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Confidentiality and Record Keeping in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Author: Tim Bond,Barbara Mitchels

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446204111

Category: Psychology

Page: 168

View: 7609

'This is an excellent book...Those involved in writing agency policy as well as therapists working within these structures and independently should view this as a mainstay of their reference library. Trainers and supervisors will also find it invaluable' - Therapy Today Journal, December 2008 `This book is an original, insightful, comprehensive and practical guide for all working in the field...a must read for any counsellor or psychotherapist or anybody else working in the field of psychological therapies' - Professor Cary L. Cooper, CBE, President of BACP `There are few legal issues as important to clients and their therapists as confidentiality and record keeping. This book is essential reading for all counsellors and psychotherapists' - Esther Rantzen, Chair & Founder of Childline and Vice President of BACP Confidentiality is an essential condition of counselling and psychotherapy that enables clients to talk honestly and openly about their situation. As a core aspect of everyday practice, therapists need to understand both the legal and ethical implications of providing confidentiality and of keeping records concerning their clients. Confidentiality and Record Keeping in Counselling and Psychotherapy provides a practical introduction to the topic, containing guidance on: - why and how records should be kept - how to balance therapeutic benefits from keeping records with potential legal ramifications - confidentiality agreements with clients in a variety of therapeutic settings - confidentiality in training and supervision.

Confidentiality & Record Keeping in Counselling & Psychotherapy

Author: Tim Bond,Barbara Mitchels

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473909252

Category: Psychology

Page: 216

View: 5434

This indispensible text is your students' first point of reference when faced with a situation or dilemma of a legal nature regarding record keeping or confidentiality issues. Reflecting changes in policy and law and developments in practice since its last publication in 2008, this new edition has been expanded into 14 new and thoroughly revised chapters. New content includes: - The latest Data Protection Act guidance including data protection implications when working with technology and for online therapy - Greater content on sharing information, including sharing information in supervision, training, research, audit and, crucially, across professions - Expanded content on mental capacity with separate chapters for children and vulnerable adults - A new chapter on pre-trial therapy with adults and children, including Special Measures, Crown Prosecution Service guidance and victim support - A new chapter on practice dilemmas, providing advice and encouraging further discussion and reflection - The role of supervision and of the supervisor Using reflective questions, sample dilemmas and case scenarios throughout, the authors illustrate how to practically address the difficult confidentiality and record keeping issues that therapists regularly face. Current legal guidelines and frameworks are interspersed throughout the book which, along with revised disclosure checklists and links to useful organisations and contacts, ensure trainee and practising therapists are well versed in current best-practice.

Legal Issues in Counselling & Psychotherapy

Author: Peter Jenkins

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761954811

Category: Psychology

Page: 195

View: 6317

Peter Jenkins is a Lecturer in Counselling at the University of Manchester and a member of the Professional Conduct Committee of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. He is author of three books on the law and counselling, including Counselling, Psychotherapy and the Law (London, SAGE, 1997). Providing much-needed advice and reference, this book examines the rapidly growing range of situations in which therapists find themselves in contact with the law. The book covers the current legal context of therapeutic work, and specific implications for therapists in relation to: working with survivors of sexual abuse; false memory; and the implications of the Human Rights Act. The book also examines the implications of professional regulation.

Becoming and Being a Play Therapist

Play Therapy in Practice

Author: PETER AYLING,Harriet Armstrong,Lisa Gordon Clark

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351359754

Category: Psychology

Page: 302

View: 3451

Becoming and Being a Play Therapist: Play Therapy in Practice presents a rich and illuminating account of current play therapy practice, with an emphasis on becoming and being a play therapist and on some of the varied clinical contexts in which play therapists work. Written by members of British Association of Play Therapists, this book highlights the current complexity of play therapy practice in the UK and reflects the expertise of the collected authors in working with emotional, behavioural and mental health challenges in children and young people. Divided into three parts, the book is designed to build on and consolidate the principles and professional/personal competences of play therapy practice. Key topics include: Training and establishing oneself as a play therapist in the UK, a comprehensive guide. The improvisational practitioner; therapist responses to resistance and aggressive play. Systemic considerations in play therapy with birth families and adopters; advantages and challenges. Case-study based explorations of play therapy across a range of service user groups, including childhood trauma, bereavement and sexual abuse, and agency contexts, including school and CAMHS settings. Becoming and Being a Play Therapist will be relevant both for play therapy trainees and for qualified play therapists as well as for related professionals.

