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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Community Healing and Reconciliation

Joshua Kirven and George Jacinto.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Mental and Behavioural Health. 11144 words.

Community healing and reconciliation have been a focus of many nations in response to civil war, genocide, and other conflicts. There have been increasing numbers of high-profile murders of...

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The move into the community

Tom Burns.

in Psychiatry: A Very Short Introduction

October 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Mental and Behavioural Health; Psychiatry. 4107 words.

‘The move into the community’ considers deinstitutionalization. Nearly every large mental hospital in the UK and most in the US and Western Europe have closed. The emptying of the...

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Beyond Housing: Opening the Door to Community Participation

Carol L. M. Caton.

in The Open Door

May 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Mental and Behavioural Health. 4873 words.

Advances in housing and service programs for people with severe mental illness have enabled many to move from the streets to homes in the community. At the same time, addressing the housing...

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Responding to women’s alcohol problems through adult community learning provision

Lydia Lewis.

in Women and alcohol

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Mental and Behavioural Health. 7518 words.

This chapter reports on a focus group study of adult community learning (ACL) that is targeted for mental health. The study was framed by theories of capitals and capabilities and aimed to...

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Afterword

Dana Becker.

in One Nation Under Stress

February 2013; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Mental and Behavioural Health. 1218 words.

This chapter examines the factors underlying vulnerability to stress, including family, neighborhood, community, societal institutions, policies, and dominant ideologies. It also considers...

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The silences in our dance

Laura Serrant.

in Women and alcohol

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Mental and Behavioural Health. 7351 words.

Alcohol plays a distinctive social role in the family and community life of Black Caribbean women. For Caribbean communities in particular it is often central in the great socio-cultural...

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Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders

Concepcion Barrio, Mercedes Hernandez, Paula Helu Fernandez and Judith A. DeBonis.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Mental and Behavioural Health. 9763 words.

Social workers in health and mental health and across public and private health sectors are expected to be knowledgeable of comprehensive approaches to effectively serve individuals dealing...

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The social model in alcohol treatment services

Daisy Bogg and Terry Bogg.

in Women and alcohol

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Mental and Behavioural Health. 5664 words.

Alcohol treatment has undergone rapid change over the last decade, from something on the edges of substance misuse treatment, often treated solely in primary care, and suffering from a...

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Grief and Loss

Sara Sanders, Matthew Tvedte and Mercedes Espinal-Lujan.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Mental and Behavioural Health; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 10680 words.

This article summarizes the history of grief theory and provides an overview of major theoretical frameworks for understanding grief and grief work. Specific types of losses are defined and...

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The Open Door

Carol L. M. Caton.

May 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Organizations; Mental and Behavioural Health. 184 pages.

The Open Door: Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment, explains how and why homelessness in this group has persisted over the past 35 years...

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The Open Door

Carol L. M. Caton.

in The Open Door

May 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Mental and Behavioural Health. 7630 words.

The post–World War II transformation of mental health care in the United States is marked by the shift in the locus of care for episodes of mental illness from the state mental asylum to...

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National Initiatives to End Homelessness

Carol L. M. Caton.

in The Open Door

May 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Mental and Behavioural Health. 5678 words.

This chapter presents two large-scale governmental efforts to implement community-level projects to improve the availability of and access to housing and support services for homeless...

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Mental Health Services Take to the Streets

Carol L. M. Caton.

in The Open Door

May 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Mental and Behavioural Health. 6458 words.

The challenge of reaching out to the homeless mentally ill initiated a period of creative development in mental health service delivery. Early in the post-deinstitutionalization era, the...

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Homeless People with Severe Mental Illness

Carol L. M. Caton.

in The Open Door

May 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Mental and Behavioural Health. 7492 words.

People with severe mental illness have the types of psychiatric disorders that would have typically placed them in a state mental institution in the era of the asylum. Despite the burden of...

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Clinical Social Work

Darlene Grant.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Mental and Behavioural Health. 6615 words.

The soldiers from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as large numbers of nonwounded soldiers, experience post-traumatic stress disorder. Further, the families, groups, and...

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Overcoming the Problem of Disengagement from Treatment

Carol L. M. Caton.

in The Open Door

May 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Mental and Behavioural Health. 6868 words.

Advances in evidence-based mental health treatment have expanded opportunities for people with serious mental illness to avoid unnecessary suffering and disability so that they can...

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Voluntarism and the Rise of Advocacy

Carol L. M. Caton.

in The Open Door

May 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Mental and Behavioural Health. 6015 words.

Throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, the public response to homelessness was local. In some communities, voluntarism surged, and charitable organizations provided food, clothing, and...

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

James C. Raines.

in Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health

May 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Couple and Family Social Work; Mental and Behavioural Health. 9744 words.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders can be debilitating to children and adolescents. Childhood onset of OCD occurs in about 1–3% of all children. When childhood OCD...

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Autism Spectrum Disorders

Michelle S. Ballan.

in Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health

May 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Couple and Family Social Work; Mental and Behavioural Health. 15218 words.

This chapter examines the literature on children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders in school-based settings. Reasons for the increasing prevalence rates are explored along with...

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Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health

Edited by James C. Raines.

May 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Couple and Family Social Work; Mental and Behavioural Health. 448 pages.

Schools have become the default mental health providers for children and adolescents, but they are often poorly equipped to meet the mental health needs of their students. The introduction...

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