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Psychopathology A Competency-Based Treatment Model for Social Workers

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ISBN-10: 0534542107

ISBN-13: 9780534542108

Edition: 2006

Authors: Susan W. Gray, Marilyn R. Zide

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This ground-breaking text features information outlining the competency-based model for psychopathology, including cases illustrating the model in action. It also presents strategies for building on clients' strengths and resilience and offers insights to social workers regarding their role in working with the mentally ill. As the text takes an ecological perspective approach, it captures a holistic perspective on the factors that impact behavior. The text also features appropriate treatment techniques that reflect social work values and ethics. Finally, this treatment book takes on a theme of professional competency, focusing on measurable outcomes in managed care settings--showing how a…    
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Book details

List price: $168.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 6/28/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 500
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Marilyn Zide was a professor at Barry University, where she taught full time. In addition, she maintained a private practice and also provided agency-based consultation and training workshops in her areas of expertise which included solution-focused therapy, cultural diversity/sensitivity, and bereavement group-work.

Preface
An Introduction to the Competency-Based Treatment Model
The Need for Competency-Based Practice
Importance of the Working Relationship
Client Strengths and the Competency-Based Treatment Model
Recent Changes in the Mental Health Care Field
Guidelines for Ethical Practice
Effects of Managed Care on the Field of Mental Health
Characteristics of Competency-Based Practice
The Role of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual
Components of the Competency-Based Treatment Model
The Biopsychosocial Framework
Concepts from Systems Theory
Contributions from the Ecological Perspective
The Partnership between Strengths, Empowerment, and Resiliency
Merging the DSM, Resilience, and the Competency-Based Model of Treatment
Psychological Protective Factors
Social or Relational Factors
Sociological or Environmental Buffers
Summary
Practitioner Reflections
Counseling and Social Work Theories and Methods Supporting Competency-Based Practice
Biological Therapies
Historical Background
Tenets of Biological Therapies
Principles of Practice
Advantages and Disadvantages of Biological Therapies
Crisis Intervention
Historical Background
Tenets of Crisis Intervention
Principles of Practice
Advantages and Disadvantages of Crisis Intervention
Solution-Focused Therapy
Historical Background
Tenets of Solution-Focused Therapy
Principles of Practice
Advantages and Disadvantages of Solution-Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Historical Background
Tenets of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Principles of Practice
Advantages and Disadvantages of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Psychosocial Therapy
Historical Background
Tenets of Psychosocial Therapy
Principles of Practice
Advantages and Disadvantages of Psychosocial Therapy
Psychoeducation
Historical Background
Tenets of Psychoeducation
Principles of Practice
Advantages and Disadvantages of Psychoeducation
Methods of Family Practice
Historical Background
Social Work and the Family Systems Approach to Practice
Tenets of Family Therapy
Principles of Practice
Advantages and Disadvantages of Family Practice
Methods of Group Work Practice
Historical Background
Tenets of Group Work
Principles of Practice
Advantages and Disadvantages of Group Work Practice
Summary
Practitioner Reflections
Cognitive Disorders, Including Delirium and Dementia
Understanding the Cognitive Disorders
Delirium
Dementia
Alzheimer's Disease
The Three Stages of Alzheimer's Disease
Amnestic Disorder
Overview of Major Interventions
Treatment of Delirium
Biological Therapies
Environmental and Supportive Interventions
Treatment of Dementia-Alzheimer's Disease
Treatment of Amnestic Disorder
Risks Associated with Cognitive Disorders
Intrapersonal Risks
Interpersonal Risks
Community and Environmental Risks
Case Illustration: Zelda "Jean" Pfohl
Operationalizing Competency-Based Treatment
Working with Jean Individually
Family Intervention
Group Work Intervention
Environmental Interventions: Institutional Care and Nursing Home Placement
Conclusion
Summary
Practitioner Reflections
Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
Understanding Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
Overview of Major Interventions
Hospitalization
Biological Therapies
Risks Associated with Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
Intrapersonal Risks
Interpersonal Risks
Community and Environmental Risks
Case Illustration: Rudy Rosen
