ERIC Number: EJ660546
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
Managed Care and the Evolving Role of the Clinical Social Worker in Mental Health.
Cohen, Jeffrey A.
Social Work, v48 n1 p34-43 Jan 2003
Discusses developments for practitioners in mental health care with the advent of managed care. With managed care's influence and new cost-containment strategies, the roles of clinical social workers, clinical psychologists, and psychiatrists are evolving, creating role conflict and competition. This article outlines the changes that have occurred and provides projections for the future. (Contains 37 references.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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