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This interdisciplinary book for philosophers, legal scholars, and medico-legal practitioners offers a unique relational account of mental capacity through critical analysis of concepts such as autonomy and rationality. It explores how relationships, and specific relational, dialogical practices, can enable or disable the decision-making of individuals with impairments.
By Paul Barber
A complete, comprehensive and up-to-date reference guide to the Mental Health Act 1983, as amended by the 2007 Act, for any mental health professional - from social workers and occupational therapists, to GPs and nurses.
This book explores the law relating to the right to liberty of people with mental illness and international human rights standards. It is also a manifesto for change, urging reconsideration of the protection and promotion of the human rights of people with mental illness. Covers all UK jurisdictions plus Ireland.
Written specifically for Approved Mental Health Professionals AMPHs, this book brings together the elements of the legislation, Code of Practice, Memorandum, Government Circulars and relevant case law and policy covering both the roles which fall to an AMHP in the revised Mental Health Care Act as well as the Key...
By Mary Burch
This fully-updated third edition of Jon Bailey and Mary Burch's bestselling Ethics for Behavior Analysts is an invaluable guide to understanding and implementing the newly-revised Behavior Analyst Certification Board BACB Professional and Ethical Compliance Code. Featured in this new edition are case studies drawn from the author's real-world practice with...
By Paul Barber
Written in a style accessible to all professionals, this fully updated Third Edition has been revised and enlarged to incorporate revisions to the Mental Health Act Code of Practice 2015 and the crucial impact of the Supreme Court decisions in the Cheshire West cases.
Introduces students to the fundamental principles of mental health law and how they can be applied to everyday practice with clear introductions to key Acts such as the Mental Capacity Act and the Mental Health Act as well as the relevant Codes of Practice.
By Nick Brindle
This easy-to-read book explains the nuts and bolts of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 to help clinicians in their daily practice. The second edition expands on clinically relevant issues from the courts, and assists in bridging the gap between court judgments and the frontline clinician.