The classic text presenting proven, practical strategies for conducting effective interviews Clinical Interviewing w in its Fifth Edition guides clinicians through elementary listening skills onward to more advanced, complex clinical assessment processes such as intake interviewing, mental status examination, and suicide assessment. Clinical Interviewing has been updated with the latest content from the DSM-5, including: * Defining psychological and emotional disorders (Chapter 6: An Overview of the Interview Process) * Diagstic impressions (Chapter 7: Intake Interviewing and Report Writing) * Assessing for depression (Chapter 9: Suicide Assessment) * History and evolution of the DSM, defining mental disorders, specific diagstic criteria, diagstic assessment, diagstic interviewing, and using diagstic checklists (Chapter 10: Diagsis and Treatment Planning) * Violence assessment (Chapter 12: Challenging Clients and Demanding Situations) Featuring an accompanying DVD with real-life scenarios of actual counselors and clients demonstrating techniques for effective clinical interviews, the new edition presents: * A greater emphasis on collaborative goal setting and the client as expert * New discussion on multicultural orientation and multicultural competency * Non-face-to-face assessment and interviewing including a structured protocol-- via email, telephone, texting, videoconferencing/Skype, instant messaging, and online chatting * An increased focus on case formulation and treatment planning
JOHN SOMMERS-FLANAGAN, PhD, is Professor of Counselor Education at the University of Montana. He serves as a mental health consultant for Trapper Creek Job Corps. His research interests include clinical interviewing, parent consultations, and adolescent psychotherapy. RITA SOMMERS-FLANAGAN, PhD, is Professor of Counselor Education at the University of Montana. She provides mental health consultation at Trapper Creek Job Corps, and has taught and written in the area of applied, practical ethics for the past twenty years. John and Rita have coauthored nine books, including Counseling and Psychotherapy Theories in Context and Practice, Second Edition; Becoming an Ethical Helping Professional; and How to Listen so Parents Will Talk and Talk so Parents Will Listen, all published by Wiley.