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Mental health in social work

Jacqueline Corcoran

Mental health in social work

a casebook on diagnosis and strengths based assessment

by Jacqueline Corcoran

  • 360 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Pearson in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Community mental health services,
  • Medical social work,
  • Case studies,
  • Psychiatric social work

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJacqueline Corcoran, Joseph Walsh
    ContributionsWalsh, Joseph
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA790.6 .C64 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24886188M
    ISBN 100205055044
    ISBN 109780205055043
    LC Control Number2011025836

      Mental Health in Social Work book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Uses a case study method to teach students clinical assessme /5. Social work practice in behavioral health promotes well-being through by assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental illness, substance use, and other addictions. Social work practice in behavioral health incorporates knowledge of human behavior, sociology, psychiatry, psychology, and many other social science disciplines.

      Mental Health and Social Problems is a textbook for social work students and practitioners. It explores the complicated relationship between mental conditions and societal issues as well as examining risk and protective factors for the prevalence, course, adaptation to and recovery from mental Cited by: Book Description. First published in , this pioneering text examines how social, political and organisational changes in Ireland have shaped mental health social work practice in .

    Book Description. Mental Health and Social Problems is a textbook for social work students and practitioners. It explores the complicated relationship between mental conditions and societal issues as well as examining risk and protective factors for the prevalence, course, adaptation to and recovery from mental . Written by two of the discipline's foremost researchers and practitioners, this innovative new text is the only Canadian textbook to offer a comprehensive overview of the legal and policy framework for mental health practice in social work. Combining analysis of case studies with careful examination of evidence-based practices, the authors outline the social work practices that will best.


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Social Work and Mental Health offers a fresh approach to addressing mental health issues, emphasizing the relevance of mental health for all social workers, not just those in specialist mental health settings. The book engages critically with the complexities of contemporary theory, policy and practice, recognizing developments in user and carer involvement and interprofessional by:   Uses a case study method to teach students clinical assessment skills for working in the mental health field.

Organized by types of disorders, Mental Health in Social Work: A Casebook on Diagnosis and Strengths-Based Assessment emphasizes DSM diagnoses of mental disorders that are commonly seen in clinical and social service ng conversant with the DSM will allow /5(74).

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Mental health social workers empower individuals with mental illness—and their families, carers, and communities—to lead fulfilling, independent lives. Through talking therapy, support, and advocacy, they enable people to manage the social factors in their lives—like relationships, housing, and employment—that allow them to get well and.

This title is also available as a more affordable e-book. Organized by types of disorders, Mental Health in Social Work: A Casebook on Diagnosis and Strengths-Based Assessment emphasizes DSM diagnoses of mental disorders that are commonly seen in clinical and social service settings.

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It provides a holistic picture to introduce readers to the wider issues of social work and mental health practice. A mental health social worker might also help clients find treatment facilities and in-patient mental health care centers, if necessary. A mental health social worker might also need to help his clients attend to their daily needs.

For example, we all know that. This book gives an inside look into the professional lives of 58 individual social workers in fields that include children and families, adults and aging, and community organization.

What Social Workers Can Learn: Understand and expand your knowledge regarding the unique challenges and rewards associated with every area of the social work. Category: Mental Health Revised Children’s Anxiety and Depression Scale (and Subscales) (RCADS) The Revised Child Anxiety and Depression Scale (RCADS) is a item, youth self-report questionnaire with subscales including: separation anxiety disorder, social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder.

In Mental Health Social Work, Colin Pritchard draws on his many years of experience in research, teaching and practice in order to explore key issues for social workers who want to work in the mental health field.

Mental health social work can be one of the most rewarding and one of the most frustrating areas of social work practice. Social workers need to have a good knowledge of Reviews: 1. 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 Reviews: 5 Most Popular Books About Mental Health 1.

Benas, A., Hart, M. Mental Health Emergencies: A Guide to Recognizing and Handling Mental Health Crises. Hatherleigh Press. Written by a mental health associate and a social worker, this book aims to help people recognize mental health crises in the people around them.

"This book is a timely restatement of the central role of social work in mental health. In this important work, Coppock and Dunn have developed a well written and closely argued case for retaining social work skills as a key part of a truly integrated mental health system." - Terry Bamford, Director, Social Perspectives Network.

Mental Health: A Person-Centred Approach is an easy comprehension that enhances readers’ understanding of mental health, mental illness, and recovery. With explanations of basic humanistic concepts like empathy, communication, and social support, the book is worth the read.

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Social Work in Mental Health brings together a range of scholarly reflections and writings on the different roles of a social worker in the field of mental health. It provides a holistic picture to introduce readers to the wider issues of social work and mental health practice.

Mental health problems are ubiquitous in contemporary society. All social workers, whether in specialist or generalist settings, need specific knowledge, skills and values to work effectively with people with mental health problems.

Social Work Practice in Mental Health emphasises the importance of appreciating the lived experience of mental illness, and of establishing partnerships. 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 and the recent amendments to the Mental Health Act.Mental Health and Social Problems is a textbook for social work students and practitioners.

It explores the complicated relationship between mental conditions and societal issues as well as examining risk and protective factors for the prevalence, course, adaptation to and recovery from mental illness. The introductory chapter presents bio-psycho-social and life-modeled approaches to helping.

Social Work in Mental Health: An Evidence-Based Approach is a comprehensive and contemporary guide to the delivery of evidence-based care. Covering a wide spectrum of mental health disorders, editors Thyer and Wodarski have brought together noted experts to provide the most current, empirically supported techniques in the assessment, diagnosis /5(8).