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Teamworking in Mental Health - Jo Campling

Teamworking in Mental Health

By: Steve Onyett, Jo Campling (Editor)

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Published: 18th December 2002
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Developing mental health team effectiveness requires that we explore both how people work together and the context of the team itself. This text, by an acknowledged authority in the field, examines the historical, social policy, political and organisational context alongside the design and the management of team processes. Recognising the central importance both of the relationship between users and staff, and the mental health of team members, the author considers teams as part of a continuous quality improvement process aimed at achieving better outcomes for users.

'This is a wide-ranging book that covers individual practice in teams, team effectiveness, leadership and management and the historical and policy context. It provides a useful cross-cutting review of key themes: the tensions between care and control, the integration of health and social care and the differences between urban and rural needs.' - Tony Gillam, Mental Health Today

List of Boxes, Figures and Tables
Acknowledgements
Acronym Buster
Introduction: What is this Book about?p. 1
Describing Effective Teamsp. 10
The Historical and Policy Context for Mental Health Teamworkingp. 30
So What's so Great about Teamworking?p. 47
The Team in Contextp. 68
Designing Teams to Respond to Complex Needsp. 103
Individual Practice in Teamsp. 125
The Leadership and Management of Team Processesp. 161
Looking after Team Membersp. 204
Staying Effective over the Long Termp. 220
Referencesp. 239
Indexp. 262
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780333763759
ISBN-10: 0333763750
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 274
Published: 18th December 2002
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 13.9  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.37
Edition Number: 1