Legal and Ethical Issues for Mental Health Clinicians

Best Practices for Avoiding Litigation, Complaints and Malpractice
Author: Susan Lewis
Publisher: Pesi Publishing & Media
ISBN: 9781683730125
Category: Law
Page: N.A
View: 3725

Social Workers' Desk Reference

Author: Albert R. Roberts,Gilbert J. Greene
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195142112
Category: Psychology
Page: 910
View: 7398
"Equally useful for students, teachers, and practitioners, the Social Workers' Desk Reference provides comprehensive information on all of the various aspects of social work. Topics covered within the 146 chapters include crisis management, family therapy

Handbook of Child Custody

Author: Mark L. Goldstein
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319139428
Category: Psychology
Page: 353
View: 8690
This authoritative reference brings together leading experts for up-to-date theory, findings, and guidelines on the core aspects of child custody evaluations. Contributors offer steps for gathering more accurate family data through home observations, interviews, and collateral information. Chapters examine psychological assessment tools commonly used in evaluations, including measures relating to parenting competencies, mental illness, domestic violence, and substance abuse, and consider increasingly salient issues such as relocation and families in therapy. The section on case studies shows best practices applied in real-life custody situations, and a chapter authored by a family court judge offers rarely-seen perspective from the bench. Featured in the Handbook: · A survey of ethical and professional issues. · Observing and interviewing children, adolescents, and adults. · Psychological assessment and personality testing. · A detailed review of the Bricklin scales. · Specialized issues, including parental alienation, attachment, cults, and more. · Illustrative case studies and psychological reports. Mental health professionals who conduct child custody evaluations, including psychiatrists, clinical psychologists clinical social workers, family and marriage counselors, and licensed clinical professional counselors, will appreciate the Handbook of Child Custody. Family law attorneys will also find the Handbook useful in assisting them in child custody litigation. Its thorough coverage will aid evaluators in making recommendations that are professional, ethical, and impartial, and family lawyers in understanding the evaluation process and preparing for expert testimony.

Professional Practice in Paramedic, Emergency and Urgent Care

Author: Valerie Nixon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118488229
Category: Medical
Page: 240
View: 5104
Professional Practice in Paramedic, Emergency and Urgent Care explores a range of contemporary relevant topics fundamental to professional practice. Written for both pre- and post-registration paramedic students, it is also ideal for existing practitioners looking to develop their CPD skills as well as nursing and other health professionals working in emergency and urgent care settings. Each chapter includes examples, practical exercises and clinical scenarios, helping the reader relate theory to practice and develop critical thinking skills Covers not only acute patient management but also a range of additional topics to provide a holistic approach to out-of-hospital care Completion of the material in the book can be used as evidence in professional portfolios as required by the Health and Care Professions Council Professional Practice in Paramedic, Emergency and Urgent Care is a comprehensive, theoretical underpinning to professional practice at all levels of paramedic and out-of-hospital care.

Psychologists' Desk Reference

Author: Gerald P. Koocher,John C. Norcross,Sam S. Hill III
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198037171
Category: Psychology
Page: 768
View: 6440
Here is the revised and expanded edition of the indispensable companion for every mental health practitioner. Improved over the first edition by input and feedback from clinicians and program directors, the Psychologists' Desk Reference, Second Edition presents an even larger variety of information required in daily practice in one easy-to-use resource. Covering the entire spectrum of practice issues--from diagnostic codes, practice guidelines, treatment principles, and report checklists, to insight and advice from today's most respected clinicians--this peerless reference gives fingertip access to the entire range of current knowledge. Intended for use by all mental health professionals, the Desk Reference covers assessment and diagnosis, testing and psychometrics, treatment and psychotherapy, ethical and legal issues, practice management and insurance, and professional resources. Chapters have been clearly written by master clinicians and include easy-to-read checklists and tables as well as helpful advice. Filled with information psychologists use everyday, the Psychologists' Desk Reference, Second Edition will be the most important and widely used volume in the library of psychologists, social workers, and counselors everywhere. This new edition features: -Thoroughly revised chapters by the field's leaders. -29 entirely new chapters, now totaling 140. -Sections reorganized to be smaller and more specific, making topics easier to find. -A listing of valuable Internet sites in each chapter. -Increased emphasis on evidence-based practices. A companion website containing graphics, illustrations, tables, primary resources, extensive bibliographies, links to related sites, and much more.

A Clinician's Guide to Legal Issues in Psychotherapy, Or, Proceed with Caution

Author: William H. Reid
Publisher: Zeig Tucker & Theisen Publishers
ISBN: 9781891944086
Category: Law
Page: 195
View: 6882
This is a no-nonsense guide to how mental health practitioners can lower the legal risks and avoid the common pitfalls of contemporary practice. Written specifically for nonphysician practitioners, this book explains common forensic issues and standards as they apply to mental health professionals, and it helps clarify risk-benefit questions involved in mental health care delivery.

Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Concepts of Care in Evidence-Based Practice
Author: Mary C Townsend
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 080364051X
Category: Medical
Page: 850
View: 5207
New DSM-5 content! Whether it’s an entire course on psychiatric nursing or integrating these principles into an existing course, this is the text that’s concise, engaging, and informative. It offers an evidence-based, holistic approach to mental health nursing—in a streamlined format that explores nursing diagnoses for both physiological and psychological disorders. It’s the psychiatric nursing text that students actually read, understand, and use.

Innovations in Clinical Practice

Author: Leon VandeCreek,Thomas L. Jackson
Publisher: Professional Resource Press
Category: Clinical psychology
Page: 512
View: 4493

Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine

Author: Peter Cameron,George Jelinek,Anne-Maree Kelly,Anthony F. T. Brown,Mark Little
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702054380
Category: Medical
Page: 1036
View: 7784
Now fully revised and updated, Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine provides clear and consistent coverage of this rapidly evolving specialty. Building on the success of previous editions, it covers all the major topics that present to the trainee doctor in the emergency department. It will also prove invaluable to the range of other professionals working in this setting - including nurse specialists and paramedics - who require concise, highly practical guidance, incorporating latest best practices and current guidelines. For the first time, this edition now comes with access to addtional ancillary meterial, including practical procdure videos and self-assessment material. Updates throughout reflect latest practice developments, curricula requirements and essential guidelines Key point boxes highlight topic ‘essentials’ as well as controversial areas of treatment An expanded list of leading international contributors ensures comprehensive coverage and maximizes worldwide relevance New and enhanced coverage of important and topical areas - including latest imaging in emergency medicine; organ donation; massive transfusion protocols; medico legal issues; patient safety and quality measures All new accompanying electronic ancillariy material, including procedure videos and self-assessment materials to check your understanding and aid exam preparation Expansion of administration section - especially patient safety New and enhanced coverage of important and topical areas - including latest imaging in emergency medicine; organ donation; massive transfusion protocols; medico legal issues; patient safety and quality measures All new accompanying electronic ancillary materials - including practical procedures videos and self-assessment materials


An Essential Guide for Helping Professionals and Educators
Author: Darcy Haag Granello,Paul F. Granello
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205386734
Category: Education
Page: 340
View: 5447
A useful and much-needed resource, this new book encapsulates the suicide literature into readable chunks, offering both practical skills and research based information. The book provides a comprehensive approach to many essential topics related to suicide and yet maintains a practical readability that busy clinicians will appreciate. Well organized chapters explain the relationship of suicide to specific topics, including a thorough discussion of at-risk clients and multiple aspects of working with suicidal clients (history, assessment, crises management, special populations, prevention, and postvention). Through use of this material, helping professionals will gain insights, practical skills, and therapeutic confidence into their work with the suicidal individual. Readers will appreciate the practical tips, lists, resources, and case studies available throughout. Features Include: Use of case examples and studies throughout. A full chapter on assessment provides solid practical information on a skill not often taught to pre-service helpers. Clinicians can find and use Internet and published resources throughout.

Clinical handbook of child psychiatry and the law

Author: Diane H. Schetky,Elissa P. Benedek
Publisher: N.A
Category: Law
Page: 358
View: 3648

Practice Issues for the Beginning Counselor

Author: N.A
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205306497
Category: Psychology
Page: 260
View: 4806
This book covers one of the eight core areas of the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) curriculum, which relates to professional orientation or identity. It would serve counselors in training who attend schools that are CACREP-accredited or whose curriculum conforms to CACREP guidelines. This book would also aid practicing counselors who are preparing for national certification and/or state licensure as professional counselors. Practice Issues for the Beginning Counselor addresses ten topics of consequence including: What is my professional identity? How is my training different from social workers or family therapists? What is involved in becoming licensed? What is involved in starting a private practice? What do I need to know about ethics and the law? How do I continue to receive clinical supervision? What is involved in counselor advocacy? How do I respond to the client when issues of spirituality arise? How will the Internet affect me in the future? For new and practicing counselors.

Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions with 2014 ACA Codes

Author: Gerald Corey,Marianne Schneider Corey,Cindy Corey,Patrick Callanan
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305479831
Category: Education
Page: 576
View: 377
Up-to-date and comprehensive, *including the ACA 2014 Code of Ethics,* this practical best-selling text provides students with the basis for discovering their own guidelines for helping within the broad limits of professional codes of ethics and divergent theoretical positions. Respected authors Gerald Corey, Marianne Corey, Cindy Corey, and Patrick Callanan raise what they consider to be central issues, present a range of diverse views on the issues, discuss their position, and provide opportunities for students to refine their thinking and actively develop their own position. ISSUES AND ETHICS IN THE HELPING PROFESSIONS, 9th Edition, explores such questions as: What role do the therapist’s personal values play in the counseling relationship? What ethical responsibilities and rights do clients and therapists have? What considerations are involved in adapting counseling practice to diverse client populations? With new material in every chapter and an emphasis on critical thinking, the ninth edition is useful for students as well as practicing professionals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Prudent Practice

A Guide for Managing Malpractice Risk
Author: Mary Kay Houston,Elane M. Nuehring,Elisabeth R. Daguio
Publisher: N A S W Press
ISBN: 9780871012678
Category: Law
Page: 169
View: 9241
Today, practice is more specialised, and licensing regulations, professional standards, and statutes are more complex. The best defence remains competent, ethically conscientious practice -- and now NASW Press offers practitioners a complete practice guide to increasing competence and managing the risk of malpractice. Special Features: 25 sample forms in the book and on disk; 5 sample fact sheets to distribute to clients; Summary considerations at the end of chapters; Special focus on particularly high-risk areas of practice; Numerous case examples and checklists.

Handbook of Couple and Family Forensics

A Sourcebook for Mental Health and Legal Professionals
Author: Florence W. Kaslow
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
Category: Law
Page: 554
View: 7518
Many families turn to mental health professionals for advice and counseling on how to cope with the stresses of legal crises. The first and only book of its kind, this handbook provides mental health professionals with comprehensive coverage of the interface between the legal and family systems. Organized by developmental stages, the book covers a wide range of topics including pre-nuptial agreements, divorce, child custody, adoption, spousal abuse; gay, bisexual, and lesbian issues; family business succession, and euthanasia.

Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Counseling

Author: Theodore Phant Remley,Barbara Herlihy
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131789616
Category: Philosophy
Page: 462
View: 786
Updated to include the new ACA Code of Ethics, this comprehensive volume from two leaing scholars offers an in-depth examination of professional issues in counseling from both an ethical "and "legal point of view. Difficult issues are address in a straightforward manner, and practical, realistic advice is proffered through vignettes that showcae typical situations and dilemmas faced by practicing counselors. Unique in-depth coverage of legal issues as well as ethics. The only text written by both a lawyer and an expert in ethics, all issues in the text are examined from both a legal and an ethical perspective. [See pages 78, 96-108, 116, and 121-122 for a few examples of the book's coverage of the law.] Integrated coverage of the ethical and legal issues involved in working with diverse clients. The text contains a separate multicultural chapter [Chapter 3] as well as integrated coverage of diversity in every chapter. [See the detailed table of contents for the "Diversity Considerations" section in each chapter.] Accompanying video vignettes. An interactive CD-Rom containing twenty video cases that present realistic counseling challenges involving a variety of clients in numerous and varied settings can be ordered as an adjunct to the text. The CD scaffolds users in the analysis of each of these ethcial dilemmas and then provides the user with feedback to their analysis. Gives prospective counselors a bona fide feel for the actual counseling session--facilitates students' reflection and provides practice in ethical decision making.

Psychiatric/mental Health Nursing

Giving Emotional Care
Author: Ruth Beckmann Murray,M. Marilyn Wilson Huelskoetter
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780137318513
Category: Psychiatric nursing
Page: 780
View: 1117

Fundamentals of nursing

human health and function
Author: Ruth F. Craven,Constance J. Hirnle
Publisher: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 1522
View: 4618
This comprehensive text introduces the broad range of the discipline of nursing, including theory, the nursing process, and step-by-step procedures. The Fifth Edition maintains its emphasis on both wellness/health and human function as frameworks for nursing practice. The text emphasizes critical thinking by regularly incorporating features that apply to client situations, research-based discussions, clinical scenarios, and ethical-legal considerations. This edition includes new material on Evidence-Based Research and a chapter on Working with Challenging Patients.

Families in Society

The Journal of Contemporary Human Services
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
Category: Family services
Page: N.A
View: 7305

The American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Neuropsychiatry

Author: Stuart C. Yudofsky,Robert E. Hales
Publisher: Amer Psychiatric Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9780880487870
Category: Psychology
Page: 1114
View: 659
Written and edited by an internationally renowned group of experts including 39 new authors, the Third Edition has been extensively revised to provide psychiatrists, neurologists, neuropsychologists, internists, and residents with the latest developments in research, clinical practice, and diagnostic technology. With the addition of eight new chapters, increased emphasis has been placed on molecular and intracellular aspects of neuropsychiatry and the role of functional imaging in neuropsychiatric disorders. In addition, this text is lavishly illustrated with more than 180 tables and over 200 figures, including many full-color images that will maintain this textbook's standing as the most important source for neuropsychiatry.