Book: Clinical Psychology in Practice

Book Title:

Clinical Psychology in Practice.

Author(s): Helen Beinart, Paul Kennedy, and Susan Llewelyn (Editors).

Year: 2009.

Edition: First (1st).

Publisher: WB.

Type(s): Paperback and eBook.

Synopsis:

Academic, clinical and research aspects are offered in collaboration with clinical practitioners, who provide the clinical experience to foster the development of competencies in Health and Social Care.

  • Provides a clear, authoritative and lively introduction to the practice of clinical psychology.
  • Explains succinctly the range of competencies which a psychologist is expected to possess, and how these can be applied in a variety of contexts.
  • Key issues covered include awareness of the social context, the need for responsive and flexible practice, and respect for diversity.
  • Examples and principles are provided which demonstrate the clinical psychologist in action, and explain why and how they work as they do.

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