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Getting started in private practice the complete guide to building your mental health practice

Stout, Chris E. ;Grand, Laurie Cope.

New York ; Chichester : Wiley ©2005

Available at Central Connecticut State University  Stack Level 6  (RC466 S76 2005 )()

  • Title:
    Getting started in private practice the complete guide to building your mental health practice
  • Author/Creator: Stout, Chris E.
  • Grand, Laurie Cope.
  • Publisher: New York ; Chichester : Wiley
  • Creation Date: ©2005
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 342 pages) : illustrations.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Subjects: Psychotherapy -- Practice; Mental health counseling
  • Description: This comprehensive, "How To" book offers the tips and tools necessary to build a successful private mental health practice from the ground up. This "hands-on" guide provides sample business and marketing plans, as well as checklists, sidebars, and simple mathematical formulas for determining service rates, revenues, return on investment, and more.
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Contents: Cover
    Contents
    Series Preface: Getting Started
    Introduction
    Chapter 1: Discover Your Ideal Practice
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: GO SOLO OR JOIN A GROUP?
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: MAXIMIZING YOUR APPEAL TO A GROUP PRACTICE
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: YOUR EMPLOYMENT STATUS AND THE IRS
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: TYPES OF BUSINESS ENTITIES
    HOW TO DECIDEWHAT TYPE OF PRACTICE IS BEST FOR YOU
    Chapter 2: Finance Your Start-Up Practice
    WHERE TO GET MONEY TO START YOUR PRACTICE
    CHOOSING A BANK
    HOW LENDERS EVALUATE BORROWERS
    YOUR PROPOSAL PACKAGE
    MANAGING BANKING RELATIONSHIPS
    REPAYMENT STRATEGY FOR GRADUATE SCHOOL STUDENT LOANS
    Chapter 3: Create a Business Plan
    WHAT A BUSINESS PLAN IS
    WHY YOU NEED A BUSINESS PLAN
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: HOW TO DEVELOP YOUR BUSINESS PLAN
    SHOULD YOU DO IT YOURSELF OR HIRE A PROFESSIONAL?
    BUSINESS PLAN ELEMENTS
    SWOT ANALYSIS
    BUSINESS PLAN OUTLINE
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: MODEL BUSINESS PLAN
    Chapter 4: Set Your Fees
    HOW TO DECIDEWHAT TO CHARGE FOR YOUR SERVICES
    HOW TO ESTABLISH YOUR FULL FEE
    MANAGEMENT METRICS: INCOME AND FEE SETTING
    DO THE MATH: PRACTICE COSTS
    DO THE MATH: TARGET NUMBER OF CLIENTS TO MEET INCOME GOALS
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: WHAT DOES THE MARKETPLACE SAY?
    HOW TO ESTABLISH A SLIDING-SCALE FEE STRUCTURE
    INSURANCE REIMBURSEMENT AND MANAGED CARE LISTS
    Chapter 5: Set Up Shop and Measure Results
    CHOOSING AN OFFICE LOCATION
    COMMUNICATING WITH CLIENTS
    ONLINE THERAPY
    KEEPING RECORDS
    KEEPING TRACK OF YOUR INCOME AND EXPENSES
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: BUYING AND USING TECHNOLOGY
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: CAN YOU AFFORD TO BE ON YOUR OWN?
    DO THE MATH: PRODUCTIVITY AND REVENUE
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: FIND THE GAP AND NARROW IT
    MANAGEMENT METRICS: MAXIMIZE STRENGTH AND MINIMIZE WEAKNESS
    Chapter 6: Minimize Risk
    UNDERSTANDING THE LAW
    DEFENDING YOURSELF
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: CLIENT RISK FACTORS
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: INSURANCE FRAUD RISKS
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR DOCUMENTATION
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: RECORD-KEEPING GUIDELINES
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: EXCEPTIONS TO CONFIDENTIALITY
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: PLACE HIGH VALUE ON CLIENT SATISFACTION AND AVOID TROUBLE
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: TIPS FOR AVOIDING MALPRACTICE SUITS WHEN TESTING
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: WHAT TO DO IF A SUIT IS FILED AGAINST YOU
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: THINGS TO REMEMBER IF YOU ARE ACCUSED OF WRONGDOING
    Chapter 7: Manage Managed Care
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: GUIDELINES FOR SIGNING CONTRACTS
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: HOW MANAGED CARE HAS EVOLVED
    THE IMPACT OF MANAGED CARE ON CLINICAL PRACTICE
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: HOW TO GROW YOUR PRACTICE WITHIN MANAGED CARE
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: MANAGED CARE MATRIX
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: MANAGED CARE ORGANIZING SYSTEM
    Chapter 8: Market Your Practice
    WHY MARKETING IS SUCH A CHALLENGE FOR THERAPISTS
    WHAT YOUR CLIENTS ARE REALLY BUYING
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: HOW TO ANALYZE YOUR MARKETPLACE
    ANALYZE HOW CLIENTS CHOOSE A THERAPIST
    IDENTIFY YOUR TARGET CLIENTS
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: TAILOR YOUR MARKETING TO YOUR TARGET CLIENTS
    PRACTICE BY DESIGN: DEVELOP A MARKETING PLAN AND SHORT-TERM OBJECTIVES
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  • OCLC Number: 57352309
    56968066
  • Identifier: ISBN0471694398;ISBN9780471694397;ISBN9780471426233;ISBN0471426237