Contracting in Clinical Social Work / Edition 1

Contracting in Clinical Social Work / Edition 1

by Juliet Cassuto Rothman, Corasue Nicholas
     
 

This is a brief text attempts to clarify the vital, underlying element in the client worker relationship: the contract. Historically, contracting has been associated with cognitive-behavioral therapies. But the pressures of managed care and accountability have encouraged workers from all backgrounds to use contracting as well. The author examines the various

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Overview

This is a brief text attempts to clarify the vital, underlying element in the client worker relationship: the contract. Historically, contracting has been associated with cognitive-behavioral therapies. But the pressures of managed care and accountability have encouraged workers from all backgrounds to use contracting as well. The author examines the various kinds of contracts in the social work environment within various practice settings, populations, and theoretical perspectives, discussing both agency contracts and contracts with individual clients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780830415199
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
06/28/1998
Pages:
164

Table of Contents

1. Professional Contracts. 2. Ethical Issues In Developing A Client-Worker Contract. 3. Informed Consent In The Contracting Process. 4. The Service Contract. 5. The Initial Contract. 6. Preparing For The Therapeutic Contract. 7. Developing A Therapeutic Contract- From Specific Goals To Specific Objectives. 8. Developing A Therapeutic Contract- From Specific Objectives To Interventions, Tasks, And Treatments. 9. Contracting Throughout The Course Of Therapy. 10. Ten Case Exercises For Practice.

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