Applications of Clinical Interviews Notes

Applications of Clinical Interviews Notes - Hagedorn...

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Hagedorn MHS 6245 1 Using Clinical Interviews with Addicted Clients and Their Families W. Bryce Hagedorn, PhD, LMHC, NCC, MAC Clinical Interviews: An Overview Two General Assumptions Multiple interview sources are superior to a single source Significant others are valuable information sources Clinical interviews are used to address one of two primary purposes: ____________________ assessment ____________________ assessment Clinical Interviews: An Overview Consist of a list of relevant behaviors, symptoms, and events to be addressed during face to face interviews Typically include guidelines for __________________________________ procedures for recording and analyzing obtained data May define what questions are asked, how the questions will be asked, and in _________________
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Hagedorn MHS 6245 2 Clinical Interviews: An Overview Differences between conversations and interviews The individual clinical interview has a _____________ ___________________. The counselor directs the clinical interview and selects the content to be explored. There exists a _________________________________ between the counselor and the client in which the counselor questions the client and the client responds. The counselor formally arranges the clinical interview meeting. Clinical Interviews: An Overview Differences between conversations and interviews The interaction mandates sustained attention to the clinical interview. The counselor's behaviors are The counselor s behaviors are _______________ ______________________ In the majority of situations, the client accepts the counselor’s request for a clinical interview. Discussion regarding emotionally charged and traumatic experiences ____________________ , rather they are discussed in detail Purposes of Clinical Interviews Primary purposes: To learn how counselors can help clients To identify ____________________ To determine if clients pose a significant threat of danger to themselves or others Other purposes: Provide a direct means for interviewing clients and learning about their presenting symptomology Help counselors and their AOD abusing clients better understand the often ___________________________________relationships between AOD abusing behaviors and other presenting concerns (e.g., domestic violence, depression, etc.) Engage clients and provide an opportunity for them to interact within a safe and inviting ________________________________
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Hagedorn MHS 6245 3 Purposes of Clinical Interviews Other purposes continued: ____________________________that will be presented to client, identified insurers, or other third parties for reimbursement Increase the probability of relevant and effective treatment Determine clients' and others' safety needs and intervene appropriately Ascertain whether or not ________________________________ Learn whether or not physician supervised/inpatient detox or a more secure and structured environment (such as a hospital setting) is warranted If information derived from the assessment is to be used in any other manner, it must be _________________________________ and clients should be informed of this alternative use Benefits of Clinical Interviews Even highly structured clinical interviews are ___________ __________ than paper and pencil/computer assessments
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