For courses in mental health and direct or clinical social work practice.
A case-based approach to learning essential, evidence-based clinical assessment and intervention skills Mental Health in Social Work: A Casebook on Diagnosis and Strengths-Based Assessment emphasises gaining competency in the DSM-5 diagnoses of mental disorders that are commonly seen in clinical and social service settings. Using a case-based approach, students and professionals learn to understand clients holistically as they proceed with the assessment and intervention process.
The 3rd Edition includes new chapters on obsessive-compulsive disorder (Ch. 9), post-traumatic stress disorder (Ch.10), and gender dysphoria (Ch. 14) It also includes additional content on socially diverse populations throughout the text, and new “Questions to Consider” for making a DSM diagnosis are included with each case study.