social worker and psychotropic medication toward effective collaboration with mental health clients, families, and providers by Kia J. Bentley

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Published by Thomson Brooks/Cole in Belmont, CA .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Psychiatric social work -- United States.,
  • Mental illness -- Chemotherapy -- United States.,
  • Psychopharmacology -- United States.,
  • Psychotropic Drugs.,
  • Mental Disorders -- drug therapy.,
  • Social Work, Psychiatric.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-321) and indexes.

Book details

StatementKia J. Bentley, Joseph Walsh.
ContributionsWalsh, Joseph
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV689 .B46 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 332 p. :
Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20570936M
ISBN 100534515517
LC Control Number2005901234

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Kia J. Bentley is a tenured Professor of Social Work at Virginia Commonwealth University where she has taught since She is the author of the book, now in its fourth edition, The Social Worker & Psychotropic Medication: Toward Effective Collaboration with Clients, Families and Providers (with Joseph Walsh, Cengage-Brooks/Cole).Cited by: 4.

Presenting material within a contemporary framework of "partnership" practice that is rich with case examples, this up-to-date primer on psychopharmacology and psychosocial interventions serves as a useful resource for social work students and practitioners as they expand their daily roles in psychiatric medication management.

Bentley and Walsh present all the facts, myths, and relevant. The Larger Context of Psychopharmacology and Social Work. Overview of Social Work Roles in Medication Management Across Settings.

Basic Psychopharmacology. The Five Classes of Medication. Intervention Concerns with Special Populations. Referrals, Decision-Making, and the Meaning of Psychiatric Medication. Medication Education for Clients and Families.

Social Workers, Medication, and Scope of Practice Introduction Social workers are not authorized to prescribe or administer medication, although they work in a wide range of health care settings where medical interventions are utilized, including the use of psychotropic medication.

May Authored book The social worker and psychotropic medication chosen as one of “ Great Books for the Social Worker’s Library” by Scholarship Selected publications. Casey, R.C., & Bentley, K.J.

(in press). This article reviews the recent history of somatic treatment of mental illness and discusses possible roles for social workers in the prescription of psychotropic drugs. Social work has neglected. Jun 2, - Explore Nate's board "Psychotropic Medications" on Pinterest.

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The Social Worker and Psychotropic Medication: Toward Effective Collaboration with Mental Health Clients, Families, and Providers by joseph Walsh and Kia J.

Bentley and Kia J.(Kia J. Bentley) Bentley Presenting material within a contemporary framework of "partnership" practice that is rich with case.

In Virginia, she is the chair of the Human Rights Committee of Central State Hospital. She is the author of another Cengage Brooks/Cole text, SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE IN MENTAL HEALTH: CONTEMPORARY ROLES, TASKS, AND TECHNIQUES AND PSYCHIATRIC MEDICATION ISSUES FOR SOCIAL WORKERS, as well as COUNSELORS AND PSYCHOLOGISTS (, HAWORTH).Brand: Kia J.

Bentley. Learning psychotropic medications can be quite challenging for social workers taking the LCSW/LMSW exam.

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It has nothing to do with your reasoning skills. While it is important. for Clinical Social Work in Social Work Practice Standard 1. Ethics and Values Clinical social workers shall adhere to the values and ethics of the social work profession, utilizing the NASW Codes of Ethicsas a guide to ethical decision making.

Standard 2. Specialized Practice Skills and Intervention Clinical social workers shall demonstrate. Here's another quick quiz based upon the psychotropic medications page at Wikipedia. Test your medication knowledge, prepare for the social work exam, have fun. Match the medication with its description.

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This type of medication use is referred to as "off label.". The social worker and psychotropic medication: Toward effective collaboration with mental health clients, families and providers. 3d ed. Monterey, CA: Brooks/Cole Thomson. E-mail Citation» Continues to provide a comprehensive review of the issues, trends, and practices related to psychopharmacology, focusing strongly on how to enhance social.

For children who have been prescribed psychotropic medication, compliance with Chapter RCW, Mental Health Services for Minors, is required. Neither the CA social worker nor the out-of-home care provider may authorize the administration of psychotropic medications to a child in the custody of CA, with the following exceptions.

Medications can play a role in treating several mental disorders and conditions. Treatment may also include psychotherapy (also called “talk therapy”) and brain stimulation therapies (less common).

In some cases, psychotherapy alone may be the best treatment option. Choosing the right treatment. A social worker is often one of the first professionals a patient has contact with when he seeks treatment in a psychiatric setting. Before a patient can receive treatment, he must complete an intake and evaluation process.