Counselling, Psychotherapy and the Law

Author: Peter Jenkins

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780803979871

Category: Psychology

Page: 340

View: 7338

Peter Jenkins is to be congratulated on this clear, concise, comprehensive guide. It's a mine of information - a most useful reference tool... It's all there... clear explanations of the legal processes and the court system, historical background, case-law and examples, rationale and balanced criticism, and it's right up-to-date, with indications of future developments in the law... I anticipate that this important, authoritative book will become required reading for advanced counselling students and an indispensable resource manual for therapists, supervisors, service-providers and lawyers specializing in the relevant fields' - Counselling News Full of practical information and professional guidelines, this b

Therapy with Children

Children's Rights, Confidentiality and the Law

Author: Debbie Daniels,Peter Jenkins

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0761952780

Category: Psychology

Page: 148

View: 6907

`Debbie Daniels and Peter Jenkins approach the complex issue of the rights of children to seek and sustain psychotherapy with skill and sensitivity. They provide a lucid and accurate account of psychoanalytically-orientated counselling and psychotherapy and illustrate how the needs of the child for a place of confidential safety is essential for any child to trust a therapist, and eventually, for the society of `childhood' at large to appreciate the sanctuary provided by this trust.... Daniels and Jenkins' book arrives at a crucial moment in history of the therapeutic treatment of children and adults. It is fair-minded, exceptionally informative, well written, and compelling' - Christopher Bollas - from the Foreword

Documentation in Counseling Records

An Overview of Ethical, Legal, and Clinical Issues

Author: Bob Mitchell

Publisher: Amer Counseling Assn

ISBN: 9781556202735

Category: Medical

Page: 109

View: 7568

Professional Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Ethics and the Law

Author: Peter Jenkins

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526421445

Category: Social Science

Page: 240

View: 8269

Developing and maintaining a secure framework for professional practice is a core part of any counselling and psychotherapy training, as all therapists need to understand the key values, ethics and laws that underpin the profession today. But what does being a member of a 'profession’ actually mean, and what does being a ‘professional’ actually involve? Structured around the BACP Core Curriculum, and with the help of exercises, case studies and tips for further reading, this book covers everything from the requirements of the BACP Ethical Framework to broader perspectives on good professional practice. It includes: Practising as a therapist in different roles and organizational contexts. Working with key issues, including difference, vulnerable clients and risk. Understanding the law and relevant legal frameworks for practice. Working ethically, including contrasting models and approaches to ethics.

Therapy with Children

Children's Rights, Confidentiality and the Law

Author: Debbie Daniels,Peter Jenkins

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446246345

Category: Psychology

Page: 208

View: 6636

Therapy with Children is a vital resource for any practitioner navigating the legal minefield of working with children and young people. Prioritising the needs of the child as the client, the authors explore the legal and professional dimensions of working therapeutically with children. This long-awaited second edition responds to significant shifts in policy and the revised text additionally addresses: - the importance of confidentiality in establishing a working alliance and maintaining a secure environment for therapy with children - the conflicting pressures faced by therapists concerning issues of parental involvement and children at risk - changes in light of the Children Act 2004, Mental Health Act 2007, and the Axon case - changes in the organisation of child protection - increased provision of therapeutic services for children, particularly in school settings, and the growing numbers of counsellors working with children - the relevance of psychoanalysis in development of child-focused therapy, as well as reference to other therapeutic approaches to child therapy - the urgent case for developing 'confidential spaces' within therapeutic services for children and young people. Illustrated with vivid case examples, Therapy with Children provides stimulating reading and is an excellent source of reference for all psychotherapists and counsellors working with children. The issues here will also be of direct relevance to youth workers, teachers, social workers and health professionals.

Record Keeping in Psychotherapy and Counseling

Protecting Confidentiality and the Professional Relationship

Author: Ellen T. Luepker

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415892619

Category: Psychology

Page: 306

View: 6514

Record Keeping in Psychotherapy and Counseling provides an essential framework for understanding record keeping within legal, ethical, supervisory, and clinical contexts. Compelling case examples identify dilemmas and strategies in protecting confidentiality. More than a simple reference book, this text introduces the concept of using records as therapeutic tools to strengthen the therapeutic relationship and facilitate clinical supervision. Appendices and an accompanying CD offer sample forms. A reader-friendly style makes this new edition appropriate for undergraduate and graduate students. New material on electronic records, the impact of electronic communication, and practitioners' experiences with implementing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act bring this book up to date. Everyone from students to seasoned practitioners will continue to rely on it for protecting themselves, their patients, and their trainees.

