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Learning about mental health practice

Author: Theo Stickley; Thurstine Bassett
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley ; Chichester : John Wiley [distributor], 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
'Learning About Mental Health Practice' covers the key areas of contemporary mental health practice and is ideal for those in the early stages of their mental health training. The text is organized into three parts.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Theo Stickley; Thurstine Bassett
ISBN: 9780470512265 0470512261 047051227X 9780470512272
OCLC Number: 179841334
Description: pages cm
Contents: About the Editors. Contributors. Preface. Acknowledgement. Introduction (Theo Stickley and Thurstine Basset). Part I: Foundations For Mental Health Practice - The ten Essential Shared Capabilities. 1. The ten essential shared capabilities: their background, development and implementation (Roslyn Hope). 2. The ten essential shared capabilities in practice (Ian McGonagle, Ian Baguley, Sara Owen and Sarah Lewis). 3. Working in Partnership (Anne Beales and Gary Platz). 4. Respecting diversity through acknowledging, valuing and using diversity and challenging inequalities (AVUDCI) (Premila Trivedi). 5. Practising ethically: values-based practice and ethics - working together to support person-centred and multidisciplinary mental health care (Bill Fulford and Kim Woodbridge). 6. Challenging inequality (David Pilgrim). 7. Promoting recovery (Daniel B. Fisher). 8. Identifying people's needs and strengths (Lesley Warner). 9. Providing service user centred care (Laura Lea). 10. Making a difference (Norman Young, Madeline O'Carroll and Lorraine Rayner). 11. Positive risk taking: a framework for practice (Anne Felton and Gemma Stacey). 12. Personal development and learning (Sharon Lee Cuthbert and Thurstine Basset). Part II: Issues For Mental Health Practice. 13. Social perspectives on mental distress (Jerry Tew). 14. Socially inclusive practice (Peter Bates and Joanne Seddon). 15. Equality and rights: Overcoming Social exclusion and discrimination (Liz Sayce). 16. Service user involvement (Peter Campbell). 17. Connecting the parts to the whole: Achieving effective teamwork in complex systems (Steve Onyett). 18. Problems associated with the use of the concept mental illness' (Anne Cooke). 19. Drugs, alcohol and mental health (Tabitha Lewis and Alison Cameron). 20. Gender inequality and the mental health of women and men (Jennie Williams and Joe Miller). 21. The trauma model of psychosis (Paul Hammersley, Peter Bullimore, Magdalen Fiddler and John Read). Part III: Approaches for Mental Health Practice. 22. Carers' experiences of mental health services views about assessments: Lessons from the Partnership in Carer Assessments Project (PICAP) (Julie Repper, Gordon Grant, Mike Nolan and Pam Enderby). 23. Therapeutic relationships (Theo Stickley and Dawn Freshwater). 24. Psychological approaches to mental health (Rufus May, Anne Cooke and Anthony Cotton) 25. Employment: What you should know and what you should do (Bob Grove). 26. Treating creatively: the challenge of treating the creative mind (Peter Amsel). 27. Social inclusion and psychosocial interventions: Clash, compromise or coherence (Peter Bates and Julie Cullen). 28. Spirituality and mental health (Peter Gilbert). 29. Holistic approaches in mental health (Jan Wallcraft). 30. The capable practitioner of the future (Theo Stickley and Thurstine Basset). Index.
Responsibility: edited by Theo Stickley and Thurstine Bassett.


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