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Normalize Palliative Care as Part of the Oncology Treatment Plan

CAPC

How AAPs at a Pennsylvania health system have normalized palliative care as a core component of the medical oncology patient care plan. News Bites

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Therapeutic Intervention for Chronic Pain—Using Acceptance and Hope

The New Social Worker

Where does chronic pain fit in the framework of treatment planning and prognosis? Our medical system is comprised of cures and timelines for healing. When the pain is hard to fix, acceptance and hope help to blur it a bit

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Change to Medicare Subsidy Arrangement for Psychological Services

Psychological Health Care

a referral from their reviewing practitioner who considered additional mental health treatment services were appropriate. Medicare subsidised visits to psychologists have been reduced from 1 January 2023.

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A course of therapy

Prosper Health Collective

When developing a plan for your therapy this should be discussed with both yourself and your psychologist, plans should be based on YOUR goals and should be regularly reviewed together. A discharge plan addresses any possible triggers and how you will cope with these in the future.

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Proposed Mental Health Act overhaul included in Queen’s Speech

Community Care

‘Greater control’ The reform plans are based on the government-commissioned Independent Review of the Mental Health Act, whose final report was published in December 2018, and a follow-up white paper produced in January 2021.

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Guide to the draft Mental Health Bill

Community Care

Appropriate treatment is available (which is defined as meaning there must be a reasonable prospect that the outcome of the treatment would have a therapeutic benefit for the patient). Requirements for compulsory medical treatment. Right to statutory care and treatment plans.

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Adolescent Addiction

University of Connecticut

Historically mislabeled as a difficult population, this workshop explores the characteristics of adolescent addiction, the recovery pitfalls, and effective treatment interventions that will engage your young clients. Adolescent Addiction is a distinct problem, with biopsychosocial elements unique to this age group, which indicates there are unique treatment implications. Learn strategies to create improved treatment plans that address the adolescent’s unique needs.

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The draft Mental Health Bill: parliamentary proposals for change

Community Care

The government and NHS England should produce an implementation plan for the NHS’s non-legislative programmes to address inequalities in mental healthcare. Reforming community treatment orders (CTOs) The draft bill would tighten criteria for the use of CTOs.

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Adolescent Addiction

University of Connecticut

Historically mislabeled as a difficult population, this workshop explores the characteristics of adolescent addiction, the recovery pitfalls, and effective treatment interventions that will engage your young clients. Adolescent Addiction is a distinct problem, with biopsychosocial elements unique to this age group, which indicates there are unique treatment implications. Learn strategies to create improved treatment plans that address the adolescent’s unique needs.

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Childhood memories

Stop Abuse Campaign

I was hooked on my husband like heroin, despite or because of his cruel treatment. He was once a police detective and had a treatment plan. ← Why We Oppose Gender-affirming Healthcare Bans.

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What to Expect From Virtual Addiction Treatment

Gateway Foundation

Addiction treatment plays a critical role for those with substance use disorders, but only a small percentage of individuals who need treatment receive it. Virtual Addiction Treatment With Gateway Foundation. Adaptive Treatment Plan. Addiction Treatment

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Assessed to death

SECTIONED

It may “help” the professional to form an opinion or shape a treatment plan, but it does not help the person who’s required to go through (probably for the umpteeth time) their (probably most awful) experiences.

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When and How to Consult a Psychologist

Psychological Health Care

Treatment options will vary depending on your condition and specific areas of need. Types of treatment therapies include psychotherapy, cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), hypnotherapy, eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR), acceptance and commitment therapy and group therapy.

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Member Voices: Be Wary of Mental Health ‘Experts’ on Social Media

Social Work Blog

I see the devastating effects of this crisis in our community, emergency departments, and substance-use treatment centers through my roles as an emergency psychiatric and addiction Clinical Social Worker. By Carla B.

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The Clinical Interview In-person

University of Connecticut

We will explore how to gather the information you need for diagnosis and treatment planning, and hone your clinical interviewing skills. This seminar will teach participants how to utilize interviewing techniques that meet the needs of the clients they serve, which strengthens both the individual client’s treatment experience and the profession as a whole. Jennifer Berton, PhD, LICSW, CADC-II. Monday, Oct 31, 2022. 9:30 am – 4 pm. 5 CECs.

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Terminating in Social Work: 2 Pathways for Ending Therapy

Social Work Bubble

Terminating in social work happens for many reasons, including the client not engaging in services, being referred out to another agency, or the client reaching all treatment goals and no longer requiring services. If the Client Has Successfully Completed Treatment.

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You Asked, We Answered; 12 Questions about Trauma-Informed-Care

Relias

Trauma-related disorders typically form when there is a delay in seeking treatment or an individual has practiced forms of avoidance. Screening for trauma allows for accurate treatment planning and service provision.

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People without jobs or secure housing have worse outcomes when treated for depression

MQ Mental Health

The authors of the new study published in JAMA Psychiatry say that addressing employment and housing needs may be helpful alongside depression treatments to support the mental health of people who are socioeconomically disadvantaged.

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Am I Depressed? Depression Symptoms, Causes, Therapy

Stop Abuse Campaign

The following information should be used for informational purposes only and is not intended to substitute or replace professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. . Depression therapy and treatments . We will cover some of the most common treatments. .

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What Happens After Overdose

Gateway Foundation

Finding a proper treatment to help you recover safely and effectively is crucial to leading a better and healthier life. Between 40 and 60% of people with substance use disorders relapse after treatment. Many treatment plans for overdose are available to help reduce the risk of relapse.

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Am I Crazy? Anxiety Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Stop Abuse Campaign

This May, the Mental Health Awareness month, we’re addressing anxiety symptoms, causes, and treatments, so that you can help yourself and those you care about if you’re struggling with anxiety. Anxiety treatment and medication. Anxiety medication as a treatment option.

