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Mental Health Policy and Practice (3rd Edition)

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 264
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Interagency Working in Health and Social Care

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01 May 2015

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27 December 2015

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This highly regarded book offers a clear and considered guide to modern mental health policy and practice. Building on the success of previous editions,  this third edition provides:

• An up-to-date overview of the changes...

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This highly regarded book offers a clear and considered guide to modern mental health policy and practice. Building on the success of previous editions,  this third edition provides: • An up-to-date overview of the changes to mental health policy and practice as they apply to a broad range of mental health services, from primary care and forensic mental health issues• A focus on mental health specific issues in the context of broader health and social care reforms, including the reform of primary care, the impact of austerity and the personalisation agenda• A greater exploration of what interagency working means: it goes beyond issues with health and social services and explores the everyday services that are essential to everyone• A range of case studies, reflection and analyses, followed by engaging exercises and suggestions for further reading.This book is designed for students of social work, social policy, nursing and health taking courses on mental health policy and practice. It also serves as an important update for practitioners in the field.

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Promotes positive ways of interdisciplinary working and the central importance of user involvement

Analyses contemporary policy developments, including the Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act



Highlights key changes and developments for today's students and practitioners
Explores the implications for future practice

1. Mental Health Policy
2. Primary Care and Mental Health
3. Community Mental Health Services
4. Acute Mental Health Services
5. Forensic Mental Health Services
6. User Involvement
7. Anti-Discriminatory Practice
8. Carers

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Jon Glasby is Professor of Health and Social Care and Director of the Health Services Management Centre at the University of Birmingham, UK. He is a qualified social worker by background and a board member of the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE). Specialising in joint work between health and social care, Jon is involved in regular policy analysis and advice. He sits on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Integrated Care and the Journal of Integrated Care.

Jerry Tew is a Reader in Mental Health and Social Work and Head of Education in the School of Social Policy, Institute of Applied Social Studies.

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Jon Glasby is Professor of Health and Social Care and Director of the Health Services Management Centre at the University of Birmingham, UK. He is a qualified social worker by background and a board member of the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE). Specialising in joint work between health and social care, Jon is involved in regular policy analysis and advice. He sits on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Integrated Care and the Journal of Integrated Care.

Jerry Tew is a Reader in Mental Health and Social Work and Head of Education in the School of Social Policy, Institute of Applied Social Studies.

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