The Counseling Practicum and Internship Manual, Second Edition

A Resource for Graduate Counseling Students

Author: Shannon Hodges, PhD, LMHC, ACS

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826128440

Category: Education

Page: 312

View: 8523

Praise for the First Edition: "I highly recommend The Counseling Practicum and Internship Manual. It is the single best all-in-one resource Iíve read for all things practicum and internship." ñRyan Thomas Neace, LPC, NCC, CCMHC, Blogger, American Counseling Association; Founder, CounselingInternships.com and Change, Inc. "[U]sing this text in my practicum course. It is a very user friendly book with many resources in addition to good clinical information." ñ Jessica Brumm-Larson, PhD, Alverno College This best-selling guide to the practicum and internship experience, written expressly for graduate counseling students by a seasoned counselor and educator, is now substantially revised with updated and expanded content including the 2014 ACA Standards of Ethics. With a strong focus on counseling as a specific professional identity, the book includes new information on developing one's own approach to counseling and supervision, maintaining satisfactory working relationships with supervisors and colleagues, developing good writing skills and record keeping, and managing crisis and trauma. The Second Edition also reflects such developments as DSM-5 and CORE/CACREP standards. With a concise, accessible writing style, the book describes everything students need to know as they enter and progress through the practicum and internship process. Replete with plentiful case examples and downloadable sample forms and templates, this supportive manual encompasses information addressing how to select and apply for practicum/internships in all settings, including mental health, rehabilitation, schools, addictions, and marriage and counseling. It examines such ethical legal and issues as informed consent, confidentiality, client records, boundary issues, and liability insurance. Multicultural considerations that impact counseling along with the importance of self-care including stress management and dealing with aggressive client behaviors are also discussed in detail. This "mentor in a book" gives counseling students invaluable assistance in preparing for and successfully assimilating their first experiences with the realities of working with clients, and eases the journey toward developing into a self-confident, skilled, and ethical practitioner. New to the Second Edition: Updated to include content on 2014 ACA Ethics Code, CACREP/CORE developments, legal issues, DSM-5, and social media Expanded content on developing an individual approach to counseling and supervision Provides new information on crisis intervention Increased content on supervision styles and models Expanded information on student safety at field sites Augmented discussion of careers Includes expanded self-reflection exercises for the intern Provides downloadable versions of student forms and templates Key Features: Focuses on counseling as a specific professional identity Covers everything students need to know as they enter and progress through the practicum/internship process Helps students to understand the realities of working with clients after they leave the "safe" learning environment Mentors students in a supportive, user-friendly style Includes abundant case examples Includes abundant forms and templates for students, available as online downloads

Ethics in Psychotherapy and Counseling

A Practical Guide

Author: Kenneth S. Pope,Melba J. Vasquez

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0787994006

Category: Psychology

Page: 480

View: 4098

Praise for Ethics in Psychotherapy and Counseling, Third Edition "This is absolutely the best text on professional ethics around. . . . This is a refreshingly open and inviting text that has become a classic in the field." —Derald Wing Sue, professor of psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University "I love this book! And so will therapists, supervisors, and trainees. In fact, it really should be required reading for every mental health professional and aspiring professional. . . . And it is a fun read to boot!" —Stephen J. Ceci, H. L. Carr Professor of Psychology, Cornell University "Pope and Vasquez have done it again. . . . an indispensable resource for seasoned professionals and students alike." —Beverly Greene, professor of psychology, St. John's University "[The third edition] focuses on how to think about ethical dilemmas . . . with empathy for the decision-maker whose best option may have to be a compromise between different values. If there is only room on the shelf for one book in the genre, this is it." —Patrick O'Neill, former president, Canadian Psychological Association "This third edition of the classic ethics text provides invaluable resources and enables readers to engage in critical thinking in order to make their own decisions.?This superb reference belongs in every psychology training program's curriculum and on every psychologist's?bookshelf." —Lillian Comas-Diaz, 2006 president, APA Division of Psychologists in Independent Practice "Ken Pope and Melba Vasquez are right on target once again in the third edition, a book that every practicing mental health professional should read and have in their reference library." —Jeffrey N. Younggren, risk management consultant, American Psychological Association Insurance Trust "Without a doubt, this is the definitive book on ethics within psychology that can inform students, educators, clinical researchers, and practitioners." —Nadine J. Kaslow, professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Emory University School of Medicine "This stunningly good book . . . should be on every therapist's desk for quick reference." —David Barlow, professor of psychology and psychiatry, Boston University

