Endings in Clinical Practice: Endings in Clinical Practice by Joseph WalshEndings in Clinical Practice: Endings in Clinical Practice by Joseph Walsh

Endings in Clinical Practice: Endings in Clinical Practice

byJoseph Walsh

Paperback | June 15, 2007

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Effective endings ensure that intervention gains continue after the therapeutic relationship ends. Joseph Walsh relates this critical topic to all practitioners through his use of diverse settings, detailed coverage of clinical endings, and extensive case illustrations that make the contentconcrete, practical, and accessible. Walsh takes a multi-setting and multi-theoretical approach to the often-overlooked topic of endings in clinical practice.Endings in Clinical Practice is organized into three parts. The first part covers types of endings in clinical practice, both planned and unplanned; the importance of closure; and common endings tasks across fields of practice. Part Two outlines theoretical perspectives on endings especiallypertinent to advanced practitioners. The final section considers a variety of specific clinical ending situations and the ways in which clients and practitioners may react to them.
Joseph Walsh, (PhD, LCSW, Ohio State University) is professor of social work at Virginia Commonwealth University. He has been a direct services practitioner in the field of mental health since 1974, first in a psychiatric hospital and later in community mental health center settings. He continues to provide direct services to clients a...
Title:Endings in Clinical Practice: Endings in Clinical PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:264 pages, 8.9 × 5.98 × 0.51 inPublished:June 15, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0190616520

ISBN - 13:9780190616526


Editorial Reviews

"Joseph Walsh has produced a concise but thorough text which brings the topic of termination into full view.. This text is useful to the beginning as well as the more seasoned practitioner." --Marta Lundy, Loyola University Chicago