Therapist's Guide to Clinical Intervention

Therapist's Guide to Clinical Intervention

The 1-2-3's of Treatment Planning

3rd Edition - June 9, 2017

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  • Author: Sharon Johnson
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128111772
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128111765

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Therapist’s Guide to Clinical Intervention, Third Edition, is an essential reference for providing clinical services and associated case formulations requiring formalized goals and objectives. It is ideal for use in assessment, treatment, consultation, completing insurance forms, and/or participating in managed care. This practical, hand-on book, outlines treatment goals and objectives for each type of psychopathology as defined by the diagnostic and statistical manual by the American Psychiatric Association. It additionally provides skill-building resources and samples of all major professional forms likely to be used in clinical treatment.The third edition conveniently maps individualized treatment plans utilizing evidence-based best practices and standards of care. Diagnostic information is presented by associated disorder or theme for easier access. New special assessments and skill-building entries are included. Also new are numerous website/URLs associated with research articles, and consumer resources have been provided to complement clinical information and patient education.

Key Features

  • Outlines treatment goals and objectives for DSM-IV diagnoses
  • Presents evidence-based best practices of intervention
  • Provides the basis for assessing special circumstances
  • Offers skill building resources to supplement treatment
  • Contains samples for a wide range of business and clinical forms
  • Supplies websites for additional clinical information and patient education


Clinical practitioners, whether psychologists, counselors, licensed mental health workers, social workers, and students training to be same

Table of Contents

  • Level of Patient Care and Practice Considerations
    1. Treatment Planning: Goals, Objectives, and Interventions
    2. Assessing Special Circumstances
    3. Skill-Building Resources for Increasing Social Competency
    4. Professional Practice Forms, Clinical Forms, Business Forms

Product details

  • No. of pages: 672
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2017
  • Published: June 9, 2017
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128111772
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128111765

About the Author

Sharon Johnson

Sharon Johnson is a psychologist in private practice. She has participated as a committee member and chair of a Utilization Management Committee for a managed care company.

Affiliations and Expertise

Fresno, CA, USA

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  • Kpalmer Wed Feb 21 2018

    Therapist's guide to clinical interventions

    This is the most informative, helpful and user-friendly resource that I have ever used. It provides helpful information and is descriptive.