Counseling Ethics

Philosophical and Professional Foundations

Author: Christin Jungers, PhD, LPCC-S, NCC,Jocelyn Gregoire, CSSP, EdD, LPC, NCC, ACS

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826108520

Category: Psychology

Page: 412

View: 2334

How can philosophy guide our understanding of and approach to counseling ethics and techniques? Moving beyond the standard review of ethical issues and basic problem solving, this highly engaging new text for counseling professionals features innovative, experiential activities and case studies that promote in-depth thinking about the ethical, moral, and legal issues often confronted by counseling professionals. The book is designed to help counselors develop an appreciation for and confidence in their preferred set of philosophical ethics and become ethically autonomous professionals. To this end, it examines a full range of philosophical approaches to ethics, such as the well-known concepts of ethics codes and laws, as well as the less familiar ideas of existential phenomenology, care ethics, and virtues. Featuring contributions from leading counselor educators and practitioners representing a wide range of expertise in counseling specialties and ethical practice, this text presents ethical practice from a positive, proactive point of view rather than from a reactive or fear-based stance. It provides a solid foundation in ethical decision making, critical thinking, and best practices that will enable counseling professionals to navigate the maze of ethical codes and standards of care, while confidently practicing in a consistently ethical manner. The accompanying Instructorís Manual offers step-by-step guidance on how to facilitate classroom activities and case study discussions, as well as a sample syllabus and a selection of quiz and essay questions to enhance studentsí understanding of each chapter. The text is congruent with relevant ethical codes and CACREP curriculum standards. Key Features: Provides activity-based learning regarding all the ethical standards and legal issues counselors will face Promotes in-depth critical thinking and a proactive, postitive approach to ethical and moral dilemmas Includes examples across all counseling settings and specialties Offers students multiple case examples that make ethical issues realistic and engaging Features Instructorís Manual offering sample syllabus and resources for course activities

Praxis der Psychotherapie

Ein integratives Lehrbuch

Author: Wolfgang Senf,Michael Broda

Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag

ISBN: 3131585455

Category: Medical

Page: 840

View: 9271

- Darstellung aller wissenschaftlich anerkannten psychotherapeutischen Verfahren von den jeweils führenden Fachvertretern: Psychoanalyse Verhaltenstherapie Systemische Therapie Humanistische Therapie - Detaillierte und systematische Vermittlung des aktuellen Wissensstandes zu diagnostischen Verfahren und Behandlungstechnik, verbunden mit vielen praktischen Hinweisen für den Behandlungsalltag - Ausführlicher, nosologisch aufgebauter Teil, der die spezifischen Aspekte von Diagnostik, Indikation und Therapie für ein sehr breites Spektrum von Störungen aus Sicht der unterschiedlichen Behandlungsverfahren behandelt

