Document Detail


Identifying clinical competencies that support rehabilitation and empowerment in individuals with severe mental illness.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10932445     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Individuals with severe mental illness often do not receive appropriate treatment or rehabilitation. One approach to improving their care begins by identifying competencies that clinicians should possess. This project developed a set of core clinical competencies that pertain to community-based care and support the goals of empowerment and rehabilitation. Development of the competency set began with review of existing literature and competency statements, and focus groups and interviews with clients, family members, clinicians, managers, experts, and advocates. Representatives from each of these groups participated in a national panel and used a structured process to identify 37 final competencies. Panel members agreed that these competencies are very important in determining outcomes and often are not present in current clinicians. This project demonstrates that it is possible to develop a core competency set that can be strongly supported by diverse groups of stakeholders. These competencies may be useful in clinician training, recruitment, and credentialing efforts.
Authors:
A S Young; S L Forquer; A Tran; M Starzynski; J Shatkin
Related Documents :
16436585 - Challenges and opportunities in the care of international patients: clinical and health...
14690995 - Training u.s. medical students to care for the chronically ill.
16000175 - Chiropractic as spine care: a model for the profession.
2689545 - Cholera on the louisiana gulf coast: historical notes and case report.
7167855 - The integration of the foster grandparent program with an acute care psychiatric service.
24282535 - Features of effective medical knowledge resources to support point of care learning: a ...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of behavioral health services & research     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1094-3412     ISO Abbreviation:  J Behav Health Serv Res     Publication Date:  2000 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-09-19     Completed Date:  2000-09-19     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9803531     Medline TA:  J Behav Health Serv Res     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  321-33     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Veterans Affairs, West Los Angeles Veterans Healthcare Center, CA 90073, USA.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Clinical Competence*
Consumer Satisfaction
Humans
Power (Psychology)*
Psychotic Disorders / rehabilitation*
Quality Assurance, Health Care
United States
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
P50 MH-54623/MH/NIMH NIH HHS

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  The American Red Cross disaster mental health services: development of a cooperative, single functio...
Next Document:  Large employers' selection criteria in purchasing behavioral health benefits.