Social Work and Mental Health

Social Work and Mental Health

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This new edition provides a thorough grounding in the key issues in mental health. It highlights the key issues in this complex and sensitive area of practice and helps students to understand the latest policy and practice issues. The book looks at various aspects of Mental Health Law including the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the recent amendments to the 1983 Mental Health Act. The author is careful to apply these laws to everyday practice in an accessible and user-friendly way. This new edition includes updates to key policy areas such as Putting People First (2007) and No Voice (2007).Curran, C. and Grimshaw, C. (2003) Detention of patients under Part iii ofthe1983 Mental Health Act. Openmind, March/April No120, p.29. ... Curran, C., Golightley, M. and Fennell, P. (2010) Social Circumstances Reports for Mental health tribunals, Legal Action Part 1 June and ... Department of Health (1998) Modernising Mental Health Services: National Priorities Guidance 1999/00-2001/ 02 LAC(9 8)?

Title:Social Work and Mental Health
Author:Malcolm Golightley
Publisher:SAGE - 2011-07-04


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