Clients with Complex Needs: Interprofessional Practice / Edition 1

Clients with Complex Needs: Interprofessional Practice / Edition 1

by Jan Keene
     
 

The current trend in health care is to view health problems through a broader lense which encompasses both the psychological and social influences on illness.

This book reflects practitioners' increasing concern for clients with multifaceted problems and their consistent calls for training to enable good interdisciplinary working. The text takes a practical

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Overview

The current trend in health care is to view health problems through a broader lense which encompasses both the psychological and social influences on illness.

This book reflects practitioners' increasing concern for clients with multifaceted problems and their consistent calls for training to enable good interdisciplinary working. The text takes a practical approach to the problem, based on sound empirical research. It provides insight into the nature of the multiple problems presented by clients and puts forward practical advice on how to provide the comprehensive support required by these disadvantaged individuals. It offers ways to carry out psychosocial assessments and suggests how to use these findings in interventions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780632052233
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part One: Understanding Complex Needs: a psychosocial approach.

1. Clients with complex needs and psychosocial problems.

2. Complex needs clients and multiple service use.

3. The need for comprehensive care.

Part Two: Understanding the Limitations of specialist perspectives: The importance of a multi-disciplinary approach.

4. Specialist planning perspectives: assessed needs in populations.

5. Specialist professional perspectives: assessment and intervention.

6. The need for inter-professional working.

Part Three: Comprehensive planning and practice: a psychosocial approach.

7. Comprehensive inter-agency service planning.

8. Comprehensive multi-disciplinary psychosocial assessment.

9. A comprehensive range of treatment and maintenance methods of care.

10. Multi-disciplinary working: a structured framework

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