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Social Work and Mental Health By Malcolm Golightley

Social Work and Mental Health by Malcolm Golightley

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A introduction to mental health issues in social work.

Social Work and Mental Health Summary

Social Work and Mental Health by Malcolm Golightley

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).

About Malcolm Golightley

Malcolm Golightley has worked in the mental health field for over twenty years, drawing on extensive experience as a community development workers, Approved Social Worker, trainer and researcher. As Head of the School of Health and Social Care he has responsibility for academic leadership and, with others, developing mental health research. Until recently he was a Mental Health Act Commissioner and carried out inspections on behalf of the Healthcare Commission.

Table of Contents

Introduction Values and Ethical Mental Health Social Work Social Work Practice and Mental Health The Legal and Political Context Working with Vulnerable People: Mental Health in Children and Adolescents Working with vulnerable People: Adults Who Are Short-Term Service Users Working with Vulnerable People: Adults Who Are Long-Term Service Users Working Across Organisational and Professional Boundaries

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Social Work and Mental Health by Malcolm Golightley
Used - Very Good
SAGE Publications Ltd
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