Publication Year: 2020
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Akhtar, Nosheen; Forchuk, Cheryl; McKay, Katherine; Fisma, Sandr
Publisher: Hogrefe Publishing GmbH
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 66
A valuable resource for psychiatrists and other mental health service providers wanting to use person-centered approaches
Person-centered mental health care is essential for keeping service users at the center of care. This handbook uses practical examples across health care, research, education, and leadership to illustrate how to implement person-centered approaches for and with the growing population of service users who have mental health challenges. Looking at the different service user encounters enables service providers to envision the effective, comprehensive implementation of person-centered care.
Each chapter follows a concrete example exploring different techniques, tools, and resources that can be used with service users who have mental health challenges. An appendix provides the handouts in online, printable form. Written by experts in person-centered care who have diverse experiences with mental health-related practices, policies, research, and education, this comprehensive handbook is a valuable resource for psychiatrists and other mental health practitioners,researchers, educators, and policy makers who work with people who have mental health challenges as well as for service users and their families.