Clinical Mental Health Counseling in Community and Agency Settings Book

Clinical Mental Health Counseling in Community and Agency Settings


  • Author : Samuel T. Gladding
  • Publisher : Pearson
  • Release Date : 2017-03-20
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 0134385551

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Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access toMyLab(tm) Counselingwith Pearson eText. To order MyLab Counseling with Pearson eText packaged with the bound book, use ISBN 0134386779. Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for MyLab may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. For courses in Community/Agency Counseling. A strong foundation for building counseling skills that addresses the latest CACREP standards. Rapid changes in our world compel changes in the way mental health counselors must practice. Focusing on approaches that promote prevention, early intervention, wellness, and advocacy, Clinical Mental Health Counseling in Community and Agency Settings gives today's counseling students a user-friendly yet scholarly approach to all aspects of their future profession. The Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) now recognizes only Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) programs that have met the accreditation standards; therefore, the authors now focus exclusively on clinical mental health counseling to give students a strong base in this specialty area. Gladding and Newsome examine the history and professional foundations of counseling, legal and ethical issues, counseling with diverse populations, multiple roles and functions of clinical mental health counselors, and the many settings in which clinical mental health counselors practice. Information presented in the chapters is supplemented with narratives supplied by mental health professionals employed across counseling settings, who share their views of the rewards and challenges associated with the services they provide. In addition, case studies in each chapter provide opportunities for students to grapple with challenging issues faced by clinical mental health counse

Solution Focused Brief Therapy Book

Solution Focused Brief Therapy


  • Author : Teri Pichot
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-02-04
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 235
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317788416

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Re-energize your practice! Solution-Focused Brief Therapy: Its Effective Use in Agency Settings chronicles the lessons learned when a substance abuse counseling program switches its theoretical orientation from problem-focused to solution-focused. The book details the technical aspects of the changeover (theory, techniques, interventions, politics, and team design) as well as the personal struggles the team endured and the successes they enjoyed. It demonstrates how solution-focused therapy can be applied to both clinical and administrative work while addressing questions and concerns, providing general information and help in understanding the subtleties and idiosyncrasies of the treatment. Solution-Focused Brief Therapy is a practical, step-by-step guide to individual and group solution-focused therapy, presenting a new and effective method of working with clients that re-energizes therapists and benefits administrators and clinical supervisors. The book provides clear descriptions of basic interventions and philosophy, highlights points of contrast with more traditional approaches, examines the principles behind the “Miracle Question,” and demonstrates how to integrate relapse prevention, help clients maintain therapeutic gains, and communicate effectively with colleagues who represent different philosophies. Solution-Focused Brief Therapy provides a thorough understanding of solution-focused therapy through the use of: case studies interviews with therapists sample forms tables and much more! Solution-Focused Brief Therapy: Its Effective Use in Agency Settings is ideal for professionals interested in implementing solution-focused therapy into individual, group, or agency settings, including child protection agencies, community mental health clinics, private practices, sexual abuse programs, substance abuse treatment, family based services, and academics working in substance abuse counseling, social work, psychology, and general counseling.

Groups in Community and Agency Settings Book

Groups in Community and Agency Settings


  • Author : Niloufer M. Merchant
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2013-10-22
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 80
  • ISBN 10 : 9781483318141

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A practical guide to group work in community and agency settings Group work is becoming commonplace in a variety of community settings, including sexual assault centers, mental health centers, battered women’s shelters, chemical dependency units, community planning, employee training and development, employee assistance centers, and in other outpatient, inpatient, and residential settings. This accessible book: Demonstrates how the full range of group work, from remedial through preventive groups, is manifested in an array of community settings Provides practical, concrete information about how group work is being used and can be used even more effectively Draws on an up-to-date scholarly base that includes the latest research on group work Highlights diversity and multicultural issues, as well as accreditation or specialty standards important to group work in community and agency settings Groups in Community and Agency Settings is part of the Group Work Practice Kit: Improving the Everyday Practice of Group Work, a collection of nine books each authored by scholars in the specific field of group work. To promote a consistent reading experience, the books in the collection conform to editor Robert K. Conyne’s outline. Designed to provide practitioners, instructors, students, and trainees with concrete direction for improving group work, the series provides thorough coverage of the entire span of group work practice. This book is endorsed by the Association for Specialists in Group Work.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Book

