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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 clear and accessible introduction to the complex issues surrounding mental health.

Social Work and Mental Health Summary

Social Work and Mental Health by Malcolm Golightley

With 1 in 4 people experiencing a mental health problem in any given year, mental health is a more important part of social work training than ever before, and all successful social workers need to understand the core values, skills and knowledge that underpin excellent practice in a modern mental health system.

Written as an accessible introduction to the complex issues around mental health, this book has become a classic in its field. Law and policy are clearly outlined while the authors give space to important ethical considerations when working with the most vulnerable in society. There are clear links between policy, legislation and real life practice as well as a wealth of learning features.

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

Chapter 1: Values and Ethical Mental Health Social Work Chapter 2: Social Work Practice and Mental Health Chapter 3: The Policy and Legal Context for Practice: Part 1: History and the Mental Health Legislation Chapter 4: The Policy and Legal Context for Practice: Part 2: Mental Health Tribunals: Mental Capacity Chapter 5: Working with Vulnerable People: Mental Health in Children, Adolescents and Young People Chapter 6: Working with Vulnerable People: Adults Who Are Short-Term Service Users Chapter 7: Working with Vulnerable People: Adults Who Are Long-Term Service Users Chapter 8: Working across Organisational and Professional Boundaries

Additional information

NPB9781526469762
9781526469762
1526469766
Social Work and Mental Health by Malcolm Golightley
New
Paperback
SAGE Publications Ltd
2020-02-20
312
N/A
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