The Portable Lawyer for Mental Health Professionals

An A-Z Guide to Protecting Your Clients, Your Practice, and Yourself

Author: Thomas L. Hartsell, Jr., JD,Barton E. Bernstein, JD, LMSW

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111841652X

Category: Psychology

Page: 552

View: 2225

Everything you need to legally safeguard your mental healthpractice Fully revised, The Portable Lawyer for Mental HealthProfessionals, Third Edition identifies, explores, and presentssolutions to both the simple and complex legal questions thatmental health practices must deal with daily. Written by ThomasHartsell Jr. and Barton Bernstein—attorneys and therapistsspecializing in legal issues concerning mental health—thisessential guide arms professionals with the expert knowledge neededto avoid a legal violation, or to know how to handle a situation ifa complaint is filed. With downloadable sample forms and contracts—including thenew Informed Consent for Psychological Testing andProfessional Limited Liability Member Agreementforms—this complete resource features step-by-step guidance,helpful case studies, and "legal light bulbs" to alert cliniciansto warning signs and help them steer clear of legally questionablesituations. New to the Third Edition: Coverage of how to conduct business in a digital world,including how to handle confidentiality issues surroundingelectronic health records and cloud computing, distance therapy,and maintaining a professional client-therapist relationship in aFacebook world Vital information on a variety of associations' ethicsguidelines A look at the Health Information Technology for Economic andClinical Health (HITECH) Act Considerations for using or not using evidence-basedtreatments New information on working with minors and dealing withhomicidal clients Convenient and comprehensive, The Portable Lawyer for MentalHealth Professionals, Third Edition is the quick-referenceresource that mental health professionals, graduate students,attorneys, and clients alike can rely on to make informed legaldecisions.

The Portable Guide to Testifying in Court for Mental Health Professionals

An A-Z Guide to Being an Effective Witness

Author: Barton E. Bernstein, JD, LMSW,Thomas L. Hartsell, Jr., JD

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471735361

Category: Psychology

Page: 288

View: 3150

A one-stop guide to testifying in court for mental healthprofessionals Even the most seasoned mental health professionals can findthemselves unnerved by the prospect of appearing in court,especially when presented with it for the first time. Those in themental health field usually have no formal preparation fortestifying in court, even though they often play an important partin many types of cases. The Portable Guide to Testifying in Court for Mental HealthProfessionals provides a concise yet comprehensive guide forpractitioners preparing to appear in court. The authors employtheir combined decades of legal work in the mental health field toprovide a clear, no-nonsense handbook of what to expect, how toprepare, and what to look out for when testifying in court. Along with a general introduction to courts and the legal system,the text details topics such as: * Testifying both as an expert and involuntary witness * Protecting clients when bringing therapy into testimony * Preparing for testimony * Tips to use and lawyers' tricks to look out for when testifyingin court Throughout the book, Bernstein and Hartsell use detailed casestudies to provide specific examples. In addition, "legal lightbulbs" offer important tips and facts, and appendices list relevantWeb resources and provide common legal forms. A one-of-a-kind resource, The Portable Guide to Testifying in Courtfor Mental Health Professionals gives a complete view of your rolein courtroom proceedings, offering a vital tool for both legal andmental health practices.

The Portable Ethicist for Mental Health Professionals

A Complete Guide to Responsible Practice

Author: Thomas L. Hartsell, Jr., JD,Barton E. Bernstein, JD, LMSW

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470288299

Category: Psychology

Page: 576

View: 5858

Now fully revised and in a second edition, The Portable Ethicist for Mental Health Professionals suggests solutions to the simple and complex ethical questions mental health professionals must deal with on a daily basis. This indispensable guide arms you with the expert knowledge you need to avoid an ethical violation?or to handle the situation if a complaint is filed. Web copy, 5/14/08, RH

Marriage and Family Therapy, Second Edition

A Practice-Oriented Approach

Author: Linda Metcalf, PhD, LPC-S, LMFT-S

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826161251

Category: Psychology

Page: 558

View: 1773

This text provides students of family therapy with a unique opportunity to understand and compare the inner workings of 14 traditional and non-traditional family therapy models. The book demonstrates, through innovative “guiding templates,” how the different therapeutic models are applied in an actual family therapy situation. The second edition features a new chapter on neuroscience, new interviews with master therapists on topics such as LGBT families, EMDR and research, and coverage of ethical issues concerning electronic safety and telephonic therapy. Overviews of every model include history, views of change, views of the family, and the role of the therapist. Chapters on every model also provide responses to one, realistic case study with commentary and analysis by master therapists to illustrate how each one addresses the same scenario. Interviews with master therapists illustrate how each mode of therapy actually “works” and how therapists “do it.” Print version of the book includes free, searchable, digital access to the entire contents! New to the Second Edition: Examines neuroscience and its role in family therapy New chapter on solution focused narrative therapy with families Includes enhanced coverage of self-care and mindfulness for the therapist Contains educator resources including instructor’s manual, PowerPoint slides, and a test bank Updated references provide current developments in the field of marriage and family therapy Provides insight on submitting research articles for publication through an interview with a current journal editor Reports on current, revised ethical guidelines from the AAMFT Key Features: Provides a guiding template for each family therapy model from assessment through termination Describes a practice-oriented approach to family therapy Uses a single case study throughout the book where different approaches to therapy are applied by master therapists Introduces the theory, history, theoretical assumptions, techniques, and components of each model Includes numerous interviews, case study commentary, and analyses by master therapists

