Using psychosocial counselling techniques in primary health care

Cover of: Using psychosocial counselling techniques in primary health care | Ellen Jespersen

Published by Avebury in Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield, Vt., USA .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Brief psychotherapy -- Case studies.,
  • Primary care (Medicine)

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StatementEllen Jespersen, P.F. Pegg.
ContributionsPegg, Patricia F.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC480.55 .J47 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 170 p. ;
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2380213M
ISBN 100566054639
LC Control Number87008784

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Counselling is associated with significantly greater clinical effectiveness in short-term mental health outcomes compared to usual care, but provides no additional advantages in the long-term.

Participants were satisfied with counselling. Although some types of health care utilisation may be reduced, counselling does not seem to reduce overall healthcare costs. Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version.

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September; 38(): PMCID: PMC USING PSYCHOSOCIAL COUNSELLING Using psychosocial counselling techniques in primary health care book IN PRIMARY HEALTH CARE. Methods. The study was conducted in the Chitwan district of Nepal with 55 purposively selected primary health care workers representing prescribers (N = 35), non-prescribers (N = 12) and Female Community Health Volunteers (N = 8).Using a semi-structured interview guide, experienced qualitative researchers collected data between September and May   Counseling patients on lifestyle modification and psychosocial problems is a fundamental competency for family physicians.1 – 4 Approximately 40% of primary care.

COUNSELING SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES BASIC COUNSELING SKILLS & TECHNIQUES Benefits of Counseling Tackling the ups, downs, and all around issues that come along with living a healthy life is no easy bull’s eye to hit. Every week can bring family emergencies, health problems, relationship issues, and career concerns.

With all of these things. This book offers practical guidance for managing the issues these counsellors face, exploring the complex dynamics of health care teams and providing a guide to the safe and effective practice of counselling in primary health care contexts.

Bower P, Knowles S, Coventry PA, et al; Counselling for mental health and psychosocial problems in primary care.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev. Sep 7(9):CD doi: /CDpub3. Methods. A parallel randomized controlled trial in Dang, rural Nepal (NCT).Persons aged 16 and older attending primary care and with a General Health Questionnaire (GHQ) score of 6 or more were randomized () to receive either non-medical psychosocial counselling (PSY) or enhanced usual care (EUC).

The primary care sector provides at least one half of all U.S. mental health services.1, 2 In the United States, 50 percent of patients treated for major depressive disorder are treated solely by. ticle describes four psychosocial theories that have been useful in our practices: self-efficacy, stress and coping, learned helplessness, and social support.

The theories are introduced and compared; practical suggestionsfor their use in the development of health education interventions are then discussed.

Skills. Psychosocial care in Nepal: the current situation The efforts in the field of mental health and/or psychosocial care are relatively min-imal compared to the overall necessity (Robertson, ; Ackland, ). The fol-lowing is an overview of the current situa-tion of some specific psychosocial coun-selling initiatives in Nepal.

Training and. Training Handbook on Psychosocial counselling for CEDC Trainer’s Guide13 Who are Children in Especially Difficult Circumstances (CEDC). Children have the right to numerous basic services and to childhood itself. This counselling programme concerns children who have lost their right to childhood due to disability, neglect, or exploitation.

Author(s): Jespersen,Ellen,; Pegg,Patricia F Title(s): Using psychosocial counselling techniques in primary health care/ Ellen Jespersen, P.F. Pegg. Country. A Continuum of Community-School Programs: Primary Prevention Through Treatment 16 B.

Accommodations to Reduce Problems 19 C. Developing Systems at a School for Problem Identification, Triage, Referral, and Management of Care 27 D. Treatments for Psychosocial Problems and Disorders 29 ntly Identified Psychosocial Problems: Developmental.

Why primary care. •The rate of depression in persons coming to primary care are high 15% - 18% •Health care reform will bring previously uninsured persons into primary care, which may increase the rates of depression. •Primary care will remain a major resource for screening depression, especially for patients with low income.

Using lay people in this capacity also serves to keep the program consumer-oriented, especially when peer volunteer counselors are used. HIICAPs also save consumers literally hundreds of thousands of dollars each year from unclaimed benefits, lack of awareness of assistance programs, duplicate policies, and inefficient use of health care dollars.

Methods. Four specific primary care services were identified and behaviour change counselling training tailored to each service was provided, based on a model of training built around competencies in establishing change-based relationships, assessing and promoting readiness to change, using evidence-based behaviour modification skills when ready and addressing psychosocial determinants of.

We hypothesized that PCC factors suggesting greater comfort with and training in the management of psychosocial problems would be associated with greater tool use, including provider gender,26, 27 professional discipline, 28 mental health training, 10 or beliefs and attitudes about mental health care.

