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Counselors often encounter situations where clients' medical or psychiatric conditions—and their treatment—affect the assessment of, or work with, clients. This Second Edition of Medical and Psychiatric Issues for Counsellors offers a comprehensive overview highlighting key concerns and offering practical advice for judging when a situation may be beyond the counselor’s skills. The original text has been completely updated and restructured to ensure material is presented in the most user-friendly format, and three brand new chapters have been added: a new introductory chapter which provides a contextual framework for the reader; a chapter on the common principles of care and working with others; and a new concluding chapter

Safety and Safeguards
Safety and safeguards
Introduction

This chapter offers broad and general guidance about good practice based on a consideration of current information. There is not scope here to offer comprehensive or definitive advice and all of us need to obtain professional or legal advice applicable to our own particular circumstances as the need ...

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