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Mental health aspects of social work in public health

Gerald Caplan

Mental health aspects of social work in public health

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Published in [Berkeley? Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental health.,
  • Social case work.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementbased on the proceedings of an institute given by the School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, June 6-8, 1955. Edited by Ruth Cooper.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA790 .C514
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 293 p.
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6217051M
    LC Control Number56063691
    OCLC/WorldCa2504295

      Mental health problems are common in the working population, and represent a growing concern, with potential impacts on workers (e.g., discrimination), organisations (e.g., lost productivity), workplace health and compensation authorities (e.g., rising job stress-related claims), and social welfare systems (e.g., rising working age disability pensions for mental disorders) [].Cited by: Social workers play a significant role in the delivery of mental health services. With the increased national emphasis on evidence-based practices, that is, providing interventions with demonstrated research support, there is a need to ensure that social workers are conversant in these approaches to ensure quality mental health systems that are.


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