Clinical Mental Health Counseling


  • Author : Lisa Lopez Levers, PhD, LPCC-S, LPC, CRC, NCC
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2019-09-09
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 362
  • ISBN 10 : 9780826131089

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This introductory textbook, written specifically for graduate students in clinical mental health counseling programs, is distinguished by a unique integrated system-of-care approach, reflecting current trends in mental health treatment. Designed to address the 2016 CACREP standards, the book delivers an in-depth examination of the professional knowledge, skills, and current issues in professional counseling that are essential to clinical practice. The textbook emphasizes the elements of practice, while providing students with ample case studies that enable them to integrate theoretical concepts with real-world examples. By distilling a wealth of knowledge from experts in the field, the textbook looks at the history and contemporary issues of mental health counseling through the lens of a bioecological approach. Engaging chapters focus on issues critical to mental health counseling, including strength-based approaches, varied clinical practice settings, professional issues, self-care, and more. Additionally, the text presents dilemmas and pitfalls intrinsic to mental health practice. Learning objectives, case illustrations, and abundant resources in each chapter reinforce the practical, real-world information upon which students can build throughout their education. A robust Instructor’s Manual and key PowerPoint slides also are provided. Purchase includes access to the e-book for use on most mobile devices or computers. Key Features: Offers unique, integrated system-of-care and community-based approaches integral to current trends Provides emphases on strength-based and ecological perspectives of CMHC practice Includes real-life examples and insights that facilitate the integration of theory and practice Describes dilemmas and pitfalls intrinsic to a variety of mental health practice topics Includes tips from the field and real-world case illustrations to enhance clinical application Includes learning objectives in each chapter Reflects 2016 and 2009 CACREP standa

Art Psychotherapy Book

Art Psychotherapy


  • Author : Harriet Wadeson
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-05-25
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 592
  • ISBN 10 : 0470609079

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The long-awaited new edition of the landmark text defining art therapy Art therapists use the creative process and the issues that surface during art therapy to help their clients increase insight and judgment, cope with stress, work through traumatic experiences, increase cognitive abilities, have better relationships with family and friends, and simply enjoy the life-affirming pleasures of the creative experience. In this highly anticipated revision of the definitive text on art therapy, author and pioneer art therapist Dr. Harriet Wadeson examines the clinical considerations, education, history, and application of art therapy treatment programs for an array of presenting problems. Reflecting current DSM updates since the first edition's publication, the Second Edition has been completely updated, with nine new chapters on trauma, crisis, multicultural considerations, community art therapy, and more. Illustrated with over 150 works of art from clients as well as the author's own personal artwork, and packaged with a companion CD-ROM, which includes more than 100 full-color versions of the illustrations in the book, Art Psychotherapy, Second Edition is a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of art therapy. Written by one of the most established experts in the field, this book will be informative for practicing art therapists, other mental health practitioners looking to incorporate art therapy into their mental health practice, students in these disciplines, and those interested in entering the art therapy profession. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Book

Clinical Mental Health Counseling


  • Author : J. Scott Young
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2016-07-27
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 9781506305622

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Clinical Mental Health Counseling Excerpt :

Referencing the 2016 CACREP standards, Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Elements of Effective Practice by editors J. Scott Young and Craig S. Cashwell combines solid foundational information with practical application for a realistic introduction to work in community mental health settings. Top experts in the field cover emerging models for clinical interventions as they explore cutting-edge approaches to CMH counseling. With case studies integrated throughout, students will be well prepared to move into practicum and internship courses as well as field-based settings.

