Where to Start and What to Ask : An Assessment Handbook / Edition 1 by Susan Lukas | 9780393707014 | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Where to Start and What to Ask: An Assessment Handbook

Where to Start and What to Ask: An Assessment Handbook

by Susan Lukas
     
 

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A "sink or swim" philosophy frequently prevails in mental health settings today.

As a life raft for beginners and their supervisors, Where to Start and What to Ask provides all the necessary tools for garnering information from clients. Lukas also offers a framework for thinking about that information and formulating a thorough assessment. This

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A "sink or swim" philosophy frequently prevails in mental health settings today.

As a life raft for beginners and their supervisors, Where to Start and What to Ask provides all the necessary tools for garnering information from clients. Lukas also offers a framework for thinking about that information and formulating a thorough assessment. This indispensable book helps therapeutic neophytes organize their approach to the initial phase of treatment and navigate even rough clinical waters with competence and assurance.

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Booknews
Shows beginning therapists and their supervisors how to organize an approach to the initial phase of mental health treatment, and alerts beginning clinicians to circumstances when they must seek reassurance or information from their supervisor. Clinical social worker Lukas offers the necessary tools for garnering information from the client, and also provides a framework for formulating a thorough assessment. Paper edition (unseen), $14.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Midwest Book Review
“[A] fine guide to clinical assessment certain to be as important today as it was when it first appeared nearly twenty years ago.”
PsychCentral
“Lukas writes clearly and concisely, offering quick yet interesting insights. She helps readers understand why assessment is important, then provides skills to improve one’s interviewing skills. . . . [A] useful reference for any mental health practitioner.””

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393707014
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
03/12/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
655,362
File size:
316 KB

Meet the Author

Susan Lukas, MSW, LCSW, received her degree in social work from Hunter College and practiced in New York City and in Nyack, New York. She died in 2008.

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