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Mental Health and Social Work / edited by Rosaleen Ow, Abner Weng Cheong Poon

Contributor(s): Resource type: Ressourcentyp: Buch (Online)Book (Online)Language: English Series: Social Work | Springer eBook CollectionPublisher: Singapore : Springer Singapore, 2020Publisher: Singapore : Imprint: Springer, 2020Description: 1 Online-Ressource(X, 400 p.)ISBN:
  • 9789811304408
Subject(s): DOI: DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-0440-8Online resources: Summary: Part One: Introduction -- Part Two: General Theories on Mental Health and of Aetiology of Mental Illness -- Part Three: Overview of social work approaches in working with individuals, families and community -- Part Four:Contextualized practice with individuals and families -- Part Five: Structural factors in social work and mental health -- Part Six: Concluding chapter.Summary: This book showcases current thinking on social work in the field of mental health and illness from a bio-ecological and spiritual framework reflecting the transition in mental health care from institution to community. The book presents a valuable tool for understanding theories on aetiology and social work interventions in mental health from varying socio-cultural, economic and political contexts. Topics covered include: the values and ethics of social work practice in mental health; psycho-social theories on mental health and illness, including psychological perspective and the structural/ social development perspective; social work approaches in working with individuals, families and communities; contextualized social work practice in mental health with a specific population group or community; structural factors such as legal provision and financial challenges in mental health and illness; and new directions in social work and mental health.PPN: PPN: 1726035522Package identifier: Produktsigel: ZDB-2-SBL | ZDB-2-SLR | ZDB-2-SXRB | ZDB-2-SEB
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