Children with Mental Disorder and the Law

JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERSISBN: 9781843105763

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Imprint: JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
By:
Anthony Harbour,Mary Mitchell,Wendy Whitaker
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PAPERBACK
Pages:
248

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Preface. Part One: The Law. 1. Human Rights. 2. The Children Act. 3. Secure Accommodation. 4. The Mental Health Act - Professionals, Relatives, Safeguards and Mental Disorder. 5. The Mental Health Act - Assessment, Detention, Treatment, Discharge and Other Orders. 6. Criminal Justice. 7. The Mental Capacity Act 2005. 8. Service Provision and Entitlement. Part Two: Practice Issues. 9. The Role and Function of the ASW. Wendy Whitaker, Approved Social Worker and Senior Practitioner, Gerald Russell Eating Disorders Unit, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, UK. 10. The Diagnosis and Management of Complex Mental Illness. Dr Mary Mitchell, Consultant Child Psychiatrist, Leigh House Adolescent Hospital, Winchester, UK. Part Three: Problem Areas. 11. Confidentiality. 12. Young People, Consent, Refusal and Psychiatric Treatment. Appendix 1: Further Reading. Appendix 2: Extracts from LAC (99)29. Appendix 3: MCA Code of Practice Chapter. Appendix 4. MHA Code of Practice Chapter. References. Index.

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