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Medical and Psychiatric Issues for Counsellors / Edition 2
     

Medical and Psychiatric Issues for Counsellors / Edition 2

by Brian Daines, Linda Gask, Amanda Howe
 

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ISBN-10: 1412923999

ISBN-13: 9781412923996

Pub. Date: 10/18/2007

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Counselors often encounter situations where clients' medical or psychiatric conditions—and their treatment—affect the assessment of, or work with, clients. This Second Edition of Medical and Psychiatric Issues for Counsellors offers a comprehensive overview highlighting key concerns and offering practical advice for judging when a situation may be beyond

Overview

Counselors often encounter situations where clients' medical or psychiatric conditions—and their treatment—affect the assessment of, or work with, clients. This Second Edition of Medical and Psychiatric Issues for Counsellors offers a comprehensive overview highlighting key concerns and offering practical advice for judging when a situation may be beyond the counselor's skills. The original text has been completely updated and restructured to ensure material is presented in the most user-friendly format, and three brand new chapters have been added: a new introductory chapter which provides a contextual framework for the reader; a chapter on the common principles of care and working with others; and a new concluding chapter

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412923996
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/18/2007
Series:
Professional Skills for Counsellors Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

A Contextual Framework
Common Principles of Care and Working with Others
Issues at the Beginning of Counselling
Issues in Established Counselling and in Supervision
Taking Account of Medical Conditions and Their Treatment
Taking Account of Psychiatric Conditions and their Treatment
Safety and Safeguards
Conclusion
Appendix 1: Suggested Reading
Appendix 2: Glossary
Appendix 3: Useful Organisations and Internet Addresses

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