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Friday's Progress Notes - May 2014

Mental Health Information - VOL: 8 ISSUE 4
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1. ADMINISTRATION AND POLICY IN MENTAL HEALTH AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Burnout in Mental Health Services: A Review of the Problem and Its Remediation

Many researchers consider burnout to be a job-related stress condition or even a work-related mental health impairment.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3156844/

2. COUNSELING TODAY
The Inner Life of the Counselor

Strengthening our own self-care protocol is an important undertaking for ourselves and also a gift to our clients and colleagues.
http://ct.counseling.org/2014/04/the-inner-life-of-the-counselor/

3. COUNSELING TODAY
Leveraging apps for Counselor Self-care

This article provides apps for counselor self-care across three dimensions of wellness: physical, psychological and emotional.
http://ct.counseling.org/2013/10/leveraging-apps-for-counselor-self-care/

4. AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION
Occupational Vulnerability for Psychologists

Everyone working in a mental health setting needs to attend to issues of occupational vulnerability and self-care.
http://www.apapracticecentral.org/ce/self-care/vulnerability.aspx

5. UNIVERSITY OF BUFFALO SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK
Burnout and Self-Care in Social Work

In this podcast, Elaine Hammond uses a trauma-informed perspective to provide a paradigm for the creation of an individualized self-care strategy.
http://www.insocialwork.org/episode.asp?ep=133

6. UNIVERSITY OF BUFFALO SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK
Self-Care Self-Assessment Checklists and Measures

This page has several self-assessment checklists and measures that can help therapists examine different aspects of their present well-being.
http://socialwork.buffalo.edu/resources/self-care-starter-kit/self-care-self-assessment-checklists-and-measures.html

7. JOURNAL OF PSYCHOACTIVE DRUGS
Causes, Consequences, and Prevention of Burnout among Substance Abuse Treatment Counselors: A Rural versus Urban Comparison

Substance abuse counselors are vulnerable to burnout, which has negative repercussions for the counselor, employing organization, and clients.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3652635/

8. CURRENT PSYCHIATRY
How to avoid burning out and keep your spark

Treating or preventing burnout requires individual solutions, peer strategies, and group/organizational techniques. (Complimentary registration required.)
http://www.currentpsychiatry.com/fileadmin/cp_archive/pdf/0501/0501CP_Article2.pdf

9. JOURNAL OF PSYCHOSOCIAL NURSING AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Promoting Wellness of Peer Providers Through Coaching

A key task of the wellness coach is to help the individual served
explore the eight dimensions of wellness.
http://www.healio.com/~/media/Journals/JPN/2014/1_January/10_3928_02793695_20130930_03/10_3928_02793695_20130930_03.pdf



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Friday's Progress Notes - January 2014
Mental Health Information - Vol. 18 Issue 1
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COUNSELING TODAY
Don't Turn Away
Most counselors don't specialize in addictions work, but that doesn't mean clients with addictions aren't coming to them for help.
http://ct.counseling.org/2011/06/dont-turn-away

CURRENT PSYCHIATRY
Obsessed with Facebook
Although not a DSM-5 or ICD-10 diagnosis, internet addiction has been correlated with depression.
http://www.currentpsychiatry.com/uploads/media/046_0913CP_Cases_FINAL.pdf

AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN
Promoting Smoking Cessation
All patients should be asked about tobacco use and assessed for motivation to quit at every clinical encounter.
http://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0315/p591.html

VISTAS 
Working With Sexual Addictions in Couples Therapy Conjoint martial therapy can be helpful in recovery.
http://counselingoutfitters.com/vistas/vistas10/Article_21.pdf

VIRTUAL MENTOR 
Drug Testing in Adolescents Testing an adolescent without his consent raises ethical issues involving competence, consent, confidentiality, and paternalism.
http://virtualmentor.ama-assn.org/2005/03/ccas1-0503.html

MEDSCAPE
Can Obesity Be an Addiction?
One area of obesity research is the considerable neurobiological overlap between addiction and some forms of obesity. (Complimentary registration required.
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/807684

VISTAS
Solution Focused Social Interest: A Targeted Approach to Treating Internet
Addiction Article provides a history of Internet addiction, profiles of those who overuse technology, and a description of a solution focused treatment.
http://counselingoutfitters.com/vistas/vistas12/Article_84.pdf

UNIVERSITY OF BUFFALO SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK
Social Networks, Trauma, Substance Abuse, and Dual Disorders Among Women In this podcast, Dr. Elizabeth Tracy traces the significance of social networks in social work practice and the role of trauma and violence among women presenting with substance abuse or dual disorders.
http://www.insocialwork.org/episode.asp?ep=35

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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SECONDARY SCHOOL PRINCIPALS
Relational Aggression Among Students
Relational aggression refers to harm within relationships that is caused by covert bullying or manipulative behavior.
http://www.athealth.com/apps/redirect.cfm?linkid=428

MEDSCAPE PEDIATRICS
Bullying: An Old Problem in a New Era The evolution of bullying coincides with the growing access to mobile devices and Internet-based social networking.
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/749448

PRINCIPAL LEADERSHIP
Cyberbullying The elusive nature of cyberbullying compounds the difficulty of identifying harmful behavior and intervening to stop it.
http://www.athealth.com/apps/redirect.cfm?linkid=429

CURRENT PSYCHIATRY ONLINE
MEAN: How to Manage a Child Who Bullies The authors present the mnemonic
MEAN to help clinicians assess and understand children who bully.
http://www.currentpsychiatry.com/fileadmin/cp_archive/pdf/1204/1204CP_PRLS_Madaan.pdf

THE REACH INSTITUTE
Treatment of Maladaptive Aggression in Youth
A comprehensive assessment is necessary for understanding the
development and context of maladaptive behaviors in youth.
http://athealth.com/professionals/

VISTAS
School Counseling for Systemic Change: Bullying and
Suicide Prevention for LGBTQ Youth

Implementing effective school-wide approaches for meeting the needs of
LGBTQ Youth will also help youth in general.
http://counselingoutfitters.com/vistas/vistas11/Article_81.pdf

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS
Aggression in Adolescents: Strategies for Parents and Educators
Various  characteristics of aggression can include behaviors such as starting rumors;
excluding others; arguing; bullying.
http://www.nasponline.org/resources/principals/nasp_aggression.pdf

COUNSELING TODAY
Grown-up Bullying
Bullying has grown up and gone to college and into the workplace.
http://ct.counseling.org/2013/03/grown-up-bullying

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