In this authoritative new text, experienced counselors guide students toward embracing the profession of clinical mental health counseling and developing a standard of excellence in their practice. The materials are organized in order to match students’ developmental understanding of the profession, and divided into three sections providing an introduction, a look at the practice, and contemporary trends in clinical mental health counseling. Each chapter is designed to meet learning outcomes associated with the 2009 accreditation standards established by the Council for Accreditation of counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The learning outcomes are based on general core areas of the CACREP standards and those related to the specialization of clinical mental health counseling. Clinical Mental Health Counseling by Sheperis and Sheperis is the ideal resource for establishing a firm foundation in the theory and practice of clinical mental health counseling.
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Table of Contents
Part One: Introduction to the Profession of Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Chapter 1: What is Clinical Mental Health Counseling?
Chapter 2: Ethical and Legal Issues
Chapter 3: Education, Credentialing, and Professional Development
Chapter 4: Employment settings for mental health counselors
Part Two: The Practice of Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Chapter 5: Professional and Social Advocacy in Clinical Mental Health
Chapter 6 Client Assessment and Diagnosis
Chapter 7: Case Conceptualization and Treatment Planning
Chapter 8: Working Within the Managed Care System
Chapter 9: Consultation and Referrals
Chapter 10: Prevention and Crisis Intervention Services
Part Three: Contemporary Trends in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Chapter 11: Psychopharmocology
Chapter 12: Forensic Mental Health Counseling
Chapter 13: Addictions Counseling
Chapter 14 Clinical Supervision
Chapter 15: Internet-Based Counseling