The purpose of this chapter is to describe how ecologically oriented clinicians use the core clinical processes of assessment, diagnosis, and intervention or treatment planning in deciding how to be of best service to their clients.
Review and understand how ecoligically oriented counselors use their core clinical process of assesment, diagnosis, and treatment planning
Study the elements of the mental health status examination
Apply the principles of ecological counseling in your discipline
Source: Understanding People in Context: the Ecological Perspective in Counseling by Ellen P. Cook. To purchase the book visit www.counseling.org/publications.