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"Blending a personal and easy-to-read style with a unique emphasis on both the scientific basis and interpersonal aspects of interviewing, Clinical Interviewing, Fourth Edition reflects current research and includes an important expansion of multicultural content throughout. Fully revised, this invaluable text provides thoughtful insight into critical interviewing techniques that will result in more effective and compassionate therapy." Complete with real-world case examples, Clinical Interviewing, Fourth Edition equips readers with a realistic yet intuitive guide to mastering the skills necessary to be an effective interviewer.

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Praise for 2E: "This book...represents a thorough and well-written presentation of the strategies, processes, and interactions necessary for the effective clinical interview...highly recommended..." (Albert B. Hood, University of Iowa for APA Review of Books)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471415473
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/1/2002
  • Edition description: Subsequent
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 456
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

JOHN SOMMERS-FLANAGAN, PhD, is Professor of CounselorEducation at the University of Montana. He serves as a mentalhealth consultant for Trapper Creek Job Corps. His researchinterests include clinical interviewing, parent consultations, andadolescent psychotherapy.

RITA SOMMERS-FLANAGAN, PhD, is Professor of CounselorEducation at the University of Montana. She provides mental healthconsultation at Trapper Creek Job Corps, and has taught and writtenin the area of applied, practical ethics for the past twentyyears.

John and Rita have coauthored nine books, includingCounseling and Psychotherapy Theories in Context and Practice,Second Edition; Becoming an Ethical Helping Professional; andHow to Listen so Parents Will Talk and Talk so Parents WillListen, all published by Wiley.

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Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Becoming a Mental Health Professional 1 Ch. 1 Introduction: Philosophy and Organization 3 Ch. 2 Foundations and Preparations 17 Pt. 2 Listening and Relationship Development 51 Ch. 3 Basic Attending, Listening, and Action Skills 53 Ch. 4 Directives: Questions and Action Skills 83 Ch. 5 Theoretically-Supported and Evidence-Based Relationships in Clinical Interviewing 113 Pt. 3 Structuring and Assessment 141 Ch. 6 An Overview of the Interview Process 143 Ch. 7 Intake Interviewing and Report Writing 175 Ch. 8 The Mental Status Examination 213 Ch. 9 Suicide Assessment 245 Ch. 10 Diagnosis and Treatment Planning 279 Pt. 4 Interviewing Special Populations 309 Ch. 11 Challenging Clients and Demanding Situations 311 Ch. 12 Interviewing Young Clients 341 Ch. 13 Principles and Tips for Interviewing Couples and Families 371 Ch. 14 Interviewing in a Diverse and Multicultural World 401 References 431 Author Index 463 Subject Index 477
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