Summary: This text equips future mental health practitioners with a model and theory for case management with the mentally ill. The author helps readers feel more competent working with the mentally ill, giving them skills that establish and sustain clinical relationships over months or years. The author provides intervention techniques for clients with a variety of mental illnesses (including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, schizotypal personality, paranoi
c ideation). This text differs from other texts by applying the theory of social interactionism, emphasizing the need for establishing a productive relationship with clients as a prerequisite to any other intervention.
Summary: This text equips future mental health practitioners with a model and theory for case management with the mentally ill. The author helps readers feel more competent working with the mentally ill, giving them skills that establish and sustain clinical relationships over months or years. The author provides intervention techniques for clients with a variety of mental illnesses (including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, schizotypal personality, paranoic ideation). This text differs from other texts by applying the theory of social interactionism, emphasizing the need for establishing a productive relationship with clients as a prerequisite to any other intervention. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:00 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Brooks/Cole Publishing Co. Published: 08/06/1999 International: No
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PART I: INTRODUCTION.
1. An Introduction to Clinical Case Management. 2. The Policy Context of Case Management.
PART II: A THEORETICAL BASE FOR CLINICAL CASE MANAGEMENT.
3. Symbolic Interactionism and Relationship Development. 4. Social Support Theory and the Community Context of Practice.
PART III: WORKING WITH INDIVIDUALS.
5. The Case Manager and Psychotropic Medications. 6. Persons with Schizophrenia. 7. Persons with Bipolar Disorder. 8. Persons with Major Depression. 9. Persons with Schizotypal Personality Traits. 10. Persons with Paranoic Ideation. 11. Incorporating Existential Themes Into Clinical Case Management.
PART IV: WORKING WITH FAMILIES.
12. Engaging the Family of the Person with Mental Illness. 13. Case Managers as Family Educators about Mental Illness. 14. The Family Education and Support Group. 15. The Role of the Facilitator in Support Group Development.
PART V: WORKING WITH PERSONS HAVING MENTAL ILLNESS IN GROUPS.
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