9780534549749

The Elements of Managed Care A Guide for Helping Professionals

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534549749

  • ISBN10:

    0534549748

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-07-20
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole

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Summary

This concise, user-friendly book offers straightforward information describing exactly what managed care is, how it affects counseling professionals, and the best practices for working within its structure. Essential reading for anyone beginning a career in the helping professions, THE ELEMENTS OF MANAGED CARE explores the historical development of managed care, the parameters it imposes on counselors, changes in client/therapist interactions, ways to improve managed care, and other key topics.

Table of Contents

1. The Causes and Consequences of Managed Care
2. The Parameters of Managed Mental Health Care
3. Managed Care and the Counseling Process
4. Outcome Assessment and Evaluation in Managed Care
5. Can Managed Care be Improved? Appendix A
Introduction to Managed Care Terms
Glossary
References
Index

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