Psychiatric Home Care

Clinical and Economic Dimensions

Edited By

  • Alan Menikoff, US Behavioral Home Care, Inc., New York, U.S.A.


Mental health administrators, managed care executives, medical directors, clinicians interested in entering this market--nurse practitioners, social workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists--medical economists, and policy makers in government and industry.


Book information

  • Published: June 1999
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-490940-3

Table of Contents

A. Menikoff, An Overview and Economic History of Psychiatric Services.A. Menikoff, The New Players in Psychiatric Home Care.J. Kanter, Clinical Issues in Delivering Home-Based Psychiatric Services.A. Menikoff, The Goals and Principles of Psychiatric Home Care.W. Christ, Home Care's Interface with the Psychiatric Hospital System.L. Toth and A. Wasserstein, Ingredients of a Successful Collaboration between a Social Worker and Psychiatrist in an Extended Recovery Program.L.A. Keller and G.M. Arndt, Families in Crisis: A Model for the 1990s.G. Rudich and C. Daichman, From Hospital-at-Home to Community Living: The Family's Journey.E.G. Brenner and S. Koman, The Experiences of an Integrated Behavioral Health Organization.J. Wolf, Roles for Paraprofessionals in Psychiatric Home Care.Appendix A: Outlines of a Focused Assessment: Symptoms, Stressors, Supports.Appendix B: Designing and Maintaining a Behaviorally Anchored Treatment Plan.Appendix C: A Syllabus for Intensive Case Management Training.Index.