A "sink or swim" philosophy frequently prevails in mental health settings today.
Shows beginning therapists and their supervisors how to organize an approach to the initial phase of mental health treatment, and alerts beginning clinicians to circumstances when they must seek reassurance or information from their supervisor. Clinical social worker Lukas offers the necessary tools for garnering information from the client, and also provides a framework for formulating a thorough assessment. Paper edition (unseen), $14.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)