Technical and Conceptual Skills for Mental Health Professionals / Edition 1

Technical and Conceptual Skills for Mental Health Professionals / Edition 1

by Linda Seligman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130341460

ISBN-13: 9780130341464

Pub. Date: 04/17/2003

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This fresh new book will help future mental health professionals develop the competence they need in technical and clinical skills, while learning to successfully integrate both types into their professional practice.

Material is arranged by skill type, and organized around the acronym BETA—background, emotions, thoughts, and actions—which reflects

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This fresh new book will help future mental health professionals develop the competence they need in technical and clinical skills, while learning to successfully integrate both types into their professional practice.

Material is arranged by skill type, and organized around the acronym BETA—background, emotions, thoughts, and actions—which reflects the range of theorists and therapies, from Freud, Adler, and Jung; through Rogers and Gestalt Therapy; to Emotive Behavior, Cognitive, and Solution-Based Therapy. Both general and specific skills are addressed as they apply to each of the four pillars of the BETA framework, facilitating users' understanding of the broad range of treatment approaches available to clinicians.

For future mental health professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130341464
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
04/17/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
404
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents



Preface.

I. TECHNICAL AND CONCEPTUAL SKILLS FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS.

 1. Establishing the Foundation for Skill Development.

II. TECHNICAL SKILLS FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS.

 2. Using Technical Skills to Understand and Address Background.

 3. Using Technical Skills to Elicit, Attend to, Reflect, Assess, and Change Emotions.

 4. Using Technical Skills to Identify, Assess, and Modify Thoughts.

 5. Using Technical Skills to Identify, Assess, and Change Actions and Behaviors.

III. CONCEPTUAL SKILLS FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS.

 6. Using Conceptual Skills to Understand, Assess, and Address Background.

 7. Using Conceptual Skills to Make Positive Use of and Modify Emotions.

 8. Using Conceptual Skills as Frameworks for Clinicians' Thoughts.

 9. Applying Conceptual Skills to Actions for Positive Change.

IV. SOLIDIFYING TECHNICAL AND CONCEPTUAL SKILLS.

10. Reviewing, Integrating, and Reinforcing Learning.

References.

Index.

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