Operationalizing Competency-Based Treatment
Working with Rudy Individually
Family Intervention
Rehabilitation
Group Work Interventions
Case Management
Conclusion
Summary
Practitioner Reflections
Mood Disorders
Understanding Mood Disorders
The Major Depressive Disorders
Bipolar Disorder
The Minor Mood Disorders
Suicide and the Mood Disorders
Overview of Major Interventions
Biological Therapies
Natural or Herbal Treatments
Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
Other Treatments
Risks Associated with the Mood Disorders
Intrapersonal Risks
Interpersonal Risks
Community and Environmental Risks
Case Illustration: Anita Richards
Operationalizing Competency-Based Treatment
Working with Anita Richards Individually
Working with the Family
Working with the Community
Summary
Pratitioner Reflections
Anxiety Disorders
Understanding Anxiety Disorders
Agoraphobia
Specific Phobia
Social Phobia
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Overview of Major Interventions
Assessment Considerations
Biological Interventions
Panic and Agoraphobia
Specific Phobia
Social Phobia
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Summary
Risks Associated with Anxiety Disorders
Intrapersonal Risks
Interpersonal Risks
Community and Environmental Risks
Summary
Case Illustration: Jada Wu
Operationalizing Competency-Based Treatment
Working with Jada Individually
Family Intervention
Environmental Intervention
Conclusion
Summary
Practitioner Reflections
Somatoform, Factitious, and Malingering Disorders
Understanding Somatoform, Factitious, and Malingering Disorders
Somatization Disorder
Conversion Disorder
Pain Disorder
Hypochondriasis
Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Re-Thinking Cultural Influences
Undifferentiated Somatoform Disorder
Somatoform Disorder Not Otherwise Specified
Related Disorders: Factitious and Malingering
Overview of Major Interentions
Somatization Disorder and Undifferentiated Somatoform Disorder
Conversion Disorder
Pain Disorder
Hypochondriasis
Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Factitious Disorder
Malingering Disorder
Risks Associated with Somatoform, Factitious, and Malingering Disorders
Intrapersonal Risks
Interpersonal Risks
Community and Environmental Risks
Case Illustration: Brad Jones
Operationalizing Competency-Based Treatment
Working with Brad Individually
Supervision of Practice
Summary
Practitioner Reflections
Dissociative Disorders
Understanding Dissociative Disorders
Dissociative Identity Disorder
Dissociative Amnesia Disorder
Dissociative Fugue Disorder
Depersonalization Disorder
Overview of Major Interventions
Dissociative Identity Disorder
Dissociative Amnesia and Dissociative Fugue
Depersonalization Disorder
Risks Associated with Dissociative Disorders
Intrapersonal Risks
Interpersonal Risks
Community and Environmental Risks
Case Illustration: Jean Redhorse Osceola
Operationalizing Competency-Based Treatment
Working with Jean Redhorse Individually
Working with the Family
Working with the Community
Summary
Practitioner Reflections
Eating Disorders
Understanding Eating Disorders
Anorexia Nervosa
Bulimia Nervosa
Binge Eating Disorder
The Role of Obesity
Overview of Major Interventions
Assessment
Prevention
Self-Help Programs
Biological Therapy
Risks Associated with Eating Disorders
Intrapersonal Risks
Interpersonal Risks
Community and Environmental Risks
Case Illustration: Mary McDaniel
Operationalizing Competency-Based Treatment
Working with Mary Individually
Working with the Family
Working with the Group
Summary
Practitioner Reflections
The Personality Disorders
Understanding Personality Disorders
Cluster A Personality Disorders
Cluster B Personality Disorders
Cluster C Personality Disorders
Overview of Major Interventions
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Residential Treatment
Biological Therapy
Risks Associated with Personality Disorders
Intrapersonal Risks
Interpersonal Risks
Community and Environmental Risks
Case Illustration: Suzie Hutchfield
Operationalizing Competency-Based Treatment
Working with Suzie Individually
Working with the Group
Working with the Community
Summary
Practitioner Reflections
Substance-Related Disorders
Understanding Substance-Related Disorders
Central Nervous System (CNS) Depressants
Central Nervous System (CNS) Stimulants
Opioids or Narcotics
Cocaine
Hallucinogens
Cannabis
Anabolic Steroids
Over-the-Counter Substances
Overview of Major Interventions
Motivational Enhancement
Biological Therapies
Opioid Antagonists
Specific Glutamate Antagonists
Serotonergic Medications
Twelve-Step and Self-Help Groups
Detoxification
Risks Associated with Substance-Related Disorders
Intrapersonal Risks
Interpersonal Risks
Community and Environmental Risks
Case Illustration: Luke Rossey
Operationalizing Competency-Based Treatment
Working with Luke Individually
Dual Diagnosis Considerations
Case Management
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Conclusion
Summary
Practitioner Reflections
The DSM-IV Classification
References
Name Index
Subject Index