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Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Counseling

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ISBN-10: 0306453525

ISBN-13: 9780306453526

Edition: 2nd 1996

Authors: Linda Seligman

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Review(s) The second edition is even better than the first. this relatively compact book provides the mental health worker with a wealth of information regarding the professional delivery of counseling services. The book's chapters expound upon the changing role of the counselor, opportunities for counselors, and future trends and projections.
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List price: $29.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Basic Books
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.30" wide x 9.06" long
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

The Evolving Role of the Counselor
The Evolution of the Counseling Profession
Definitions of Counseling
Early History of the Counseling Profession
Counseling in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s
Counseling in the 1970s
Counseling in the 1980s
Counseling in the 1990s
The Orlando Model Project
Impact of Managed Care
The Mental Health Counselor of the 21st Century
Changes in Theory and Practice
Legislation Affecting the Counselor of the 21st Century
Profile of the Counselor of the 21st Century
Credentialing for Counselors
National Certification for Counselors
Other Certifications for Counselors
State Licensure and Certification for Counselors
Accreditation of Counselor Education Programs
The Education of the Mental Health Counselor
The Master's Degree in Counseling
The Doctoral Degree in Counseling
Professional Associations for Counselors
The American Counseling Association
The American Mental Health Counselors Association
Competencies of the Mental Health Counselor
Opportunities for the Mental Health Counselor
Overview of the Roles of the Mental Health Counselor
Client Issues of Special Interest to Mental Health Counselors
Age- and Stage-related Issues
Multicultural Counseling
Family Issues
Trauma and Crisis
Harmful Use of Substances
Sexual and Other Addictions
Chronic and Severe Mental Disorders
Counseling Related to Medical Conditions, Health, and Wellness
Career Concerns
Other Issues
Employment Settings for Mental Health Counselors
Community Mental Health Centers
Couples and Family Counseling Agencies
Rehabilitation Counseling Agencies
Residential Facilities
Day Treatment Programs
Crisis Intervention Settings
Career Counseling and Employment Agencies
Employee Assistance Programs and other Opportunities in Business and Industry
Counseling in Schools and Colleges
Military and Government Settings
Religious/Spiritual Counseling Settings
Wellness and Prevention Settings
Specific Focus Agencies
Consulting and Coaching
Private Practice
Overview of Opportunities
The Mental Health Service Providers
The Mental Health Treatment Team
The Mental Health Treatment Specialists
Diagnostic Systems and Their Use
The Importance of Diagnosis
Benefits of Diagnosis
Controversies and Limitations
Maximizing the Benefits of Diagnoses
Diagnostic Systems
Development of the DSM
Definition of a Mental Disorder
Multiaxial Assessment
Example of a Multiaxial Assessment
The 17 Diagnostic Categories
Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence
Delirium, Dementia, Amnestic, and Other Cognitive Disorders
Mental Disorders Due to a General Medical Condition
Substance-Related Disorders
Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mood Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
Somatoform Disorders
Factitious Disorders
Dissociative Disorders
Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders
Eating Disorders
Sleep Disorders
Impulse-Control Disorders Not Elsewhere Classified
Adjustment Disorders
Personality Disorders
Other Conditions That May Be A Focus of Clinical Attention
Additional Codes
Making a Diagnosis
Decision Trees
Key Questions for Diagnosis
Supplements to the DSM
Cases for Diagnosis
Diagnosis of Cases
The Use of Assessment in Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
Overview of the Assessment Process
Historical Overview of Assessment
Conducting an Effective Assessment
Benefits of Assessment
Areas of Assessment
Setting the Stage for Assessment
Planning the Assessment
Formulating Assessment Questions
Selection of Inventories
Preparing People for an Assessment
Tools of Assessment
Qualitative Approaches
Nonstandardized Quantitative Approaches
Standardized Quantitative Approaches
Types of Inventories
Measures of Ability
Interest Inventories
Personality Inventories
Projective Personality Tests
Other Sources of Assessment
