By Susan W. Gray
Zachs Professor and Director of PhD Program
—Agathi Glezakos, PhD, LCSW
School of Social Work
California country college, lengthy Beach A competency-based evaluate version integrating
DSM classifications for a whole, strengths-based diagnosis Competency-Based tests in psychological future health Practice introduces a distinct, competency-based review that offers a short review of the foremost psychological problems that practitioners will most likely stumble upon of their paintings with consumers, by means of a chain of case experiences and functional functions. This publication offers priceless information for clinicians to make exams grounded in consumer strengths and probabilities for a extra therapeutically whole photo of each client's "story." equipped round chosen diagnostic different types from the DSM-IV-TR, this hands-on advisor deals a multidimensional examine the various components that play a job in a client's lifestyles. Its holistic method of the evaluate method considers each one client's exact adventure with psychological ailment, via a concurrent assessment of strengths and pathology, with a purpose to set the level for reasonable optimism concerning the strength for change.
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