When tiers are not enough: the developing role of the primary child mental health worker

Gale, Fiona (2003) When tiers are not enough: the developing role of the primary child mental health worker. Child & Adolescent Mental Health in Primary Care, 1 (1). pp. 5-8. ISSN 1740-1135

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Abstract

The primary mental health worker roie (PMHW) was first
suggested by the Health Advisory Service report 'Together
we Stand'. The four-tier model of service provision places
the PMHW role at the interface between tier 1 (primary care
professionals) and tiers 2/3 (specialist Child and adolescent mental health services). These recommendations were also confirmed by report from the House of Commons Health Committee. The Mental Health Foundation and the Audit Commission,' which emphasised the need for more effective interagency collaboration in the provision
of child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS), between primary care and specialist CAMHS. Such policies have led to the development and expansion of the PMHW post in CAMHS nationally.

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Additional Information:The primary mental health worker roie (PMHW) was first suggested by the Health Advisory Service report 'Together we Stand'. The four-tier model of service provision places the PMHW role at the interface between tier 1 (primary care professionals) and tiers 2/3 (specialist Child and adolescent mental health services). These recommendations were also confirmed by report from the House of Commons Health Committee. The Mental Health Foundation and the Audit Commission,' which emphasised the need for more effective interagency collaboration in the provision of child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS), between primary care and specialist CAMHS. Such policies have led to the development and expansion of the PMHW post in CAMHS nationally.
Keywords:mental health training and education
Subjects:B Subjects allied to Medicine > B760 Mental Health Nursing
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Health & Social Care
ID Code:995
Deposited By: Bev Jones
Deposited On:27 Sep 2007
Last Modified:13 Mar 2013 08:24

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