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The Severe and Persistent Mental Illness Treatment Planner, 2nd Edition

The Severe and Persistent Mental Illness Treatment Planner, 2nd Edition

Arthur E. Jongsma Jr., David J. Berghuis, Timothy J. Bruce

ISBN: 978-1-118-04527-5

Feb 2011

336 pages

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The flexible format of The Severe and Persistent Mental Illness Treatment Planner, 2nd Edition enables you to choose between evidence based and traditional “best practice” treatment approaches for your patients. Fully revised to meet your needs as a mental health professional working in today’s long-term care facilities, this time-saving resource contains over 1,000 rewritten treatment goals, objectives, and interventions, plus space for recording specific treatment plan options. This guide is organized around 31 behaviorally based issues, from employment problems and family conflicts, to financial needs and homelessness, to intimate relationship conflicts and social anxiety.

PracticePlanners® Series Preface xi

Acknowledgments xiii

Introduction 1

Sample Treatment Plan 8

Activities of Daily Living (ADL) 11

Aging 19

Anger Management 27

Anxiety 36

Borderline Personality 45

Chemical Dependence 52

Depression 63

Employment Problems 72

Family Conflicts 79

Financial Needs 88

Grief and Loss 94

Health Issues 100

Homelessness 107

Independent Activities of Daily Living (IADL) 114

Intimate Relationship Conflicts 124

Legal Concerns 133

Mania or Hypomania 141

Medication Management 150

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 157

Panic/Agoraphobia 164

Paranoia 173

Parenting 181

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) 190

Psychosis 200

Recreational Deficits 208

Self-Determination Deficits 216

Sexuality Concerns 226

Social Anxiety 235

Social Skills Deficits 243

Specific Fears and Avoidance 251

Suicidal Ideation 259

Appendix A: Bibliotherapy Suggestions 269

Appendix B: References for Evidence-Based Chapters 285

Appendix C: Recovery Model Objectives and Interventions 305

"…are thorough in describing the symptoms experienced by people who have severe mental illnesses, as well as many of the goals professionals have when working with people who are diagnosed with these illnesses. The book mirror each other, and are organized alphabetically, making them easy to use. They could serve as a good reference for professionals needing ideas when creating treatment plans and documenting services with people who have severe and persistent mental illness." (Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, Vol 33 No. 1, Summer 2009)