Nick Gould is Emeritus Professor of Social Work at the University of Bath, UK. He has been involved in mental health social work for over 30 years, initially as a local authority social worker, then as a senior social worker at Broadmoor Hospital, before finally embarking on an academic career. He continues to sit as a specialist lay member of the Ministry of Justices Mental Health Tribunal.
Introduction, 1. Perspectives on Mental Health, 2. Developing Socially Inclusive Practice, 3. The Social Work Role in Mental Health Services, 4. Working with Children and Adolescents, 5. Mental Health Social Work with Adults: Mood Disorders and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, 6. Mental Health Social Work with Adults: Psychoses and Personality Disorders, 7. Mental Health Social Work with Older People, 8. Risk and Dangerousness, 9. Contemporary Mental Health Social Work: Challenges and Opportunities