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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Community support systems and mental health.
New York : Springer Pub. Co., c1982
|Material Type:||Conference publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
David E Biegel; Arthur Naparstek; University of Southern California.
|ISBN:||0826134203 9780826134202 0826134211 9780826134219|
|Notes:||Chiefly papers from 2 USC-sponsored Conferences on Neighborhood Support Systems and Mental Health, held in Baltimore, Md. and Milwaukee, Wis., winter 1980.
|Description:||xxv, 354 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction / David E. Biegel and Arthur J. Naparstek --
Part I. Theory and research --
Using helping networks : a key social bond of urbanites / Donald I. Warren --
Social support and mental health in urban ethnic neighborhoods / David E. Biegel, Arthur J. Naparstek, Mohammed M. Khan --
Social support in the workplace / Benjamin H. Gottlieb --
Psycho-moral health in the later years : some social network correlates / Martha Baum and Rainer C. Baum --
Neighborhood as a support system for Euro-American elderly / David Guttmann --
Primary prevention in the '80s : the interface with community support systems / Thomas Plaut --
Self-help and mutual-support groups : a synthesis of the recent literature / David Spiegel --
Part II. Programmatic interventions --
Support systems in the Black community / James P. Comer and Muriel E. Hamilton-Lee --
Roles for informal helpers in the delivery of human services / Diane L. Pancoast and Nancy J. Chapman --
The interface among religion, religious support systems, and mental health / Kenneth I. Pargament --
Senior Centers and support networks / Donald E. Gelfand and Judy R. Gelfand --
The chronically mentally ill : sharing the burden with the community / Stanley R. Platman --
Part III. Professional roles --
Toward a "self-help / professional collaborative perspective" in mental health / Abraham M. Jeger, Robert S. Slotnick, Matthew Schure --
The professional as developer of natural helping systems : conceptual, organizational, and pragmatic considerations / Theodore R. Vallence and Anthony R. D'Augelli --
The mental health consultant as a linking agent / Phyllis R. Silverman --
Part IV. Policy perspectives --
Community support systems : all things to all people? / Charles Froland --
A policy framework for community support systems / Arthur J. Naparstek and David E. Biegel --
Neighborhood-based mental health : an approach to overcome inequities in mental health services delivery to racial and ethnic minorities / Tom Choken Owen --
Natural support networks and the welfare state : some ethical considerations / Harold Lewis --
Conclusion / David E. Biegel and Arthur J. Naparstek.
|Responsibility:||David E. Biegel, Arthur J. Naparstek, editors ; with contributors.|