The Paper Office for the Digital Age Fifth Edition

Author: Edward L. Zuckerman
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 9781462528004
Release Date: 2016-11-21
Genre: Psychology

Significantly revised and updated to include online and computerized aspects of private practice, this essential manual has given many tens of thousands of clinicians the complete record-keeping and risk-reduction tools that every psychotherapy practice needs. The book provides effective methods for obtaining informed consent, planning treatment and documenting progress, managing HIPAA compliance, maintaining clinical and financial records, communicating with clients and third-party payers, and reducing malpractice risk. Drawing from the professional literature, it features key guidance and easy-to-digest pointers about the ethical, legal, and business aspects of practice. With a large-size format and lay-flat binding for easy photocopying of the 53 reproducible forms and handouts, the book includes a CD-ROM that lets purchasers customize and print the reproducible materials. New to This Edition: *Updated throughout to reflect today's greater use of electronic/digital technologies in practice management. *Chapter on insurance and billing, coping with managed care, and Medicare. *Chapter on private practice marketing, including Internet and social media dos and don'ts. *Expanded topics: HIPAA compliance, ICD-10, responding to subpoenas, and using online technologies for billing, communication, and record keeping. *Information about hundreds of websites dealing with all aspects of operating a practice. See also Clinician's Thesaurus, 7th Edition, and Clinician's Electronic Thesaurus, Version 7.0, by Edward L. Zuckerman, indispensable resources for conducting interviews and writing psychological reports.

Forms for the Therapist

Author: Allan G. Hedberg
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0080958109
Release Date: 2010-09-14
Genre: Psychology

Allan Hedberg has been in private practice as a psychologist for over 30 years. In Forms for the Therapist, Dr. Hedberg has put together a one-stop source of every imaginable form for the early career therapist. The book is not geared exclusively to psychologists, but to all types of practitioners including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, marriage and family counselors, alcohol counselors, rehabilitation, recreational, occupational, physical, and speech therapists. The forms have been provided by experienced, seasoned professionals who have refined their content over the course of many years in practice. In addition to the forms themselves, practical guidelines on their use and helpful information on developing personalized forms is included. The book is written in a concise format and the forms are easy to duplicate or adapt for the busy professional. Forms are designed for early career therapists and obtained from experienced, seasoned therapists Includes all types of forms, including surveys, questionnaires, informal tests, informational ratings sheets, and "homework assignments" to be used between sessions Information is geared toward all types of practitioners, and forms are easily duplicated or adapted, saving professionals valuable time

The Paper Office

Author: Edward L. Zuckerman
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 157230104X
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Psychiatric records

This information-packed manual and CD-ROM provide the basic administrative forms that every independent or small group practice needs. Serving as a "malpractice risk reduction kit," "The Paper Office, Second Edition" will save therapists time while legally protecting them and their clients. Incorporating current ethical standards, the more than 50 ready-to-use forms, checklists, and handouts include client handouts on confidentiality, such as "What You Should Know About Managed Care"; a sample treatment plan for managed care organizations; therapy contracts for adults, children, and groups; and letters for releasing and requesting client records. The accompanying CD-ROM lets users load any of the forms and handouts into their word processing program and modify them as needed. Alternatively, all materials may be photocopied directly from the book. The CD-ROM also contains a CE test with which readers can earn continuing education credits approved by the American Psychological Association (for an additional fee).

The Paper Office Fourth Edition

Author: Edward L. Zuckerman
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781462507306
Release Date: 2012-03-12
Genre: Psychology

Providing essential recordkeeping and risk-reduction tools that every psychotherapy practice needs, this highly practical resource is now in a fully updated fourth edition. It is ideal for new practitioners who want to hit the ground running and for seasoned pros who want to streamline their paperwork and clinical efficiency. Presented are methods for assuring informed consent and documenting treatment planning and progress; advice on structuring fees, billing, coping with managed care, and marketing; forms and guidelines to facilitate HIPAA compliance; links to useful websites; and much more. More than 60 reproducible forms and handouts--in a ready-to-use, large-size format--can be copied from the book or customized and printed from the accompanying CD-ROM.