In many cases, social workers are the main providers of these services in a psychiatric setting. Kia J. Bentley is a tenured Professor of Social Work at Virginia Commonwealth University where she has taught since She is the author of the book, now in its fourth edition, The Social Worker & Psychotropic Medication: Toward Effective Collaboration with Clients, Families and Providers (with Joseph Walsh, Cengage-Brooks/Cole).

The Social Worker, Psychotropic Medication, and Right to Refuse Mark L. Ruffalo. Mark L. Ruffalo, LCSW, is a psychotherapist in private practice, Cross Creek Boulevard, Su Tampa, FL ; e-mail: [email protected] Search for other works by this author on: Oxford Academic.

PubMed. Google Scholar. This study explores social workers’ perspectives on the psychosocial effects of psychotropic drug treatment of their adolescent clients. Using a mail survey, we asked a national sample of experienced clinical social workers to answer questions about their perceptions of the effects of such treatment on the sense of self and social well-being of an adolescent client.

social workers making referrals for psychiatric medication in particular, a recent national survey of clinical social workers confirmed thatthis activity is one of the most frequently performed social work roles related to medication management. Indeed. 72% of the large sample of National Association of Social Workers.

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there is a direct relationship between social work­ ers'attitudes toward drug treatment and treatment outcomes.

Social Workers' Views of Drug Treatment Much ofthe earlier social workliterature from the s and s depicts the profession's view of psychotropic medication treatmentas suspicious and negative (for example, Berg & Wallace.

An average 5 percent of HIV carriers worldwide were infected by injecting a psychotropic drug. Psychotropic drug abuse is likely to have harmful effects on people's health and social status. The adverse consequences of psychoactive substances can be structured into four basic groups: Chronic diseases.

Psychotropic drugs can cause different. The PMAC meets quarterly to review the psychiatric treatment of DCS-involved youth, with a specific focus on psychotropic medication utilization patterns.

This committee includes representatives from IUSM Department of Psychiatry, DCS, OMPP, FSSA, DMHA, pediatricians, social workers, psychologists, pharmacists, child advocates and other. The bill would require, by January 1,the State Department of Social Services to convene a working group to consider various options for seeking authorization from a dependent child, a ward, or their attorney, for release of the dependent child’s or ward’s medical information regarding psychotropic medication prescribed between January 1,and July 1,and to report to the.

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Social Work Roles and Activities Regarding Psychiatric Medication: Results of a National Survey Kia J.

Bentley, Joseph Walsh, and Rosemary L. Farmer This article reports the findings of a national survey of social workers regarding their everyday practice roles and activities regarding psychiatric medication.

The results of this. psychotropic medications. In this guide youwill find information about the medications that may be used to help treat emotional and/or behavior disorders in children and adolescents, how these medications work and possible side effects a child or adolescent may experience.

School of Social Work S Community-based Practice in Mental Health and Addiction (3 credits) Vintage Books. Topic: Principles of the Strengths Model/ Engagement/Treatment Alliance The social worker and psychotropic medication: Toward effective collaboration with mental health clients, families, and providers.

Quality Improvement Project (QI Project) Improving the Use of Psychotropic Medication among Children and Youth in Foster Care. The QI Project is a collaborative effort between the California Department of Social Services and the California Department of Health Care Services.

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that overall, social workers in private practice find psychotropic medications and prescribing providers to be helpful for their clients, but there is a fair amount of variation depending on the type of mental illness being treated and the type of prescribing provider in the split treatment.

Descriptions of psychiatric medications for treating child and adolescent psychiatric disorders; including benefits and side-effects.

The information below includes most of the medications used to treat child and adolescent psychiatric will find the problems each medication might treat and some of the common side effects.

We will consider all relevant medical evidence about your disorder from your physician, psychologist, and other medical sources, which include health care providers such as physician assistants, psychiatric nurse practitioners, licensed clinical social workers, and clinical mental health counselors.Supporting recovery in social work with persons having co-occurring problems – clients’ and professionals’ perceptions 16 October | Nordic Social Work Research, Vol.

10, No. 2 Schizophrenia and drug addiction comorbidity: recent advances in our understanding of behavioural susceptibility and neural mechanisms.These early psychiatric social workers were breaking new ground and had to rely largely on their own judgment.

They looked for practical answers to the problems presented by their patients long before the conceptual framework for understanding many psychiatric illnesses was well formed and when there were few effective medications or treatments.

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