By Sophia Dziegielewski PhD LCSW, George A. Jacinto PhD LCSW
Univ. of significant Florida, Orlando. provides social staff with a uncomplicated knowing and dealing wisdom of psychotropic medicinal drugs, together with medicine use and misuse. Teaches easy methods to tailor remedy for consumers taking convinced medicines, and the way to spot unwanted side effects and opposed reactions to psychotropics.
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CASE EXAMPLE: JOHN John came to the social worker on the recommendation of his physician. He reported that he felt sad, depressed, and alone ever since his wife threatened to leave him and end their ten-year marriage. Upon evaluation, it became clear to the social worker that John had the idea and a concrete and immediate plan for harming himself, and the social worker immediately sought admission to an inpatient facility for this client. The social worker handled both the outpatient and the inpatient admissions for the facility so she was able to follow John after his admission.
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Social Work Practice and Psychopharmacology by Sophia Dziegielewski PhD LCSW, George A. Jacinto PhD LCSW