- Subject index
The Handbook of Community Practice is the first volume in this field, encompassing community development, organizing, planning, and social change, and the first community practice text that provides in-depth treatment of globalization—including its impact on communities in the United States and in international development work. The Handbook is grounded in participatory and empowerment practice including social change, social and economic development, feminist practice, community-collaboratives, and engagement in diverse communities. It utilizes the social development perspective and employs analyses of persistent poverty, policy practice, and community research approaches as well as providing strategies for advocacy and social and legislative action.
Chapter 23: Community Practice in Adult Health and Mental Health Settings
Community Practice in Adult Health and Mental Health Settings
The town of Gheel, Belgium, has been dedicated to the memory of St. Dympna, patron saint of people with mental illness, for more than 700 years. According to legend, Dympna was an Irish princess whose mother died when Dympna was a ...