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Handbook of Clinical Psychology Competencies

Thomas, Jay C, Hersen, Michel (Eds.)

2010, LXXV, 1827 p. With online files/update. In 3 volumes, not available separately.

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    • Outlines basic competencies for evidence-based practice
    • Provides guidelines for competency modeling
    • Comprehensive coverage of diagnosis assessment and treatment
    • Contributors are recognized experts in their fields
    • Systematic presentation of material allows for easy comparison across chapters

Handbook of Clinical Psychology Competencies describes the core competency areas in providing psychological services relevant to practitioners as well as clinical researchers. It covers assessment and conceptualization of cases, the application of evidence-based methods, supervision, consultation, cross-cultural factors, and ethics.

This three-volume handbook provides detailed descriptions of competence levels and describes the developmental trajectory required to reach the highest of these levels. It features contributions by experts in each area.

Each chapter in the first volume follows a similar format, including an overview, basic competencies, and expert competencies, which facilitates easy comparison across chapters. In addition, all the material is illustrated with case examples. Subsequent volumes feature a similarly structured format that includes maintenance factors, mechanisms of change, evidence-based treatment approaches, and a focus on the transition from basic skills to expert functioning.

The systematic presentation of skills featured in Handbook of Clinical Psychology Competencies will provide a gold standard against which to measure ind

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Table of contents 

General Competencies.- Basic Competencies.- Competencies in Adult Clinical Psychology.- Competencies in Child Clinical Psychology.- Ethical and Legal Issues.- Cultural Diversity.- Relationships.- Translating Science into Clinical Practice.- Diagnosis and Evaluation.- Clinical Interviewing with Adults.- Clinical Interviewing with Children.- Cognitive Assessment with Adults.- Cognitive Assessment with Children.- Behavioral Assessment with Adults.- Behavioral Assessment with Children.- Research.- Psychometrics.- Design and Analysis.- Single Subject Research.- Qualitative Research.- Epidemiology.- Literature Review and Meta Analysis.- Professional Roles.- Supervision.- Consultation.- Teaching.- Management and Administration.- Intervention and Treatment for Adults.- Adults.- Major Depressions.- Bipolar Disorder.- Simple Phobia.- Agoraphobia.- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.- Social Anxiety.- Schizophrenia.- Borderline Personality Disorder.- Substance Use Disorders.- Sexual Deviation.- Marital Dysfunction.- Physical Abuse.- Sexual Abuse.- Special Topics.- Geropsychology.- Pharmacological Adjuncts.- Intervention and Treatment for Children and Adolescents.- Major Depression.- Bipolar Disorder.- Anxiety Disorders.- Mental Retardation.- Pervasive Developmental Disorder.- Learning Disabilities.- Conduct Disorders and ODD.- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.- Enuresis and Encopresis.- Tic and Habit Disorders.- Anorexia and Bulimia.- Substance Use Disorders.- Child Physical Abuse and Neglect.- Child Sexual Abuse.- Peer Problems.- Somatization Disorder.- Special Topics.- Pharmacological Adjuncts.- Family Issues.

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