Mental Health in Social Work 9780205991211 | 9780205991211 University of St. Thomas

Mental Health in Social Work

2nd Edition

A Casebook on Diagnosis and Strengths Based Assessment (DSM 5 Update)

Jacqueline Corcoran; Joseph M. Walsh
eISBN-13: 9780205991211

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Additional Book Details

Uses a case study method to teach
students clinical assessment skills for working in the mental
health field. This title is also available as a more affordable

Organized by types of disorders, Mental Health in Social Work: A
Casebook on Diagnosis and Strengths-Based Assessment emphasizes
DSM diagnoses of mental disorders that are commonly seen in
clinical and social service settings.  Becoming conversant
with the DSM will allow readers to: 1) offer clients appropriate
referrals and treatment; 2) communicate effectively with other
mental health professionals; and 3) be eligible for third-party
reimbursement. While gaining competence with DSM diagnosis, the
reader will also learn to understand clients holistically as they
proceed with the assessment and intervention process.

In this update, the ordering of the chapters and content in the
chapters themselves have been revised to reflect the changes in the
DSM-5. Learning objectives are now included in each chapter.

Advancing Core Competencies Series -
As part of the Advancing Core Competencies Series, this title is
designed to help students apply CSWE’s competencies and
practice behaviors examples to specialized fields of practice.
Readers will gain experience answering licensing-type higher-level
thinking questions tied to the competencies.

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ISBNs 9780205991211, 0205991033, 0205991211, 9780205991211
Number of Pages 288
Edition 2nd