Friday's Progress Notes

Friday's Progress Notes (FPN) is a FREE monthly mental health e-newsletter that focuses on eating disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, substance abuse, practice management, family relationships, ADHD, Alzheimer's, anxiety, and other mental health topics for professionals and their clients/patients/colleagues.

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2014

 
November AGING
October DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
September CULTURAL COMPETENCY
August ANXIETY DISORDERS
July ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH
June SUICIDE RISK
May CLINICIAN BURNOUT AND SELF-CARE
April TECHNOLOGY IN BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
February TRAUMA
January ADDICTION
   

2013

 
November PERSONALITY DISORDERS
October BULLYING
September BUILDING THERAPEUTIC RELATIONSHIPS
August PRACTICE ISSUES
June AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
May AGING
April DEPRESSION IN CHILDREN and ADOLESCENTS
February GRIEF and LOSS
January CHILDHOOD DISORDERS

Test Your Knowledge

In addressing suicide with clients, therapists are encouraged to:

approach the subject indirectly.


question the client aggressively.


tell clients at the first meeting that if the client is at risk for suicide, the therapist may break confidentiality to promote the client's safety.


use no-suicide contracts.