29 We also looked at child patient. The comprehensive care package included counselling and testing, management of opportunistic infections, HAART assessment and treatment (since ), psychosocial support, nutritional support and treatment literacy training.

In two of the Kibera clinics HIV and tuberculosis (TB) care were integrated into comprehensive primary health care services. Primary care teams described providing a wide range of self-management support activities, but the pattern of use varied for different types of health problem.

These patterns may have been influenced, in part, by general practices focusing upon achieving financially incentivised quality improvement goals.

To support identified PHNs to make available dedicated mental health and counselling services and support community-led wellbeing initiatives, building on the work already being undertaken in primary and mental health care.

Mental Health, Counselling and Community Wellbeing services to Individuals affected by PFAS Contamination (Word KB). An inter-agency training programme in child and adolescent mental health for primary care staff has been developed in a UK area serving a general population of clinicians and collaborative office rounds involving primary care clinicians and mental health or developmental specialists, with the aim of discussing clinical cases and the use of specific tools, may focus the implementation process.

As the clinician and groups of clinicians gain more comfort, they can further revise their approach. Objectives: Major depression is common in elderly patients. Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) is a potentially effective treatment for depressed elderly patients.

The objective of this study was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of IPT delivered by mental health workers in primary care practices, for depressed patients 55 years of age and older identified by screening, in comparison with care. She has worked in health care settings for many years and is co-author of a number of books on therapy in primary care contexts.

AMANDA EVANS is a chartered psychologist at the Royal Free Hospital, London, UK. She has over 20 years of experience as a psychologist in health care settings and in private s: 1. Primary care approaches that could be strengthened include counselling using behaviour change techniques known to be effective in pregnancy, routine discussion of the psychosocial context for smoking, educational approaches to improve health promotion messages, appropriate use of NRT in pregnancy, culturally competent practices, and following.

Medical Social Workers assist patients and their families with health-related problems and concerns. The Medical Social Worker performs a comprehensive assessment of a patient’s social, emotional, environmental, financial, and support needs and informs other members of the health care team about these factors, which may affect the patient’s health and well-being.

The Australian Journal of Primary Health is published by CSIRO PUBLISHING on behalf of the Australian Institute for Primary Care and School of Public Health, La Trobe University in association with the Primary and Community Health Network.

The Journal is a refereed, international journal designed to publish articles on a range of issues influencing community health services and primary health.

Treating both physical addiction and the associated mental health symptoms in primary care settings is a promising model for the treatment and eradication of opiate misuse (Chou et al., ).Chou and colleagues noted that although psychosocial services were consistently mentioned as essential components to successful MAT models of care, they found “the degree to which psychosocial.

Realistic Approaches to Counseling in the Office Setting H. RUSSELL SEARIGHT, PhD,PH, M Department of Psychology, Lake Superior State University, Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan T he primary care. BACKGROUND. Most descriptive studies of psychosocial counseling by US primary care physicians (PCPs) have relied on the PCPs' recollections rather than researchers' observations of actual visit content.

The latter approach should yield more accurate measurement of counseling frequency and duration. METHODS. To what extent can such interventions be organised jointly, for different specialities and clinics within a hospital, or through the collaboration of hospitals and primary health care.

What qualifications are required for those conducting psychosocial interventions. The counselling team in the present study was inter-professional.

Anxiety, Depression and Somatoform (ADSom) disorders are highly prevalent in primary care. Managing these disorders is time-consuming and requires strong commitment on behalf of the General Practitioners (GPs). Furthermore, the management of these patients is restricted by the high patient turnover rates in primary care practices, especially in the German health care system.

Training psychosocial counselling in Nepal: Content review of a specialized training program use some additional techniques, for exam- evidence for effectiveness in primary health. care. Overall, the bio psychosocial model reflects the belief that biological, psychological, and social factors interact in an interdependent or systemic way to maintain health or cause illness.

1 This approach (bio psychosocial paradigm) has become universal, and has been endorsed and adopted by the World Health Organization. Primary-care physicians identify about 40 percent of their patients as needing some mental health treatment, but fewer than 10 percent of these patients actually see a mental health professional, according to research in "Behavioral Health in Primary Care: A Guide for Clinical Integration" (Psychosocial Press, ).A Cultural Competence Guide for Primary Health Care Professionals in Nova Scotia.

Kessler, S. (). Psychological Aspects of Genetic Counseling, X. Advanced Counseling Techniques. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 6(4): National Women’s Health Information Center.

Women of color health data book. Washington, DC: U.S. Department. Postpartum depression is a mood disorder that affects approximately 10–15% of adult mothers yearly. This study sought to determine the prevalence of postpartum depression and interventions utilized for its management in a Health facility in Ghana.

A descriptive cross-sectional study design using a quantitative approach was used for the study.

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