Nursing Skills for Children and Young People's Mental Health

Laurence Baldwin (Editor)

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This book focuses on those nursing skills that are truly valued and needed by children and young people with mental health problems. Whilst other books have chiefly focused on mental health conditions and treatments, this book moves away from this formulaic approach and considers what children and young people themselves need most from healthcare professionals. It shows why nursing skills are among the most precious values for patients. This focus on therapeutic relationships, establishing trust-based forms of nursing, and empowering children and young people to develop into healthy and resilient young adults has largely been neglected, despite the feedback from those who urgently need help but often struggle to find it, or are wary of seeking help and reluctant to engage.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer Nature
Number of pages198
ISBN (Electronic)9783030186791
ISBN (Print)9783030186784
Publication statusPublished - 28 Aug 2019


  • nursing
  • nursing skills


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