The Mental Health Desk Reference / Edition 1

The Mental Health Desk Reference / Edition 1

by Elizabeth Reynolds Welfel
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0471652962

ISBN-13: 9780471652960

Pub. Date: 12/19/2003

Publisher: Wiley

A practical, easy-to-use, and comprehensive reference for mental health professionals

The Mental Health Desk Reference is the ultimate guide to effective and responsible mental health practice. It provides authoritative, concise, and up-to-date information from more than seventy experts regarding diagnosis, treatment, and ethics of practice. Each entry summarizes

Overview

A practical, easy-to-use, and comprehensive reference for mental health professionals

The Mental Health Desk Reference is the ultimate guide to effective and responsible mental health practice. It provides authoritative, concise, and up-to-date information from more than seventy experts regarding diagnosis, treatment, and ethics of practice. Each entry summarizes key constructs and terminology associated with the topic, major findings from research, and specific recommendations on theory and practice. Important topics covered include:

• Adjustment disorders and life stress

• Diagnosis and treatment of adults

• Diagnosis and treatment of children

• Crisis intervention

• Diverse populations

• Group and family interventions

• Practice management

• Professional issues

• Ethical and legal issues

• Professional resources

These detailed, readable entries-based on the most extensive and reliable research available-form a comprehensive, straightforward, and quick-reference resource applicable to practitioners across every field in mental health. The Mental Health Desk Reference is the single resource no mental health professional can afford to be without.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471652960
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/19/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
529
Product dimensions:
6.99(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.44(d)

Table of Contents

Editorsxiii
Contributorsxv
Part ICounseling for Adjustment Disorders and Life Stress
1Prevalence of Adult Disorders3
2Counseling Clients with Underlying Medical Problems10
3Counseling with Unemployed and Underemployed Clients18
4Effective College Counseling25
5Divorce Counseling32
6Death and Bereavement38
7Stress, Coping, and Well-Being: Applications of Theory to Practice44
8The Fat Client51
9Guidelines for Counseling Clients with HIV Spectrum Disorders60
Part IIDiagnosis and Treatment of Adults with Mental and Emotional Disorders
10Effective Use of the DSM from a Developmental/Wellness Perspective69
11Clinical and Diagnostic Interviewing77
12Effective Treatment Planning83
13The Nonmedical Therapist's Role in Pharmacological Interventions with Adults88
14Guidelines for Counseling Mandated and Nonvoluntary Clients94
15Using Test Data in Counseling and Clinical Practice99
16Treating Anxiety Disorders in Adults106
17Diagnosis and Treatment of Adult Depressive Disorders112
18Eating Disorders: Guidelines for Assessment, Treatment, and Referral119
19Clinical Practice Issues in Assessing for Adult Substance Use Disorders128
20Management of Personality Disorders135
21Schizophrenia and Severe Mental Illness: Guidelines for Assessment, Treatment, and Referral142
Part IIIDiagnosis and Treatment of Children with Mental and Emotional Disorders
22Prevalence of Childhood Disorders155
23Diagnostic Evaluation of Mental and Emotional Disorders of Childhood162
24Child Maltreatment: Treatment of Child and Adolescent Victims169
25Treating Anxiety Disorders in Children177
26Interventions for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder183
27Bullying: Counseling Perpetrators and Victims191
28Assessment and Treatment Recommendations for Children and Adolescents with Depression199
29Counseling Interventions for Children with Disruptive Behaviors205
30Effective Use of DSM-IV with Children213
31Enlisting Appropriate Parental Cooperation and Involvement in Children's Mental Health Treatment219
32Understanding and Promoting Resilience with Our Clients225
33Substance Abuse among Children and Adolescents231
Part IVCrisis Intervention Issues
34Responding to a Community Crisis: Frontline Counseling239
35Treatment for Violent Children and Adolescents245
36Responding to Survivors of Sexual Assault252
37Suicide Risk Assessment259
38Counseling Interventions with Suicidal Clients264
39Responding to Dangerous Clients271
Part VCounseling Diverse Populations
40Multicultural Assessment279
41Counseling African American Clients286
42Counseling Asian American Clients292
43Counseling Latino Clients298
44Counseling American Indian/Alaskan Native Clients306
45Disability and Rehabilitation Counseling314
46Counseling Older Adults320
47Counseling Older Adults in Institutional Settings326
48Affirmative Assessment and Therapy with Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Clients333
49Counseling Women from a Feminist Perspective341
Part VIGroup and Family Interventions
50Using Brief Groups Effectively351
51Exploring Diversity in Therapeutic Groups358
52Solution-Focused Family Counseling365
53Assessment in Couple and Family Counseling372
54Family Counseling Competencies379
Part VIIPractice Management
55Practicing Evidence-Based Mental Health: Using Research and Measuring Outcomes387
56Advertising, Marketing, and Financing a Mental Health Practice393
57Counselors Dealing with the Media398
58Counselors as Expert Witnesses404
Part VIIIPersonal Care and Interprofessional Relations: Coping with the Demands of the Profession
59Impairment in the Mental Health Professions413
60Ethical Issues Related to Interprofessional Communication419
61When Therapists Face Stress and Crisis: Self-Initiated Coping Strategies426
62Treatment Failures: Opportunities for Learning432
Part IXEthical and Legal Issues
63Ethics Complaints: Procedures for Filing and Responding441
64Protecting Clients' Rights to Privacy447
65Accurate and Effective Informed Consent453
66Responsible Documentation459
67Managing Boundaries465
68Reporting Suspected Child Abuse471
69Defining and Recognizing Elder Abuse478
70The Responsible Use of Technology in Mental Health Practice484
71Counseling Supervision: Essential Concepts and Practices490
72Responsible Interactions with Managed Care Organizations496
AppendixEthics Codes and Guidelines in Mental Health Disciplines503
Author Index505
Subject Index521

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