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Clinical guide to the treatment of the mentally ill homeless person

The Clinical Guide to the Treatment of the Mentally Ill Homeless Person covers a wide variety of topic and settings. It brings together a group of experts who cover a wide range of relevant issues. Each chapter is ilustrated by cases that bring the material to life, conveying the need for helping this challenging population to engage in recovery processes. Clearly written and practical in application, this guide is an outstanding review of the most recent advances in the clinical treatment of the mentally ill homeless population of the United States
Print Book, English, ©2006
American Psychiatric Pub., Washington, DC, ©2006
xxii, 175 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
9781585622511, 1585622516
Mental illness and homelessness: an introduction / Hunter L. McQuistion, Paulette Marie Gillig
General concepts of outreach and engagement / Neil Falk
Single adults in shelters / Elizabeth Oudens, Hunter L. McQuistion
Families in shelters / Alan Felix, Judith Samuels
Assertive community treatment / Ann Hackman, Lisa Dixon
Housing / Ralph Aquila, John Kelleher, Thomas Sweet
Mobile crisis teams / Anthony T. Ng
Psychiatric emergency services / Avrim Fishkind, Scott Zeller
Psychiatric inpatient settings / David Nardacci
Primary care settings / Brian D. Bronson, Anne M. Piette
Homeless children / Manoj Shah, Randie Schachter
Jails and prisons / Eric Roskes, Fred Osher
Homeless veterans / Florence Coleman, Julie Gentile, Ann Morrison
Rural settings / Jennifer Dempster, Paulette Marie Gillig