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Child protection and mental health services: Interprofessional responses to the needs of mothers

Nicky Stanley

Abstract

Health and social care professionals are constantly exhorted to work collaboratively. This book reports on research which examines inter-professional work with families in which mothers have a mental health problem and where there are also concerns about child protection. Breakdowns in inter-professional collaboration, issues of risk and relevant resources are all addressed. Mothers' views and experiences are contrasted with professional perspectives. The book reports on a survey of 500 practitioners working in health, social services and the voluntary sector, presents data from in-depth inter ... More

Keywords: health care, social care, inter-professional work, families, mothers, mental health problems, child protection, breakdowns, collaboration, risk

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9781861344274
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861344274.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nicky Stanley, author