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An indispensable primer on child and adolescent psychiatry for medical and mental health students and clinical trainees, this guide also serves as an ideal, quick-reference update for practicing physicians, nurses, and advanced practice nurses.
Real-life examples provided by clinical staff who made the transition to collaborative care are woven into the text, providing insight into the goals of improving outcomes, patient satisfaction, and cost containment.
Scripted excerpts of therapy sessions not only reproduce the dialogue; they also contain notes and commentary that explain exactly what is happening between therapist and patient. The improved efficiency that results from the application of these essential concepts will lead to more effective therapy and better patient outcomes.
With real-world advice from professionals in the field, this Handbook provides step-by-step guidance to approaching tasks and challenges that face academic faculty members, such as interviewing for positions, evaluating contracts and offer letters, reading and preparing a basic budget, giving feedback, and engaging in self-care.
This new, meticulously updated edition offers the latest research on the foundations, techniques, and efficacy of psychodynamic psychotherapy, while still providing the basic information on assessment, indications, formulations, therapist interventions, goals of therapy, and mechanisms of therapeutic action that all mental health professionals require in order to provide excellent care.
Especially helpful for clinicians who have an interest in behavior change but do not possess specialized training in addiction treatment. The study questions at the end of most chapters, accompanied by an answer guide, will help reinforce basic concepts and can be used for self-study, board or general review.
Sections on laboratory tests, diseases and conditions, and psychotropic medications include alphabetically arranged entries, making it easy for busy clinicians to reference the updated information.
DSM-5 R Casebook and Treatment Guide for Child Mental Health is a rich repository of clinical wisdom that both seasoned practitioners and child and adolescent psychiatrists studying for their board exams will find extremely useful.
This simple, evidence-based guide challenges psychiatrists to initiate changes in their clinical work; in the operation of their agencies, programs, and teams; and in their partnerships with local criminal justice and behavioral health providers to positively impact people with behavioral health conditions in the criminal justice system.