Foundations for Clinical Mental Health Counseling Book

Foundations for Clinical Mental Health Counseling


  • Author : Mark S. Gerig
  • Publisher : Pearson
  • Release Date : 2017-01-10
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 330
  • ISBN 10 : 9780134384832

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Mark Gerig’s Foundations of Clinical Mental Health Counseling gives readers a fresh perspective on today’s clinical mental health counseling profession that is both practical and academically informed. Drawing on his experience as a counselor educator, practitioner, supervisor and manager in agency and behavioral health settings, as well as on his leadership positions in professional associations, the author shows readers what it truly means to be a relevant clinical mental health counselor who delivers effective treatment in an ever-changing contemporary context. With the goals of helping current and future counselors ensure that they are helpful to their clients, marketable to potential employers, and relevant voices in front of stakeholders or public policymakers, Dr. Gerig presents a well-informed description of pertinent settings, public policies, and trends. The new edition includes new applications, expanded information, and a wealth of new content.

Therapy Online Book

Therapy Online


  • Author : Kate Anthony
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2009-12-04
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9781849204354

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"An enjoyable book that helps to bring counselling into the 21st century. Kate and DeeAnna have played a significant role in the development of online therapy and their enthusiasm for the subject matter, and experience as trainers and practitioners, comes through in this informative text." Terry Hanley, Director of MA in Counselling, University of Manchester The plethora of online services now available has led to a growing demand for practitioners to look beyond traditional face-to-face therapy and take advantage of the flexibility which email and the Internet can offer them and their clients. This guide gives up-to-the minute information and research, ethical and legal advice, on the practicalities of setting up or joining a service, and the essential therapeutic skills needed to be an effective online therapist. Writing for an international audience, the authors discuss the issues for practitioners using the Internet today, as well as in the future. Basing their study on published empirical research, they address: - text-based therapeutic interventions such as email, Internet Relay Chat and forums, from the perspective of different theoretical orientations, illustrated with a full length case study - new Ethical Framework for using Technology in Mental Health - online supervision, online research; group therapy online - the "business" of setting up in private practice or e-clinics - other therapeutic uses of technology including use of video therapy, mobile SMS, telephone therapy, Virtual Reality environments, gaming and computerised CBT. The authoritative guide to all aspects of being an online therapist, this practical text is a vital addition to any therapist's library. It will also be valuable reading for anyone training to be a counsellor or psychotherapist in our increasingly 'electronic' world.

Rural Mental Health Book

Rural Mental Health


  • Author : K. Bryant Smalley
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2012-06-20
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9780826107992

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Addressing the needs of America's most underserved areas for mental health services, Rural Mental Health offers the most up-to-date, research-based information on policies and practice in rural and frontier populations. This highly readable book focuses on best practices and new models of service delivery in rural populations throughout the world, with a specific emphasis on those in the US. Eminent clinicians and researchers examine the complexities of improving mental health in rural practice and offer clear recommendations which can be adapted into current practice and training programs. Th

Introduction to Clinical Mental Health Counseling Book

Introduction to Clinical Mental Health Counseling


  • Author : Joshua C. Watson
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2019-01-23
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 9781506323763

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Introduction to Clinical Mental Health Counseling presents a broad overview of the field of clinical mental health and provides students with the knowledge and skills to successfully put theory into practice in real-world settings. Drawing from their experience as clinicians, authors Joshua C. Watson and Michael K. Schmit cover the foundations of clinical mental health counseling along with current issues, trends, and population-specific considerations. The text introduces students to emerging paradigms in the field such as mindfulness, behavioral medicine, neuroscience, recovery-oriented care, provider care, person-centered treatment planning, and holistic wellness, while emphasizing the importance of selecting evidence-based practices appropriate for specific clients, issues, and settings. Aligned with 2016 CACREP Standards and offering practical activities and case examples, the text will prepare future counselors for the realities of clinical practice.

