Athletic Trainer's Guide to Psychosocial Intervention and Referral

ISBN-10: 1556427336

ISBN-13: 9781556427336

Edition: 2007

Authors: James Mensch, Gary M. Miller

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In the dynamic world of athletic training, it is important for students and clinicians to be comfortable and capable of dealing with the mental, sociocultural, emotional, and physical behaviors of their clients.The Athletic Trainerrsquo;s Guide to Psychosocial Intervention and Referralis the perfect guide to assist athletic training educators and practicing clinicians with the necessary knowledge and skills to manage psychosocial issues in athletic training. Dr. James Mensch and Dr. Gary M. Miller have designed this text to help assimilate into practical application the cognitive and psychomotor competencies and clinical proficiencies pertaining to the Psychosocial Intervention and Referral domain outlined in the2006 National Athletic Trainerrsquo;s Association Educational Competencies, Fourth Edition. Educators will welcome information relating to specific strategies to assist in teaching psychosocial content to athletic training students. In the clinical setting, detailed approaches, models, and protocols for referrals will be of value to practicing athletic trainers dealing with a variety of psychosocial issues. The Athletic Trainerrsquo;s Guide to Psychosocial Intervention and Referralprovides appropriate intervention strategies and referral techniques specific to the role of an athletic trainer to initiate recovery for any patient/client experiencing a variety of psychosocial problems such as: eating disorders, anxiety issues, substance abuse, response to injury, catastrophic injuries, ergogenic aids, peer pressure, and depression. This text covers all cognitive, psychomotor, and affect competencies as well as the clinical proficiencies that are outlined in the new2006 edition of the NATA Educational Competencies. Incorporated throughout the text are cognitive and psychomotor educational competencies from the following domains: bull; Psychosocial Intervention and Referral bull; Medical Conditions and Disabilities bull; Nutritional Aspects of Injuries and Illnesses bull; Acute Care of Injuries and Illnesses bull; Pathology of Injuries and Illnesses bull; Risk Management and Injury Prevention bull; Health Care Administration bull; Professional Development and Responsibility The Athletic Trainerrsquo;s Guide to Psychosocial Intervention and Referralwill serve as a valuable tool for students, educators, and practicing athletic trainers managing myriad psychosocial conditions as they encounter different patients throughout their education and career. Unique Features: bull; A combination of experts in counseling, medicine, and athletic training education provides the most practical and appropriate approach to the topics. bull; Practical applications, scenarios, case studies, and mock intervention strategies demonstrate each psychosocial issue pertaining to athletic training. bull; The text includes in-depth coverage of each educational competency and clinical proficiency related to psychosocial intervention and referral. bull; The user-friendly handbook format, including a comprehensive bibliography and glossary, makes for easy use in classroom or clinic. bull; Practical learning activities are presented at the end of each chapter to enhance learning opportunities.
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List price: $60.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/1/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 7.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.112

About the Authors
Contributing Authors
Athletic Training and Psychosocial Issues
Helping Approaches, Skills, and Applications
Systematic Referrals: Issues and Processes Related to Psychosocial Referrals for Athletic Trainers
Substance Abuse Issues for Athletic Trainers
Disordered Eating
Psychological Response to Injury and Interventions
Mental Health Issues for Athletic Trainers
Catastrophic Injuries and the Role of the Athletic Trainer
Nutrition and Supplements: A Scientific Review for the Athletic Trainer
Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Adolescent Sports
Psychosocial Issues and Trends for the Athletic Trainer
Glossary and Internet Resources
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