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Social Work and Global Mental Health

Myreille, Ed. St-Onge

Social Work and Global Mental Health

Research and Practice Perspectives

by Myreille, Ed. St-Onge

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by The Haworth Press Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental Illness,
  • Social Science / Social Work,
  • Psychology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11143335M
    ISBN 100789037092
    ISBN 109780789037091

    The Movement for Global Mental Health (MGMH) is a virtual network of individuals and organisations that aim to improve services for people living with mental health problems and psychosocial disabilities worldwide, especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) where effective services are often principles are fundamental to the Movement: scientific evidence and human rights.   This new edited book presents a "partnership" model and aims to be cutting edge, scholarly, and unambiguously useful and practical. Kia J. Bentley and the other well-known and respected contributors address the need for approachable, immediately useful discipline specific content on the most important social work practice roles in mental : $

    Social Work Practice with the LGBTQ Community aims to weave together the realms of sociopolitical, historical, and policy contexts in order to assist readers with understanding the base for effective and affirming health and mental health practice with diverse members of the LGBTQ community. Vicki Coppock is Reader in Social Work and Mental Health in the Department of Social and Psychological Sciences at Edge Hill University, Lancashire. She is also a qualified and experienced mental health social worker. She has a research and publications record in the critical analysis of theory, policy, legislation and professional practice in the field of mental health.

    Social Work, Mental Health and Health Care from Jessica Kingsley Publishers. 93, likes talking about this. Jessica Kingsley Publishers is a leading publisher of books on Social Work, Social Followers: 93K. Social Work in Mental Health brings together a range of scholarly reflections and writings on the different roles of a social worker in the field of mental health. It provides a holistic picture to introduce readers to the wider issues of social work and mental health practice. The book offers a detailed discussion on the theoretical and practice frameworks that are based on social justice and Author: Abraham P. Francis.


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Chapter 1: Social work for better mental health – A strategic statement. Key messages • Social workers use advanced relationship-based skills – warmth, empathy and genuineness – to help people define and reach their own goals.

Clinically trained social workers are the nation’s largest group of mental health service providers. Social work is considered one of the five core mental health professions by federal law and.