This new edition provides a thorough grounding in the key issues in mental health. It highlights the key issues in this complex and sensitive area of practice and helps students to understand the latest policy and practice issues. The book looks at various aspects of Mental Health Law including the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the recent amendments to the 1983 Mental Health Act. The author is careful to apply these laws to everyday practice in an accessible and user-friendly way. This new edition includes updates to key policy areas such as Putting People First (2007) and No Voice (2007).
Values and Ethical Mental Health Social Work
Social Work Practice and Mental Health
The Legal and Political Context
Working with Vulnerable People: Mental Health in Children and Adolescents
Working with vulnerable People: Adults Who Are Short-Term Service Users
Working with Vulnerable People: Adults Who Are Long-Term Service Users
Working Across Organisational and Professional Boundaries