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Voices within Modern Mental Health

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Voices within Modern Mental Health

AUTHOR : Edited by Steven Walker

ISBN : 9781910391334

Publication : 18 Feb 2015

Extent : pgs

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This Critical Focus is based on key extracts from Modern Mental Health: : Critical Perspectives on Psychiatric Practice. It presents a range of personal experiences by those experiencing the mentaal health system as service users, researchers and workers.

Contents

About Critical Focus

About the authors

Introduction

 

  1. A Survivor’s Story 
    Hannah Walker
  2. Service-User Insights into Recovery in Personality Disorder 
    Heather Castillo
  3. Exploring Shared Decision Making for Psychiatric Medication Management
    Emma Kaminsky, Shula Ramon and Nicola Morant
  4. The Recovery Concept: The Importance of the Recovery Story 
    Joanna Fox

Bibliographie

Index

Author

Steven Walker trained as a social worker at the London School of Economics and Political Science with a MSc. He qualified as a Systemic Psychotherapist in 1991 after studying at the Tavistock Clinic and the Institute for Family Therapy and Systemic Practice, London. He recently completed his MPhil in Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Steven has worked extensively for the past 30 years with children and families in the context of child protection and child and adolescent mental health. He has authored or co-authored Ten books- the latest being Walker, S. (2012) Effective Social Work with Children and Families- putting systems theory into practice, London, Sage, he has presented his research at many National and International Conferences- the latest at the 2012 European Conference for Dramatherapy and Psychotherapy on the subject of Fidel Castro's Childhood. Steven currently works for a charity offering a Counselling service for troubled young people.

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