Mental Health Services & Policy Products

  • Urban Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

    A Responsive Approach to Communities

    Edited by Taiwo Afuape, Inga-Britt Krause

    Urban Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services weaves together different strands of mental health work undertaken in one inner-city Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service by professionals working in a range of ways. In particular, it provides examples of how an urban CAMH service has been…

    Paperback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Sexual Aggression Against Children

    Pedophiles’ and Abusers' Development, Dynamics, Treatability, and the Law

    By Jerome Blackman, Kathleen Dring

    In Sexual Aggression Against Children: Pedophiles’ and Abusers' Development, Dynamics, Treatability, and the Law, Drs. Blackman and Dring use multiple psychoanalytic principles to answer, “Why do people sexually abuse children?” and “Why are most abusers male”?  They address the legal and…

    Paperback – 2016-02-17
    Routledge

  • Assessing Children in the Urban Community

    Edited by Barbara L Mercer, Tricia Fong, Erin Rosenblatt

    This book illuminates the process of child psychological assessment in community psychology through discussion, theory, and case studies of collaborative, systemic treatment of children and their parents. "Assessing Children in the Urban Community" presents a semi-structured form of collaborative…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02
    Routledge

  • Mental Health Services for Vulnerable Children and Young People

    Supporting Children who are, or have been, in Foster Care

    Edited by Michael Tarren-Sweeney, Arlene Vetere

    More than half of children either in foster care, or adopted from care in the developed world, have a measurable need for mental health services, while up to one quarter present with complex and severe trauma- and attachment-related psychological disorders. This book outlines how services can…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Neurobiology and Mental Health Clinical Practice

    New Directions, New Challenges

    Edited by Dennis Miehls, Jeffrey Applegate

    This book illustrates the current findings of interpersonal neurobiology from leading mental health clinician-scholars that inform knowledge building and clinical practice. Representing the fields of social work, psychology and psychiatry, these authors creatively apply research findings from the…

    Hardback – 2015-03-26
    Routledge

  • Designing Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents

    A Shrewd Investment

    By J. Gerald Young, Pierre Ferrari

    An exceptional opportunity is being missed. A chance to alleviate suffering and to achieve health care cost reductions for society is available, but is being ignored. There is an explosion of new knowledge about the emotional and intellectual development of children, and the causes and treatment of…

    Paperback – 2014-12-01
    Taylor & Francis
    International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions Leadership Ser.

  • To Hold and Be Held

    The Therapeutic School as a Holding Environment

    By Daniel K. Reinstein

    Drawing on the teachings of D.W. Winnicott and John Bowlby, who helped revolutionize thinking about relational psychology, To Hold and Be Held integrates the concepts of the ‘holding environment’ and attachment theory and describes how they are applied in a clinical setting. It also uses metaphor…

    Paperback – 2014-08-12
    Routledge

  • Residential Interventions for Children, Adolescents, and Families

    A Best Practice Guide

    Edited by Gary M. Blau, Beth Caldwell, Robert E. Lieberman

    Now more than ever there is a need to ensure that best practices are being used in residential programs. As the focus on costs and outcomes increase, residential programs must clearly demonstrate that the interventions provided are efficient and effective. Readers will learn how to: Create…

    Paperback – 2014-06-16
    Routledge

  • Specialist Mental Healthcare for Children and Adolescents

    Hospital, Intensive Community and Home Based Services

    Edited by Tim McDougall, Andy Cotgrove

    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…

    Paperback – 2013-12-13
    Routledge

  • Out of the Mainstream: Helping the children of parents with a mental illness

    Edited by Rosemary Loshak

    Out of the Mainstream identifies those aspects of mental illness which can compromise parenting and affect children’s development, as well as the efforts of professionals to intervene effectively. With chapters from professionals working primarily with children or adults, in different agencies and…

    Paperback – 2012-12-27
    Routledge

  • Deciding Children's Futures

    An Expert Guide to Assessments for Safeguarding and Promoting Children's Welfare in the Family Court

    By Joyce Scaife

    Deciding Children’s Futures addresses the thorny task of how to assess parents and children who belong to struggling families where there are issues of neglect or significant harm, and when separating parents are contesting arrangements for the care of their children. This is a practitioner’s guide…

    Paperback – 2012-10-05
    Routledge

  • Comprehensive Children's Mental Health Services in Schools and Communities

    A Public Health Problem-Solving Model

    By Robyn S. Hess, Rick Jay Short, Cynthia E. Hazel

    Despite the growing emphasis on a population-based training and service delivery model for school psychology, few resources exist to provide guidance concerning how such services might be conceptualized and put into place. In this book, the authors propose a public health model for comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2012-02-09
    Routledge
    School-Based Practice in Action

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