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Mental health awareness : practical skills for first responders / Marc Laferriere and Stephanie Miloknay.


Public Safety Canada Library


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RA 790.8 .L34 2018




Includes bibliographical references and index.


xvii, 301 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm


"This text offers a solid foundation of mental health awareness and practical interventions for police and other frontline workers dealing with those in crisis. The text will also cover emerging trends in the field and will place an emphasis on giving students and professionals the best practices for longevity in these often stressful frontline situations."-- Provided by publisher.



PART1. INTRODUCING MENTAL HEALTH IN FRONT-LINE WORK. -- Chapter 1. Justice and Injustice. -- Chapter 2. Context is everything. -- Chapter 3. Deinstitutionalization. -- PART 2. COMMON MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES. -- Chapter 4. Depression and Anxiety. -- Chapter 5. Concurrent Disorders and Addictions. -- Chapter 6. Personality Disorders and Schizophrenia. -- Chapter 7. Suicide Intervention. -- PART 3. MENTAL HEALTH INTERVENTIONS FOR THOSE IN CRISIS. -- Chapter 8. Skilled Labour. -- Chapter 9. It takes Community. -- Chapter 10. Working with Victims. -- PART 4. EMERGING TRENDS. -- Chapter 11. Controversial Topics in the Helping Professions. -- Chapter 12. Resiliency and Organizational Responses.


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