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Forensic Mental Health in Practice By Colin Dale

Forensic Mental Health in Practice

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Addresses the context of effective practice and its development in forensic mental health care. This text aims to provide readers with guidance on how to tackle core issues in relation to the care and management of the diverse client population. It is suitable for students and practitioners in this field.

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Forensic Mental Health in Practice by Colin Dale

Forensic mental health has been the subject of intense interest in recent years. Developments in policy and education and the emergence of specialist qualifications in the area, as well as public interest and scrutiny have meant that practitioners are examining and developing their practice. Publications in this area have either looked at the theoretical background or focussed on individual client problems. This book addresses the whole context of effective practice and its development in this challenging area of care. This practical text is founded in empirical forensic application. It aims to provide readers with clear guidance on how to tackle core issues in relation to the care and management of the diverse client population, drawing together a range of expertise from a variety of professional backgrounds. Based on available evidence and firmly grounded in practice, the range of chapters and contributors here reflect the importance of multi-disciplinary teamwork in this area. It will be an invaluable source of practical guidance for students and practitioners in forensic mental health.

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Table of Contents


Section 1. An overview. Medicine. Nursing. Psychology. Social Work. Section 2Clinical governance: a framework for quality in forensic mental health care. Evidence-based practice and clinical monitoring. Education and training developments in the context of clinical governance. Risk Assessment and management. Incidents, reporting and management. Involving service users. Interpersonal relationships: staff development, awareness and monitoring issues. The application of values in working with patients in forensic mental health settings. Section 3. Mental Illness. Learning disability. Personality disorders. Women in secure care. Dual diagnosis. Section 4. Clinical supervision. Rehabilitation in practice. Managing the transition from higher to lower levels of security. Supervising the rehabilitated patient in the community. Maintaining a safe environment: security in forensic environments, strategic and operational issues.

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GOR003810250
Forensic Mental Health in Practice by Colin Dale
Colin Dale
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Elsevier Health Sciences
2000-11-27
304
0702024414
9780702024412
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