Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment in Mental Healthby Sonia Johnson
Pub. Date: 08/11/2008
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Crisis resolution and home treatment teams offer rapid response in psychiatric crises and offer an alternative to hospital admission. These crisis assessment and treatment groups are an increasingly important component of mental health care and are now adopted into the service provision strategies of most developed healthcare systems. This book describes the
Crisis resolution and home treatment teams offer rapid response in psychiatric crises and offer an alternative to hospital admission. These crisis assessment and treatment groups are an increasingly important component of mental health care and are now adopted into the service provision strategies of most developed healthcare systems. This book describes the evidence to support the establishment of such a service, the principles involved, how to set up and organise these teams, how patients should be assessed for intensive home treatment and what types of care the teams should offer. This volume is essential reading for mental health workers, service planners and policy maker seeking to establish and operate a crisis resolution and home treatment service. No other book provides such a comprehensive account combining the theoretical underpinnings with the practical guidance on how to establish teams and work with patients. Case studies are included to illustrate the key points.
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Table of Contents
Part I. Introduction and Concepts: 1. Introduction Sonia Johnson and Justin Needle; 2. The development of crisis resolution and home treatment teams Sonia Johnson and Graham Thornicroft; 3. The crisis resolution team model - recent developments and dissemination Gyles Glover and Sonia Johnson; Part II. The Evidence: 4. The classic home treatment studies Sonia Johnson and Graham Thornicroft; 5. Recent research on crisis resolution teams - findings and limitations Sonia Johnson and Jonathan P. Bindman; Part III. Current Practice: 6. Crisis resolution teams - rationale and core model Sonia Johnson and Justin Needle; 7. The crisis resolution team within the community service system Jonathan P. Bindman; 8. Assessment of crises John Hoult and Mary-Anne Cotton; 9. Assessment and management of risk Neil Brimblecombe; 10. Symptom management John Hoult and Fiona Nolan; 11. Practical psychosocial interventions Jonathan P. Bindman and Martin Flowers; 12. Working with families and social networks Christopher Bridgett and Harm Gijsman; 13. Strategies for promoting engagement and treatment adherence Mary Jane Tacchi and Jan Scott; 14. Mixed blessings - service user experience of crisis teams Alison Faulkner and Helen Blackwell; 15. Early discharge and joint working between crisis teams and hospital services Fiona Nolan and Sylvia Tang; 16. Working with repeat CRT service users Martin Flowers and Jonathan P. Bindman; 17. Responding to diversity in home treatment Danny Antebi, Waquas Waheed, Sonia Johnson and Lisa Marrett; 18. Coercion and compulsion in crisis resolution teams Jonathan P. Bindman; Part IV. Variations and Enhancements: 19. Integration of the crisis resolution function within community mental health teams Alan Rosen, Paul Clenaghan, Feleena Emerton and Simon Richards; 20. Home treatment and 'hospitality' within a comprehensive community mental health centre Roberto Mezzina and Sonia Johnson; 21. Crisis resolution teams and older people Ciaran Regan and Claudia Cooper; 22. Integrating day treatment and crisis resolution teams Mary Jane Tacchi; 23. Integrating crisis residential and crisis resolution teams Brynmor Lloyd-Evans, Sonia Johnson and Helen Gilburt; Part V. Developing a Local Service: 24. Planning and implementing a local service Martin Flowers and John Hoult; 25. Recruiting, training and retaining an effective crisis team Steve Ramsey and Warren Shaw; 26. Operational management of crisis resolution teams Stephen Niemiec.
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