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Intellectual Disability and Mental Health A Training Manual in Dual Diagnosis

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ISBN-10: 1572560703

ISBN-13: 9781572560703

Edition: N/A

Authors: Sharon McGilvery, Darlene Sweetland

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Based on decades of experience treating individuals who live with both intellectual disabilities and psychiatric disorders, this handbook clarifies the extremely complex nature of working with dual diagnosis. In-depth information about the diagnostic process, hands-on treatment considerations, and the elements of proper staff training are featured, and complicating factors in identifying appropriate psychiatric diagnoses are addressed. Exploring the problematic underreporting of psychiatric symptoms and disorders, this guide is ideal for a variety of contexts, offering innovative approaches to treatment and intervention strategies that can be immediately implemented. Additional topics…    
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Book details

List price: $54.95
Publisher: National Association For The Dually Diagnosed
Publication date: 12/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 266
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Dual Diagnosis: The Scope of the Challenge
Diagnostic Considerations
System Challenges
Daily Stressors
A Future Commitment
Factors Complicating Psychiatric Diagnoses
Barriers to Diagnosis and Treatment
Emotional and Cognitive Considerations
Emotional Considerations
Cognitive Considerations
Atypical Presentation of Specific Psychiatric Diagnoses
Mood Disorders
Major Depression
Bipolar Disorder
Anxiety Disorders
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Panic Disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Adjustment Disorder
Psychotic Disorders
Delusional Disorder
Schizoaffective Disorder
Personality Disorders
Cluster A Personality Disorders
Cluster B Personality Disorders
Cluster C Personality Disorders
Impulse Control Disorders
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Sleep Disorders
Medical Contributors to Psychiatric Conditions
Medical Contributors and Behavioral Challenges
Common Medical Conditions in Individuals with an Intellectual Disability
Medical Causes of Specific Psychiatric Symptoms
Review of Systems
Pain Assessment
Interventions for Addressing Pain
Barriers to Health Care for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability
Pharmacological Treatments
Identifying Diagnoses and Formulating Intervention Plans
Developmental History
Medical Conditions
Psychiatric History
Communication Skills
Behavioral Challenges
Self-Help Skills
Social Relationships
Work/Vocational/Day Program
Leisure Skills
How to Obtain the Information
The Hierarchy
Behavioral Crises: A Problem-Solving Perspective
Positive Behavioral Supports
Behavioral Assessment and Functional Analysis
The Role of the Functional Analysis
The Basics of Behavioral Theory
Special Topics - A New View
"Manipulative" Behavior
"Attention-Seeking" Behavior
"Resistive" Behavior
Sexual Development
Leisure Skills
Stress Among Individuals with an Intellectual Disability
Basic Stress Management Principles
Importance of Considering Stress Management Principles
Transitional Planning
Transitional Planning from an Institutionalized Setting to a Community Residence
Transitional Planning From One Adult Residential Faculty to Another Adult Residential Facility
Transitional Planning from a Family Home to an Adult Residential Facility
Transitional Planning from an Inpatient Psychiatric Setting to an Adult Residential Facility
Therapy for Individuals with Dual Diagnoses
Inpatient Treatment Setting
Outpatient Treatment Setting
Additional Clinical Interventions
Putting it All Together: A Step-By-Step Approach
The Story of Anna
The Story of Dee
The Story of Peter
Diagnosis and Treatment of Aggression
Diagnostic Considerations
Assessment and Treatment of Aggression
Psychiatric Hospitalization and Aggression
Staff Training
Communication Strategies
Safety Tips in Dealing with Potentially Aggressive Individuals
Crisis Management and De-Escalation Strategies
Management Strategies for Working with Challenging Behaviors
Working with Families
Boundaries Between Professionals and Adults with an Intellectual Disability
Introductory Guidelines for Some Common Psychiatric Disorders
Group Training and Activities
Social Skills
Relaxation Skills
Initiating Conversations
Expressing Feelings
Dealing with Accusation
Personal Boundaries
Personal Space
Boundaries and Touch
Boundaries and Conversation
Leisure Skills
Leisure Activities and Times to Enjoy Them
Money Management
Collecting and Monitoring Money
Spending and Monitoring Money
Hygiene and Appearance
Hygiene-Body Odor
Work Readiness
Developing Work Readiness Skills
Job Match
Responsible Workplace Behavior
Transitional Planning Information and Preparation Form
Sample Behavior Data Form