Spiritual and Religious Competencies in Clinical Practice

Spiritual and Religious Competencies in Clinical Practice Guidelines for Psychotherapists and Mental Health Professionals

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More and more, it is has become essential for mental health professionals to understand and competently navigate clients' religious and spiritual beliefs in treatment. In Spiritual and Religious Competencies in Clinical Practice, you'll find sixteen research-based guidelines and best practices to help you provide effective therapy while being conscious of your clients' unique spiritual or cultural background.

With this professional resource as your guide, you will be prepared to:

·Take a spiritual and religious history when treating a client
·Attend to spiritual or religious topics in a clinical setting
·Hold clear ethical boundaries regarding your own religious or spiritual beliefs
·Know when and how to make referrals if topics emerge which are beyond the scope of your competence

This book is a must-read for any mental health professional looking to develop spiritual, religious, and cultural competencies.

Book information

ISBN: 9781626251052
Publisher: Little, Brown
Imprint: New Harbinger Publications
Pub date:
DEWEY: 616.8914
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: xvii, 229
Weight: 542g
Height: 181mm
Width: 255mm
Spine width: 18mm