Understanding MCS: A Therapist’s Guide to Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Environmental Illness
Understanding MCS is an accessible introduction to multiple chemical sensitivities, mast cell activation spectrum disorders, and Environmental Illness (EI) that is aligned with the DSM 5. Written primarily for therapists–social workers, mental health counselors, expressive therapists, psychologists–it is intended to inform all clinicians and health care professionals. Understanding MCS offers DSM-5 assessments and coding for these hard to recognize and often difficult to manage chronic diseases as well as providing client-focused supports, guidelines for reasonable accommodations, insights regarding treatment planning and interventions, and suggestions for alternatives in counseling practice in order to best serve individuals living with these chronic illnesses.
Understanding MCS: An Agency/Provider Guide to Multiple Chemical Sensitivity & Environmental Illness
This much needed book provides insights as well as tools and strategies to educate agency administrators, management, and staff regarding the specific needs of clients with multiple chemical sensitivities, mast cell activation spectrum related disorders, and other environmental illnesses (EIs) as well as what should be implemented regarding initial home safety, client safety, and needs assessments, training for staff and direct care providers, ongoing supervision and training, scheduling considerations, and more. Chemical sensitivities, mast cell activation related disorders are real, physiological environmental illnesses affecting growing numbers of people including veterans who are in need of appropriate care. Understanding MCS: An Agency/Provider Guide can be used to inform all healthcare professionals as they plan the care and services they will provide for individuals suffering from the very serious chronic illnesses of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS), mastocytosis, Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), asthma, and other mast cell activation spectrum related disorders.
Eco-Health & the Continuum of Care
Agencies and organizations around the world are recognizing ecosystem awareness and ecosystem understanding as key in preventative medicine and healthcare, and imperative in the management and treatment of diseases. Eco-Health & the Continuum of Care examines eco-health, the face of our changing healthcare system, and the very real and difficult needs of individuals living with chronic environmental illnesses. Eco-Health & the Continuum of Care provides a solid foundation in the basics of our healthcare system structure, medical models, the doctor-patient relationship within these models, and the impact of human behaviors on health, disease, and the ecosystems with which we co-exist and depend upon to survive.
The Preschool Curriculum Handbook: An Arts-Based Curriculum
The Preschool Curriculum Handbook is an arts-based curriculum that provides teachers, directors, preschool professionals, and preschools of all kinds with a cohesive program and strong framework for learning. Aligned with the Common Core State Standards, NAEYC guidelines for accreditation, and the MA Curriculum Frameworks, teachers create and implement their own lessons following The Preschool Curriculum Handbook format and strategies. User-friendly and easy to understand for teachers and parents.
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