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eText: 
ISBN-10 0205959725ISBN-13 9780205959723
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-205-95965-2ISBN-13 978-0-205-95965-5
Author(s): Brian N. Baird
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2014 Pages: 240
Description

Provides the knowledge to go from classroom to real world placements in the helping professions.

The Internship, Practicum, and Field Placement Handbook, 7/e is apractical guide to the “real world” knowledge and skills that students need when they begin working in the field of mental health. This text guides interns through every phase of the internship process from finding placements to concluding relationships with clients and supervisors. Along the way students learn about ethics, clinical writing and record keeping, working with peers and supervisors, understanding diversity, and self care and safety. Following an evidence and competency based approach, the latest research findings are reviewed from the fields of psychology, social work and counseling.

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Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Prepare for the practical, real world experience of working and serving clients in mental health and social service settings. 

  • Understand the key issues and tasks that must be performed during different stages of a field placement from beginning to end. 

  • Gain insights to promote personal and professional development including self care, ethical awareness, working with supervision understanding of diversity.

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