Clinical Interviewing 2012-2013

ISBN-10: 1118390113
ISBN-13: 9781118390115
Edition: 4th 2012 (Revised)
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Description: This classic text covers basic listening, questioning, relationship-building and other clinical interviewing skills. Building on those basic skills, John & Rita Sommers-Flanagan explain the basic pieces of the interview process and the most common  More...

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Book details

List price: $108.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/7/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.420
Language: English

This classic text covers basic listening, questioning, relationship-building and other clinical interviewing skills. Building on those basic skills, John & Rita Sommers-Flanagan explain the basic pieces of the interview process and the most common types of interviews (intake, mental status examination, and suicide assessment). The final section is devoted to specifics related to interviewing specific populations and challenging situations.The Update adds an additional chapter that covers an important and evolving area of clinical interviewing--non face-to-face (FTF) interviews. Non FTF interviews include telephone, videoconferencing, email, texting, instant messaging, etc. A DVD illustrating the different skills and situations is also included with each copy of the Update. Finally, the Update contains a step-by-step protocol for mental status examinations.

Preface
Becoming a Mental Health Professional
Introduction: Philosophy and Organization
Welcome to the Journey
Theoretical Orientations
Basic Requirements for Clinical Interviewers
Goals and Objectives of This Book
Summary
Suggested Readings and Resources
Foundations and Preparations
Defining Clinical Interviewing
Self-Awareness
The Physical Setting
Professional and Ethical Issues
Summary
Suggested Readings and Resources
Listening and Relationship Development
Basic Attending, Listening, and Action Skills
Attending Behavior
Moving Beyond Attending
Nondirective Listening Responses
The Pull to Reassurance
Directive Listening Responses
Summary
Suggested Readings and Resources
Directives: Questions and Action Skills
Using Questions
Directive Action Responses
Summary
Suggested Readings and Resources
Theoretically Supported and Evidence-Based Relationships in Clinical Interviewing
Carl Rogers's Core Conditions
Evidence-Based Psychoanalytic and Interpersonal Relationship Concepts
Evidence-Based Behavioral and Social Psychology Concepts
Evidence-Based Feminist Relationship Concepts
Evidence-Based Solution-Focused and Constructive Relationship Concepts
Summary
Suggested Readings and Resources
Structuring and Assessment
An Overview of the Interview Process
Structural Models
The Introduction
The Opening
The Body
Applying Interventions
The Closing
Termination
Summary
Suggested Readings and Resources
Intake Interviewing and Report Writing
What Is an Intake Interview?
Objectives of Intake Interviewing
Factors Affecting Intake Interview Procedures
Brief Intake Interviewing
The Intake Report
Summary
Suggested Readings and Resources
The Mental Status Examination
Objectivity
What Is a Mental Status Examination?
The Generic Mental Status Examination
When to Use Mental Status Examinations
Summary
Suggested Readings and Resources
Suicide Assessment
Personal Reactions to Suicide
Suicide Statistics
Key Components in a State-of-the-Science Suicide Assessment Interview
Suicide Risk Factors and Suicide Risk Factor Assessment
Conducting a Thorough Suicide Assessment
Suicide Intervention
Professional Issues
Summary
Suggested Readings and Resources
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
Principles of Psychiatric Diagnosis
Diagnostic Assessment: Methods and Procedures
The Science of Clinical Interviewing: Diagnostic Reliability and Validity
A Balanced Approach to Conducting Diagnostic Clinical Interviews
Treatment Planning
An Integrated (Biopsychosocial) Approach to Treatment Planning
Summary
Suggested Readings and Resources
Interviewing Special Populations
Challenging Clients and Demanding Situations
Part One Challenging Clients
Part Two Demanding Situations
Summary
Suggested Readings and Resources
Interviewing Young Clients
Special Considerations in Working with Children
The Introduction
The Opening
The Body
The Closing
Termination
Summary
Suggested Readings and Resources
Principles and Tips for Interviewing Couples and Families
Some Ironies of Interviewing Couples and Families
Interviewing Stages and Tasks
Special Considerations
Summary
Suggested Readings and Resources
Interviewing in a Diverse and Multicultural World
Relationship in the Context of Diversity
Four Large Worldviews
Other Diverse Client Populations
Cultural Complexities and Identities
Assessment and Culture-Bound Syndromes
Professional Considerations
Summary
Suggested Readings and Resources
Interviewing in Online and Other Non-Face-to-Face Environments
Technology as an Extension of the Self
Non-FtF Assessment and Intervention Research
Ethical and Practical Problems and Solutions
Conducting Online or Non-FtF Interviews
Summary
Appendix Extended Mental Status Examination (MSE) Interview Protocol
Preparation Steps
MSE Categories
References
Author Index
Subject Index
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