Mental Health Social Work in Context

Mental Health Social Work in Context

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There has been a re-energising of interest in social work in mental health services in recent years and mental health is now a core part of all qualifying social work studentsa€™ training. Grounded in the social models of mental health particularly relevant to qualifying social workers, but also familiarising students with social aspects of medical perspectives, this core text helps to prepare students for practice and to develop their knowledge around: promoting the social inclusion of people with mental health problems the changing context of multidisciplinary mental health services an integrated evidence base for practice working with people with mental health problems across the life course. Mental Health Social Work in Context is an essential textbook for all social work students taking undergraduate and postgraduate qualifying degrees in social work, and will also be invaluable for practitioners undertaking post-qualifying awards in mental health social work.The report of a survey carried out in 1999 by Social Survey Division of the Office for National Statistics on behalf of the Department of ... R. (2002) The Social and Economic Circumstances of Adults with Mental Disorders, London: The Stationery Office. Mental Health Act Commission (2008) Key Findings about the Use of the Mental Health Act: taken from the ... National Institute for Clinical Excellence (2003) Guidance on the Use of Electroconvulsive Therapy, Technology Appraisal No.

Title:Mental Health Social Work in Context
Author:Nick Gould
Publisher:Routledge - 2009-12-04


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