Evolution of Mental Health Professions: Counseling, Therapy and Beyond

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A medical doctor who specializes in mental illness is a:

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1. Which of these has a PhD or PsyD?

2. A clinical social worker:

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand the numerous mental health professions and their current professional demands with this quiz and worksheet combo. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of different mental health careers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Mental health specialties
  • Impact of the Tarasoff murder
  • Characteristics of a clinical social worker
  • HIPAA guidelines

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related mental health professionals and their professional duties lesson
  • Critical thinking- apply relevant concepts to examine information about the death of Tatiana Tarasoff
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the different professions available in the mental health field and their current duties

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to the mental health field, read through the brief lesson called Evolution of Mental Health Professions: Counseling, Therapy and Beyond. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify different mental health professions such as psychiatrists, psychologists, clinical social workers, counselors, and psychiatric nurses
  • Understand confidentiality and why it is important for clients
  • Review the concept of duty to warn and the limitations mental health professionals have when there is a possibility of harm
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