Safeguarding Mental Health Service Users Online

A Guide For Practitioners

Claudia Megele

Safeguarding Mental Health Service Users Online

Claudia Megele

Distributed for Bristol University Press

176 pages | 5 x 7 3/4 | © 2017
Paper $27.95 ISBN: 9781447333999 Will Publish December 2018 For sale in North and South America only

This unique guide equips practitioners with an understanding of online risks, and ways to avoid them, for mental health service users. Drawing on research, theory, and practice, it will enable these users to critically evaluate safeguarding issues and develop practical and effective plans to steer clear of these pitfalls. Subjects covered include online communities and peer support, online identity, exploitation and abuse, bullying and aggression, online therapy, and avatar therapy. This is an essential book for social work students, mental health social workers, and other mental health professionals involved in safeguarding people who experience mental health issues.

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