Clinical Psychology by David C. S. Richard
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Clinical Psychology
By David C. S. Richard

Clinical Psychology

Assessment, Treatment, and Research

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Clinical Psychology by David C. S. Richard

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This textbook is a graduate-level introduction to the field of clinical psychology. While most textbooks focus on either assessment, treatment, or research, this book covers all three together specifically for the introductory level graduate course. Chapter coverage is diverse and contributors come from both PhD and PsyD programs and a variety of theoretical orientations. Chapter topics cover the major activities of the contemporary clinical psychologist with an introduction focusing on training models.The book has a mentoring style designed to highlight the relevance of the topics discussed to clinicians in training. Assessment and treatment chapters focus on evidence-based practice, comparing and contrasting different options, the basis for clinical choice between them, and efficacy of same. It will also introduce business and ethical aspects of the clinical career that current introductory books do not include, such as: ethics in assessment, treatment and research; third party payors; technological developments; dissemination of research findings; cross-cultural issues; and, the future of the profession. This book includes assessment, treatment, and practice issues. It compares and contrasts different therapeutic styles. It exemplifies practical application through case studies. It focuses on evidence-based practice. It orients future clinicians to contemporary issues facing psychological practices.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780123742568
ISBN-10: 0123742560
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 191mm x 28mm)
Pages: 576
Imprint: Academic Press Inc
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Publish Date: 14-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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