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Michael Rowe - Citizenship & Mental Health - 9780199355389 - V9780199355389
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Citizenship & Mental Health

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Description for Citizenship & Mental Health Hardcover. Citizenship & Mental Health tells a 20-year story of practice, theory, and research to support the full participation of persons with mental illnesses who, in many cases, have also been homeless, have criminal charges in their past, and are poor. Num Pages: 272 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: MBN; MMH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 166 x 19. Weight in Grams: 526.
More than 50 years ago, President Kennedy gave an address to Congress that launched the community mental health movement in the U.S. This movement involved a vast and complex effort to replace the wholesale institutionalization of people with serious mental illnesses with community mental health centers, public education on mental illness, and prevention efforts. The mission and main thrust of this new movement, however, were quite simple: we would provide effective mental health treatment to people in their home communities and provide the conditions for them to have 'a life in the community.' Starting in ... Read more

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About Michael Rowe
Michael Rowe, Ph.D., is a medical sociologist at the Yale School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry. After a dual career in human services and as a writer, he completed a Ph.D. in sociology and conducted groundbreaking research on mental health outreach to people who are homeless. This work led directly to his twenty-year work on citizenship and mental health, and ... Read more

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Citizenship & Mental Healthprovides an in-depth look at how citizenship theory can benefit the mental health field. Using a model and validated measurement, Rowe introduces a replicable approach to integrating citizenship theory and mental health practice. This book is accessible and may be of interest to general readers, mental health practitioners, and mental health researchers.
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