Book Review on Mental Health and Social Policy: Beyond Managed Care (6th ed.) by Mechanic, D.

chp. 3 & 4 in both books:

Mechanic, D. (2014). Mental Health and Social Policy: Beyond Managed Care (6th ed.). New York, NY: Pearson
Education, Inc.

Rosenberg, J. & Rosenberg, S. (Eds.). Community Mental Health: Challenges for the 21st Century (3rd ed.).
New York: Rutledge


1. self-determination and is an essential principle in working with clients and addressing religion and spirituality. Discuss how one’s own biases, including pro or anti-religious, can impact or get in the way when working with clients. (R&R Chp. 3)

–Review the NASW Code of Ethics and site what the code addresses related to religion and spirituality.

3. When working with military members, veterans, and their families in the community, what concept/idea defined in R&R Chp. 4 will help in your future work?

4. Give a brief timeline of events in the history of mental health policy ( Mechanic Chp. 3).