Treatment Planning in Psychotherapy Taking the Guesswork Out of Clinical Care

ISBN-10: 1572308052

ISBN-13: 9781572308053

Edition: 2003

Authors: Sheila R. Woody, Jerusha Detweiler-Bedell, Todd O'Hearn, Bethany A. Teachman

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This text is designed to help clinicians of any theoretical orientation meet the challenges of evidence-based practice. The treatment planning method known as PACC (Planning and Assessment in Clinical Care) is presented.
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List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 10/23/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 251
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

About the authors Sheila R. Woody, PhD, is Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of British Columbia and a registered psychologist in British Columbia, Canada. Jerusha Detweiler-Bedell, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. Bethany A. Teachman, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia. Todd O'Hearn, PhD, was previously Director of the Yale Psychological Services Clinic and served on the teaching faculty in Yale's Department of Psychology. Currently he is developing a private practice in the Santa Barbara area.

The PACC Approach to Treatment Planning
PACC: Going beyond Randomized Clinical Trials
PACC: Enhancing Accountability
Guiding Principles of Our Approach
Overview of the Model
What Are the Benefits of the PACC Approach?
What the PACC Approach Is Not
Time and Cost
Developing a Problem List
Why Formalize the Problem List?
Domains of Functioning: A Biopsychosocial Perspective
An Outline for Biopsychosocial Assessment
Case Formulation and the Problem List
Prioritizing Problems
Reexamining the Problem List
Shortcuts for the Busy Clinician
Treatment Planning Using a Phase Approach
From Problem Identification to Problem Solving
Treatment Planning as the Therapist's Map
Treatment Phases
Effectiveness of Phase Models of Psychotherapy
Phases in the PACC Approach
Outlining Expectations for Progress within Phases
Treatment Aims
Treatment Strategies
Choosing Aims and Strategies: Case Example
Challenges in Implementing the Treatment Plan
Shortcuts for the Busy Clinician
Ongoing Measurement
Benefits of Ongoing Measurement
Obstacles to Routine Measurement
Completing the Measures Section of the Treatment Phase Form
Establishing a Measurement Plan
Case Study: Group Treatment for Social Phobia
Shortcuts for the Busy Clinician
Illustrating Progress through Graphing
Why Graph?: Rationale for Visual Inspection of the Data
Creating Graphs
Graphing Progress with Microsoft Excel
Reviewing Progress and Moving across Phases
Case Example
Research Implications
Shortcuts for the Busy Clinician
Review of Progress
Strategies for Implementing a Progress Review
Cultural Considerations in Conducting the Progress Review
Conducting Progress Reviews with Clients with Personality Disorders
Readiness to Change and the Progress Review
Reasons to Move to a New Treatment Phase
Seeking Consultation to Improve Treatment Delivery
When a Lapse Has Occurred
Case Example
Troubleshooting: Anticipating Barriers to Conducting Progress Reviews
Shortcuts for the Busy Clinician
Iterative Treatment Planning and Its Applications
The Decision Tree
Case Study: Using the Decision Tree
Ethical Implications of Using PACC
Applications of PACC
Final Comments
Measures for Tracking Clients' Progress
Description of the Measures
Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale
Bulimia Test--Revised
Center for Epidemiologic Studies--Depression Scale (CES-D)
Daily Spiritual Experiences Scale
Kansas Marital Satisfaction Scale
Psychotic Symptoms Rating Scales
Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale
Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale (Y-BOCS)
Sources for Other Measures
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