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Safeguards for Young Minds (Paperback)

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Paperback. This title is concerned with the law as it applies to the welfare, protection and management of children and adolescents in mental health services. This second edition has been thoroughly .Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 136 pages. 0.480. Bookseller Inventory # 9781904671022

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Title: Safeguards for Young Minds (Paperback)

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Edition: 2nd.

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Now in its second edition, this key title is concerned with the law in England and Wales as it applies to protecting the interests, health, safety and welfare of children and adolescents. The authors have provided a slim, up-to-date and easily readable handbook or summary of the most important legislative provisions that apply to safeguarding children and young people.The text has been thoroughly revised and updated. Since the first edition was published, the Human Rights Act 1998 has become law in the UK. Therefore, Safeguards for Young Minds now includes a brief overview of that Act. The core of this book is a summary of the Children Act 1989, the Mental Health Act 1983 and the Code of Practice to the Mental Health Act. A series of chapters covers application of the Mental Health Act 1983 to younger people, based on material developed from the Royal College of Psychiatrists' popular section 12(2) training courses.Also explained are amendments to the Children Act 1989 consequent on legal judgments and recent legislation, such as the Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000 and the Adoption and Children Act 2002. Key chapters provide an updated account of matters relating to consent given by or on behalf of minors, and there are important additions on new procedures for courts in England and Wales to follow when appointing and briefing experts and about what is required of them.This new edition will meet the needs of child and adolescent psychiatrists who are training for approval under section 12(2) of the Mental Health Act 1983. It is also appropriate for social workers who are training as ASWs as it is directly relevant to assessing and managing young people under the age of 18.

Also available:

Childhood-Onset Eating Problems: Findings from Research - ISBN 1901242765
So Young, So Sad, So Listen, 2nd Edition - ISBN 1904671233

RCPsych Publications is the publishing arm of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (based in London, United Kingdom), which has been promoting excellence in mental health care since 1841. Produced by the same editorial team who publish The British Journal of Psychiatry, they sell books for both psychiatrists and other mental health professionals; and also many written for the general public. Their popular series include the College Seminars Series, the NICE mental health guidelines and the Books Beyond Words series for people with intellectual disabilities.

RCPsych publishes in all areas of psychiatry and mental health, including but not limited to:
Clinical psychiatric practice
Intellectual disability
Mental health services for children, adolescents, adults and the elderly
Rehabilitation psychiatry
Family mental health
Service provision

RCPsych Publications books can help with the following disorders:
Affective disorders
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Borderline personality disorder
Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
Eating disorders
Perinatal psychiatric disorder
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Sleep problems

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