Multidisciplinary Working in Forensic Mental Health Care provides a practical guide to the establishment of effective multidisciplinary working methods in the care of mentally disordered offenders and others.
The Historical Context. Why Multidisciplinary Working in Forensic Mental Health Care? A Theoretical Foundation. The Multidisciplinary Team and Clinical Team Meetings. Multidisciplinary Working in Day-to-Day Clinical Practice. Specific Joint Working. Multidisciplinary Management of Physical Treatments. Multidisciplinary Aspects of the Care Programme Approach. Multidisciplinary Aspects of Risk Assessment. Team Building. Multidisciplinary Training Needs in Forensic Mental Health Care. Multidisciplinary Research. Conclusions and Future Directions.
Edited by Stuart Wix, CPNdip, MA, RMN, RGN, Forensic Nurse Consultant, Reaside Clinic, South Birmingham Mental Health NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK; and Martin Humphreys, BDS, MB, BS, MRCPsych, Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychiatry, University of Birmingham; Honorary Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, Reaside Clinic, South Birmingham Mental Health NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK