Abortion Counseling: A Clinician's Guide to Psychology, Legislation, Politics, and Competency

Abortion Counseling: A Clinician's Guide to Psychology, Legislation, Politics, and Competency

By: Rachel Needle (author), Lenore E. A. Walker (author)Paperback

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Description

This unique resource for psychotherapists and counselors takes a look at the political and psychological possibilities and necessity for abortion counseling. It tackles both sides of this important issue to reach a clear understanding of what women face when they make this choice.It will help to understand the: emotional and cognitive competencies of women and teenage girls facing the decision to terminate a pregnancy; short and long-term psychological aftereffects of an abortion; cultural, moral, and religious issues; and, legal and historical background of abortion in the US.Case studies and appendices containing pre-abortion assessments, counselor scripts, and structured interview guidelines are included.

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Contents

Acknowledgments; Foreword by Nancy Felipe Russo; Preface: On a Personal Note; Introduction; Chapter 1:; Perspectives for the Mental Health Professional; Funding for Abortion; Parental Notification and Consent Laws; Parental Notification/Consent: Hidden Assumptions; Exceptions: Judicial Bypass and Medical Emergency; Federal Parental Notification Legislation; Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPC); Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP); Partial Birth Abortion (PBA).

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/11/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780826102577
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780826102577
  • weight: 386
  • ISBN10: 0826102573

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