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Community Mental Health, Paperback, 1 Edition by Ritter, Lois A.


Paperback: 1 Edition

Publication Date: 2010-11-15
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Paperback : 542 pages
Edition: 1 Edition
Author: Ritter, Lois A.
ISBN-10: 0763783803
ISBN-13: 9780763783808

Product Description Community Mental Health is unique in that it focuses specifically on mental health at the community level. The authors carefully outline the essential skills that health professionals need in order to identify mental health concerns and develop effective programs for communities encountering symptoms of mental disorders or illness. The text includes up-to-date information about mental health issues across the lifespan, the mental health care system, prominent mental health concerns faced by many communities, as well as information about interventions and model programs. The breadth of topics related to community mental health addressed include: indicators of illness and problems, methods of prevention and promotion, evaluation, and research. Instructor Resources, including PowerPoint Presentations, a TestBank, and an Instructor Manual are available as free downloads. About the Author Lois A. Ritter has earned a doctorate in education and master’s degrees in health science, healthcare administration, and cultural and social anthropology. Dr. Ritter has taught at the university-level for approximately 20 years and has lead national and regional research studies on a broad range of health topics. Assistant Dean of Academic Services and Diversity Enhancement, UCSF School of Nursing

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