Handbook of Mental Health Administration and Management (Paperback)

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By William H. Reid (Editor), W. Walter Menninger M. D. (Foreword by), Stuart B. Silver (Editor)
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Description


Clinicians who understand mental health care administration in addition to their clinical fields are likely to be valuable to the organizations in which they work. This handbook is an accessible source of information for professionals coming from either clinical or management backgrounds. Sections offer coverage in: mental health administrative principles, mental health care management, business, finance and funding of care, information technology, human resources and legal issues.

About the Author


William H. Reid, M.D., M.P.H., is the former Medical Director of the Texas Mental Health and Mental Retardation System and Chair of the National Council of State Medical Directors. He has been a senior manager in many mental health settings, and is past president of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. He is currently clinical or adjunct professor at three Texas medical schools and lives and practices in Horseshoe Bay, Texas. Stuart B. Silver, M.D., is the former Director of the Mental Hygiene Administration of the State of Maryland and past president of the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors. Currently, he is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Clinical Associates, PA, a multi-specialty medical group.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780415763301
ISBN-10: 0415763304
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: December 22nd, 2014
Pages: 568
Language: English