Race, Culture and Ethnicity in Secure Psychiatric Practice

Working with Difference

The contributors to this wide-ranging volume are experts from a range of psychiatric, criminal justice, legal and ethical backgrounds, and, uniquely, include patients who recount their own experience of forensic care settings. They examine and explore the central theoretic issues, such as culture, power, difference and participation, and relate them to examples of current practice, and to the improvement of future service provision. They identify techniques and approaches which will improve care and treatment.

Race, Culture and Ethnicity in Secure Psychiatric Practice: Working with Difference. provides essential information and analysis which exposes society's view of minorities and the influence these views may have on care professionals working in psychiatric and criminal justice systems. It suggests practical steps for improvement to ensure a more equitable and culturally sensitive service provision.
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