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Title Mental health and social work / edited by Rosaleen Ow, Abner Weng Cheong Poon
Imprint Singapore : Springer Singapore : Imprint: Springer, 2020
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (xix, 566 pages) : illustrations, digital ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
text file PDF rda
Series Social work
Social work
Note Part One: Introduction -- Part Two: General Theories on Mental Health and of Aetiology of Mental Illness -- Part Three: Overview of social work approaches in working with individuals, families and community -- Part Four:Contextualized practice with individuals and families -- Part Five: Structural factors in social work and mental health -- Part Six: Concluding chapter
This book showcases current thinking on social work in the field of mental health and illness from a bio-ecological and spiritual framework reflecting the transition in mental health care from institution to community. The book presents a valuable tool for understanding theories on aetiology and social work interventions in mental health from varying socio-cultural, economic and political contexts. Topics covered include: the values and ethics of social work practice in mental health; psycho-social theories on mental health and illness, including psychological perspective and the structural/ social development perspective; social work approaches in working with individuals, families and communities; contextualized social work practice in mental health with a specific population group or community; structural factors such as legal provision and financial challenges in mental health and illness; and new directions in social work and mental health
Host Item Springer Nature eReference
Subject Social service
Public health
Social Work
Public Health
Social Work and Community Development
Psychology, general
Alt Author Ow, Rosaleen, editor
Poon, Abner Weng Cheong, editor
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