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The active participants in mental health services - the social worker

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Bland, R (2007) The active participants in mental health services - the social worker. In: Mental health in Australia: collaborative community practice, 2nd Ed. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Victoria, pp. 205-208. ISBN 9780195550771

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Abstract

The domain of social work in mental health is that of the social context and social consequence of mental illness. The purpose of practice is to restore individual, family, and community well-being, to promote the development of each individual's power and control over their lives, and to promote principles of social justice. Social work practice occurs at the interface between the individual and the environment: social work activity begins with the individual, and extends to the contexts of family, social networks, community, and the broader society.

Item Type: Book Section
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Page Range: pp. 205-208
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2008 15:47
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:37
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