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Title Crisis resolution and home treatment in mental health / edited by Sonia Johnson [and others]
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 332 pages) : illustrations
Contents Home treatment and hospitality within a comprehensive community mental health centre / Roberto Mezzina & Sonia Johnson -- Crisis resolution teams and older people / Ciaran Regan & Claudia Cooper -- Integrating day treatment and crisis resolution teams / Mary Jane Tacchi -- Integrating crisis residential care and crisis resolution teams / Brynmor Lloyd-Evans, Sonia Johnson, & Helen Gilburt -- Planning and implementing a local service / Martin Flowers and John Hoult -- Recruiting, training, and retaining an effective crisis team / Steve Ramsey & Warren Shaw -- Operational management of crisis resolution teams / Stephen Niemiec
Strategies for promoting engagement and treatment adherence / Mary Jane Tacchi & Jan Scott -- Mixed blessings : service user experience of crisis teams / Alison Faulkner & Helen Blackwell -- Early discharge and joint working between crisis teams and hospital services / Fiona Nolan & Sylvia Tang -- Working with repeat service users of crisis resolution / Martin Flowers & Jonathan P. Bindman -- Responding to diversity in home treatment / Danny Antebi [and others] -- Coercion and compulsion in crisis resolution teams / Jonathan P. Bindman -- Integration of the crisis resolution function within community mental health teams / Alan Rosen [and others]
The development of crisis resolution and home treatment teams / Sonia Johnson & Graham Thornicroft -- The crisis resolution team model : recent developments and dissemination / Gyles Glover & Sonia Johnson -- The classic home treatment studies / Sonia Johnson & Graham Thornicroft -- Recent research on crisis resolution teams : findings and limitations / Sonia Johnson & Jonathan P. Bindman -- Crisis resolution teams : rationale and core model / Sonia Johnson & Justin Needle -- The crisis resolution team within the community service system / Jonathan P. Bindman -- Assessment of crises / John Hoult & Mary-Anne Cotton -- Assessment and management of risk / Neil Brimblecombe -- Symptom management / John Hoult & Fiona Nolan -- Practical psychosocial interventions / Jonathan P. Bindman & Martin Flowers -- Working with families and social networks / Christopher Bridgett & Harm Gijsman
Summary Crisis resolution and home treatment teams respond rapidly to people experiencing mental health crises and offer an alternative to hospital admission. They are an increasingly important component of mental health care and are adopted by many health care systems around the world. This practical and pioneering book describes the evidence for the effectiveness of such teams, the principles underpinning them, how to set up and organise them, how patients should be assessed and what types of care the teams should offer. Other topics covered include integration of crisis teams with in-patient, community residential and day care services, the service users' experiences of crisis teams, and responding to diversity in home treatment. This book is essential reading for all policy makers, service managers and mental health workers interested in establishing or operating crisis resolution and home treatment services, as well as for researchers and students seeking to understand this model
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Crisis intervention (Mental health services) -- Great Britain.
Home-based mental health services -- Great Britain.
Mentally ill -- Home care -- Great Britain.
Community Mental Health Services -- trends.
Crisis Intervention -- trends.
Home Care Services -- trends.
Mental Disorders -- therapy.
United Kingdom.
Form Electronic book
Author Johnson, Sonia, 1964-
ISBN 0511423578 (electronic bk.)
0511424051 (electronic bk.)
0511543905 (ebook)
9780511423574 (electronic bk.)
9780511424052 (electronic bk.)
9780511543906 (ebook)
(Paper)