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Social Work Practice in Mental Health: An Introduction
Mental health problems are ubiquitous in contemporary society. All social workers, whether in specialist or generalist settings, need specific knowledge, skills and values to work effectively with people with mental health problems.Social Work Practice in Mental Health emphasizes the importance of appreciating the lived experience of mental illness, and of establishing ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published August 1st 2009 by Allen & Unwin
(first published 2009)
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Generally a good overview as an introduction to working in the mental health field. It is, however, quite dense and they could probably say as much in half the pages. It would have been better for my studies if they'd done this and added specific case studies or information regarding mental health as much as a guide for practicing in the field.