This research report explores the contribution of social workers that work with older people with mental ill-health in multidisciplinary teams.
This study from Manchester University explores how people who use mental health services value their mental health social workers.
- Cormac, R. (2020). It takes a village to deal with mental health: How to integrate theory, practice and social policies. Psychreg Journal of Psychology, Vol 4, No. 2, pp. 99-103 - Read more
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This webpage is for anyone that works in mental health services that provide, deliver or manage mental health social work, including:
- mental health social workers
- team managers of mental health social work services
- senior managers of mental health social work services
- NHS managers who oversee integrated health and social care teams or services
- approved mental health professionals
- approved mental capacity professionals.
You might work in a range of organisations, including:
- NHS mental health trusts
- local authorities
- Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs)
- private sector hospitals and agencies
- voluntary sector hospitals and agencies
- government agencies
- health and social care organisations.
The website is hosted by Skills for Care and managed by:
- Mark Trewin, Mental Health Social Work Lead for the Office of the Chief Social Worker for Adults
- Karen Linde, Programme Lead for Social Work for Better Mental Health/Senior Associate Centre for Citizenship and Community
- Karen Morse, Head of Area and Mental Health Lead at Skills for Care.