Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment for Panic Disorder
Case Example: Integrated Methods
Reliable Instruments Used to Assess and Monitor Anxiety
Other Ways of Healing
Medications Used to Treat Anxiety Disorders
Summary and Deconstruction
A Framework For Intervention with Persons with Serious Mental Illness
Defining Severe Mental Illness
Relevant Perspectives, Concepts, and Models
Evidence-Based and Empirically Supported Practices
Instruments Used to Assess and Monitor Severe Mental Illness
Summary and Deconstruction
Evidence-Based and Best Practices With Adults with Severe Mental Illness in a Community Context
Case Scenario
Recovery Orientation
Case Management and Community-Based Care
Community Support Services and Resources
Summary and Deconstruction
Evidence-Based Interventions for Individuals with Severe Mental Illness and Their Families
Evidence-Based Practice: Illness Management and Recovery
Evidence-Based Practice with Family Caregivers
Cognitive Rehabilitation
Summary and Deconstruction
Clinical Practice with Persons with Co-Occurring Substance Use and Serious Mental Illness
Conceptualization, Assessment and Treatment of Co-Occurring Disorders
Evidence-Based Practices with Clients with Dual Disorders
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