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Psychopatholgy : Competency Based Treatment Model for Social Workers - 06 edition

Psychopatholgy : Competency Based Treatment Model for Social Workers (ISBN10: 0534542107; ISBN13: 9780534542108)
ISBN13: 978-0534542108
ISBN10: 0534542107

Summary: This ground-breaking text features information outlining the competency-based model for psychopathology, including cases illustrating the model in action. It also presents strategies for building on clients' strengths and resilience and offers insights to social workers regarding their role in working with the mentally ill. As the text takes an ecological perspective approach, it captures a holistic perspective on the factors that impact behavior. The text also featu
res appropriate treatment techniques that reflect social work values and ethics. Finally, this treatment book takes on a theme of professional competency, focusing on measurable outcomes in managed care settings--showing how a practitioner's intervention has been effective and efficient.

Features
  • The authors present strategies for building on clients' strengths and resilience through their competency-based model and offer insights to social workers regarding their role in working with the mentally ill.
  • The text takes an ecological perspective approach, capturing a holistic perspective on the factors that impact behavior.
  • Focusing on measurable outcomes in managed care settings, this treatment book takes on a theme of professional competency, and shows how a practitioner's intervention has been effective and efficient.
  • This text features appropriate treatment techniques that reflect social work values and ethics.
  • In the chapters in which specific DSM disorders are discussed (3 through 11), the authors present both the traditional biological treatments and instructions on operationalizing competency-based treatment.
  • The numerous case vignettes provide exemplars of how to select and apply the appropriate treatment techniques for specific DSM disorders.
  • A book-specific website provides a short list of the DSM-IV Classifications.
  • This text is a perfect companion to PSYCHOPATHOLOGY: A COMPETENCY-BASED ASSESSMENT MODEL FOR SOCIAL WORK, also by Zide and Gray.
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Summary: This ground-breaking text features information outlining the competency-based model for psychopathology, including cases illustrating the model in action. It also presents strategies for building on clients' strengths and resilience and offers insights to social workers regarding their role in working with the mentally ill. As the text takes an ecological perspective approach, it captures a holistic perspective on the factors that impact behavior. The text also features appropriate treatment techniques that reflect social work values and ethics. Finally, this treatment book takes on a theme of professional competency, focusing on measurable outcomes in managed care settings--showing how a practitioner's intervention has been effective and efficient.

Features
  • The authors present strategies for building on clients' strengths and resilience through their competency-based model and offer insights to social workers regarding their role in working with the mentally ill.
  • The text takes an ecological perspective approach, capturing a holistic perspective on the factors that impact behavior.
  • Focusing on measurable outcomes in managed care settings, this treatment book takes on a theme of professional competency, and shows how a practitioner's intervention has been effective and efficient.
  • This text features appropriate treatment techniques that reflect social work values and ethics.
  • In the chapters in which specific DSM disorders are discussed (3 through 11), the authors present both the traditional biological treatments and instructions on operationalizing competency-based treatment.
  • The numerous case vignettes provide exemplars of how to select and apply the appropriate treatment techniques for specific DSM disorders.
  • A book-specific website provides a short list of the DSM-IV Classifications.
  • This text is a perfect companion to PSYCHOPATHOLOGY: A COMPETENCY-BASED ASSESSMENT MODEL FOR SOCIAL WORK, also by Zide and Gray.
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Edition/Copyright: 06
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
Year Published: 2006
International: No

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