Supporting children and young people growing up in care

Book Summary:

Academic, clinical and research aspects are offered in collaboration with clinical practitioners, who provide the clinical experience to foster the development of competencies in Health and Social Care.

  • Provides a clear, authoritative and lively introduction to the practice of clinical psychology
  • Explains succinctly the range of competencies which a psychologist is expected to possess, and how these can be applied in a variety of contexts
  • Key issues covered include awareness of the social context, the need for responsive and flexible practice, and respect for diversity
  • Examples and principles are provided which demonstrate the clinical psychologist in action, and explain why and how they work as they do

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

Date: Jul 2009

ISBN: 978-1-4051-6767-3

Editors: Helen Beinart, Paul Kennedy, Susan Llewelyn

In: Clinical Psychology in Practice

Chapter: 7, Part II

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