Shows mental health providers how to expand their practice in order to treat older adults. Chapters describe tools and techniques for assessing and treating common conditions that practitioners encounter when working with older adults, including depression, anxiety, cognitive impairment, and prescription drug misuse.
Presents a practical, systematic decision-making model based on positive ethics that practitioners can use to address conflicting roles and responsibilities, balance competing ethical and legal requirements, and maintain high standards of ethical practice and professional competence.
Expand and enrich your Best Friends activity programming with 149 all-new activities for individuals with dementia. Like the first book, this collection of fun and easy activities will add both meaning and enjoyment to the activities at your adult day center, home care setting, or residential care facility.
For person-centred planning to succeed, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities need to live, work, and learn in their own communities. Professionals can make that happen with this book, a complete step-by-step guide to the easiest, most practical person-centred planning method available.
Most people fear the idea of living in a long-term care facility. Yet, there is potential for joy and meaning in these settings. This book highlights expanded roles and services that mental health professionals can provide in long-term care for older adults, offering the potential to improve the quality of care for residents.
As it stands, the DSM fails to address important sources of strength and resiliency that can significantly affect diagnosis and treatment. The authors of this transformative volume propose enhancements to the current diagnostic and classification system that encompass the biopsychosocial, cultural, and spiritual milieus of individuals and ......
Provides clinicians (including social workers, counselors, therapists, and psychiatric nurses) new to partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient practice settings with a conceptual framework and practical skills for effective and efficient practice. It helps clinicians to develop realistic expectations for treatment in a managed care ......
The fully updated and revised sixth edition of the definitive guide to clinically tested and proven methods for effectively managing all of the symptoms characteristic of MS and MS treatment. Based on the most up-to-date disease management strategies, medical and research breakthroughs, and latest drug therapies, Dr. Randall T. Schapiro provides ......
Ethical, Legal, and Professional Considerations for Mental Health Profes
Psychologists and other mental health professionals rightfully experience significant anxiety regarding their duty to protect when working with potentially dangerous individuals who are at risk of harming others or themselves. This book discusses the legal and ethical foundations of the duty to protect and the duty to warn.