- Häftad (Paperback / softback)
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- Red Globe Press
- 216 p.
- 215 x 133 x 12 mm
- Antal komponenter
- 1 Paperback / softback
- 272 g
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JERRY TEW is Senior Lecturer in the School of Social Work at the University of Birmingham. He has substantial previous experience as a social work practitioner specialising in mental health. His publications include Social Theory, Power and Practice (Palgrave, 2002) and Social Perspectives in Mental Health (Jessica Kingsley, 2005).
Introduction.- Values and Working Relationships.- Understanding the Experience of Mental Distress.- Social Circumstances and Life Events: How Damaging Social Experiences May Contribute to Mental Distress.- Power, Agency and Social Capital.- Personality Adaptations, Resilience and Vulnerability.- Families, Relationships and Social Systems.- Social Models of Mental Distress.- Early Intervention and Crisis Resolution.- Recovery and SocialParticipation.- Risk Taking and Safeguarding.- Assessment, Action Planning and Self-directed Support.- Concluding Comments: Putting Social Theory and Research Into Practice.