Everything you need to know to record client intake, treatment, and progressincorporating the latest managed care, accrediting agency, and government regulations
Paperwork and record keeping are day-to-day realities in your mental health practice. Records must be kept for managed care reimbursement; for accreditation agencies; for protection in the event of lawsuits; to meet federal HIPAA regulations; and to help streamline patient care in larger group practices, inpatient facilities, and hospitals.
The standard professionals and students have turned to for quick and easy, yet comprehensive, guidance to writing a wide range of mental health documents, the Third Edition of The Psychotherapy Documentation Primer continues to reflect HIPAA and accreditation agency requirements as well as offer an abundance of examples.
The new edition features:
Revised examples of a wider range of psychological concerns
New chapters on documentation ethics and the art and science of psychological assessment and psychotherapy
Study questions and answers at the end of each chapter
Greatly expanded, The Psychotherapy Documentation Primer, Third Edition continues to be the benchmark record-keeping reference for working professionals, reflecting the latest in documentation and reporting requirements.
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