Social Work in Mental Health

Social Work in Mental Health (Paperback)

By Abraham P Francis 
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Publisher: SAGE India
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 8132117409
EAN: 9788132117407
No. of Pages: 384
Publish Date: 41852
Binding: Paperback
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Social Work in Mental Health brings together a range of scholarly reflections and writings on the different roles of a social worker in the field of mental health. It provides a holistic picture to introduce readers to the wider issues of social work and mental health practice.

The book offers a detailed discussion on the theoretical and practice frameworks that are based on social justice and human rights perspectives. It not only provides an overview of intervention strategies but also directs readers attention to an alternative way of addressing mental health issues.

The author presents a cross-cultural and global perspective of mental health, but with specific references to India and Asia. He also addresses some of the recent debates in recovery, partnerships and strengths-based practices. The book has been specially designed for social work students, human service professionals and mental health practitioners and academicians.

Areas of Practice, Challenges and Way Forward offers the readers an exposure to the many different contexts within which social workers come into contact with those experiencing mental health concerns. The specific needs for particular community groups, including children, young and older people, are identified.

Table of Contents

Foreword Vimla V Nadkarni
Acknowledgements
Prologue: The Making of the Book
Introduction Abraham P Francis
I. AREAS OF SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE IN MENTAL HEALTH
Introduction to Areas of Social Work Practice in Mental Health Rosamund Thorpe
Engaging Children with Mental Health Issues: Review of Approaches to Practice Abul Khan
School Mental Health Practice: Challenges for School Social Work in India V Sayee Kumar
Child and Adolescent Mental Health in India Archana Dassi
Psychosocial Intervention Model for the Well-being of Institutionalised and Non-institutionalised Adolescent Girls in the Institutions for Care Sheeja Remani B Karalam
Gender-based Violence and Mental Health Ines Zuchowski
Domestic Work and Migration: A Dual Burden to Womens Mental Health Kalpana Goel
Mental Health Issues of Home-based Elderly and Geriatric Social Work Intervention Sheeba Joseph
Ageing, Religiosity and Mental Health: Some Reflections Braj Bhushan
Mental Health and Well-being among Older Persons: Gerontological Social Work Perspectives Ilango Ponnuswami and P Udhaya Kumar
Social Work Interventions for Comprehensive Psychosocial Care in Substance Use Disorders Lakshmi Sankaran and Pratima Murthy
The Dead End: Reflections on Suicide in Developing Economies of South-East Asia Sonny Jose, Reeja P S, and Faheema Mustafa
II. CHALLENGES AND WAY FORWARD
Challenges and Ways Forward: An Introduction S Kalyanasundaram
Social Justice and Human Rights Issues in Mental Health Practice Mark David Chong and Abraham P Francis
Ethical Considerations in Mental Health Research for Evidence-Based Practice Nonie Harris
Community Mental Health and NGO Engagement: The Kerala Experience Chitra Venkateswaran, Sonny Jose and Abraham P Francis
Emerging Issues for Social Work Practice Anthony McMahon
Future Directions and Implications for Social Work Practice in Mental Health Abraham P Francis and Ilango Ponnuswami
Appendix 1: Glossary
Appendix 2: Reflective/Practice Questions
About the Editor and Contributors
Index

About the Author

Abraham P Francis works at Department of Social Work and Human Service, James Cook University, Australia
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Title: Social Work in Mental Health
Publisher: SAGE India
Author: Abraham P Francis
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 8132117409
EAN: 9788132117407
No. of Pages: 384
Publish Date: 41852
Binding: Paperback

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