The Changing Face of Health Care Social Work, Third Edition

Opportunities and Challenges for Professional Practice

Author: Sophia F. Dziegielewski, PhD, LCSW

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826119433

Category: Social Science

Page: 484

View: 438

This third edition of a best-selling social work text reflects the dramatic changes that have taken place in our health care environment since the second edition was published in 2004óand will likely continue to take place. It is a practical guide for social workers who must navigate our complex health care environment and accept new challenges while adapting to continual change. The book encompasses many facets of professional health care social work within the U.S. health care system, across key health care settings and with numerous different patient populations. The book is also a call to action for social workers, who today must not only be therapeutically effective but must be professionally competitive with other health care providers that claim similar treatment strategies and techniques. Permeating the third edition is a strong emphasis on the importance of developing best practices that are evidence-based, supportive, and ethically accountable while remaining time-limited and cost-effective. Each chapter contains a Glossary, Questions for Further Study, and a list of relevant websites. At the end of each chapter, a ìFuture Directionsî section helps social workers understand what to expect and how to prepare for changes in order to practice successfully. This third edition additionally encompasses updated professional profiles for diverse arenas of practice and is accompanied by an Instructorís Manual that provides a test bank, activities designed to enhance learning, and a sample syllabus. Completely new or updated sections examine: Mental health parity Changes in billing Evidence-based practice strategy Electronic record keeping and other advances in health technology Information related to the DSM-5 Protecting yourself legally in your documentation Protecting the privacy of the client Supervision in the health care setting The importance of teamwork and collaboration Social work in the military and VA settings Safety planning

Days in the Lives of Counselors

Author: Robert L. Dingman,John D. Weaver

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 219

View: 7109

Key Benefit: Days in the Lives of Counselors is a collection of personal essays from counselors, each of whom has presented a description of his or her own unique and rewarding experiences. Each offers descriptions of his or her typical activities, including the challenges, the paperwork, the meetings, the successes, and even the frustrations. Many also share their hints on surviving the stresses that are inherent in a career in counseling. Key Topics: The chapters are clustered in categories within similar settings, but each person's experience is unique and different. In addition to school and college counselors, counselor educators, and mental health counselors, contributors include a sexologist, an editor, a gerontologist, an addictions specialist, a counselor who is a part-time deputy sheriff, and a professional association manager. Also included are two international stories, one by a school counselor working in Guam and another by a school counselor who worked in Africa. But all of the essays have one thing in common- they are written by counselors who love their work. Market: This book is for counselors and counselors-in-training who are interested in exploring the many employment options that are available to persons with a graduate degree in counseling.

Sein strahlendes Licht

Author: Danielle Steel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783898972048

Category: English fiction

Page: 327

View: 4074

Geh nie alleine essen!

Und andere Geheimnisse rund um Networking und Erfolg

Author: Keith Ferrazzi

Publisher: books4success

ISBN: 3941493345

Category: Self-Help

Page: 387

View: 3685

Wollen Sie im Leben vorankommen? Wollen Sie auf der Karriereleiter empor klettern? Das Geheimnis dafür liegt laut Networking-Guru Keith Ferrazzi darin, sich mit anderen Menschen zusammenzutun. Ferrazzi erkannte schon früh, dass sich sehr erfolgreiche Menschen von der breiten Masse in puncto Networking in einem Punkt unterscheiden: Sie nutzen die Macht von "Vitamin B" so, dass jeder dabei gewinnt. In "Geh nie alleine essen!" zeigt Ferrazzi die Schritte, die er benutzt, um mit den Tausenden von Menschen in seinem Adressbuch in Kontakt zu bleiben. Es sind Kollegen, Freunde und Partner - Menschen, denen er geholfen hat und Menschen, die ihm geholfen haben. Ferrazzis Art des Networkings basiert auf Großzügigkeit - er hilft seinen Freunden, miteinander in Kontakt zu kommen. Er unterscheidet stark zwischen dem echten Aufbau von Beziehungen und dem hektischen Visitenkartentausch, den viele heute als Networking bezeichnen. Schließlich destilliert er sein System in anwendbare und erprobte Prinzipien.

12 Rules For Life

Ordnung und Struktur in einer chaotischen Welt - Dieses Buch verändert Ihr Leben!

Author: Jordan B. Peterson

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641239842

Category: Social Science

Page: 576

View: 634

Der Nr.1-Bestseller aus den USA: Wie man in einer von Chaos und Irrsinn regierten Welt bei Verstand bleibt! Wie können wir in der modernen Welt überleben? Jordan B. Peterson beantwortet diese Frage humorvoll, überraschend und informativ. Er erklärt, warum wir Kinder beim Skateboarden alleine lassen sollten, welches grausame Schicksal diejenigen ereilt, die alles allzu schnell kritisieren und warum wir Katzen, die wir auf der Straße antreffen, immer streicheln sollten. Doch was bitte erklärt uns das Nervensystem eines Hummers über unsere Erfolgschancen im Leben? Und warum beteten die alten Ägypter die Fähigkeit zu genauer Beobachtung als höchste Gottheit an? Dr. Peterson diskutiert Begriffe wie Disziplin, Freiheit, Abenteuer und Verantwortung und kondensiert Wahrheit und Weisheit der Welt in 12 praktischen Lebensregeln. »12 Rules For Life« erschüttert die Grundannahmen von moderner Wissenschaft, Glauben und menschlicher Natur. Dieses Buch verändert Ihr Leben garantiert!