Title: Working with Consumers/Clients of Recovery-Oriented Services
Date: January 21, 2011
Presenter: Diane Gehart, PhD
Description: Based on her new book, Mastering Competencies in Family Therapy: A Practical Approach to Theories and Clinical Case Documentation, Dr. Gehart presents some tips about clinical case documentation.
Dr. Gehart will discusses cutting edge issues and current practices in clinical case documentation that will include key strategies for writing case conceptualizations, clinical assessments (diagnosis and mental status exam), treatment plans, and progress notes. This webinar also addresses common questions and concerns of MFT trainees starting their field placements and will address how to integrate theory and practice.
Bio: Dr. Gehart has been working with individuals, couples, children, and families to quickly and effectively resolve problems for over 15 years. As a Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy at California State University, Northridge, she has studied and teaches a wide range of therapeutic approaches and stays abreast of the latest trends and research.
She has authored several books, including Mastering Competencies in Family Therapy and The Complete Core Competencies Assessment System; co-authored Theory-Based Treatment Planning for Marriage and Family Therapists, and Collaborative Therapy: Conversations and Relationships that Make a Difference. She has authored and co-authored numerous professional and research articles and is an internationally sought after speaker, having given hundreds of workshops to professionals and general audiences.
She is on the editorial review boards for several academic journals as well as community service boards related to child sexual abuse. She is an active leader in the field and has served on numerous state and national boards in the field of family therapy.