Clinical Supervision Activities for Increasing Competence and Self-Awareness
Publication Date: 2014-04-07
Cultivate self-awareness, empathy, and clinical competence in the mental health professionals you supervise. While clinical skills are easily observed, the more subtle areas of self-awareness, or exploring unexamined judgments are more difficult to spot and to provide supervision and guidance for. The numerous experiential activities included will help supervisors and the mental health professional they supervise develop their skills and techniques. Appropriate for clinicians at every level and from a multitude of backgrounds, these tried and tested best practices can be used in clinical supervision, as a class assignment, or to facilitate professional growth.
Handbook of Evidence-Based Practice in Clinical Psychology, Volume 1, Child and adolescent disorders
Publication Date: 2012-06-05
Handbook of Evidence-Based Practice in Clinical Psychology, Volume 1 covers the evidence-based practices now identified for treating children and adolescents with a wide range of DSM disorders. Topics include fundamental issues, developmental disorders, behavior and habit disorders, anxiety and mood disorders, and eating disorders.
Handbook of Evidence-Based Practice in Clinical Psychology, Volume 2, Adult disorders
Publication Date: 2012-06-07
Handbook of Evidence-Based Practice in Clinical Psychology, Volume 2 covers the evidence-based practices now identified for treating adults with a wide range of DSM disorders. Topics include fundamental issues, adult cognitive disorders, substance-related disorders, psychotic, mood, and anxiety disorders, and sexual disorders.
Critical Thinking in Clinical Practice
Publication Date: 2012-05-01
A balanced and illustrative guide to incorporating critical-thinking values, knowledge, and skills into clinical education and practice. Critical Thinking in Clinical Practice is written for helping professionals who want to think more clearly about the decisions they make and the context in which they make them. It is a practical volume for clinicians who would like to expand their knowledge of common pitfalls and fallacies in clinical reasoning.
Publication Date: 2010-12-08
This book provides the basics for informing practioners what the pluses and minuses are to treating patients online, how to structure treatment, how to screen and communicate effectively online, how to interpret text without visual cues, and what the legal and ethical issues are to practicing online - particularly aspects of privacy, confidentiality, record-keeping, licensure, and liability.
Clinical Case Formulation
Publication Date: 2009-11-02
Case formulation is a key skill for mental health practitioners, and this book provides examples of ten case formulations representing the most common mental health problems in a variety of populations and contexts, offering commentary on contrasting formulations of the same case. Provides an overview of the general features of case formulation and how it can drive treatment.
Clinical Psychology in Practice
Publication Date: 2009-08-17
Academic, clinical and research aspects are offered in collaboration with clinical practitioners, who provide the clinical experience to foster the development of competencies in Health and Social Care. Provides a clear, authoritative and lively introduction to the practice of clinical psychology Explains succinctly the range of competencies which a psychologist is expected to possess, and how these can be applied in a variety of contexts.
The ABCs of Human Behavior
Call Number: RC 467 .R35 2008
Publication Date: 2008-03-01
Available in print and electronically. The ABCs of Human Behavior offers practicing clinicians a pithy and practical introduction to the basics of modern behavioral psychology. The book focuses both on the classical principles of learning as well as more recent developments that explain language and cognition in behavioral and contextual terms. These principles are not just discussed in the abstract-rather the book shows how the principles of learning apply in the clinical context.
Functional Analysis in Clinical Treatment
Publication Date: 2007-01-29
With the ongoing pressures for psychologists to practice evidence-based care, and the requirement insurance carriers have both for treatment goals, measurement of outcomes, and a focus on brief therapy, functional analysis provides a framework for achieving all of the above. Having proven itself in treating behavioral problems in education, functional analysis is now being applied more broadly to behavioral and psychologial disorders.
Contemporary Clinical Psychology
Call Number: RC 467 .P56 2005
Publication Date: 2004-11-25
Available in print and electronically. This book presents a broad-spectrum overview of clinical psychology. Featuring a detailed review of the history, scientific foundations, and theoretical orientation of the field as it highlights the activities, roles, and responsibilities of today's clinical psychologist. From general knowledge and information to specific topics, including modes of research and areas of specialization, Contemporary Clinical Psychology presents a comprehensive and engaging view of the art and science of clinical psychology.
