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100 1 Rosenthal, Howard,|d1952-
245 10 Before you see your first client :|b55 things counselors,
therapists, and human service workers need to know /
260 New York :|bBrunner-Routledge,|c©2005.
300 xiv, 155 pages ;|c23 cm
500 Originally published: Holmes Beach, Fla. : Learning
Publications, Inc., ©1998.
505 00 |g1.|tJoin forces with a psychiatrist to open a risk-free
private practice --|g2.|tDon't become married to a single
referral source --|g3.|tAccept the fact that salaries in
this field are often unfair --|g4.|tIt pays to be
assertive when you're shopping for your salary --|g5.
|tManaged care panels often slam the door in your face --
|g6.|tManaged care firms dictate who, when, and how --|g7.
|tmulticultural diversity secret : you can work with a
wider range of people than you think --|g8.|tNever give
any client information without a signed release-of-
information form --|g9.|tYou must use a DSM or ICD
diagnosis to secure third-party payments --|g10.
|tinsurance superbill must have your name as the provider
--|g11.|tLecturing may not flood your waiting room with
clients --|g12.|tReferrals received do not determine how
many new clients you actually see --|g13.|tManaged care
companies discriminate against some counseling and
psychotherapy theories --|g14.|tRefer severely distributed
clients for a medical or psychiatric evaluation --|g15.
|tFind out whether the psychological and psycho-
educational test reports you receive are individualized --
|g16.|tDon't be misled by clients who initially put you on
a pedestal --|g17.|tMost professional certifications won't
help you secure insurance payments --|g18.|tDon't use
paradoxical interventions with suicidal and homicidal
clients --|g19.|tConduct a suicide assessment of each
initial client --|g20.|tDon't try to clone your favorite
therapist --|g21.|tWhen in doubt, use a person-centered
response --|g22.|tRead ethical guidelines before you even
so much as hug a client --|g23.|tDon't rush to therapeutic
judgment until you get all the facts --|g24.|tnumber one
therapeutic blunder : confronting sooner than later --
|g25.|tYou are not a failure if you don't land your dream
job --|g26.|tYour supervisor's knowledge and experience
should not be underestimated --|g27.|tUse verbiage your
client will understand --|g28.|tBe a better helper by
networking with others in the field --|g29.
|tGrandfathering : the fast track for snaring licenses and
certifications --|g30.|tUse free advertising to build your
agency or practice --|g31.|tHelpers are mandated child-
abuse reporters --|g32.|tBeyond confidentiality :
professional counselors and therapists have a duty to warn
--|g33.|tIf you want to work in a public school, contact
the Department of Education --|g34.|tDon't let a day from
hell in court lower your professional self-esteem --|g35.
|tSave your course catalogs to invest in your future --
|g36.|tEnhance sessions by adjusting group treatment
exercises and using small talk --|g37.|tIf a client was
disappointed with the previous helper find out why --|g38.
|tUse caution when considering the "in" diagnosis --|g39.
|tDon't go into this field to recount old war stories
about your own recovery --|g40.|tDon't become married to a
single system of psychotherapy --|g41.|tBe enthusiastic if
you want to be a better workshop presenter --|g42.|tDon't
try to clone your favorite mental health lecturer --|g43.
|tIf a client you have been seeing for an extended period
of time requests marriage, family or couples therapy,
consider a referral to another therapist --|g44.|tBe
prepared to change therapeutic strategies at a moment's
notice --|g45.|tDocumentation : the royal road to
promotion --|g46.|tAvoid dual relationships like the
plague --|g47.|tInsider tips for a good cover letter and
human service resume --|g48.|tIf you are daydreaming, your
client will perceive you as an uninterested helper --|g49.
|tPick a theory of intervention and a job your believe in
--|g50.|tDespite the pitfalls, make friends with the media
to promote yourself and your agency --|g51.|tWriting a
book or starting a project? : ask your agency first --
|g52.|tYour employment and credentials determine what you
pay for malpractice insurance --|g53.|tPrivate practice is
not a panacea for everything that ails you --|g54.|tSteer
clear of false memory syndrome --|g55.|tCreate an
emotional trophy closet to help you through a bad day.
520 Before You See Your First Client begins where courses,
workshops, training seminars, and textbooks leave off,
providing a behind-the-scenes look at the fields of
therapy, counseling and human services. Dr. Howard
Rosenthal offers his readers ideas for the implementation,
improvement, and expansion of one's mental health
practice. Each of 55 chapters provides information
regarding clinical work and policy issues on topics such
as opening a risk-free private practice, maximizing one's
salary, resume-building, ethical issues of advertising &
marketing, managed care, billing, confidentiality, and
malpractice policy rates. Stand-alone chapters allow the
reader to easily find a topic of particular interest for a
quick overview of the issue, followed by worthwhile tips
650 0 Mental health counseling|xPractice.
650 0 Counseling|xPractice.
650 0 Psychotherapy|xPractice.
650 0 Mental health counseling|xVocational guidance.
650 0 Counseling|xVocational guidance.
650 0 Psychotherapy|xVocational guidance.
650 7 Counseling.|2rasuqam
650 7 Orientation professionnelle.|2rasuqam
650 7 Pratique professionnelle.|2rasuqam
650 7 Psychothérapie.|2rasuqam
650 7 Santé mentale.|2rasuqam
650 7 Counseling|xPractice.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst00881230
650 7 Counseling|xVocational guidance.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst00881248
650 7 Mental health counseling|xPractice.|2fast
650 7 Psychotherapy|xPractice.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01081785
650 7 Psychotherapy|xVocational guidance.|2fast
650 12 Counseling.|0(DNLM)D003376
650 22 Psychotherapy.|0(DNLM)D011613
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