Developing resilient children and families when parents have mental illness: A family-focused approach

Kim FOSTER, Louise O'Brien, Teija Korhonen

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There is substantial evidence supporting the need for effective intervention for children and families living with parental mental illness. However, translation of this knowledge into mental health workforce practice remains variable, with a range of clinical practices and models of care evident. Nurses, who constitute the majority of the mental health workforce, are in prime positions to support children and families and provide preventative measures, identify those at risk, and intervene early.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-11
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal of Mental Health Nursing
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes


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