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    Wesley E. Sowers, Hunter L. McQuistion, Jules M. Ranz, Jacqueline Maus Feldman, Patrick S. Runnels, editors.
    Summary: The second edition of the AACP's (American Association for Community Psychiatry) Textbook of Community Psychiatry is a welcome update of this notable work that comprehensively presents the state of the art in this field. Along with continuously evolving scientific advances and principles of clinical care, community psychiatry must respond to shifts in public policy as well as economic climate. The past decade has witnessed significant political and social changes, including climate change, immigration levels, technological advancement, the influence of social media and the rise of political unrest. This new edition reflects these wider changes, incorporating new chapters and enhancing previous ones. It remains the standard text for certification of those working in healthcare and social welfare systems design and delivery of services. Readers will gain knowledge of: Basic pillars of the field Evidence based interventions Telepsychiatry and technological aids Trauma informed services Integrated health systems Social determinants of health Structural discrimination.

    About the Authors
    Part I: Introduction and Background
    Introduction: Community Psychiatry on the Move
    How the Book Is Organized
    Part I: Introduction and Background
    Part II: The Basics: Central Pillars of Community Psychiatry
    Part III: Core Competencies for Community Psychiatrists
    Part IV: Effective and Established Interventions
    Part V: Creating Healthy Communities
    Part VI: Supportive Services for Community Living
    Part VII: Special Populations
    Part VIII: The Development and Administration of Services
    Part IX: Shaping the Future Tolerance, Humility, and Forgiveness
    Characteristics of a Mature Recovery
    Resiliency and Recovery
    Universal Aspects of Recovery
    The Value of the Recovery Paradigm
    Developing Person-Centered, Recovery-Oriented Services
    Implementation and System Transformation
    Evidence, Quality, and Recovery-Oriented Services
    Population Health, Prevention, and Community Psychiatry
    Population Mental Health
    Social Determinants of Mental Health
    Mental Illness Prevention
    Mental Health Promotion
    Supporting a Shift Toward Population Health
    Training Culture and Identity
    Conclusion: Relevance to Community Psychiatry
    Exercising Effective Leadership
    The Case for Psychiatric Leadership in Community Behavioral Health
    What Is Leadership?
    Personal Attributes and Skills of Effective Leaders
    Transactional Versus Transformational Leadership
    Leadership Development and Training
    Conclusion: Transforming Leadership in Community Psychiatry
    Advocacy in Evolution: The Push and Pull of Psychiatrists
    Who Advocates?
    Methods of Advocacy Points of Impact: Advocacy in History
    Advocacy at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century
    Treatment and Treatment Resources
    Involuntary/Coercive Treatment
    Peer Support
    Advocacy Trends of the Last Decade
    Historical Appendix
    Comprehensive Integrated Systems of Care
    Person-Centered Design of Integrated Systems
    Begin with the Basics
    Service Design Fundamentals
    Basic Service Elements
    How Do We Start the Planning Process and Move Forward