15. Working in Hospitals and Community Mental Health Centers

Rewards and Pitfalls versus Private Practice

  1. Stephen F. Davis3,
  2. Peter J. Giordano4 and
  3. Carolyn A. Licht5
  1. Whitney Maynor1 and
  2. Derek Suite2

Published Online: 8 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444315929.ch15

Your Career in Psychology: Putting Your Graduate Degree to Work

Your Career in Psychology: Putting Your Graduate Degree to Work

How to Cite

Maynor, W. and Suite, D. (2009) Working in Hospitals and Community Mental Health Centers, in Your Career in Psychology: Putting Your Graduate Degree to Work (eds S. F. Davis, P. J. Giordano and C. A. Licht), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444315929.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Morningside College, USA

  2. 4

    Belmont University, USA

  3. 5

    Columbia University Medical Center at Harlem Hospital, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    North Bronx Healthcare, USA

  2. 2

    Full Circle Health, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 JUL 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179423

Online ISBN: 9781444315929

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Keywords:

  • community mental health center (CMHC);
  • Rewards;
  • Collegiality;
  • generalist;
  • Pitfalls;
  • Autonomy and power;
  • isolation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Hospitals and Community Mental Health Centers

  • Private Practice

  • Using Your Hospital/CMHC Experience to Help Establish a Private Practice

  • Conclusion

  • References