Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 January 2005

576 Pages


ISBN: 9780198508441

Bookseller Code (AU)

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Strategy, planning, delivery, and evaluation

Edited by Richard Williams and Michael Kerfoot

  • Synthesises a huge amount of material and evidence on how best to plan and deliver child and adolescent mental health care services (CAMHS), providing a one-stop reference guide for all those with responsibility for these services
  • Adopts an approach combining health, social care, and education perspectives, enabling readers to become familiar with ideas, issues, and arguments raised by disciplines other than their own
  • Includes a concise update on most common child psychiatric conditions and treatments, providing managers with a quick and accessible summary
  • Examines CAMHS in other countries, looking at what lessons can be learned from North America, Australasia, and developing countries

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