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Psychiatric social workers & mental health

Psychiatric social workers & mental health

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Published by National Association of Social Workers in New York .
Written in English


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prepared by the committee on the role of the psychiatric social worker in mental health, psychiatric social work section, National Association of Social Workers.

Statementedited by Luther E. Woodward.
ContributionsWoodward, Luther E., National Association of Social Workers.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14160989M

the reform of the Mental Health Act, and aspects of the broader policy agenda which sometime seems to disempower practitioners. In order to regain a vision for mental health social work we need to look at ways of reframing the contemporary professional role. This may involve revisiting the history of mental health social work, as well as looking at.


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