Counseling and Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents

Theory and Practice for School and Clinical Settings

Author: H. Thompson Prout,Alicia L. Fedewa

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118772695

Category: Psychology

Page: 432

View: 2197

A comprehensive, theory-based approach to working with youngclients in both school and clinical settings Counseling and Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents,Fifth Edition provides mental health professionals and studentswith state-of-the-art theory and practical guidance for majorcontemporary psychotherapeutic schools of thought. Children andadolescents are not just small adults; they have their own needs,requirements, and desires, on top of the issues presented bystill-developing brains and limited life perspective. Providingcare for young clients requires a deep understanding of theinterventions and approaches that work alongside growing brains,and the practical skill to change course to align with evolvingpersonalities. The thoroughly revised fifth edition is acomprehensive reference, complete with expert insight. Organized around theory, this book covers both clinical andschool settings in the fields of psychology, counseling, and socialwork. Coverage of the latest thinking and practice includesCognitive Behavioral, Rational-Emotive, Reality Therapy, SolutionFocused, Family Systems, and Play Therapy, providing a completeresource for any mental health expert who works with youngpeople. Understand the major approaches to counseling andpsychotherapeutic interventions Discover the ethical and legal implications of working withchildren and adolescents Learn how to employ culturally responsive counseling withyounger clients Examine interventions for children and adolescents withdisabilities and health care needs This updated edition includes a stronger emphasis on theclinical application of theory to specific disorders of childhoodand adolescence, and new coverage of the legal and ethical issuesrelated to social media. Chapters include a case studies and onlineresources that make it ideal for classroom use, and new chapters onSolution-Focused Therapy and Play Therapy enhance usefulness topracticing therapists. Expert guidance covers techniques forworking with individuals, groups, and parents, and explores theefficacy of the theories under discussion.

Digital Natives & Digital Immigrants

Author: Johann Günther

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3706544091

Category: Political Science

Page: 216

View: 3116

Johann Günther zeigt die Vor- und Nachteile einer rasant fortschreitenden technischen Entwicklung pointiert auf. Er untersucht ausführlich die gesellschaftlichen Veränderungen und psychischen Belastungen der Menschen, aber auch die Machtstrukturen innerhalb einer technisierten Welt. Das soziale Netzwerk des einzelnen Menschen verliert durch technische Hilfsmittel an Bedeutung, so seine These; die logische Folge ist zunehmende Vereinsamung beziehungsweise Steigerung des egoistischen Denkens auf der einen und Kontakt mit immer mehr Menschen auf der anderen Seite.

Documenting Psychotherapy

Essentials for Mental Health Practitioners

Author: Mary E. Moline,George T. Williams,Kenneth M. Austin

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780803946927

Category: Medical

Page: 189

View: 554

This concise volume examines exactly what is involved in keeping adequate clinical records of individual, family, couple and group psychotherapy. The authors discuss: limits of confidentiality; retention and disposing of records; documentation of safety issues; client access to records; treatment of minors; and training and supervision issues. Throughout the book, legal cases, vignettes and professional commentary help readers to consider legal and ethical issues.

Energetische Psychologie

Author: Fred P. Gallo

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783932098758

Category:

Page: 324

View: 749

Handbook of Professional and Ethical Practice for Psychologists, Counsellors and Psychotherapists

Author: Rachel Tribe,Jean Morrissey

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131760279X

Category: Psychology

Page: 360

View: 9959

Closer regulation of psychological counselling means that an awareness of the professional, legal and ethical considerations is vital. The second edition of Handbook of Professional and Ethical Practice offers a clear, stimulating, and structured introduction to a number of contemporary issues of professional and ethical practice. Rachel Tribe and Jean Morrissey have brought together updated, re-written and new contributions from professionals in the interrelated fields of psychology, psychotherapy and counselling, which illustrate the professional and ethical dilemmas involved in mental health practice. Academic and clinical experiences are skilfully combined with personal reflection to produce a comprehensive resource that addresses challenges that therapeutic practitioners are faced with on a daily basis. Each chapter places particular emphasis on the current codes of practice and ethical principles underpinning safe ethical practice and the implications for practitioners. Comprehensive coverage of the legal, clinical and ethical considerations involved in research and training is provided and the reflective questions at the end of every chapter serve to prompt further discussion of the issues. Chapters are enhanced by clinical vignettes that illustrate the particular issues at hand, as well as detailed bibliographies that point the reader towards the latest literature on the subject. The book is divided into 5 sections: Professional practice and ethical considerations Legal considerations and responsibilities Clinical considerations and responsibilities Working with diversity – professional practice and ethical considerations Research Supervision and Training This new, updated edition reflects the changes in the environment in which therapists and psychologists work. Covering a wide range of perspectives, clinical settings and client populations, Handbook of Professional and Ethical Practice 2nd edition will be an invaluable source of both information and inspiration to psychologists, counsellors, psychotherapists and practitioners of diverse orientations and stages of professional development and to those interested in a contemporary, multi-disciplinary approach to best practice in mental health.

Dealing with Challenges in Psychotherapy and Counseling

Author: Christiane Brems

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: 321

View: 8704

This unique book provides exactly such important schemata to assist both novice and experienced practitioners in responding effectively and confidently."--Jacket.

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