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A child welfare case leads to a stunning dissent from Michigan’s Chief Justice

NCCPR Child Welfare Blog

In this case, she wrote, From the point of court involvement to the final hearing, the respondent-mother made immense progress toward the goals laid out by [the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services] in her agency treatment plan.

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My Morning Practice of Healing from PTSD Daily

Abuse Survivor

I’ve created plans, routines, exercises, followed them, and carried out the treatment plans until completion. In 2014, when I started really taking my healing seriously, I was having a very difficult time coping with my CPTSD due to child abuse and domestic violence. Although these things were in my past, they were still at the forefront of my mind. I was a mess with anxiety attacks, nightmares, and generally was tired of existing in all of the pain I was experiencing.

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Continuing Care After Addiction Treatment in Chicago

Gateway Foundation

Addiction recovery lasts long after the initial treatment, which means your care must continue as well. Addiction treatment occurs in two main stages. The first stage involves detoxification and withdrawal management during either inpatient or intensive outpatient treatment.

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Guest Post: Interview with Author of Breakdown: A Clinician’s Experience in a Broken System of Emergency Psychiatry

Bipolar Bandit

For instance, if someone is refusing to eat for days, losing weight because she believes that neighbors are poisoning her food, but doesn’t believe she’s ill and thus is not getting treatment, she needs to be treated on an inpatient unit. This results in treatment non-adherence.

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How to Enjoy an Alcohol-Free Christmas

Gateway Foundation

While it will take some planning, there are so many fun ways to enjoy the holidays sober: 1. Plan breaks throughout the day and your festival period to retreat to a quiet space away from any triggers. Plan Your Drinks in Advance. Alcohol Addiction Treatment

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Terminating in Social Work: 2 Pathways for Ending Therapy

Social Work Bubble

Terminating in social work happens for many reasons, including the client not engaging in services, being referred out to another agency, or the client reaching all treatment goals and no longer requiring services. If the Client Has Successfully Completed Treatment.

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What to Expect When a Child Discharges From a Children’s Psychiatric Hospital

KVC

The goal of an i npatient hospital stay is to provide immediate stabilization during a mental health crisis and begin the healing process so a child can safely return home to continue therapy and treatment in an outpatient setting.

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What Causes Coke Bloat? What You Need to Know

Gateway Foundation

How Professional Treatment Can Help You Eliminate Coke Bloat. It’s best to seek professional treatment for cocaine addiction to reduce the risk of relapse and get to the root cause of the substance use. But what does professional treatment for cocaine use look like?

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Build Safety Culture During Patient Safety Awareness Week

Relias

How’s your organization doing in keeping your patients safe? Patient Safety Awareness Week is March 13-19, 2022, so it’s a good time to ask this question and make an honest assessment of where you stand. What is Patient Safety Awareness Week?

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Day in the Life of an NYC Therapist

Social Work Bubble

so part of my job is collaborating with others and sending MANY letters regarding my patients’ treatment and progress. I review their treatment plans and progress. Plan the next day, lay out my outfit, prepare my lunch, and pack my bag.

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Rehabilitation Therapy and Wound Management: Strategic Partnership in Home Health

Relias

For example, STs develop customized plans of care to support restoration of swallowing and communication for patients with laryngectomies and tracheostomies. Rehabilitation therapists play an important role in the management of pressure injuries and other wounds in the home.

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How do we know when posttraumatic stress disorder is getting better?

Society of Clinical Psychology

There are a number of effective treatments for PTSD that are available, but many people do not make meaningful improvements and are left with residual symptoms that cause persisting problems (Koek et al., Treatment response. The failure to meet the treatment response criteria.

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Irish Socail Worker - Untitled Article

Irish Socail Worker

Prior to the arrival of strengths-based approaches, the central ideology centred on an “expert” practitioner making a diagnosis on a client and drawing up a treatment plan to fit with this diagnosis. Planned assessments and interventions based on a pathologizing approach to personhood are more probable to preserve the pathology rather than modifying it. Strengths Based Social Work Practice.

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Treating Older Adults: What Do We Need to Know?

Society of Clinical Psychology

Regardless of the category in which you fall, knowing and meeting foundational knowledge and functional competencies regarding our increasingly diverse aging populations and treatment settings are crucial to ensure high quality care to older adults.

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Ideas & Tips for Social Work Supervision

Social Work Bubble

If you walk in with no plan, with the belief you’ll simply remember everything you need to discuss, the meeting could be all over the place and neglectful of important discussion points. Documentation, treatment plan writing, and mental health treatment letters.

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Clinician and client political values in culturally-competent psychotherapy

Society of Clinical Psychology

Clients reported that it was helpful to them to raise such issues in therapy, and therapists likewise reported that it was helpful for case conceptualization and tailoring treatment to know about the client’s SPVs.

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Crime prevention starts with protecting children

Stop Abuse Campaign

According to one study , 12 percent of adult psychiatric patients receiving treatment in the San Diego County health system had prior incarcerations. Institutions should offer screening, access to appropriate mental health experts, and information about mental illness and treatment.

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Help Your Clients Get the Most Out of ABA Parent Training

Relias

Work in partnership with your client’s family members to identify the sources of these anxieties and develop a plan to cope with them. One way to maximize treatment fidelity in parent- or caregiver-led interventions is to provide feedback and retraining as necessary.

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Helping Schools Motivate Parents to Participate in their Child’s Autism Education Plan

Relias

As a human services professional or educator, you spend a lot of time devising a great autism education plan for each of the children you care for. For these plans to prove as effective as possible, you need to make sure that the child’s parents agree with it and practice it a home.