How paraprofessionals can help you: The value of community support workers in mental health services

Pace, Barnaby (2007) How paraprofessionals can help you: The value of community support workers in mental health services. In: Te Ao Maramatanga Inaugural Conference: A fresh look at nursing in the mental health & addictions sector in Aotearoa New Zealand. New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses (NZCMHN).

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The purpose of this paper is to examine the role of the community support worker and how their particular skill set can be included in the multidisciplinary mental health care. Objectives of this session are: 1. Identify support worker competencies 2. Identify the role of community support workers in mental health services 3. Identify the role of the paraprofessional as support for mental health professionals.

Item Type:Book Section
Additional Information:Conference held 19-20 July, 2007, in Hamilton, New Zealand
Keywords that describe the item:Community support workers; Mental health care; Paraprofessionals
Subjects:R Medicine > RT Nursing
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Divisions:Corporate > Development and Planning
ID Code:651
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Deposited On:02 Mar 2010 22:43
Last Modified:14 Mar 2011 00:39

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