Interdisciplinary Working in Mental Health

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  • Copyright: 2012-06-19
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Presenting a model for interdisciplinary working, this book offers an overview of practice and policy across a range of mental health settings. It explores how to combine skills, theories and expertise from a range of disciplines in response to the diverse needs of service users, from children to older people, and those with complex needs.

Author Biography

Di Bailey is Head of Division of Social Work, Social Care and Health and Counselling at Nottingham Trent University, UK. She has extensive experience in interprofessional education and training and has worked in a variety of setting spanning the statutory and independent sector and forensic services.

Table of Contents

List of Tablesp. ix
List of Figuresp. x
List of Key Conceptsp. xii
List of Practice Focus Boxesp. xiv
List of Acronymsp. xv
Prefacep. xvii
Acknowledgementsp. xviii
Introductionp. xix
The Contexts of Interdisciplinary Working
The Evolution of Interdisciplinary Working: Definitions and Policy Contextp. 3
Defining Interdisciplinary Workingp. 3
Uniprofessional Working in the Asylum Erap. 5
Post-War Developments in Uniprofessional Workingp. 6
The Introduction of a Multiprofessional Approachp. 8
Multidisciplinary Working in the 1990sp. 10
Multidisciplinary Teamworkingp. 12
Multidisciplinary Working from 1999 Onwardsp. 15
Interdisciplinary Working: The Utopia?p. 16
Summaryp. 18
Models and Values for Interdisciplinary Working in Mental Healthp. 19
Power, Culture and Professionalism in Mental Health Carep. 19
Models of Mental Distressp. 23
Value Systems and Value-based Practicep. 25
Integrated Service Elementsp. 27
Dimensions of Interdisciplinary and Inter-agency Workingp. 31
Summaryp. 34
Interdisciplinary Working and the Mental Health Legislationp. 35
Defining Mental Disorder and Treatmentp. 36
Treatment in Hospital and in the Communityp. 37
Professional Rolesp. 39
Independent Mental Health Advocatesp. 45
Summaryp. 47
Interdisciplinary Care Planning in Mental Healthp. 48
Historical Developments of the Care Programme Approachp. 48
The Care Programme Approach Process in Practicep. 53
Interdisciplinary Care Planning: Spanning the Hospital/Community Interfacep. 60
Summaryp. 64
Interdisciplinary Risk Assessment, Planning and Managementp. 66
Interdisciplinary Risk Assessment, Prediction and Managementp. 68
Risk Assessmentp. 69
Risk Predictionp. 72
Risk Managementp. 77
Accountabilityp. 80
Summaryp. 81
Interdisciplinary Working in Practice
Involving People Who Use Services in Interdisciplinary Working in Mental Healthp. 85
Service User Involvement: The Political Agendap. 86
Concepts of Participation and Citizenshipp. 86
Growth of the Service User and Survivor Movements in Mental Healthp. 87
Power Dynamics and the Political and Professional Responsep. 88
Defining Service User Involvementp. 88
Choice as a Fundamental Principle for an Interdisciplinary Approachp. 91
Partnership Working and Interdisciplinarityp. 95
Service User Involvement and Leadership as Partnershipp. 96
Summaryp. 100
Interdisciplinary Working with People with Mental Health Problems in Primary Carep. 101
The Evolution of Multidisciplinary Working in Primary Health Care Teamsp. 102
Roles and Responsibilities of the Primary Health Care Team (PHCT)p. 105
Developing a Team Approachp. 106
Core Components of Integrated Working in Primary Care: Coordination and Co-locationp. 108
Interdisciplinary Working Across the Interface of Primary and Specialist Mental Health Carep. 111
Summaryp. 116
Interdisciplinary Working with Children and Young People with Mental Health Problemsp. 117
Interdisciplinary Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescentsp. 118
The Impact of Adult Mental Health on Children and Adolescentsp. 124
Young Carersp. 130
Summaryp. 133
Interdisciplinary Working with Older Adults with Mental Health Needsp. 134
Historical Developments in Integrated Workingp. 134
Older Adults with Mental Health Problemsp. 137
A Whole System Response to Older Adults with Mental Health Needsp. 139
Care Planning for Older Adults with Mental Health Needsp. 142
Involving Older Adults in Care Decisionsp. 146
The Mental Capacity Act and Interdisciplinarityp. 147
Summaryp. 148
Interdisciplinary Working with Individuals with Complex Care Needsp. 149
Understanding the Experience of People with Complex Care Needs?p. 149
The Prevalence of Complex Needsp. 152
The Health and Social Care Policy Context for People with Complex Needsp. 155
Developing Interdisciplinary Workingp. 160
Summaryp. 164
Interdisciplinary Education and Trainingp. 165
Background to the Development of IPEp. 166
What is IPE?p. 169
Theoretical Underpinnings of IPEp. 174
Planning, Delivering and Evaluating IDEp. 175
Summaryp. 180
Managing Interdisciplinary Working and Practice in Mental Healthp. 181
The Context of Interdisciplinary Leadership and Managementp. 182
Managing and Leading Interdisciplinary Changep. 183
Management and Leadership as Interrelated Activitiesp. 186
Summaryp. 199
Concluding Commentsp. 200
Referencesp. 203
Indexp. 227
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