1st Edition

Specialist Mental Healthcare for Children and Adolescents
Hospital, Intensive Community and Home Based Services

ISBN 9780415520911
Published February 18, 2014 by Routledge
248 Pages

USD $52.95

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Book Description

A need for comprehensive services for young people requiring more intensive mental health services has been identified and this book explores what works in Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) at this level.

Specialist Mental Healthcare for Children and Adolescents looks at intensive outpatient and community services; assertive outreach teams; inpatient residential and secure provision; and other highly specialised assessment, consultation and intervention services. Based on the best available evidence, each chapter provides key points, research summaries and an overview of available treatments. It outlines emerging good practice guidance, service models, assessment, and training and workforce development requirements.

This accessible text is essential reading for commissioners and professionals – including psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, therapists, social workers and teachers – working in specialist CAMHS services, as well as all those studying for qualifications in child and adolescent mental health.

Table of Contents

Foreword  Dr Lesley Hewson  Introduction  Tim Mcdougall and Andy Cotgrove  1. What Do We Mean by Specialist Hospital, Intensive Community and Home Based Services?  Tim Mcdougall  2. Referral Pathways into Specialist Hospital, Intensive Community and Home Based Services  Tim Mcdougall and Andy Cotgrove  3. Inpatient Services for Children and Adolescents  Andy Cotgrove  4. Day Services  Anne Worrall-Davies  5. Early Intervention Services for Young People with Psychosis  Tim Mcdougall  6. Treatment Foster Care  Tim Mcdougall  7. Multi-Systemic Therapy  Tim Mcdougall  8. Home Based Treatment  Toby Biggins  9. Forensic Services  Paul Mitchell  10. Young People’s Views About Specialist Mental Health Care: What They Say and Why it Matters  Cathy Street  11. Supporting Transition  Tim Mcdougall  12. Commissioning Specialist Mental Health Care  Marie Crofts and Helen Hipkiss  13. Quality Standards for Specialist Mental Health Care  Tim Mcdougall and Peter Thompson  14. The Legal Framework  Camilla Parker  15. Education, Training and Workforce Development  Angela Sergeant

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Tim McDougall is Nurse Consultant and a Clinical Director at the Cheshire & Wirral NHS Foundation Trust, UK. He is currently Chair of the UK Nurse Consultants in CAMHS Forum and the Quality Network for Inpatient CAMHS (QNIC) Executive Committee.

Andy Cotgrove is a Consultant Adolescent Psychiatrist and Medical Director for Cheshire & Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, UK.