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  • Essentials Of Abnormal Psychology

    Psychology as a whole can be defined as the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. One fascinating aspect of psychology is the subsection known as abnormal psychology. This essay will define what abnormal psychology is; outline the various criteria used to define abnormal behavior and discuss the differences between Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, and Social Workers. First we must define what abnormal psychology is. One of the more succinct definitions can be found in Essentials of Abnormal Psychology: In a Changing World: Abnormal psychology is the branch of the science of psychology that addresses the description, causes, and treatment of abnormal behaviour patterns. Nevid, J.S Greene, B. Johnson, P.A. Taylor, S. Macnab,…

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  • Ethical Implications Of A Counselor

    The ethical implications of a counselor expressing their values to a client Young, Scott, Craig, and Cashwell (2016) explain that it is often difficult for a person to exist and work in a manner that is value-neutral. According to Young, Scott, Craig, and Cashwell, 2016, value-neutral is a term in psychotherapy used to explain the goal of not changing the value of a client to match that of a professional, by assuming that the values of the professional are preferable. Although counselors often…

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  • Difference Between Clinical And Psychiatric Nurses

    psychology is a unique field of work and it differs from all other mental and health professions. Clinical psychologist differs from other psychology disciplines. Clinical psychologist focus on psychotherapy. Clinical Psychologist work more with seriously disturbed populations more so than the other disciplines (Pomerantz, 2013), working in hospitals and inpatients units. In addition, compared to the other disciplines in psychology, clinical psychologist spend a great deal of their time in…

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  • Confidentiality In Psychology

    Confidentiality and Privilege Psychology can be a complex set of ethical standards of laws and principles, which are treated with the uppermost respect. Confidentiality between mental health professionals and privileges of trust as a professional are correlated with the APA Ethics Code of Standards (Fisher, 2012). Law and ethics are two different areas of psychology that can emerge from within those areas. Confidentiality is private information consented between the mental health professional…

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  • History Of Forensic Psychology

    Forensic psychology is one of the newest and largest expanding specialties in psychology and the criminal justice system. Psychology, known as the science of mental processes and behaviors paired with forensic, in its smallest form means different scientific techniques or tests, concludes the profession of forensic psychology. But, in order for professionals in this specialty to evaluate and accurately process based upon evidence, evaluations, and assessments, they must have both the foundation…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Actuarial Risk Assessment

    Risk assessment refers to determining the potential threat that an individual as upon their release from custody because of mental illness and/or criminal activity. There are two methods of risk assessments they are actuarial and clinical judgment (Brown & Singh, 2014). Actuarial risk assessment refers to a method of assessment that is based on statistics that estimates the risk level of a particular event to occur for example, how likely is this offender to commit a violent crime. There are…

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  • Projective Assessment Methods

    Summary of the Article In June of 2015, Chris Piotrowski published his article titled On the Decline of Projective Techniques in Professional Psychology Training in the North American Journal of Psychology. Piotrowski identified the Rorschach Ink Blot Test, sentence completion methods, and the Thematic Apperception Test as some examples of projective assessments in the field of Psychology (Piotrowski, 2015). The author shares how projective testing and assessment methods have been an accepted…

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  • Gibbs Reflective Report

    Once on the job and talking to the patient and seen how scared he was I felt a bit out of my depth is by this point I had received no mental health training within the ambulance service. I knew the patient had to be taken to hospital I felt very concerned that he would run away and commit suicide, I felt that by whatever means I would have to get this patient to hospital. During the job I felt many emotions firstly when talking to the patient I felt the great sadness of what had happened to him.…

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  • Confidentiality In Group Therapy

    There come times in individuals lives where they feel that a matter is out of their able hands and need the help of someone who is more knowledgeable and will be able to give them assistance. Individuals that seek help from professionals rightly expect that any information disclosed will be kept private. Confidentiality is a fundamental aspect of any professional-client relationship, meaning that professionals are obligated to maintain that the information of the client and any matters discussed…

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  • HOSA Reflective Essay

    In high school, I had an instructor that stood out as a professional hero. I took her for some health science classes. I believe that this instructor properly displayed sensitivity, ethical commitment, and ethical courage. She also was the advisor for our school’s local chapter of H.O.S.A, which stands for Health Occupation Students of America. The purpose of the HOSA organization is to develop leadership and technical HOSA skill competencies through a program of motivation, awareness and…

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