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Mental Health in Social Work A Casebook on Diagnosis and Strengths Based Assessment (DSM 5 Update),9780205991037
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Mental Health in Social Work A Casebook on Diagnosis and Strengths Based Assessment (DSM 5 Update)

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780205991037

ISBN10:
0205991033
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/13/2014
Publisher(s):
Pearson

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Summary

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 e-book.


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.

 

Instructors, visit pearsonhighered.com/etextbooks to register for your digital examination copy, or contact your Pearson Representative to learn more.

Author Biography

Jacqueline Corcoran, Ph.D, is Professor of Social Work at Virginia Commonwealth University, and has written 11 textbooks in her field, as well as a self-help book, DEPRESSION SOLUTIONS. Visit her website at http://www.jacquelinecorcoran.com/.

Joseph Walsh
, Ph. D., is also a Professor of Social Work at Virginia Commonwealth University. His primary area of academic interest is interventions with persons who experience severe mental disorders.

Table of Contents

In This Section:

    I) Brief Table of Contents

    II) Detailed Table of Contents

 


I) Brief Table of Contents

 

PART ONE: ASSESSMENT

Chapter 1: Diagnosis and the Social Work Profession

Chapter 2: Biopsychosocial Risk and Resilience and Strengths Assessment  

 

PART TWO: NEURODEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS

Chapter 3: Autism Spectrum Disorder

Chapter 4: Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

 

PART THREE: SCHIZOPHRENIA SPECTRUM AND OTHER PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS

Chapter 5: Schizophrenia

 

PART FOUR: BIPOLAR AND RELATED DISORDERS

Chapter 6: Bipolar and Related Disorders

 

PART FIVE: DEPRESSIVE DISORDERS

Chapter 7: Depressive Disorders

 

PART SIX: THE ANXIETY, OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE, AND TRAUMA AND STRESSOR-RELATED DISORDERS

Chapter 8: The Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorders

 

PART SEVEN: FEEDING AND EATING DISORDERS

Chapter 9: Eating Disorders

 

PART EIGHT: DISRUPTIVE, IMPULSE CONTROL, AND CONDUCT DISORDERS

Chapter 10: Bipolar Disorder

 

PART NINE: SUBSTANCE-RELATED AND ADDICTIVE DISORDERS

Chapter 11: Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders

 

PART TEN: NEUROCOGNITIVE DISORDERS

Chapter 12: Alzheimer’s Disease

 

PART ELEVEN: PERSONALITY DISORDERS

Chapter 13: Borderline Personality Disorders


 

II) Detailed Table of Contents

 

PART ONE: ASSESSMENT

Chapter 1: Diagnosis and the Social Work Profession

The DSM Classification System

Mental Status Examination
Limitations of the DSM

 

Chapter 2: Biopsychosocial Risk and Resilience and Strengths Assessment  

Definitions and Description

Individual Factors

Social Mechanisms

Societal Conditions

Guidelines for Eliciting and Enhancing Client Strengths

Conclusion

 

PART TWO: NEURODEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS

Chapter 3: Autism Spectrum Disorder

Prevalence and Comorbidity

Assessment

Biopsychosocial Risk and Resilience Influence

Interventions

Critical Perspective

 

Chapter 4: Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Prevalence and Comorbidity

Assessing ADHD

Biopsychosocial Risk and Reslience Influences

Intervention

Critique

Critical Perspective

 

PART THREE: SCHIZOPHRENIA SPECTRUM AND OTHER PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS

Chapter 5: Schizophrenia

Prevalence and Comorbidity

Assessments

Biopsychosocial Risk and Resilience Influences

Intervention

Critical Perspective

 

PART FOUR: BIPOLAR AND RELATED DISORDERS

Chapter 6: Bipolar and Related Disorders

Prevalence and Comorbidity

Assessment of Bipolar Disorder

Biopsychosocial Risk and Resilience Influences

Intervention

Critical Perspective

 

PART FIVE: DEPRESSIVE DISORDERS

Chapter 7: Depressive Disorders

Prevalence and Comorbidity of Depression

Assessment

Biopsychosocial Risk and Resilience Influences

Intervention

Critical Perspective

 

PART SIX: THE ANXIETY, OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE, AND TRAUMA AND STRESSOR-RELATED DISORDERS

Chapter 8: The Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorders

Prevalence and Comorbidity

Assessment if the Anxiety Disorders

Biopsychosocial Risk and Resilience Influences

Intervention

Critical Perspective

 

PART SEVEN: FEEDING AND EATING DISORDERS

Chapter 9: Eating Disorders

Prevalence and Comorbidity

Assessment

Biopsychosocial Risk and Resilience Influences

Intervention

Critical Perspective

 

PART EIGHT: DISRUPTIVE, IMPULSE CONTROL, AND CONDUCT DISORDERS

Chapter 10: Bipolar Disorder

Prevalence and Comorbidity

Assessment of Odd and CD

Biopsychosocial Risk and Resilience Influences

Intervention for Odd and CD

Critical Perspective

 

PART NINE: SUBSTANCE-RELATED AND ADDICTIVE DISORDERS

Chapter 11: Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders

Prevalence and Comorbidity

Assessment

Biopsychosocial Risk and Resilience Influences

Intervention

Critical Perspective

 

PART TEN: NEUROCOGNITIVE DISORDERS

Chapter 12: Alzheimer’s Disease

Prevalence and Comorbidity

Assessment Guidelines

Biopsychosocial Risk and Resilience Influences

Intervention

Critical Perspective

 

 

PART ELEVEN: PERSONALITY DISORDERS

Chapter 13: Borderline Personality Disorders

Characteristics of Personality Disorders

Borderline Personality Disorder

Prevalence and Comorbidity

Assessment

Biopsychosocial Risk and Resilience Influences

Intervention

Critical Perspective

 

Appendix: Case Workbook



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