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The Social Worker's Guide to Child and Adolescent Mental Health

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The social Worker's Guide to Child and Adolescent Mental Health provides a comprehensive guide to working with children and young people who are experiencing mental health problems, and equips the reader with the knowledge and skills to provide the best service to these vulnerable young people.

The book covers:

the role social work can play in child and adolescent mental health, and key ideas relating to ...

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Overview

The social Worker's Guide to Child and Adolescent Mental Health provides a comprehensive guide to working with children and young people who are experiencing mental health problems, and equips the reader with the knowledge and skills to provide the best service to these vulnerable young people.

The book covers:

the role social work can play in child and adolescent mental health, and key ideas relating to mental health and young people

how social work skills and knowledge can be applied to working with children and adolescents with mental health problems and how skills can be developed, as well as guidance on assessment, intervention and multi-disciplinary working

the wider social contexts of legislative and policy frameworks, and the importance of considering cultural, spiritual and religious identity.

Also included are case examples, reflective activities and practical exercises to underpin theory and knowledge.

This book will be essential reading for all pre-and post-qualifying social work practitioners involved with children, adolescents and families, in particular those working in mental health settings, as well as approved mental health professionals.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781849051224
  • Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/28/2010
  • Pages: 290
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures 8

Foreword 9

Introduction Stephen Briggs Briggs, Stephen 13

Part I Social Work Assessment and Intervention Stephen Briggs Briggs, Stephen

Chapter 1 The Social Work Role in CAMHS Stephen Briggs Briggs, Stephen 21

Chapter 2 Child Development and Attachment Stephen Briggs Briggs, Stephen 47

Chapter 3 Mental Health Problems Stephen Briggs Briggs, Stephen 69

Part II Applying the Skills of Social Work Stephen Briggs Briggs, Stephen

Chapter 4 Social Work Skills and Methods Stephen Briggs Briggs, Stephen 105

Chapter 5 Multi-disciplinary and Interprofessional Working Stephen Briggs Briggs, Stephen 135

Chapter 6 Family and Community Support Stephen Briggs Briggs, Stephen 159

Part III The Context of Social Work with Children and Young People Stephen Briggs Briggs, Stephen

Chapter 7 The Organisational and Legal Framework Stephen Briggs Briggs, Stephen 183

Chapter 8 Culture, Ethnicity and Diversity Stephen Briggs Briggs, Stephen 205

Chapter 9 Understanding Spirituality and Religion Stephen Briggs Briggs, Stephen 231

Conclusion Stephen Briggs Briggs, Stephen 253

References Stephen Briggs Briggs, Stephen 265

Subject Index Stephen Briggs Briggs, Stephen 279

Author Index Stephen Briggs Briggs, Stephen 286

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