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Collaboration Between Social Work and Psychiatry in Aftercare in the Early 1900s
Betsy S. Vourlekis; Roberta R. Greene; Ruth I. Knee; Golda M. Edinburg
Psychiatric Services 1994; doi:
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University of Maryland in Baltimore County, 5410 Wilkens Avenue, Catonsville, Maryland 21228

University of Georgia

National Institute of Mental Health

Mc-Lean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts

1994 by the American Psychiatric Association

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The nature of the effort required of a holistic practice with severely and chronically mentally ill persons, integrating, on a practical level, a complex field of information and influences, can already be seen in the earliest social work aftercare practice. This practice and the ideas that shaped it occurred decades before deinstitutionalization and case management became policy passwords, and policies and programs are still evolving to adequately recognize and appropriately channel the effort and resources required.In looking back at the early professional collaboration between socialwork and psychiatry, we confront the vision that infused it. We recognize the need for continued shared struggle to conceive and to implement an integrated and collaborative vision of treatment, care, and rehabilitation for persons with serious mental illness: a vision that fundamentally recognizes the moral necessity for treatment that is caring, the therapeutic potential of care that is proper, and the value of comprehensive rehabilitation that is medical, psychological, and social.

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