Clinician s Thesaurus

Author: Edward L. Zuckerman
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 157230569X
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Psychology

A bestseller with over 150,000 copies in print, this popular guidebook offers an exhaustive checklist of thousands of words and phrases in an easily accessible format, enabling practitioners to quickly select the appropriate terms to describe almost any clinical situation.

Therapist s Guide to Clinical Intervention

Author: Sharon L. Johnson
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780128111772
Release Date: 2017-06-09
Genre: Psychology

Therapist’s Guide to Clinical Intervention: The 1-2-3's of Treatment Planning, Third Edition, is a must-have reference for clinicians completing insurance forms, participating in managed care or practicing in treatment settings requiring formalized goals and treatment objectives. This practical, hands-on handbook outlines treatment goals and objectives for each type of psychopathology as defined by the diagnostic and statistical manual by the American Psychiatric Association. The book also identifies skill-building resources and provides samples of all major professional forms. This third edition includes at least 30% new material including the following changes: inclusion of diagnostic codes for ICD as well as DSM5; updated language throughout text in light of HIPAA imposed changes; groups all chapters to relate to similar disorders and themes to make it easier for readers to find what they need; revisions and improvements to special assessments; additions to skill building entries; and business forms updated per HIPAA and industry standards. Outlines treatment goals and objectives for DSM-IV diagnoses Provides outlines for assessing special circumstances Offers skill building resources to supplement treatment Provides samples for a wide range of business and clinical forms

Navigating the Insurance Maze

Author: Barbara Griswold
Publisher:
ISBN: 0615133096
Release Date: 2006-09
Genre: Mental health insurance

Using a case example, this book gives psychotherapists a comprehensive look at the myths and realities of working with insurance.

Engineering Ethics Concepts and Cases

Author: Charles E. Harris, Jr.
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337670746
Release Date: 2018-01-01
Genre: Education

Packed with examples pulled straight from recent headlines, ENGINEERING ETHICS, Sixth Edition, helps engineers understand the importance of their conduct as professionals as well as reflect on how their actions can affect the health, safety and welfare of the public and the environment. Numerous case studies give readers plenty of hands-on experience grappling with modern-day ethical dilemmas, while the book's proven and structured method for analysis walks readers step by step through ethical problem-solving techniques. It also offers practical application of the Engineering Code of Ethics and thorough coverage of critical moral reasoning, effective organizational communication, sustainability and economic development, risk management, ethical responsibilities, globalized standards for engineering and emerging challenges relating to evolving technology. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Elements of Journalism

Author: Bill Kovach
Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)
ISBN: 9780804136785
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The authors outline the main principles of journalism, discussing the ethical and professional issues affecting the work of newspeople, the forces shaping the profession, and the future of journalism. 50,000 first printing.

Ten Steps to a Results Based Monitoring and Evaluation System

Author: Jody Zall Kusek
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 9780821389072
Release Date: 2004-06-15
Genre: Business & Economics

This Handbook provides a comprehensive ten-step model that will help guide development practitioners through the process of designing and building a results-based monitoring and evaluation system.

The Ethics Challenge in Public Service

Author: Carol W. Lewis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118228760
Release Date: 2012-04-18
Genre: Business & Economics

This thoroughly revised and updated third edition of The Ethics Challenge in Public Service is the classic ethics text used in public management programs nationwide. The book serves as a valuable resource for public managers who work in a world that presents numerous ethical challenges every day. It is filled with a wealth of practical tools and strategies that public managers can use when making ethical choices in the ambiguous and pressured world of public service. The book also contains new material on topics such as social networking, the use of apology, ethics as applied to public policy, working with elected officials, and more. "The Ethics Challenge in Public Service, now in its third edition, continues to be simply indispensable for teaching public service ethics. Thoroughly updated to encompass the latest developments in the field, this new edition adds both a companion website and an instructor's website, further enhancing its value for both students and faculty." —Guy B. Adams, Harry S. Truman School of Public Affairs, University of Missouri "If you want to know about ethical decision making in public service, this is the book to read." —Patricia J. Harned, president, Ethics Resource Center "This book cuts through the rhetoric and the partisanship right to the heart of ethics in the public service; here is a smooth blend of how and why." —Carole L. Jurkiewicz, Woman's Hospital Distinguished Professor of Healthcare Management, John W. Dupuy Endowed Professor, Louisiana State University

