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Your practicum in psychology [electronic resource] : a guide for maximizing knowledge and competence / edited by Janet R. Matthews, Loyola University New Orleans, and C. Eugene Walker, University of Oklahoma.

Publication:
Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [2015]
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Book
1 online resource
Edition:
Second edition.
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APA PsycBOOKS.
Subjects:
Clinical psychology -- United States.
Medical ethics -- United States.
Psychotherapy -- Methodology -- United States.
Medical subjects:
Psychology, Clinical -- United States.
Ethics, Clinical -- United States.
Internship and Residency -- United States.
Psychotherapy -- methods -- United States.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Summary:
"A psychology student's practicum placement experience has the potential to be the most exciting time in his or her graduate training. This comprehensive guide to the practicum is a vital guide for all students beginning their field placement, and for those curious about how the system works. In conversational and accessible language, the authors equip students with the knowledge they need to anticipate, prevent, and resolve common difficulties that may arise during practicum placement. Readers will find helpful background information on finding one's feet, developing rapport with clients, confidentiality and ethics, symptoms of psychopathology, assessment, psychopharmacology, and working with children or older adults. This second edition includes new and updated chapters that will appeal to all graduate students and advanced undergraduates"--Publicity materials. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2015 APA, all rights reserved).
Contents:
What you get from a practicum / Janet R. Matthews and C. Eugene Walker
Characteristics of a helping relationship / B. Max Price
Developing rapport / Janet R. Matthews and Lee H. Matthews
Confidentiality and other ethical issues / Elizabeth Swenson
Psychopathology and use of the Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (DSM-5) / Amanda S. Cherry, Noel J. Jacobs, Timothy S. Thornberry Jr., and Stephen R. Gillaspy
Psychological assessment / Lee H. Matthews
Interventions : evidence-based treatments / Peter E. Nathan and Morgan T. Sammons
The use of medicine in the treatment of mental disorders / Bruce K. McCormick
Special issues working with children / Jean C. Elbert
Special issues in working with older persons / Sara H. Qualls, Daniel L. Segal, and Kimberly E. Hiroto
Mental health professions / Janet R. Matthews and C. Eugene Walker.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Matthews, Janet R., editor.
Walker, C. Eugene (Clarence Eugene), 1939- editor.
American Psychological Association, publisher.
ISBN:
9781433820007 (paperback)
1433820005 (paperback)
9781433820014 (digital : undefined format)
1433820013 (digital : undefined format)
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.