Publication Year: 2005
Authors/Editor: Williams; Richard; Kerfoot, Michael
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 97
A ""bible"" for Directors and Managers in the NHS and Social care who have responsibility for children and adolescents with emotional or behavioral problems, as well as for clinical practitioners and those in training, or those responsible for providing training and staff development.
Features of this work:
*Synthesises a huge amount of material and evidence on how best to plan and deliver child and adolescent mental health care services (CAMHS), providing a one-stop reference guide for all those with responsibility for these services.
* Adopts an approach combining health, social care, and education perspectives, enabling readers to become familiar with ideas, issues, and arguments raised by disciplines other than their own
* Includes a concise update on most common child psychiatric conditions and treatments, providing managers with a quick and accessible summary
* Examines CAMHS in other countries, looking at what lessons can be learned from North America, Australasia, and developing countries
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services: Strategy, Planning, Delivery, and Evaluation