Assertive Outreach

Author
By Peter Ryan, DProf, MSc, CQSW and Steve Morgan, BA, BPL, DipCOT, MA
ISBN
9780443073755
Publication Date
15-04-2004
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  • Comprehensive and authorittitive
  • Integrates policy and practice
  • Extensive use of case study materail
  • Evidence-based
This book gives a comprehensive, evidence-based account of assertive outreach from a strengths perspective. It emphasizes developing a collaborative approach to working with the service user, which stresses the achievement of the service user's own aspirations, and building upon the service user's own strengths and resources. The book provides a comprehensive, authoritative approach to the subject, that combines an overview of the policy and practice issues. It makes use of extensive case study material to illustrate individual and team circumstances.

Key Features
  • Comprehensive and authoritative
  • Integrates policy and practice
  • Extensive use of case study material
  • Evidence-based
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780443073755
Author Informaiton By Peter Ryan, DProf, MSc, CQSW, Professor of Mental Health, Middlesex University, Chair of Mental Health Academic Group, Chair of ENTER Mental Health; and Steve Morgan, BA, BPL, DipCOT, MA, Independent Mental Health Consultancy, 'Practice-Based Evidence', London
Published Reviews ""This book combines a set of values with evidence-baised practice and utilises the strength model of care."" Lindsey Coombes, Community Practtioner, July 2004
book offers a wealth of information on the development of assertive outreach and its practical application. The authors adopt a 'strengths' approach - an essential and refreshing alternative to the medical model or problem-focused approach."" Tobby Williamson, Mental Health, August 2004
Table of Content Part 1 - A Guide to Policy
1. The Origins and Evidence for Case Management
2. The Transformation of Case Management into Assertive Outreach: The Policy Context 1985-2003
3. The Purpose and Principles of a 'Strengths' Approach
Part 2 - A Guide to Practice
1. Ethical Dilemmas
2. The Foundations of Creative Collaboration
3. Targeting: Who is the Client?
4. Developing Trusting Working Relationships
5. Strengths Assessment
6. Care Planning and Care Coordination
7. Working with the Service User
8. Risk-Taking
9. Practice Based Evidence
Publication Date 15-04-2004
Pages 286
Trim 246 X 189 (7 11/16 x 9 7/16)
Stock Status In Stock
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