Consultation In Community, School, And Organizational Practice: Gerald Caplan's Contributions To Professional Psychology

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First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Emerging from a symposium held in Boston in August 1990 at the 98th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, the present volume, which includes an interview with Caplan as well as a chapter and an epilogue by Caplan, describes and evaluates Caplan's approach to consultation and related activities with respect to the current and future practice of community, school, and organizational psychology. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560322641
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 2/28/1993
  • Series: Clinical and Community Psychology Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 250
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 The Ideas, Career, and Contributions of Gerald Caplan
Ch. 1 Gerald Caplan's Contributions to Professional Psychology: Conceptual Underpinnings 3
Ch. 2 Mental Health Consultation, Community Mental Health, and Population-Oriented Psychiatry 41
Ch. 3 Reflections on Mental Health Consultation: An Interview with Gerald Caplan 57
Pt. 2 Caplan's Contributions to the Practice of Psychology
Ch. 4 Gerald Caplan's Paradigm: Bridging Psychotherapy and Public Health Practice 75
Ch. 5 Gerald Caplan's Conceptual and Qualitative Contributions to Community Psychology: Views from an Old Timer 87
Ch. 6 Caplan's Contributions to the Practice of Psychology in Schools 99
Ch. 7 A School Reform Process for At-Risk Students: Applying Caplan's Organizational Consultation Principles to Guide Prevention, Intervention, and Home-School Collaboration 123
Ch. 8 Consulting on Innovation and Change with Public Mental Health Organizations: The Caplan Approach 149
Pt. 3 Assessing the Present and Future Impact of Caplan's Contributions
Ch. 9 Gerald Caplan and the Unfinished Business of Community Psychology: A Comment 163
Ch. 10 Caplan's Ideas and the Future of Psychology in the Schools 177
Ch. 11 Looking Ahead: Caplan's Ideas and the Future of Organizational Consultation 193
Ch. 12 Epilogue 205
Author Index 215
Subject Index 221
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