Psychiatric Medication Issues for Social Workers, Counselors, and Psychologists

Psychiatric Medication Issues for Social Workers, Counselors, and Psychologists

by Kia J. Bentley
     
 

Psychiatric Medication Issues for Social Workers, Counselors, and Psychologists explores a range of issues and dilemmas in psychopharmocology practice that emerge especially for social workers, counselors, and psychologists because of their unique roles and perspectives. This book contains qualitative and quantitative research examining the subjective experience of

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Psychiatric Medication Issues for Social Workers, Counselors, and Psychologists explores a range of issues and dilemmas in psychopharmocology practice that emerge especially for social workers, counselors, and psychologists because of their unique roles and perspectives. This book contains qualitative and quantitative research examining the subjective experience of clients who use psychiatric medication. You'll find unprecedented discussion of clinical and ethical situations that arise when social workers and allied health caregivers collaborate with clients and providers around psychiatric medicine. This book contains creative ideas on how social workers and other allied health providers can be more responsive to both adults and children who take medication. Psychiatric Medication Issues for Social Workers, Counselors, and Psychologists focuses on the meaning of medication for the clients who use them and their positive and negative experiences with them over time. This book serves as an innovative forum and effective springboard for productive discussion among practitioners, scholars and researchers about psychiatric medication's relevance to and interface wit social work practice

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789024015
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Series:
Social Work in Mental Health Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
166
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Psychiatric Medication Issues for Social Workers, Counselors,
and Psychologists
The Psychiatric Medication History: Context, Purpose, and Method
The Psychology of the Psychopharmacology Triangle: The Client, the
Clinicians, and the Medication
The Subjective Experience of Youth Psychotropic Treatment
Medication Effect Interpretation and the Social Grid of Management
Ethical Dilemmas of Practicing Social Workers Around Psychiatric
Medication: Results of a National Study
Obtaining Informed Consent When a Profession Labels Itself as Providing
Treatment for Mental Illness
Complementary Practices and Herbal Healing: A New Frontier in Counseling
Practice
Index
Reference Notes Included

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