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Description - Mental Health Social Work by Colin Pritchard

Written by a well known researcher, practitioner and teacher within the social care field, this text sets out some of the key objectives for the social worker who wishes to work in mental health. Incorporating new and challenging research findings the book covers topics including: *the multiple factors affecting mental health *the bio-psycho-social model of practice *key areas such including depression, suicide, schizophrenia and personality disorder *the mental health-child protection interface *residential work *treatment modalities This core text presents essential information in a clear and accessible manner and includes a series of case exercises to help the reader consolidate what has been learned. It will be invaluable reading for undergraduate social work students and for practicing social workers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415319027
ISBN-10: 0415319021
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 328
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Colin Pritchard

Colin Pritchard is Professor Emeritus at the University of Southampton and Research Professor in Psychiatric Social Work at the Institute of Health and Community Studies, University of Bournemouth. He is an academic veteran of the social care field who has maintained a mental health practice while being an active and sometimes controversial interdisciplinary researcher.

Books By Colin Pritchard

Child Abusers by Colin Pritchard
Paperback, May 2004
Social Work and Mental Illness by Colin Pritchard
Paperback, November 1983