Academic, clinical and research aspects are offered in collaboration with clinical practitioners, who provide the clinical experience to foster the development of competencies in Health and Social Care.* Provides a clear, authoritative and lively introduction to the practice of clinical psychology * Explains succinctly the range of competencies which a psychologist is expected to possess, and how these can be applied in a variety of contexts * Key issues covered include awareness of the social context, the need for responsive and flexible practice, and respect for diversity * Examples and principles are provided which demonstrate the clinical psychologist in action, and explain why and how they work as they do
Helen Beinart is Clinical Director of the Oxford Doctoral Course in Clinical Psychology (University of Oxford) and a Consultant Clinical Child Psychologist. She has worked in the NHS for the past 30 years as a clinician, service manager, consultant, supervisor and trainer. Paul Kennedy is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Oxford, Academic Director on the Oxford Doctoral Course in Clinical Psychology, and Trust Head of Clinical Psychology based at the National Spinal Injuries Centre, Stoke Mandeville Hospital. Susan Llewelyn is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Oxford and Director of the Oxford Doctoral Course in Clinical Psychology. She is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist and has been involved in training clinical psychologists for over 30 years.
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Psychiatry & Clinical Psychology: Professional
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Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)