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Mental Health Desk Reference A Practice-Based Guide to Diagnosis, Treatment, and Professional Ethics

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ISBN-10: 0471395722

ISBN-13: 9780471395720

Edition: 2001

Authors: Elizabeth R. Welfel, R. Elliott Ingersoll

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This comprehensive reference is designed to meet the practice needs of mental health professionals. Entries from experts cover all aspects of effective & responsible practice from diagnosis & treatment to professional, ethical & legal issues.
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/23/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 552
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

Counseling For Adjustment Disorders And Life Stress
Prevalence of Adult Disorders
Counseling Clients with Underlying Medical Problems
Counseling with Unemployed and Underemployed Clients
Effective College Counseling
Divorce Counseling
Death and Bereavement
Stress, Coping, and Well-Being: Applications of Theory to Practice
The Fat Client
Guidelines for Counseling Clients with HIV Spectrum Disorders
Diagnosis And Treatment Of Adults With Mental And Emotional Disorders
Effective Use of the DSM from a Developmental/Wellness Perspective
Clinical and Diagnostic Interviewing
Effective Treatment Planning
The Nonmedical Therapist's Role in Pharmacological Interventions with Adults
Guidelines for Counseling Mandated and Nonvoluntary Clients
Using Test Data in Counseling and Clinical Practice
Treating Anxiety Disorders in Adults
Diagnosis and Treatment of Adult Depressive Disorders
Eating Disorders: Guidelines for Assessment, Treatment, and Referral
Clinical Practice Issues in Assessing for Adult Substance Use Disorders
Management of Personality Disorders
Schizophrenia and Severe Mental Illness: Guidelines for Assessment, Treatment, and Referral
Diagnosis And Treatment Of Children With Mental And Emotional Disorders
Prevalence of Childhood Disorders
Diagnostic Evaluation of Mental and Emotional Disorders of Childhood
Child Maltreatment: Treatment of Child and Adolescent Victims
Treating Anxiety Disorders in Children
Interventions for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Bullying: Counseling Perpetrators and Victims
Assessment and Treatment Recommendations for Children and Adolescents with Depression
Counseling Interventions for Children with Disruptive Behaviors
Effective Use of DSM-IV with Children
Enlisting Appropriate Parental Cooperation and Involvement in Children's Mental Health Treatment
Understanding and Promoting Resilience with Our Clients
Substance Abuse among Children and Adolescents
Crisis Intervention Issues
Responding to a Community Crisis: Frontline Counseling
Treatment for Violent Children and Adolescents
Responding to Survivors of Sexual Assault
Suicide Risk Assessment
Counseling Interventions with Suicidal Clients
Responding to Dangerous Clients
Counseling Diverse Populations
Multicultural Assessment
Counseling African American Clients
Counseling Asian American Clients
Counseling Latino Clients
Counseling American Indian/Alaskan Native Clients
Disability and Rehabilitation Counseling
Counseling Older Adults
Counseling Older Adults in Institutional Settings
Affirmative Assessment and Therapy with Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Clients
Counseling Women from a Feminist Perspective
Group And Family Interventions
Using Brief Groups Effectively
Exploring Diversity in Therapeutic Groups
Solution-Focused Family Counseling
Assessment in Couple and Family Counseling
Family Counseling Competencies
Practice Management
Practicing Evidence-Based Mental Health: Using Research and Measuring Outcomes
Advertising, Marketing, and Financing a Mental Health Practice
Counselors Dealing with the Media
Counselors as Expert Witnesses
Personal Care And Interprofessional Relations: Coping With The Demands Of The Profession
Impairment in the Mental Health Professions
Ethical Issues Related to Interprofessional Communication
When Therapists Face Stress and Crisis: Self-Initiated Coping Strategies
Treatment Failures: Opportunities for Learning
Ethical And Legal Issues
Ethics Complaints: Procedures for Filing and Responding
Protecting Clients' Rights to Privacy
Accurate and Effective Informed Consent
Responsible Documentation
Managing Boundaries
Reporting Suspected Child Abuse
Defining and Recognizing Elder Abuse
The Responsible Use of Technology in Mental Health Practice
Counseling Supervision: Essential Concepts and Practices
Responsible Interactions with Managed Care Organizations
Ethics Codes and Guidelines in Mental Health Disciplines
Author Index
Subject Index