Title

Mediation as a New Technique for Resolving Disputes in the Mental Health System

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-1994

Keywords

Public Health, Mental Health, Clinical Practice, Health Service, Health System

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00710631

Abstract

In the mental health service system, disputes take on various forms and exist in both clinical practice and management. Existing policy and administrative practice has favored a combination of medical and judicial/legal models to handle conflicts among consumers, mental health professionals, and others. The authors propose the addition of mediation as a third form of resolving issues, explicate some of the differences between mediation and current methods of resolving conflicts, and suggest benefits of using mediation.

Was this content written or created while at USF?

Yes

Citation / Publisher Attribution

Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, v. 21, issue 5, p. 431–445

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