Developing mental health support work: A collection of contemporary research

Pace, Barnaby (2011) Developing mental health support work: A collection of contemporary research. Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany. ISBN 9783838363844

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As Mental Health Support Workers strive for professional recognition in the healthcare sector, disciplinary development and growth is required. This book offers a collection of contemporary research articles that: Explores why Mental Health Support Work needs research and professional registration; Examines the functional role of support work practice; Investigates psychosocial rehabilitation principles; Discusses ethical issues; and Offers a scope of practice and code of ethics. If Mental Health Support Work is to grow as a professional discipline, then we need to have a very clear concept of what it is we are doing and have evidence to support our claims. The research given here does just that.

Item Type:Book
Keywords that describe the item:mental health, support workers, research
Subjects:B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions:Corporate > Development and Planning
ID Code:917
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Deposited On:04 Mar 2011 03:37
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