Treatment Approaches

Treatment Approaches - Managing psychopharmacology Drug...

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Treatment Approaches Types of Mental Health Professionals 1. Social worker Majority of people see social worker and counselor/therapist 80-120 clients Most versatile 2. Counselor/Therapist Workers Handle largest number of mentally ill MFT Degree – marriage and family therapist; a master’s degree (B.A + 2Yrs + 2000 supervised therapy hours after degree) See patients who have mild to moderate anxiety and depression Tend to specialize in a specific population (i.e. children) Majority of people see social worker and counselor/therapist 20-30 clients 3. Psychiatrist B.A. /B.S. + MD + 3 Year Residency
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Unformatted text preview: Managing psychopharmacology Drug Therapy prescriptions, manage side effects Paperwork!!! 4. Psychiatric Nurse RN Bachelors of Science (nurse) + 2 year masters in psychiatric nursing More training in working with mentally ill patients and training in therapy Nurses in psychiatric hospitals/prisons 5. Clinical Psychologist Ph.D. or Psy.D. Ph.D. 4 years of course + 1 year internship + Dissertation (open ended 2- ) Oral Exam 3 hours + present to 4 professors Therapy + Research 6. Counseling Psychologist...
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