- Subject index
KEY FEATURES: Unlike most literature related to behavioral health services for adolescents, this text is crafted specifically for the profession of counseling. Case scenarios address critical issues impacting today's adolescents including their characteristics, technology issues, diagnoses and typologies, special needs, and interventions involving treatment planning. Themes that are commonly faced by teens, including trauma, grief, loss, substance use, emotional issues, sexual development, and peers are covered. A diverse range of adolescents from both urban and non-urban settings are examined. This book addresses a broad audience that includes students in behavioral health training, counseling, and school programs; the practicing provider; and administrative/clinical supervisors and educators.
Chapter 9: Treatment Planning Issues
Treatment Planning Issues
Treatment planning is an important and often underutilized component of the counseling process. It has been defined as “a complex process involving sequential decisions, with weighting of information concerning client characteristics … treatment context, relational variables, and treatment strategies and techniques” (Clarkin & Kendall, 1992, p. 906, as cited in Maruish, 2002). Planning a client’s treatment is a dynamic process involving several different factors, and this may be especially true during the tumultuous adolescent years. ...