Psychological services for adults in primary care

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/271913
Title:
Psychological services for adults in primary care
Authors:
Martin, Elaine; Hawkins, Sheila; Hicks, Therese; O'Flynn, Marian
Affiliation:
Health Service Executive (HSE), Primary Care Psychology services
Publisher:
The Irish Psychologist
Journal:
The Irish Psychologist
Issue Date:
9-Sep-2008
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/271913
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
Description:
Psychology for adults in primary care is a relatively new concept in health service provision with the longest-standing of these services established only five years ago. This paper presents the first comprehensive picture of HSE primary care psychology and counsellor /therapist services for adults delivered in five services across Dublin, North Wicklow and the North East. Data was collated and analysed in relation to referrals, service users, therapeutic needs, interventions and outcomes. Models of service delivery, roles and key competency requirements are discussed. Summary profiles of each service and the post-holders are also included.
Keywords:
PSYCHOLOGY; COMMUNITY CARE; PRIMARY CARE; MENTAL HEALTH
Local subject classification:
PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorMartin, Elaineen_GB
dc.contributor.authorHawkins, Sheilaen_GB
dc.contributor.authorHicks, Thereseen_GB
dc.contributor.authorO'Flynn, Marianen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2013-03-12T16:05:32Z-
dc.date.available2013-03-12T16:05:32Z-
dc.date.issued2008-09-09-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/271913-
dc.descriptionPsychology for adults in primary care is a relatively new concept in health service provision with the longest-standing of these services established only five years ago. This paper presents the first comprehensive picture of HSE primary care psychology and counsellor /therapist services for adults delivered in five services across Dublin, North Wicklow and the North East. Data was collated and analysed in relation to referrals, service users, therapeutic needs, interventions and outcomes. Models of service delivery, roles and key competency requirements are discussed. Summary profiles of each service and the post-holders are also included.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherThe Irish Psychologisten_GB
dc.subjectPSYCHOLOGYen_GB
dc.subjectCOMMUNITY CAREen_GB
dc.subjectPRIMARY CAREen_GB
dc.subjectMENTAL HEALTHen_GB
dc.subject.otherPSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICESen_GB
dc.titlePsychological services for adults in primary careen_GB
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentHealth Service Executive (HSE), Primary Care Psychology servicesen_GB
dc.identifier.journalThe Irish Psychologisten_GB
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