Suman Fernando

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Art Therapy, Race and Culture

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The book is a stimulating and inspiring collection which explores the often contentious themes of race, racism and culture in relation to the experience of art therapy, in a constructive way. Contributors examine the impact of racial perceptions in their own experience, their clients' lives, and on the interaction of therapist and client.

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Spirituality, Values and Mental Health

Jewels for the Journey

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book gathers together contributions from mental health professionals, carers and mental health service users and survivors. It addresses the stigma that can surround both mental health and spirituality and explores the spiritual in mental health care, teasing out its implications for research, education, training and good practice.

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Race, Culture and Ethnicity in Secure Psychiatric Practice

Working with Difference

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The book 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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Working with Ethnicity, Race and Culture in Mental Health

A Handbook for Practitioners

By Hari Sewell; Foreword by Suman Fernando
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book enables practitioners to understand why it is important to consider the needs of people from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds in mental health settings. It offers guidance on how they can take positive steps to improve the quality of their work their relationships with BME users, and ultimately how to improve their outcomes.

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