Clinical Interviewing / Edition 4

Clinical Interviewing / Edition 4

ISBN-10:
0470183594
ISBN-13:
9780470183595
Pub. Date:
11/24/2008
Publisher:
Wiley
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Overview

Clinical Interviewing / Edition 4

This classic text presents practical strategies for conducting effective interviews

This new edition of Clinical Interviewing presents the scientific foundations and interpersonal art of mental health interviewing in a clear and concise style. Integrating a variety of theoretical interviewing models, the Third Edition has a strong multicultural emphasis and includes new material on:

  • Structural models oF clinical interviewing
  • Writing intake reports
  • The mental status examination
  • Interviewing substance abusing clients
  • New risk factors and intervention approaches for suicide
  • Interviewing trauma victims

Complete with updated, real-world case examples, Clinical Interviewing is a dynamic tool for becoming a more effective interviewer.

Author Biography: JOHN SOMMERS-FLANAGAN, PhD, and RITA SOMMERS-FLANAGAN, PhD, have worked together professionally for eighteen years. John is a clinical psychologist and Executive Director of Families First, a parent education program. Rita is a clinical psychologist and an associate professor of counseling at the University of Montana. They are the authors of numerous professional articles, instructional chapters, and four books.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470183595
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/24/2008
Series: Wiley Desktop Editions Series
Edition description: New
Pages: 504
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

BECOMING A MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL.
Introduction: Philosophy and Organization.
Foundations.
Preparations.
LISTENING AND RELATIONSHIP DEVELOPMENT.
Basic Attending Skills.
Directives: Listening and Action Responses.
Relationship Variables and Clinical Interviewing.
STRUCTURING AND ASSESSMENT.
An Overview of the Interview Process.
The Intake Interview.
The Mental Status Examination.
Suicide Assessment.
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning.
INTERVIEWING SPECIAL POPULATIONS.
Interviewing Young Clients.
Interviewing Couples and Families.
Multicultural and Diversity Issues in Interviewing.
References.
About the Authors.
Index.

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