Return to Community: Building Support Systems for People with Psychiatric Disabilities

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Guilford Press, 1995 - Medical - 348 pages
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Part I: Introduction. Steiner, Boyd?Franklin, Boland, Rationale and Overview of the Book. Part II: The Epidemiological and Medical Context. Boland, Oleske, The Health Care Needs of Infants and Children with HIV/AIDS: An Epidemiological Perspective. Hanna, Mintz, Neurological and Neurodevelopmental Functioning in Pediatric HIV Infection. Part III: The Psychosocial Context: Psychosocial Issues for Different Groups. Boyd?Franklin, Alem?n, Jean?Gilles, S. Lewis, Cultural Sensitivity and Competence: African?American, Latino, and Haitian Families with HIV/AIDS. Bartlett, Keller, Eckholdt, Schleiffer, HIV?Relevant Issues in Adolescents. Alem?n, Kloser, Kreibick, Steiner, Boyd?Franklin, Women and HIV/AIDS. Part IV: Therapeutic Approaches with HIV?Infected Children and Their Families. Boyd?Franklin, Alem?n, Steiner, Drelich, Norford, Family Systems Interventions and Family Therapy with HIV/AIDS. Pollock, Thompson, The HIV?Infected Child in Therapy. Torrance, O. Lewis, La Brie, Czarniecki, Nonpharmacological Pain Management for Children with HIV/AIDS: Working with Hypnotherapeutic Techniques. Gomez, Haiken, S. Lewis, HIV/AIDS Children's Support Group. Kreibick, Caretakers' Support Group. Boyd?Franklin, Drelich, Schwolsky?Fitch, Death and Dying/Bereavement and Mourning. Service Deliverers and Systems Issues. Boyd?Franklin, Boland, A Multisystems Approach to Service Delivery for HIV/AIDS Families. Boyd?Franklin, Boland, Caring for the Professional Caregiver. Pozen, HIV/AIDS in the Schools. Brady, Boyd?Franklin, Staloff, Professional, Ethical and Moral Issues. Harvey, Legal Issues. Research and Public Policy. Sherwen, Tross, Psychosocial Research Concerning Children, Families, and HIV/AIDS: A Challenge for Investigators. Harvey, HIV/AIDS and Public Policy: Recent Developments.
 

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Contents

Mental Health and the Coming of the 21st Century
1
REDEFINING THE NEEDS OF MENTAL HEALTH CONSUMERS
19
Community Integration The Challenge to Traditional Mental Health Services
21
Foundations for a New Approach
49
Mental Health Consumers and the Consumer SelfHelp Movement
69
ORGANIZING FOR COMMUNITY CHANGE
105
Preparing for Organizing
107
Strategies for Change
129
Creating Employment Opportunities
227
Promoting Social Integration
249
EMPOWERING CONSUMERS AND THEIR FAMILIES
271
Sharing Power with Consumers
273
Involving Families as Partners in the Process of Change
296
CONCLUSION
315
Future Challenges and New Directions
317
References
323

ACHIEVING COMMUNITY INTEGRATION
171
Revamping Established Support Systems Mental Health Systems and Higher Education
173
Improving Access to Preserving and Developing Housing
206

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Paul J. Carling, PhD, formerly director of the Center for Community Change at Trinity College of Vermont, is currently on the faculty of the Program in Community Mental Health at Southern New Hampshire University. He is Senior Consultant of the Centre for Community Change International.

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