mental health professional

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mental health professional

A person who by education and experience is professionally qualified to provide counselling interventions designed to facilitate individual achievement of human development goals and remediate mental, emotional or behavioural disorders, and associated distresses, which interfere with mental health and development.

mental health professional

Medtalk A person who by education and experience is professionally qualified to provide counseling interventions designed to facilitate individual achievement of human development goals and remediate mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders, and associated distresses which interfere with mental health and development. See Psychiatrist, Psychologist. Cf Mental health provider.
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Courts often request that mental health professionals help assist in determining the mental state (mens rea) of subjects at the time of a crime.
The battle to prevent young people from growing up to be addicts starts on the home front, county mental health professionals told parents Saturday.
Our responsibility as mental health professionals and advocates is to use new medications and at the same time, evaluate whether current methods of patient care are adequately addressing the needs of our patients.
Suicide prevention is a big part of our jobs every single day, not just for the mental health professionals at each facility, but for all of our staff," Swenson said.
In recent years, a growing number of defense attorneys have consulted mental health professionals to determine whether a history of ADHD might offer a justifiable defense for offenses ranging from minor status or parole violations to more serious, even violent, crimes.
a worldwide communications, information and research services company primarily serving mental health professionals.
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Generally speaking, law enforcement officers have been slow to recognize the positive contribution that can be made by mental health professionals.
Callers to 800-64-PANIC can receive brochures and resource information prepared by NIMH for patients and medical and mental health professionals.
It is an advocate for consumers on mental health issues -- sponsoring bills to benefit the public, patients/consumers, the profession, and other mental health professionals.
While the majority of the panel's recommendations focus on issues best addressed by mental health professionals, school administrators, and policy makers in the medical and behavioral sciences, the scope of the book covers a wide range of subject matter important to law enforcement executives.
Send three teams of mental health professionals, seasoned in crisis intervention following natural disasters, into the South Florida area;

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