By Susan W. Gray
Zachs Professor and Director of PhD Program
—Agathi Glezakos, PhD, LCSW
School of Social Work
California nation collage, lengthy Beach A competency-based review version integrating
DSM classifications for a whole, strengths-based diagnosis Competency-Based tests in psychological future health Practice introduces a special, competency-based evaluation that offers a short evaluate of the foremost psychological issues that practitioners will most probably stumble upon of their paintings with consumers, by way of a chain of case reviews and sensible purposes. This publication offers necessary suggestions for clinicians to make exams grounded in purchaser strengths and probabilities for a extra therapeutically entire photo of each client's "story." prepared round chosen diagnostic different types from the DSM-IV-TR, this hands-on consultant bargains a multidimensional examine the various elements that play a task in a client's existence. Its holistic method of the evaluation strategy considers each one client's distinct adventure with psychological disease, via a concurrent evaluate of strengths and pathology, that allows you to set the degree for life like optimism concerning the strength for change.
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