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Evidence Based Practices for Mental Health Professionals
An Online Book

By James J. Messina, Ph.D., CCMHC, NCC, DCMHS

COPING.US Training Programs: Evidence Base Practices Overview Presentation


Overview of Evidence Based Practices for Specific Mental Health Disorders


CEU’s: 2-3 hours based on request (CE Broker Tracking #20-615462)


Resource for Course on Coping.us: http://www.coping.us/evidencebasedpractices.html


Program Description: This program is focused on explaining Evidence Based Practices of treating 12 specific conditions:  1.  Autistic Spectrum Disorder; 2.  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; 3. Bipolar Disorder; 4. Depressive Disorders; 5. Anxiety and Trauma and Stressor Related Disorders, 6. Phobias, 7. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), 8. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD); 9. Anorexia; 10. Bulimia; 11. Alcohol Use Disorders and 12 Substance and Medication Use Disorders. Each of these disorders will be presented with their ICD-10-CM Codes, Clinical Descriptors as presented in the DSM-5 along with sample case studies, homework and handouts and listing of workbooks, manuals and guidebooks and references of support documents for each disorder's Evidence Based Treatment protocol.


Learning Objectives

1. To learn what area the specific Evidence Based Practices for the 12 different mental health disorders covered in this workshop.


2.  To learn what are the tools used for each of the Evidenced Based Practices for each of the 12 mental health disorders.


3. To learn how to work with clients and utilize the Evidence Based Practices treatment tools, homework assignments, and clinical handouts.


4. To learn how to provide psychoeducation to clients, their families and the mental health and medical professionals who are working with the clients so that there is a coordinated collaboration.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICES FOR

MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

After reading this book you will learn the answers to the following questions:

  1. What makes for an effective Clinical Assessment and Treatment plan along with quality progress notes and case staffing reports?
  2. What does Evidence Based Practices mean and why has it become so important to know about them and to implement them in a Mental Health Professional's Treatment Portfolio?
  3. What are the ICD-10-CM Codes for the 12 major disorders with which Mental Health Professinals work in their clinical practices?
  4. What are the clinical descriptors for the following mental health disorders: 1) Autistic Spectrum Disorder; 2) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), 3) Bipolar Disorder; 4) Depressive Disorders; 5) Anxiety and Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorders; 6) Phobias; 7) Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); 8) Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD); 9) Anorexia; 10) Bulimia; 11) Alcohol Use Disorders; and 12) Substance and Medication Use Disorders?
  5. What are the common symptoms for these 12 disorders?
  6. What are the common populations treated for these 12 disorders?
  7. What are the common treatment settings for these 12 disorders?
  8. What are the Evidence Based Practices for treating these 12 disorders?
  9. What are the common psychopharmacological treatments for these 12 disorders?
  10. What are some common manuals, guideline books and client workbooks for these 12 disorders?
  11. What are some good references you can use to learn more in-depth information about these 12 disorders?

Introduction

The movement towards Evidence Based Practices (EBP's) in the  mental health field has major importance on how effectively and efficiently mental health professionals provide services to their clients within an accountable and sound ethical model. This peer reviewed book covers the following topics: 1) Clinical Assessment and Treatment Planning; Treatment Progress Notes and Case Study Format 2) The Importance of the Use of Evidence Based Practices in Mental Health Professionals' Clinical Practice; and 3) Evidence Based Practices for specific mental health disorders. The desire of this book is to further the science and knowledge of EBP's especially for Mental Health Professional Practitioners.


The Evidence Based Practices, both psychological and pharmacotherapeutic, for common disorders treated by Professional Medical Professionals will be presented in the following order: 1) Autistic Spectrum Disorder; 2) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), 3) Bipolar Disorder; 4) Depressive Disorders; 5) Anxiety and Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorders; 6) Phobias; 7) Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); 8) Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD); 9) Anorexia; 10) Bulimia; 11) Alcohol use Disorders; and 12) Substance and Medication use Disorders. Each of the disorders will be presented with their ICD-10-CM Codes as presented in the DSM-5 along with  sample case studies; homework and handouts; and listings of workbooks, manuals and guidebooks and finally the references for the support documents covered in each chapter..


At the end of each Chapter you will find this box which is a guide for you to map out your continued learning on the topics you just read:

WHERE DO I GO FROM HERE?

Now that you have read this section, in “My Mental Health Professional Practitioner Journal” record your answers and reactions to the following questions:

  1. How will this information help me as a Mental Health Professional?
  2. How interested am I in implementing Evidence Based Practices in my clinical practice?
  3. Why is it important that I learn more about this topic?
  4. What more do I need to know about this topic?
  5. Where can I go to obtain more information about this topic?
  6. Where can I go to obtain the journal articles, manuals, workbooks or guidebooks on this topic?