CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY AND SINGLE-CASE EVIDENCE: A PRACTICAL APPROACH TO TREATMENT PLANNING AND EVALUAT
This book offers a theory-based framework to controlled practice, a collaborative approach which involves therapists and patients as partners in a continuous optimization of psychotherapy. The authors present here the concepts, tools and detailed documentation for a practice-based approach to quality improvement in psychotherapy, which features
a method of relating the therapist's working theory or conceptual approach to the needs of a specific patient
well-tried and practical documentation for problem analysis and treatment planning
a step-by-step guide to single-case analysis
a documentation system for reviewing and improving therapy, that is, controlled practice.
All clinical psychologists, psychotherapists, psychiatrists, mental health nurses and counsellors who want to improve their ongoing clinical practice should read and use this book.
Table of Contents:
List of Figures.
List of Tables.
About the Authors.
Quality Assurance in Mental Health.
Controlled Practice as Quality Assurance.
History of the Single-Case Approach.
Illustrating the Steps of Controlled Practice.
Diagnostics: A Graphical Problem Description.
A Graphical Treatment Explanation.
Therapy Process Questionnaire.
A Documentation System for Controlled Practice.