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

Contributor(s): Matthews, Janet R [editor.] | Walker, C. Eugene (Clarence Eugene), 1939- [editor.] | American Psychological Association [publisher.].
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [2015]Edition: Second edition.Description: xiv, 256 pages ; cm.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781433820007 (paperback); 1433820005 (paperback); 9781433820014 (digital : undefined format); 1433820013 (digital : undefined format).Subject(s): Psychology, Clinical -- United States | Ethics, Clinical -- United States | Internship and Residency -- United States | Psychotherapy -- methods -- United States | Clinical psychology -- United States | Medical ethics -- United States | Psychotherapy -- Methodology -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: OriginalDDC classification: 616.89/0071 Online resources: Fulltext available via EBSCOhost - Shibboleth login required Also issued in print.
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.
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).
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

"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).

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Electronic reproduction. Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreement. s2015 dcunns

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