Clear, comprehensive, and research-based, this is the leading Canadian introduction to mental health practice in social work.
This is the only Canadian textbook to offer a comprehensive overview of the legal and policy framework for mental health practice in social work. Accessible, rigorous, and grounded in research, this text combines analysis of case studies with careful examination of evidence-based practices.
About the authors
Cheryl Regehr is a professor in the Faculty of Social Work, with cross-appointments to the Faculty of Law and the Institute of Medical Science at the University of Toronto.
Graham Glancy is an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and the Director of Forensic Psychiatry at the University of Toronto.
"A thorough, accessible, relevant text that will support and deepen students' knowledge of mental health within a Canadian context." --Kathy Smith, Vancouver Island University
"This newly revised textbook is foundational reading for Canadian social work students. It provides a clear and comprehensive overview of current mental health issues and evidence-based practice application." --Rosemary Vito, King's University College/Western University
"Regehr and Glancy rise to the challenge and this text continues to be the most relevant reading for Canadian social work curriculum, scholarship, and practice." --Alice Schmidt Hanbidge, Renison University College/University of Waterloo