Internship, Practicum, and Field Placement Handbook: A Guide for the Helping Professions / Edition 5

Internship, Practicum, and Field Placement Handbook: A Guide for the Helping Professions / Edition 5

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by Brian N. Baird
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0132238802

ISBN-13: 9780132238809

Pub. Date: 02/21/2007

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Acknowledging, anticipating, and addressing the everyday questions, anxieties, fears, and concerns of interns, this practical handbook bridges the gap between academic coursework and the knowledge, skills, and emotional challenges that are found in the real world of the helping professions. Incorporating the newest version of the APA ethics code, the federal HIPAA

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Acknowledging, anticipating, and addressing the everyday questions, anxieties, fears, and concerns of interns, this practical handbook bridges the gap between academic coursework and the knowledge, skills, and emotional challenges that are found in the real world of the helping professions. Incorporating the newest version of the APA ethics code, the federal HIPAA regulations, and the applications of technology to treatment and record keeping, this book contains the most recent research and literature pertaining to internship training, ethics and legal issues, supervision, self-care, record keeping, risk management, and more. Professionals and interns involved with internships, practicums, and field placements in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, and related helping disciplines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132238809
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
02/21/2007
Series:
Alternative eText Formats Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Forewordxi
Chapter 1Preparation1
Theory into Practice1
Terminology2
Finding and Selecting a Placement2
Meeting with Your Instructor3
Peers and Campus Resources for Locating Internships3
Community Resources4
Choosing a Placement4
Portfolios, Interviews, and Letters8
The Rights of Applicants10
Internship Agreements10
Evaluation11
Making the Most of Your Internship12
Get Help When You Need It13
Using This Book14
Introduction to Journal Work14
References16
Chapter 2Getting Started18
First Impressions18
Enthusiasm Meets Experience19
The Role of the Intern20
The Role of the Professional20
Meeting Clients21
Age and Experience Issues with Clients21
Time Limits22
Fees for Service23
Is Treatment Effective?23
Altruism versus Money24
Clinical and Ethical Issues Pertaining to Fees25
Inoculation: What Not to Learn26
References27
Chapter 3Ethical and Legal Issues29
Ethical Guidelines of the Helping Professions29
Competence31
Informed Consent33
Confidentiality34
Exceptions to Confidentiality36
Confidentiality with Minors41
Dual Relationships42
Liability and Insurance48
Technology and Ethics49
Summary50
References50
Chapter 4Internship Classes and Peer Groups55
Forming Internship Peer Groups55
Models of Peer Group Learning55
Elements of Successful Classes and Groups56
Video or Audio Recordings of Sessions59
Role Plays59
Ethics in Classes and Groups61
References62
Chapter 5Supervision63
Hopes and Fears63
Clarifying Expectations65
Frequency and Timing of Supervision65
Content of Supervision66
Didactic Supervision67
Case Discussions67
Tapes and Role Plays68
Live Supervision69
Observing the Supervisor in Therapy70
Theoretical Orientation70
Supervision and Therapy--Differences and Similarities72
Transference and Countertransference75
Suggested Guidelines for Therapy and Supervision76
Conflict in Supervision77
Evaluation78
Planning for Future Supervision80
References81
Chapter 6Working with Diversity84
Reasons for and Resistance to Diversity Training84
Steps toward Working with Differences87
Knowing the Diversity within Us87
Confronting Our Biases and Acknowledging Our Ignorance89
The Historical Context Must Be Acknowledged90
The Current Context Must Be Acknowledged91
Strengths Must Be Recognized along with Problems91
Ethnic Identity Development92
One's Own Prejudices and Biases Must Be Acknowledged93
A Model of "White" Identity Development93
Assumptions, Models, and Techniques of Treatment94
The Culturally Sensitive Counselor95
Culturally Sensitive Intervention Approaches96
Resources97
References98
Chapter 7Clinical Writing100
Writing Can Be Learned100
Focusing Reading to Learn Writing101
Practice and Feedback101
Rewriting102
Common Writing Problems102
Keys to Good Writing103
References107
Chapter 8Records and Progress Notes109
The Function and Maintenance of Records109
What Goes into Records110
What Stays Out of Records111
Progress Notes113
Structured Note Formats114
DART Notes114
SOAP Notes116
Time-Sequenced Notes117
Process or Progress Notes117
Signing Notes117
Dictation118
Progress Notes and Supervision118
Using Your Notes119
Other Guidelines119
References120
Chapter 9Stress and the Helping Professions121
Client after Client, Day after Day122
How Common Is Stress among Helping Professionals?122
Sources of Stress123
The Effects of Stress125
Burnout128
References132
Chapter 10Self-Care134
Time Management134
Closing Sessions136
Cognitive Self-Care136
Physical Self-Care139
Emotional Self-Care141
Support142
Multimodal Self-Care142
Personal Therapy143
Positive Effects on Therapists144
Financial Self-Care144
References145
Chapter 11Assault and Other Risks146
The Risks of Assault147
Coping with Aggression147
Strange Behavior and Strange People Are Not Necessarily Dangerous148
Understand Developmental Differences148
Understand and Recognize Motivational Factors148
Situational Factors and Violence149
Recognize Potentially Dangerous Individuals151
Early Prevention of Violence152
Institutional Responses to Threats of Violence153
Prevention of Imminent Violence with Clients153
Responding to Assault154
Assault Response Training155
Aftereffects156
References156
Chapter 12Closing Cases158
Client and Intern Response to Termination158
Common Problems in Termination160
Toward Successful Termination or Transfer160
Issues to Address in Termination163
Techniques for Termination163
Transferring Clients to Other Therapists164
References166
Chapter 13Finishing the Internship167
Concluding the Supervisory Relationship167
Letters of Recommendation169
Procedures for Those Seeking Letters of Recommendation170
Concluding Relationships with Staff170
Letters of Thanks171
Looking Ahead171
Professional and Political Involvement172
References172
Chapter 14Frustrations, Lessons, Discoveries, and Joy173
Learning from Whatever Happens173
Lessons We Wish Were Not True173
Lessons about the Lessons175
Discoveries and Joy175
Closing Comments176
Appendix AInternship Selection Checklist179
Appendix BPlacement Information Form183
Appendix CInternship Learning Agreement Record Form185
Appendix DIntern Evaluation: Supervisor Form187
Appendix EIntern Evaluation: Intern Form191
Appendix FEmergency Contact and Procedures Information195
Appendix GEthical Guidelines197
Appendix HTreatment Agreement and Informed Consent199
Appendix ISupervisor Evaluation Form201
Appendix JClinical Activities Record Sheet205
Indexes207
Author Index207
Subject Index210

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