Provides the knowledge to go from classroom to real world placements in the helping professions.
The Internship, Practicum, and Field Placement Handbook, 7/e is apractical guide to the “real world” knowledge and skills that students need when they begin working in the field of mental health. This text guides interns through every phase of the internship process from finding placements to concluding relationships with clients and supervisors. Along the way students learn about ethics, clinical writing and record keeping, working with peers and supervisors, understanding diversity, and self care and safety. Following an evidence and competency based approach, the latest research findings are reviewed from the fields of psychology, social work and counseling.
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Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:
- Prepare for the practical, real world experience of working and serving clients in mental health and social service settings.
- Understand the key issues and tasks that must be performed during different stages of a field placement from beginning to end.
- Gain insights to promote personal and professional development including self care, ethical awareness, working with supervision understanding of diversity.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Preparation
Chapter 2: Getting Started
Chapter 3: Internship Classes and Peer Groups
Chapter 4: Ethical and Legal Issues
Chapter 5: Supervision
Chapter 6: Working with Diversity
Chapter 7: Clinical Writing, Treatment Records, and Case Notes
Chapter 8: Stress and Self-care
Chapter 9: Assault and Other Risks
Chapter 10: Closing Cases
Chapter 11: Finishing the Internship
Chapter 12: Frustrations, Lessons, Discoveries, and Joy
Appendix A: Internship Selection Checklist
Appendix B: Placement Information Form
Appendix C: Internship Learning Agreement Record Form
Appendix D: Intern Evaluation: Supervisor Form
Appendix E: Intern Evaluation: Intern Form
Appendix F: Emergency Contact and Procedures Information Intern
Appendix G: Ethical Guidelines
Appendix H: Treatment Agreement and Informed consent
Appendix I: Supervisor Evaluation Form
Appendix J: Clinical Activities Record Sheet
Appendix K: Placement Evaluation Form
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