Last edited by Sashicage
Thursday, May 14, 2020 | History

7 edition of Law and mental health found in the catalog.

Law and mental health

a case-based approach

by Robert G. Meyer

  • 32 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Guilford Press in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Mental health laws -- United States -- Cases.,
    • Insanity -- Jurisprudence -- United States -- Cases.,
    • Forensic psychiatry -- United States -- Cases.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementRobert G. Meyer, Christopher M. Weaver.
      GenreCases.
      ContributionsWeaver, Christopher M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF480.A7 M49 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3406856M
      ISBN 101593852215
      LC Control Number2005022588

      The authors adapted the Bench Book from the "Public Health Law Bench Book for Indiana Courts" written by a team led by the Hon. Linda L. Chezem and Amy Schofield and funded by the Public Health Law Program of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not. This book aims to provide an introductory text for social workers, students on qualifying courses (as well as those on post-qualifying programmes) and other professionals on .

      The UK Mental Health Act will bring about the first major amendment of mental health legislation since the Mental Health Act Mental Health: The New Law provides a comprehensive, authoritative, and practical guide to the new UK legislation and its implications for lawyers, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, and other mental health professionals.5/5(1). The Resource Book on Mental Health, Human Rights and Legislation was produced under the direction of Michelle Funk, Natalie Drew and Benedetto Saraceno, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization. Writing team: Principal writers: Melvyn Freeman (formerly Department of Health, Pretoria, South Africa) and.

      COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. This complete and comprehensive guide to the Mental Health Act for any mental health professional – from social workers, psychologists and occupational therapists, to doctors and nurses. The book aims to simplify mental health law so that it’s accessible to busy professionals at all stages of practice as well as those affected by.


Share this book
You might also like
To Open the Sky

To Open the Sky

The red book of the persecuted church.

The red book of the persecuted church.

Western Pangasinan

Western Pangasinan

The Despain papers

The Despain papers

The Flying Dutchman, or, The phantom ship

The Flying Dutchman, or, The phantom ship

Architectural control in northern Europe

Architectural control in northern Europe

Writing from the world

Writing from the world

The triumphes of a re-united Britania

The triumphes of a re-united Britania

Modern trends in public health.

Modern trends in public health.

Toward classification and rationale for watershed management and stream protection

Toward classification and rationale for watershed management and stream protection

Report of the Joint Legislative Interim Task Force on Housing Costs

Report of the Joint Legislative Interim Task Force on Housing Costs

Law and mental health by Robert G. Meyer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Written by two of the country's leading specialists in mental health law, this book provides a detailed overview of the law and the socio-legal, historical, sociological, and cultural issues that surround it. Mental health law, at its heart, involves the forcible confinement and medication of some of society's most vulnerable people, and the Cited by: Discover the best Mental Health Law in Best Sellers.

Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) - The Law and mental health book Mental Health Code is the body of state law that deals with all aspects of mental health care in Michigan.

Browsers that can not handle javascript will not be able to access some features of this site. 46 rows  Covers mental health law and associated mental capacity law topics. See book review by. has embarked on a yearlong investigation into mental health across every sector of the legal profession.

Over the course of 12 months, we will aim to shine a light on mental health. rows  The Magic Book is a database of contact details which currently contains pages. Mental Health Law (Vol.

53, Massachusetts Practice Series) This one-volume treatise, authored by two well-respected judges, provides a comprehensive analysis of mental health law in Massachusetts.

Book (Full Set) $ of this book include a copy of the Indiana laws about mental health treatment, resource information, and community mental health center contact information. Readers who still have questions are encouraged to contact their treatment team, social worker, an attorney, or Indiana Disability Rights at HOW TO USE THIS BOOK.

Individual chapters of this book are available to purchase online. The Evolution of Mental Health Law chronicles a relatively new field that has developed around the goals of protecting the rights and needs of people with disabilities, defining the proper sphere of individualization in criminal justice, and drawing boundaries between science and morality in decision : People with mental illness are entitled to fair treatment, and they should: Laws that may cover their rights include: Americans with Disabilities Act.

This law protects people who have physical. Section I: An Introduction to Health Law. Health law is an incredibly broad, diverse and dynamic field of law. Health lawyers work on cases and policy relating to access to care, insurance coverage, difficult ethical choices (particularly at the beginning and end of life), providers of care (and how these providers are organized and paid), theFile Size: KB.

MENTAL HEALTH LAW examines a variety of civil and administrative issues pertaining to mental health care access, quality, liability, and finance. Particular attention will be given to federal and state mental health parity law and mandatory mental health and substance use disorder law; federal and state regulation of interventions such as.

Buy Mental health law books from today. Find our best selection and offers online, with FREE Click & Collect or UK delivery. With 3, respondents from law firms of all sizes and across the globe, the results of our Mental Health and Substance Abuse survey speak for themselves.

Below is a sampling of some of the key. Mental health professionals, more than any other clinicians, encounter legal issues on a regular basis.

This is a book for anyone in the field, at any stage in their training or practice, who has ever found themselves scratching their head in confusion or dreading that they will expose themselves to liability as they navigate the complexities at the interface of law and mental health.

Mental health laws. Here are entered works on laws dealing with the care of the mentally ill, and people with mental disabilities. Works on the legal concept of insanity are entered under the heading Insanity (Law). See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms. The International Academy of Law and Mental Health (IALMH) is founded on the belief that issues arising from the interaction of law and mental health can be best addressed through multidisciplinary and cross-national approaches, drawing on law, the health professions, the social sciences, and the humanities.

Every two years, the IALMH holds an International Congress on Law and Mental Health. Law & Mental Health Professionals ®: Ohio provides a thorough review of the laws in the state of Ohio as they relate to the mental health profession.

Identifying legal topics affecting mental health practices, this resource addresses. rulings about licensing; forms of business practice; insurance reimbursements and deductions for services;Pages: Recognize, analyze, and address mental health expert issues encountered in cases with this quick and accessible reference.

Examining issues through the dual prism of both the legal and psychological perspectives, the book offers a structured approach for developing clear direct examinations, sharpening cross examinations, and composing. Instructors who adopt the book for courses will receive a supplemental test bank with questions keyed to each chapter.

Students can access a downloadable Study Guide. New to This Edition *Updated throughout with current research and substantive changes in mental health law. *Chapter on competency in juvenile justice.

*Citations of new legal. Mental health law includes a wide variety of legal topics and pertain to people with a diagnosis or possible diagnosis of a mental health condition, and to those involved in managing or treating such that relate to mental health include: employment laws, including laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of a mental health condition, require reasonable.Mental Disability Law: Civil and Criminal is a logically organized and readable discussion of the entire body of law affecting the mentally disabled.

It provides thoughtful answers to practically every research, counseling or litigation problem that could conceivably arise in this : $The Mental Health Law Manual was written to help hospitals understand the laws governing mental health treatment as well as the rights of the patients they serve.

The manual also details special protections for individuals who may be unable to make rational decisions regarding their care, specific requirements regarding the use and disclosure.