Frameworks for Understanding People
Developmental Framework
Multicultural Frameworks
Psychological Frameworks: Strengths and Difficulties
Medical and Neurological Frameworks
Individualized Frameworks
Process of Analysis and Interpretation
Questions to Guide the Process
Guidelines for Interpretation
Examples of Frameworks for Interpretation
Testing Framework
Multicultural Framework
Developmental Framework
Diagnostic Framework
Defensiveness Framework
Intake Interviews and Their Role in Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
Purpose of the Intake Interview
Overview of the Intake Process
Intake Personnel
Information Gathering
Depth and Duration of Intake Process
Nature of Client
Relationship of Intake Process to Treatment
Conducting an Intake Interview
Sequence of Topics in an Initial Interview
Recording Information
Concluding the Intake Interview
The Comprehensive Intake Interview
Mental Status Examination
Outline of an Extended Intake Interview
Transcript of Extended Interview
Nature of an Intake Report
Report of Intake Interview
The Brief Intake Interview
Examples of Brief Intake Interview Reports and Information Forms
Making the Transition from Intake to Treatment
The Nature and Importance of Treatment Planning
Importance of Treatment Planning
Suitability for Counseling
Characteristics of the Client
Nature of the Problem
Model for Treatment Planning
Objectives of Treatment
Number of People
Individual Counseling
Group Counseling
Family Counseling
Length of Sessions
Frequency of Counseling
Duration of Counseling
Pacing and Sequencing
Deciding Whether to Refer for Medication
Adjunct Services
Theories and Strategies of Individual Counseling
Effectiveness of Counseling
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Description of Approach
Application to Clients
Individual Psychology/Adlerian Counseling
Description of Approach
Application to Clients
Person-Centered Counseling
Description of Approach
Application to Clients
Gestalt Counseling
Description of Approach
Application to Clients
Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy
Description of Approach
Application to Clients
Cognitive Therapy
Description of Approach
Application to Clients
Behavior Therapy
Description of Approach
Application to Clients
Reality Therapy/Choice Therapy
Description of Approach
Application to Clients
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Description of Approach
Application to Clients
Eclectic and Integrated Models of Counseling
Multimodal Behavior Therapy
Developmental Counseling and Therapy
Thinking-Feeling-Acting Model
Adaptive Counseling and Therapy/Readiness Model
Stages-of-Change Models
Other Models of Treatment
Existential Therapy
Transpersonal Counseling
Postmodern, Constructivist, and Multicultural Approaches to Counseling
Motivational Interviewing
Power and Energy Therapies
Additional Models
Sample Treatment Plans
Maria Sanchez
Marty Leone
Sample Cases
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning for Families
Importance of Family Counseling
Historical Development
Assessment of Family Functioning
Presenting Problem
Transgenerational Family History
Family Life Cycle
Family Structure
Communication and Interaction Styles
Family Rules, Roles, and Values
Ethnic, Cultural, Spiritual, and Socioeconomic Background
Differentiation of Self
Significant Physical and Mental Conditions
External Sources of Stress and Support
Dynamics of Symptom Maintenance
Special Circumstances
Structured Assessment of Couples and Families
Treatment Planning for Families
Theories of Family Counseling
Transgenerational/Systems Family Therapy
Experiential/Humanistic/Communications Approach
Structural Family Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Family Counseling
Adlerian Family Counseling
Strategic Family Therapy
Solution-Focused Brief Family Therapy
Constructivist and Narrative Approaches to Family Counseling
Other Models of Family Counseling
Milan Systemic Family Therapy
Psychodynamic Family Counseling
Examples of Treatment Plans for Families
Treatment Plan for the Schwartz Family
Cases for Treatment Planning
Assessment and Treatment Planning for Groups
The Use of Groups in Counseling
Historical Development of Group Counseling
Skills of the Group Counselor
Initiating the Counseling Group
Illustrative Case Study
Importance of Motivation
Group Environment
Group Development
Group Dynamics
Planning the Treatment
Adjunct Services
Treatment Models for Group Counseling
Models Commonly Used in Both Individual and Group Counseling
Models Used Primarily in Group Settings
Group Counseling in Context
Roles and Styles of the Group Counselor
The Counselor as Fund-Raiser
The Counselor as Mediator
The Counselor as Teacher/Trainer
The Counselor as Human Resource Specialist
