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  1. Responding to Drug Misuse

    Research and Policy Priorities in Health and Social Care

    Edited by Susanne MacGregor

    Responding to Drug Misuse provides a unique insight into the current shape of the drugs treatment system in England. Reporting findings from research linked to the government's ten year drugs strategy Tackling Drugs to Build a Better Britain, the book places these in the context of policy, practice...

    Published September 7th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Reaching Out

    The Psychology of Assertive Outreach

    Edited by Caroline Cupitt

    Assertive outreach is a means of helping people with serious and persistent mental health difficulties who have not engaged with conventional mental health services. Reaching Out examines the application of psychological approaches in assertive outreach – a process which involves forming new...

    Published August 4th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Staff Support Groups in the Helping Professions

    Principles, Practice and Pitfalls

    Edited by Phil Hartley, David Kennard

    Staff burnout and work-related stress in mental health professionals cost the National Health Service not only millions of pounds each year, but also impact upon the welfare of those being cared for. Staff Support Groups in the Helping Professions takes the lead from recent Department of Health...

    Published April 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  4. Sociology and Health

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Morrall, Peter Morrall

    This lively, introductory text provides students and health practitioners with the foundations of a sociological understanding of health issues. Written for anyone who is interested in health and disease in contemporary global society, this book engages the reader to act upon their occupational and...

    Published February 16th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Addressing Violence, Abuse and Oppression

    Debates and Challenges

    Edited by Barbara Fawcett, Fran Waugh

    Everyone working in health and social care is at one point or another confronted by violent behaviour and its consequences. Addressing Violence, Abuse and Oppression provides a broad overview of violence in relation to a range of groups and areas that involve human service professionals....

    Published November 21st 2007 by Routledge

  6. Managing Personality Disordered Offenders in the Community

    A Psychological Approach

    By John Dowsett, Jackie Craissati

    Drawing on the latest evidence from the disparate worlds of mental health and criminal justice, Managing Personality Disordered Offenders in the Community provides a practical guide to the management and treatment of a group who comprise some of the most troubled offenders, who provoke the most...

    Published October 24th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Experiences of Mental Health In-patient Care

    Narratives From Service Users, Carers and Professionals

    Edited by Mark Hardcastle, David Kennard, Sheila Grandison, Leonard Fagin

    Series: The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis Book Series

    Commended in the Mental Health category of the 2008 BMA Medical Book Competition. This book offers an insight into the experience of psychiatric in-patient care, from both a professional and a user perspective. The editors highlight the problems in creating therapeutic environments within...

    Published March 21st 2007 by Routledge

  8. Adoptive and Foster Parent Screening

    A Professional Guide for Evaluations

    By James L. Dickerson, Mardi Allen

    Screening applicants for adoption or foster homes has life-altering consequences for the children involved, yet there are incredibly few programs available to train screeners. The educational system that certifies thousands of social workers each year does not understand the specialized training...

    Published October 9th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Choosing Methods in Mental Health Research

    Mental Health Research from Theory to Practice

    Edited by Mike Slade, Stefan Priebe

    Choosing Methods in Mental Health Research develops a new framework for mental health research. It is concerned with how to choose the most appropriate mental health research method, not only to address a specific question, but to maximize the potential impact on shaping mental health care. Mike...

    Published July 26th 2006 by Routledge

  10. CBT for Occupational Stress in Health Professionals

    Introducing a Schema-Focused Approach

    By Martin R. Bamber

    The costs of occupational stress in terms of sickness absence, ill-health-related retirement, litigation and lost productivity are increasing, putting strain on economies across the world. The fact that health care work is inherently more stressful than many other occupations makes it vital that...

    Published May 10th 2006 by Routledge