Clinical Management in Mental Health Services will enhance leadership in mental health practice to deliver better prevention, care and supported recovery for people who have mental health problems. Case studies/examples are used to highlight the integration of research into practice in real life examples. It will be essential reading for Nurse Unit Managers, Team Leaders (from disciplines of nursing, psychology, occupational therapy, and social work), and Managers of mental health
Chapter 2. Leading a Multidiscplinary Team (Frank P. Deane and Kevin Gournay).
Chapter 3. Managing Workload in Mental Health Services (Robert King).
Chapter 4. Clinical Information Management (Jennifer Harland and Janette Curtis).
Chapter 5. Budget Management (Susan Brandis).
Chapter 6. Managing Critical Incidents in Clinical Management in Mental Health Services (Kevin Gournay).
Chapter 7. Public Relations and Communication (Victoria Maxwell, Debra Lampshire and Samson Tse).
Chapter 8. Organisational Changes toward Recovery Oriented Services (Samson Tse and Steve Barnett).
Chapter 9. Clinical Supervision (Robert King and Gerry Mullan).
Chapter 10. Performance Appraisal and Personal Development (Hazel Bassett).
Chapter 11. Dealing with Stress and Burnout (Chris Lloyd and Robert King).
Chapter 12. Quality Improvement (Frank P. Deane and Vicki Biro).
Chapter 13. Evidence Based Practice in Mental Health Services: Understanding the Issues and Supporting and Sustaining Implementation (Robert King and Frank P. Deane)
Robert King is Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland, Australia, and a Psychologist/Psychotherapist in private practice.
Frank Deane is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Wollongong, Australia and Director of the Illawarra Institute for Mental Health, at the University of Wollongong
Kevin Gournay is Professor of Psychiatric Nursing at the Institutue of Psychiatry, London