Group Psychotherapy and Managed Mental Health Care: A Clinical Guide for Providers / Edition 1

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First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

"...another important title, by another well-known auhtor, in the Mental Health Practice Under Managed Care series... provides step-by-step directions on how to plan, initiate, conduct, & complete group therapies under managed care."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780876307915
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/28/1996
  • Series: Mental Health Practice under Managed Care Series , #2
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 209
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

1 General Principles of Managed Mental Health Care in the Clinical Setting 3
2 Brief Group Psychotherapy: Historical Perspectives and Contemporary Trends 16
3 Overview of the Pragmatics of Brief Group Therapy in the Context of Managed Mental Health Care 29
4 Practical Concerns for Leaders of Managed Care Groups 45
5 Construction of the Managed Care Group 58
6 Preparation of Prospective Group Members for Group Entry 69
7 Stages of Group Development and Their Significance in the Managed Care Setting 86
8 Conduct of the Initial Stage of Managed Care 97
9 The Middle Stage of Brief Groups: Problems and Solutions 113
10 Termination of the Group and Follow-up Planning 127
11 The Inpatient Group and Groups with Unique Patient Populations 139
12 Recording and Reporting the Managed Care Group Experience 159
13 Evaluating the Outcome in Brief Group Psychotherapy 170
14 Future Directions and New Challenges 176
Appendix A: American Group Psychotherapy Association, Inc. Guidelines for Ethics 185
Appendix B: National Registry of Certified Group Psychotherapists Instruction Guidelines for Completing Eligibility Form 189
References 195
Name Index 201
Subject Index 203
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