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Clinical Interviewing

Clinical Interviewing - 4th edition

Clinical Interviewing - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780470183595

ISBN10: 0470183594

Clinical Interviewing by John Sommers-Flanagan - ISBN 9780470183595
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 4TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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Clinical Interviewing by John Sommers-Flanagan - ISBN 9780470183595

ISBN13: 9780470183595

ISBN10: 0470183594

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 4TH 09

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Now fully revised and updated, Clinical Interviewing offers both the scientific basis and interpersonal aspects of mental health interviewing. Presenting a clear and engaging picture of how to interview clients in therapy, the new edition of this bestselling text reflects current research and includes important expansion of multicultural content throughout. Graduate students in social work, counseling, and psychology will gain insight into and practical examples of useful interviewing techniques for more effective therapy.

Author Bio

JOHN SOMMERS-FLANAGAN has a PhD in clinical psychology and is Associate Professor of Counselor Education at the University of Montana. He serves as a psychological consultant with Trapper Creek Job Corps. His research interests include clinical interviewing, parent consultations, and adolescent psychotherapy.

RITA SOMMERS-FLANAGAN earned her PhD at the University of Montana where she is now a Professor of Counselor Education. She provides mental health consultation at the Missoula Vet Center and Trapper Creek Job Corps. She has taught and written in the area of applied, practical ethics for the past fifteen years.
John and Rita have coauthored seven books, including Becoming an Ethical Helping Professional: Cultural and Philosophical Foundations and Counseling and Psychotherapy Theories in Context and Practice: Skills, Strategies, and Techniques (both from Wiley).

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Becoming a Mental Health Professional 1 Ch. 1 Introduction: Philosophy and Organization 3 Ch. 2 Foundations and Preparations 17 Pt. 2 Listening and Relationship Development 51 Ch. 3 Basic Attending, Listening, and Action Skills 53 Ch. 4 Directives: Questions and Action Skills 83 Ch. 5 Theoretically-Supported and Evidence-Based Relationships in Clinical Interviewing 113 Pt. 3 Structuring and Assessment 141 Ch. 6 An Overview of the Interview Process 143 Ch. 7 Intake Interviewing and Report Writing 175 Ch. 8 The Mental Status Examination 213 Ch. 9 Suicide Assessment 245 Ch. 10 Diagnosis and Treatment Planning 279 Pt. 4 Interviewing Special Populations 309 Ch. 11 Challenging Clients and Demanding Situations 311 Ch. 12 Interviewing Young Clients 341 Ch. 13 Principles and Tips for Interviewing Couples and Families 371 Ch. 14 Interviewing in a Diverse and Multicultural World 401 References 431 Author Index 463 Subject Index 477

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