Practicing Psychology in the Primary Care Setting
Call Number: RC 467.95 .S42 2010
Publication Date: 2010-04-01
This book equips mental health professionals, students, interns, and post-graduate trainees to work effectively in a primary care setting - which today is the principal site for psychiatric care, behavioral health risk reduction, and psychological treatment of physical or functional complaints such as diabetes, hypertension, asthma, fibromyalgia, or irritable bowel syndrome. The primary care setting has a "culture" that is very distinct from more traditional mental health settings, and so the first part of this book teaches professionals and students about the norms, communication styles, social rituals, and roles they need to be familiar with to be effective psychologists.
Your Career in Psychology
Call Number: RC 467.95 .K88 2006
Publication Date: 2005-10-14
Your Career in Psychology: Clinical and Counseling Psychology introduces students to the variety of forms that clinical or counseling psychology careers may take. Each chapter presents a career path, including an overview, advantages and disadvantages, and a profile of a psychologist who has chosen that path. This book is a wonderful starting point for exploring careers in clinical or counseling psychology.
Foundations of Clinical and Counseling Psychology
Call Number: RC 467 .B64 2006
Publication Date: 2005-12-01
'Foundations of Clinical and Counseling Psychology' explores the latest fundamental theories, methods and empirical findings within the field.
A Short Introduction to Clinical Psychology
Call Number: RC 467 .C54 2004
Publication Date: 2004-05-25
Available in print and electronically. A Short Introduction to Clinical Psychology gives an accessible overview of the field for psychology students and anyone considering training as a clinical psychologist. Setting out the theoretical and practical dimensions of clinical psychology, the authors examine its origins, knowledge base and applications with different client groups, in different contexts and through different modalities (individuals, groups, couples, families and organizations).
Cognition, Emotion and Psychopathology
Call Number: BF 311 .C548735 2004
Publication Date: 2004-10-14
This edited collection presents a 'state of the art' account of the cognitive--clinical literature and sets an agenda for future work. The book is structured around theoretical, empirical and clinical approaches.
Learning from Mistakes in Clinical Practice
Call Number: RC 454.4 .D554 2003
Publication Date: 2002-02-14
This text is a virtual handbook of classic mistakes to anticipate, work through, and grow from. It identifies, discusses and re-frames classic mistakes that beginning interviewers and clinicians are likely to make in practice by illuminating a myriad of mistakes through the use of first-hand vignettes, in-text exercises, and a systems framework. This book uses a strengths-perspective, and can serve as a companion text or as a stand-alone primer because of its elaboration of the phases, principles, strategies and methods used in the helping process.
Introduction to Clinical Psychology
Call Number: RC 467 .W539 1999
Publication Date: 1998-09-19
This book provides a central, coherent theme -- the philosophy of science-- around which to study the subject matter. This book serves as an excellent reference to introductory clinical psychology. It is "accessible" to the reader with little background in clinical psychology, and it integrates the material around a central theme, the philosophy of science.
Theories and Methods for Practice of Clinical Psychology
Call Number: RC 467 .R55 1997
Publication Date: 1997-01-01
Text providing an up-to-date, in-depth perspective on the profession of clinical psychology. For advanced undergraduate and graduate students and clinicians.
Cultural Clinical Psychology
Call Number: RC 455.4 .E8 C79 1998
Publication Date: 1998-02-05
In response to the increasing need for culturally competent clinical practice, Cultural Clinical Psychology provides a definitive basis for culturally appropriate assessment, treatment, research, education, and training. With outstanding variety and depth of coverage, over 25 eminent contributors discuss the role of culture in the context of psychopathology and physical well-being, including anxiety, eating disorders, substance abuse,mood disorders, schizophrenia, and pain.
Religion and the Clinical Practice of Psychology
Call Number: BF 51 .R45 1996
Publication Date: 1996-05-15
This volume by acknowledged practitioners, researchers, and theoreticians in the field of religion/clinical psychology is dedicated to a number of propositions. Religion plays a significant role in the lives of the majority of Americans and, therefore, should be taken into account in the provision of psychological consultation and treatment. Religious beliefs, affiliations and practices contribute to the mental health status of individuals and influence the therepeutic context.