Private Practice Essentials

Author: Howard Baumgarten
Publisher: Pesi Publishing & Media
ISBN: 1683730526
Release Date: 2017-03-27
Genre: Business & Economics

Private Practice Essentials is an innovative, practical guide and workbook for creating business and clinical success in your counseling and therapy practice. You'll be guided through numerous exercises that provide a solid and personalized plan with realistic and attainable goals. It's like having a professional business consultant right at your fingertips. 75+ reproducible worksheets, forms and exercises * Networking & Marketing Strategies * Tips to Improve Financial Success * Budgeting Tools * Clinical Intake and Business Forms * Business Plan Templates * Diversification Strategies

40 Days of Dating

Author: Jessica Walsh
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 9781613127155
Release Date: 2015-01-20
Genre: Self-Help

When New York–based graphic designers and long-time friends Timothy Goodman and Jessica Walsh found themselves single at the same time, they decided to try an experiment. The old adage says that it takes 40 days to change a habit—could the same be said for love? So they agreed to date each other for 40 days, record their experiences in questionnaires, photographs, videos, texts, and artworks, and post the material on a website they would create for this purpose. What began as a small experiment between two friends became an Internet sensation, drawing 5 million unique (and obsessed) visitors from around the globe to their site and their story since it was launched in July 2013. 40 Days of Dating: An Experiment is a beautifully designed, expanded look at the experiment and the results, including a great deal of material that never made it onto the site, such as who they were as friends and individuals before the 40 days and who they have become since. Note: 40 Days of Dating has a special binding that allows it to open very flat by attaching the endpapers to the inside covers.

The Psychotherapy Documentation Primer

Author: Donald E. Wiger
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118167854
Release Date: 2012-06-25
Genre: Psychology

Everything you need to know to record client intake, treatment, and progress—incorporating the latest managed care, accrediting agency, and government regulations Paperwork and record keeping are day-to-day realities in your mental health practice. Records must be kept for managed care reimbursement; for accreditation agencies; for protection in the event of lawsuits; to meet federal HIPAA regulations; and to help streamline patient care in larger group practices, inpatient facilities, and hospitals. The standard professionals and students have turned to for quick and easy, yet comprehensive, guidance to writing a wide range of mental health documents, the Third Edition of The Psychotherapy Documentation Primer continues to reflect HIPAA and accreditation agency requirements as well as offer an abundance of examples. The new edition features: Revised examples of a wider range of psychological concerns New chapters on documentation ethics and the art and science of psychological assessment and psychotherapy Study questions and answers at the end of each chapter Greatly expanded, The Psychotherapy Documentation Primer, Third Edition continues to be the benchmark record-keeping reference for working professionals, reflecting the latest in documentation and reporting requirements.

Getting Started in Private Practice

Author: Chris E. Stout
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470893494
Release Date: 2010-06-10
Genre: Psychology

All the tips and tools you need to build a successful mental health practice from the ground up Many mental health professionals currently working for group practices, hospitals, and private or government agencies have both the skills and the drive to become solo practitioners. But how and where do you begin? Getting Started in Private Practice is a reliable reference that offers the comprehensive information and armchair motivation you need to establish and build your own practice from the ground up. User-friendly and full of helpful tips, this handy book provides you with tools and techniques for starting and maintaining a thriving private practice, including information on: * Discovering your ideal practice * Creating a business plan * Financing your start-up * Setting fees * Setting up shop and measuring results * Minimizing risk * Managing managed care * Marketing your practice * Generating referrals * Utilizing additional print, Web, and organizational resources From major concerns such as ethics and liability to day-to-day matters like selecting stationery and business cards, Getting Started in Private Practice puts the best solutions at your fingertips. Whether you're a recent graduate or a seasoned pro, this invaluable resource will help you minimize the uncertainty of establishing a solo practice while maximizing the rewards.