This title is concerned with the law as it applies to the welfare, protection and management of children and adolescents in mental health services.
This second edition has been thoroughly updated. There is a new chapter on the Human Rights Act as it applies to children and the law.
Also, ammendments to the Children Act 1989 consequent on legal judgements are explained.
A series of chapters cover application of the Mental Health Act 1983 to young people.
The material is based on the Royal College of Psychiatrists training course.