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Author Linhorst, Donald M., 1956-

Title Empowering people with severe mental illness : a practical guide / Donald M. Linhorst.

Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2006.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.20425 L755E    Check Shelf
Description xii, 353 pages ; 24 cm
Summary "Presents a model of empowerment and then applies it to seven areas that the have potential to empower people with severe mental illness, including treatment planning, housing, employment, and others. Provides practitioners, administrators, and policymakers with specific guidelines and actions to promote empowerment"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-344) and index.
Contents Conceptualizing empowerment -- A history of powerlessness -- Individual rights, coercion, and empowerment -- Conditions for empowerment -- Empowerment through treatment planning -- Empowerment through housing -- Empowerment through organizational decision making -- Empowerment through planning and policy making -- Empowerment through employment -- Empowerment through research -- Empowerment through service provision -- Creating and living empowered lives.
Subject Mentally ill -- Services for -- United States.
Social work with people with mental disabilities -- United States.
Mental Disorders -- rehabilitation -- United States.
Mentally Ill Persons -- United States.
Social Work -- United States.
ISBN 019517187X hardcover alkaline paper
9780195171877 hardcover alkaline paper
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