This course offers students an in-depth examination of the content and process of behavioral health clinical treatment planning for individuals, couples, and families seeking counseling or psychotherapy. It is acknowledged that a component of clinicians’ effectiveness with their clients is developing and administering effective planning to guide clinical treatment. Managed care in particular espouses this view. This course reviews the philosophy, structure, and implementation of effective clinical treatment planning. Particular emphasis is given to developing written treatment plans.
*Course number changed to 536 in August, 2015.