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The Adult Psychotherapy Progress Notes Planner

The Adult Psychotherapy Progress Notes Planner
Author: Arthur E. Jongsma Jr. - David J. Berghuis
ISBN 13: 9780471763444
ISBN 10: 471763446
Edition: 3
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2006-07-21
Format: Paperback
Pages: 400
List Price: $60.00

The Adult Psychotherapy Progress Notes Planner, Third Edition contains complete prewritten session and patient presentation descriptions for each behavioral problem in The Complete Adult Psychotherapy Treatment Planner, Fourth Edition. The prewritten progress notes can be easily and quickly adapted to fit a particular client need or treatment situation.

  • Saves you hours of time-consuming paperwork, yet offers the freedom to develop customized progress notes
  • Organized around 43 main presenting problems, including anger management, chemical dependence, depression, financial stress, low self-esteem, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Features over 1,000 prewritten progress notes (summarizing patient presentation, themes of session, and treatment delivered)
  • Provides an array of treatment approaches that correspond with the behavioral problemsand DSM-IV-TR diagnostic categories in The Complete Adult Psychotherapy Treatment Planner, Fourth Edition
  • Offers sample progress notes that conform to the requirements of most third-party payors and accrediting agencies, including JCAHO and the NCQA
  • Presents new and updated information on the role of evidence-based practice in progress notes writing and the special status of progress notes under HIPAA

Additional resources in the PracticePlanners® series:

Treatment Planners cover all the necessary elements for developing formal treatment plans, including detailed problem definitions, long-term goals, short-term objectives, therapeutic interventions, and DSM diagnoses.

Homework Planners feature behaviorally based, ready-to-use assignments to speed treatment and keep clients engaged between sessions.

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In addition to running a private practice in Michigan, Jongsma is the editor of this series of books and software designed to help therapists fulfill recently established documentation requirements by providing standard case notes that can be adjusted to specific cases. The menu of sentences can be selected for constructing a progress note based on the behavioral definitions and therapeutic interventions from the Treatment Planner. No date is noted for the first edition. There is no index or bibliography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)