Titel: Consultation Skills for Mental Health Professionals
Autor/en: Richard W. Sears, John Rudisill, Carrie Mason-Sears
JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
November 2005 - gebunden - 534 Seiten
"Consultation Skills for Mental Health Professionals is an excellent introduction to a wide array of topics involving consultation. This practical, 'how to' guidebook is extensive in its coverage and a great place to get started. . . . Professionals who are looking to start consulting roles should buy it, read it, and regularly consult it."
- Rodney L. Lowman, PhD, Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Alliant International University; Past President, Society of Consulting Psychology "Consultation Skills for Mental Health Professionals is a must-read for any clinician who is considering consultation. Comprehensive and well-written, this is a book that I will strongly recommend to my career-coaching clients and all my colleagues."
- Larina Kase, PsyD, MBA, author of The Successful Therapist: Your Guide to Building the Career You've Always Wanted Consultation interventions are an increasingly popular alternative to clinical practice, allowing the practitioner to interact with and affect many different individuals and organizations. This type of work challenges mental health professionals, drawing on all the skills and resources they may possess, yet also offers some of the greatest rewards and opportunities for service. Filled with numerous case examples and checklists, Consultation Skills for Mental Health Professionals contains a wealth of information on this important area of practice. It provides a comprehensive source for working with a diverse clientele in a variety of settings, discussing both traditional mental health consultation models and the fast-growing field of organizational consulting. The guide is divided into four parts: Individual-Level Consulting Issues takes up individual career assessment and counseling, along with how organizational contexts affect individual jobs; leadership, management, and supervision; executive assessment, selection, interviewing, and development; and executive coa
Preface. Acknowledgments. Chapter 1. Introduction. PART ONE: INDIVIDUAL-LEVEL CONSULTING ISSUES. Chapter 2. Clinical Career Assessment and Counseling. Chapter 3. Organizational Contexts. Chapter 4. Leadership, Management, and Supervision. Chapter 5. Executive Assessment, Selection, Interviewing, and Development. Chapter 6. Executing Coaching and Performance Enhancement. PART TWO: CONSULTING TO SMALL SYSTEMS. Chapter 7. Working with Teams and Groups. Chapter 8. Training and Team Building. Chapter 9. Diversity Issues in Consultation. PART THREE: CONSULTING TO LARGE SYSTEMS. Chapter 10. The Nature of Organizations. Chapter 11. Assessment of Organizations. Chapter 12. Organizational Intervention. PART FOUR: SPECIAL TOPICS. Chapter 13. Practice Management. Chapter 14. Clinical Consultation. Chapter 15. Consultation Services for Special Populations. Chapter 16. Crisis Consultation. Glossary. References. Additional Reference Sources. Appendix. Author Index. Subject Index. About the Authors.
RICHARD SEARS, PsyD, MBA, Wright State University School of Professional Psychology, Dayton, Ohio. JOHN RUDISILL, PhD, ABPP, Dean,Wright State University School of Professional Psychology, Dayton, Ohio. CARRIE MASON-SEARS, PhD, is a psychologist in private practice and on staff at RHC-CITE Services, Cincinnati, Ohio.
"It is hard to imagine a more complete introduction to the field of consulting." (PsycCRITIQUES, 6/28/2006)