Provision of Mental Health Counseling Services Under TRICARE Book

Provision of Mental Health Counseling Services Under TRICARE


  • Author : Institute of Medicine
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2010-07-23
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 350
  • ISBN 10 : 9780309147668

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Provision of Mental Health Counseling Services Under TRICARE Excerpt :

In this book, the IOM makes recommendations for permitting independent practice for mental health counselors treating patients within TRICARE--the DOD's health care benefits program. This would change current policy, which requires all counselors to practice under a physician's supervision without regard to their education, training, licensure or experience.

Case Conceptualization Book

Case Conceptualization


  • Author : Len Sperry
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-05-27
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 250
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000074598

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Integrating recent research and developments in the field, this revised second edition introduces an easy-to-master strategy for developing and writing culturally sensitive case conceptualizations and treatment plans. Concrete guidelines and updated case material are provided for developing conceptualizations for the five most common therapy models: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic, Biopsychosocial, Adlerian, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. The chapters also include specific exercises and activities for mastering case conceptualization and related competencies and skills. Also new to this edition is a chapter on couple and family case conceptualizations, and an emphasis throughout on trauma. Practitioners, as well as graduate students in counseling and in clinical psychology, will gain the essential skills and knowledge they need to master case conceptualizations.

Neurocounseling Book

Neurocounseling


  • Author : Thomas A. Field
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-02-07
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119375562

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This text presents current, accessible information on enhancing the counseling process using a brain-based paradigm. Leading experts provide guidelines and insights for becoming a skillful neuroscience-informed counselor, making direct connections between the material covered and clinical practice. In this much-needed resource—the first to address neurocounseling concepts across the counseling curriculum—chapters cover each of the eight common core areas in the 2016 CACREP Standards in addition to several specialty areas of the Standards. Detailed case studies, questions for reflection, quiz questions, and a glossary facilitate classroom use. “Neurocounseling provides a foundation for work with individuals and groups across a broad spectrum of wellness and clinical mental health counseling topics. As a result, the reader is introduced to an exciting new frontier for understanding and serving clients more effectively. Having benefited from neurofeedback personally, as well as having been taught its principles by skilled counselor practitioners, I am enthusiastic for all counselors to learn its efficacy and applications.” —Thomas J. Sweeney, PhD Professor Emeritus, Counselor Education Ohio University “An essential addition to the counselor’s professional library, this text brings together a unique collection of well-written chapters to help both seasoned counselors and students develop an approach to counseling that applies neurophysiological information to case conceptualization, counseling relationships, assessment, addiction, psychopharmacology, group work, and career counseling.” —Richard Ponton, PhD Editor, Journal of Mental Health Counseling *Requests for digital versions from ACA can be found on www.wiley.com. *To purchase print copies, please visit the ACA website *Reproduction requests for material from books published by ACA should be directed to permissions@counseling.org

How to Survive and Thrive as a Therapist Book

How to Survive and Thrive as a Therapist


  • Author : Kenneth S. Pope
  • Publisher : Amer Psychological Assn
  • Release Date : 2005-01-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 421
  • ISBN 10 : 1591472318

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How to Survive and Thrive as a Therapist Excerpt :

This book is a nuts-and-bolts guide to starting, growing, or improving a psychotherapy practice. 15 appendices make key APA professional standards and guidelines and other resources available for consultation in one source.

Becoming a Counselor Book

Becoming a Counselor


  • Author : Samuel T. Gladding
  • Publisher : Amer Counseling Assn
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 322
  • ISBN 10 : 1556202814

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Becoming a Counselor Excerpt :

Through the use of autobiographical vignettes, Dr. Gladding shares his experiences as one of the field's leaders. His personal experiences reflect universal themes in becoming a helping professional, and both novice and seasoned counselors will benefit from his knowledge, skill, and the wisdom drawn from more than 30 years in the profession. Topics addressed include personal growth; finding what works and learning from failure; basic skills and counseling processes; creativity in counseling; multicultural and spiritual considerations; the influences of colleagues, friends, and family; working with groups and families; professional development; leadership; and termination. Each section of the book contains Points to Ponder to facilitate classroom discussion and personal reflection.