Mental Health Services and Sectors of Care

1st Edition

Routledge
Published September 11, 2014
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ISBN 9781138002401 - CAT# Y163659

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Summary

Through Mental Health Services and Sectors of Care, physicians, researchers, and educators will find suggestions and guidelines for planning and implementing interagency projects that involve child welfare and juvenile justice agencies to improve the lives of children on the margins of our society. From this book, you will discover how the child welfare system functions as the gateway to the receipt of mental health services for many children. With Mental Health Services and Sectors of Care, you will gain insight into the possible reasons behind gender influenced behaviors and get ideas on how you can keep them from occurring in your classroom or clinical setting.

From Mental Health Services and Sectors of Care, you will discover how you can benefit from the experiences of seasoned professionals to make you a more successful social worker. This intelligent book provides you with valuable insights into how you can help meet the challenges of mental health services delivery, including:
  • examining the trend that many youths entering emergency shelter care facilities have had extensive involvement with other service systems
  • exploring the fact that the majority of children and youths in foster care have been identified as needing mental health services
  • understanding how treatment options for physicians treating depression in their patients are shaped by the gender of both the physician and the patient
  • integrating responsiveness into the public children’s service system to address each child’s individual mental health needs

    Comprehensive and thorough, this important guide will help you understand the essential roles that medical and social services play in the care of those with mental disorders. Mental Health Services and Sectors of Care gives you the information you need to help you give patients adequate and effective care.

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