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Behavioral and Mental Health Care Policy and Practice

A Biopsychosocial Perspective

Edited by Cynthia Moniz, Stephen Gorin

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286 pages | 15 B/W Illus.

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Description

Cynthia Moniz and Stephen Gorin’s Behavioral and Mental Health Care Policy and Practice: A Biopyschosocial Perspective is a new mental health policy textbook that offers students a model for understanding policy in a framework that addresses policy practice. Edited to read like a textbook, each chapter is written by experts on an aspect of mental health policy.The book contains two parts: Part I chronicles and analyzes the evolution of mental health policy; Part II analyzes current policy and teaches students to engage in policy practice issues in different settings and with diverse populations.

Table of Contents

PART I. Where We Are and How We Got Here

Chapter 1. Mental Health under the Affordable Care Act

Chapter 2. The Early Years: From the Mental Hygiene Movement to

NIMH

Chapter 3. Medicare, Medicaid and Community Mental Health

Chapter 4. The Cost of Health Care and Strategies for

Containment

Chapter 5. Structure and Funding of Behavioral and Mental Health Care

System PART II. Policy Practice: Advancing Access to Behavioral and Mental

Health Care

Chapter 6. Social Workers and Policy Practice: Affecting Policy and

Achieving Policy Action

Chapter 7. Analyzing the Problem: Access

Chapter 8. Analyzing the Problem: Disparities in Behavioral and Mental

Health for People of Color and Latinos

Chapter 9. Analyzing the Problem: Gender Disparities in Behavioral and

Mental Health

Chapter 10. Analyzing the Problem: Disparities in Behavioral and Mental Health for Children and Youth

Chapter 11. Analyzing the Problem: Disparities in Behavioral and Mental Health for Older Adults

Chapter 12. Analyzing the Problem: Disparities in Behavioral and Mental Health for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered (LGBT)

Chapter 13. Advocating for Policies that Expand Coverage, Control Costs, and

Build a Strong Community-Based Behavioral and Mental Health

System

About the Editors

Cynthia D. Moniz is Professor Emeritus of Social Work and Department Chair at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire.

Stephen H. Gorin is Professor Emeritus of Social Work at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General