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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
The Approved Mental Health Professional's Guide to Mental Health Law 3rd ed isbn 9781446266632

The Approved Mental Health Professional's Guide to Mental Health Law 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781844451159
New Edition ISBN: 9781446266632
Published: May 2009
Publisher: Learning Matters
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This book brings key elements of the legislation, Code of Practice, Memorandum, Government Circulars and relevant case law and policy together into one text. Written in an accessible style and supported by exercises, case studies and checklists, the book is a clear guide to the law relevant to the practice of an Approved Social Worker.

This second edition is invaluable for anyone wishing to become an ASW, as well as their assessors, who have previously had to refer to a variety of sources in order to achieve a thorough understanding of relevant points of law and practice.

Mental Health Law
Introduction and definitions of mental disorder
Civil admissions, guardianship and supervised care
Relatives and carers
The role of the Approved Social Worker
Patients concerned in criminal proceedings
Consent to treatment and mental capacity
Mental health review tribunals, hospital managers' reviews
The Mental Health Act Commission
Other relevant legislation
Notes of guidance
The Draft Mental Health Bill
Appendix: Checklists