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Title Mental health services for minority ethnic children and adolescents / edited by Mhemooda Malek and Carol Joughin ; foreword by Kedar Nath Dwivedi
Published London ; New York : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (224 pages)
Series Child and adolescent mental health series
Child and adolescent mental health series.
Contents Cover; Mental Health Services for Minority Ethnic Children and Adolescents; Contents; Foreword -- Kedar Nath Dwivedi; Acknowledgements; Preface; Introduction -- Mhemooda Malek; Recommendations -- FOCUS; Part One; 1 Understanding Ethnicity and Children's Mental Health; 2 The Cultural Relevance of the Mental Health Disciplines; 3 The Epidemiology of Mental Health Problems in Children and Adolescents from Minority Ethnic Groups in the UK; 4 Meeting the Needs of Minority Ethnic Groups in the UK; 5 Refugee Children in the UK; Part Two; Survey Methods and Findings
Summary Bringing together current research on mental health services for children from minority ethnic backgrounds, this much-needed resource provides guidance for both practice and policy. In the light of their interviews with child and adolescent mental health managers about their approaches to service development, the authors argue that the delivery of effective services can be achieved only by recognizing the diversity of cultures and individual needs of minority groups and encouraging more communication between service providers. They consider how ethnicity is defined, and how the field of mental
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Subject Adolescent psychiatry -- Social aspects.
Child mental health services -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.
Child psychiatry -- Social aspects.
Children of minorities -- Mental health services -- Great Britain.
Children of minorities -- Mental health -- Great Britain.
Minority teenagers -- Mental health services -- Great Britain.
Minority teenagers -- Mental health -- Great Britain.
Cultural Diversity.
Ethnic Groups -- psychology.
Health Care Surveys -- methods.
Mental Disorders -- ethnology.
Mental Health Services.
Minority Groups -- psychology.
Needs Assessment.
United Kingdom.
Form Electronic book
Author Joughin, Carol.
Malek, Mhemooda.
ISBN 1280266988
1423710096 (electronic bk.)
1843102366 (paperback)
9781423710097 (electronic bk.)
9781843102366 (paperback)