Mental Health Social Work Practice in Canada

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9780199001194: Mental Health Social Work Practice in Canada

Written by two of the discipline's foremost researchers and practitioners, this innovative new text is the only Canadian textbook to offer a comprehensive overview of the legal and policy framework for mental health practice in social work. Combining analysis of case studies with careful examination of evidence-based practices, the authors outline the social work practices that will best assist individuals and families struggling with mental health challenges. Accessible, rigorous, and grounded in research, Mental Health Social Work Practice in Canada is a useful reference for social work practitioners and an ideal text for courses in social work and mental health.

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Cheryl Regehr is the Dean of Social Work at the University of Toronto, cross-appointed to the Faculty of Law and the Institute for Medical Sciences. In addition, she has been a member of the Health Sciences Ethics Committee of the University of Toronto and of committees adjudicating grants for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Her program of research involves examining aspects of recovery from trauma in such diverse populations as victims of rape, firefighters witnessing traumatic events, and child-welfare workers threatened with violence. Her current research focuses on the impact of operational reviews on emergency service responders following a critical incident in an attempt to understand the interaction effects of organizationally based stressors and the traumatic event in exacerbating stress reactions. Graham D. Glancy is a founding member of THE PSILEX GROUP, a group which provides consultation to the legal/medical community, correctional facilities, and others. He has been an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto since 1982. In this position he has been involved in education and research in forensic psychiatry, and has published a number of papers on this and related subjects. Dr Glancy has also been appointed Assistant Clinical Professor at McMaster University in Hamilton. Dr Glancy helped to institute and run the Sex Offender Treatment Program at the Clarke Institute between 1985 and 1990 and still runs the follow-up group to this program, the Relapse Prevention Group, at the Clarke Institute.

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"This text situates itself clearly within the Canadian context and makes an important contribution to Canadian social work education." --Dr Rick Enns, University of Calgary

" . . . extremely well researched, including a great deal of social work research and Canadian research." --Dr Karen Schwartz, Carleton University

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