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The Psychologist's Role in Assessment and Therapy

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"The Psychologist's Role in Assessment and Therapy"

University of Nebraska Medical Center
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POGOe Id: 
21806
Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
Abstract: 

This resident education module was developed to educate residents on what other team members do.  The content was organized around the IM-FM geriatric competencies and IM Milestones.  This focus of this module is to explain the psychologist's role in assessment and therapy.

Educational objectives: 
1.Contrast skills/approaches of psychologists from those of other mental health professionals
2.Describe psychologist’s role in evaluating persons with cognitive, emotional, functional problems
3.List mental health problems and adjustment difficulties for which psychologists can be therapeutically helpful
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Discipline/specialty: 
Estimated time to complete: 
30 minutes
Resident Level Competencies: 
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 
No, I (we) have nothing to disclose.
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Suggested Citation:
"The Psychologist's Role in Assessment and Therapy". POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2014 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/21806