Geropsychology and Long Term Care - A Practitioner's Guide
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Includes ethical issues and guiding professional principles
Offers easy access to the content and considers various training models and opportunities
Reaches a variety of target groups, from psychologists currently working in long-term care settings, to those who may want to work in long term care and seek additional preparation
Dr. Joseph Casciani is the President of Concept Healthcare, LLC in San Diego, CA, providing online, interactive training and live web conferences for those working with older adults, at www.cohealth.org. He is also the director of a multi-state group delivering behavioral health services to residents in LTC facilities. Dr. Casciani is licensed as a psychologist in the states of California, Texas, Pennsylvania, and New York, and is the President of Psychologists in Long Term Care for the 2008-2010 term.
Dr. Merla Arnold is an independent practitioner providing geropsychology services, behavioral health counseling, consultation and education. Her clinical practice takes place in long term care settings in Western Suffolk & Eastern Nassau Counties, New York. Dr. Arnold is a New York State licensed psychologist and a member of the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, a Certified QA/UR Professional; and a New York State licensed Registered Nurse. Dr. Arnold is the recipient of several awards and honors, including the ISABEL BELL Award.
From the reviews:
"This guide for practitioners in nursing homes and assisted-living communities focuses on common emotional and behavioral problems ... . These articles outline the steps that are needed to improve reimbursement procedures, referrals, assessments, treatment plans, ethical considerations and the measurement of treatment outcomes." (SciTech Book News, March, 2009)
"This unique book is a practical guide to issues associated with the provision of geropsychology services ... . This book provides a variety of useful and practical information that geropsychologists should be aware of when practicing in long-term care settings. ... provides useful 'tip of the iceberg' information for geropsychology practitioners on a wide range of relevant topics. ... the book provides a relatively comprehensive introduction to geropsychology practice issues that might best serve as an overview for clinicians new to the specialty." (Patrick J. Fox, Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 302 (8), August, 2009)