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Essentials of Treatment Planning

Author: Mark E. Maruish

Course Created: 2002

Practice Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Book Required Duration: 6 hours
3.7 out of 4.0, Based on: 6 reviews

Course Summary

Essentials of Treatment Planning is a practical guide to developing treatment plans in behavioral health settings. This course covers such essential material as the role and benefits of treatment planning in a clinical setting, methods for conducting comprehensive patient assessments, the use of assessment information to develop the basis of individual treatment plans, and strategies for ongoing evaluations and revisions of treatment plans.

Course Format

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Course Syllabus

  1. Introduction
  2. Patient Assessment
  3. Contributions of Psychological Testing to Clinical Assessment
  4. Case Formulation
  5. Developing a Treatment Plan
  6. Monitoring Treatment Progress

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the reasons to use treatment plans.
  • Describe patient assessment.
  • Explain the benefits of assessment instruments in treatment planning.
  • Describe developing a treatment plan.


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