Psychopathology: A Competency-Based Treatment Model for Social Workers / Edition 1

Psychopathology: A Competency-Based Treatment Model for Social Workers / Edition 1

by Susan W. Gray, Marilyn R. Zide
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534542107

ISBN-13: 9780534542108

Pub. Date: 06/28/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This ground-breaking text features information outlining the competency-based model for psychopathology, including cases illustrating the model in action. It also presents strategies for building on clients' strengths and resilience and offers insights to social workers regarding their role in working with the mentally ill. The text's ecological perspective

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Overview

This ground-breaking text features information outlining the competency-based model for psychopathology, including cases illustrating the model in action. It also presents strategies for building on clients' strengths and resilience and offers insights to social workers regarding their role in working with the mentally ill. The text's ecological perspective approach captures a holistic perspective on the factors that impact behavior. The text also features appropriate treatment techniques that reflect social work values and ethics. Finally, this treatment book takes on a theme of professional competency, focusing on measurable outcomes in managed care settings—showing how a practitioner's intervention has been effective and efficient.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534542108
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/28/2005
Series:
Psychopathology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
460
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to the Competency-Based Model. 2. Counseling and Social Work Theories and Methods Supporting Competency-Based Practice. 3. Cognitive Disorders: Delirium and Dementia. 4. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders. 5. Mood Disorders. 6. Anxiety Disorders. 7. Somatoform, Factitious, and Malingering Disorders. 8. Dissociative Disorders. 9. Eating Disorders. 10. The Personality Disorders. 11. Substance-related Disorders.

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