Clinical Social Work Practice in Behavioral Mental Health

Clinical Social Work Practice in Behavioral Mental Health

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This book provides an in-depth and very modern approach to clinical social work with clients in mental health settings. This is a revision of a book originally titled Clinical Social Work Practice in Community Mental Health. The qcommunity mental healthq approach is now dated, and this revision features qbehavioralq mental health, which is a newer and qpostmodernq approach. The postmodern perspective is client-oriented, and helps the practitioner to be aware of underlying biases. This perspective is explained in Chapter 1 and is included in every chapter by featuring clients' qvoices, q particularly at the beginning and end of the chapters. Important new topics include managed care and measurement of outcomes, both of which are woven throughout and featured in Chapters 1, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, and 13. For social work practitioners specializing in mental health.MATT: Good suggestion. How long does it take the rest of you to shower? JOSEPH: It takes me ten minutes. FLORENCE: About the same. RICHARD: Ten minutes for me, too, when I do shower. I hate to shower. SALLY: It takes me half an hour, anbsp;...

Title:Clinical Social Work Practice in Behavioral Mental Health
Author:Roberta G. Sands
Publisher:Allyn & Bacon - 2001


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