From the Back Cover
Saves you hours of painstaking paperwork, while providing optimum latitude in developing customized treatment plans for working with families
Patterned after the bestselling The Complete Adult Psychotherapy Treatment Planner, this invaluable sourcebook brings a proven, well-regarded treatment planning system to the family treatment arena. It contains all the necessary elements for developing focused, formal treatment plans for family relational problems that satisfy all of the demands of HMOs, managed care companies, third-party payers, and state and federal review agencies.
Organized around 38 main presenting problems, from child/parent conflict and alcohol abuse to divorce/separation, depression, jealousy, and more, this timesaving resource also features:
- Over 1,000 well-crafted, clear statements that describe the behavioral manifestations of each relational problem, long-term goals, short-term objectives, and clinically tested treatment options
- A sample treatment plan that can be emulated in writing plans that meet all requirements of third-party payers and accrediting agencies, including the JCAHO and the NCQA
- A quick-reference format that allows you to easily locate treatment plan components by behavioral problem or DSM-IV™ diagnosis
- Large workbook-style pages affording plenty of space to record your own customized definitions, goals, objectives, and interventions
About the Author
Arthur E. Jongsma, Jr., PhD
, is the Series Editor for the bestselling PracticePlanners®. Since 1971, he has provided professional mental health services to both inpatient and outpatient clients. He was the founder and Director of Psychological Consultants, a group private practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan, for 25 years. He is the author or co-author of over forty books and conducts training workshops for mental health professionals around the world.
Frank M. Dattilio, PhD, ABPP, maintains a dual faculty appointment in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the award for Distinguished Psychologist by the American Psychological Association's Division 29. He has more than 200 professional publications and fourteen books in the areas of marital and family discord, anxiety disorders, and forensic and clinical psychology.
SEAN D. DAVIS, PhD, is Assistant Professor and Site Director of Alliant International University's Marriage and Family Therapy program and a licensed marriage and family therapist in private practice in Sacramento, California.