The Counselor as Supervisor
Overview of Group Counseling
Cases for Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
Counseling For Career and Organizational Development
Overview of Chapter
Introduction to Career Development Counseling
Introduction to Organizational Development
Career Development
History of Career Development Research, Theory, and Practice
Factors Enhancing Development of the Field
Career Development and Context
Career Concerns and Context
Career Counseling Skills
Theories of Career Counseling and Development
Trait and Factor Theory
Personal Environment Correspondence Theory
Holland's Typology
Life-Span Life-Space Theory
Circumscription and Compromise Theory
Decision-Making Theory
Theoretical Concepts of the Process of Career Decision-Making
Hansen's Integrative Life Planning
Cognitive Information Processing Perspective
Values-Based Theory
Learning Theory of Career Counseling
Social-Cognitive Theories
Other Relevant Theories
Career Counseling with Diverse Clients
Professional Development and Settings for Career Counseling
Organizational Development
History of Organizational Development
Theories of Organizational Development
Organizational Development and Counseling
The Organizational Development Process
The Intervention Process
Case Illustration in Organizational Development
Kick-Off and Assessment
Evaluation and Follow-up
Case Illustration of Career Development Counseling
Planning the Treatment
Documentation, Report Writing, and Record Keeping in Counseling
Importance of Written Records
Assessment Referrals and Reports
Referral for Assessment
The Assessment Process
Psychological Assessment by a Counselor
Consent to Treatment Form
Sample Consent to Treatment Form
Intake Questionnaires
Safe-Keeping Contracts
Sample Safe-Keeping Contract
Release of Information
Example of Release of Information
Progress Notes
Evaluation of Counseling Effectiveness
Informal Evaluations
Structured Interim Progress Reports
Transfer Summary
Case Conferences
Closing Reports
Follow-Up Evaluations
Ethical and Professional Development for Counselors
The Importance of Ethical and Professional Development
The Importance of Ethical Standards and Practice
General Ethical Principles
Overview of ACA Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice
The Counseling Relationship
Professional Responsibility
Relationships with Other Professionals
Evaluation, Assessment, and Interpretation
Teaching, Training, and Supervision
Research and Publication
Resolving Ethical Issues
Ethical Decision-Making
Application of Ethical Decision-Making Model
Cases for Ethical Decision-Making
Professional Development
Developing Awareness of Your Strengths and Limitations
Clarifying Your Professional Interests and Goals
Expanding Your Knowledge Base and Conceptual Skills
Earning Professional Degrees and Certifications
Joining and Participating in Professional Associations
Obtaining Employment as a Counselor
Criteria for Rewarding Internships and Employment
Selecting Supervisors and Obtaining Supervision
Becoming Credentialed in Your Profession
Credentialing Examinations
Preparing for Credentialing Examinations
Continuing Your Education and Development as a Counselor
Your Personal Professional Development Plan
Future Trends and Predictions in Counseling
Three Editions of Predictions
1986 Predictions
1996 Predictions
Current Predictions
The Evolving Role of the Counselor
Opportunities for the Mental Health Counselor
Diagnostic Systems and Their Use
The Use of Assessment in Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
Intake Interviews and Their Role in Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
The Nature and Importance of Treatment Planning
Theories and Strategies of Individual Counseling
Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning for Families
Assessment and Treatment Planning for Groups
Counseling for Career and Organizational Development
Documentation, Report Writing, and Record Keeping in Counseling
The Importance of Ethical and Professional Development
Overview of Key Questions Applied to DSM-IV-TR Categories
Guide to Using the Tables to Make Diagnoses
Using the Key Questions to Make a Diagnosis
Disorders Characterized by Depressed or Elevated Mood
Disorders Characterized by Maladaptive Behavior, Impulsivity
Disorders First Evident in Early Years
Sexual Problems
Eating Problems
Sleeping Problems
Problems of Impulse Control
Disorders Characterized by Anxiety, not Primarily in Response to Physical Complaints
Disorders Generally Characterized by Medically Unverified Physical Complaints
Disorders Characterized by Psychosis
Disorders Characterized by Long-Standing, Pervasive Dysfunction
Disorders Characterized by Cognitive/Memory Impairment or Dissociation