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The Resource The Virginia Tech massacre : strategies and challenges for improving mental health policy on campus and beyond, edited by Aradhana Bela Sood and Robert Cohen

The Virginia Tech massacre : strategies and challenges for improving mental health policy on campus and beyond, edited by Aradhana Bela Sood and Robert Cohen

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The Virginia Tech massacre : strategies and challenges for improving mental health policy on campus and beyond
Title
The Virginia Tech massacre
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strategies and challenges for improving mental health policy on campus and beyond
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edited by Aradhana Bela Sood and Robert Cohen
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "In the wake of the April 2006 Virginia Tech shootings, governor Timothy Kaine appointed an independent panel to investigate the incident and to recommend potential policy changes that might prevent such a tragedy from occurring again. The incident itself and the work of the panel mobilized the entire nation to examine many aspects of the tragedy, most centrally university mental health systems. Certain aspects of the case raised issues that were not addressed by the resulting report, such as the role of the college mental health system in the lives of young adults, the complexity of identifying the mental health needs of students, and the shortcomings of mental health delivery systems within colleges as well the larger community. The Virginia Tech Massacre is based on the experience and unique perspective of Dr. Aradhana Bela Sood, a panel member appointed to the special independent review committee which was asked to consult specifically on the mental health system implications of the VA Tech shooting. This book discloses Sood's personal experience as a child psychiatrist and panel member, and her role in shaping the final report. Sood, along with co-editor Dr. Robert Cohen, who has been involved in studying and reforming mental health policy for more than 40 years, and carefully selected expert contributors take readers on a journey examining the mental health vulnerabilities of youth transitioning to adulthood, the limitations of existing warning tools for violence, and local, regional, and national gaps in mental health service delivery across the United States. This book offers examples of effective mental health services, policies, and strategies, and it provides concrete and pragmatic recommendations for how to begin overhauling the delivery of mental health services. The Virginia Tech Massacre is topical and timely, given the widespread interface between violence in the public arena and mental health issues. It will be a critical resource to mental health professionals, policymakers and legislators, state and local government officials, higher education personnel, and social workers and others in the human service fields. It will also be of interest to those concerned about gun violence and mental health and students in psychiatry, psychology, social work, and public health"--
  • "The Virginia Tech Massacre take readers on a journey examining the mental health vulnerabilities of youth transitioning to adulthood, the limitations of existing warning tools for violence, and local, regional, and national gaps in mental health service delivery across the United States. The book provides concrete and pragmatic recommendations for how to begin overhauling the delivery for mental health services"--
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non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Sood, Aradhana Bela,
  • Cohen, Robert
Series statement
Developmental perspectives in psychiatry
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  • Virginia Tech Shootings (Blacksburg, Virginia, 2007)
  • College students
  • College students
  • Virginia Tech Shootings, Blacksburg, Va., 2007
  • PSYCHOLOGY / General
  • MEDICAL / Psychiatry / Child & Adolescent
  • College students
  • College students
  • United States
  • Virginia
Label
The Virginia Tech massacre : strategies and challenges for improving mental health policy on campus and beyond, edited by Aradhana Bela Sood and Robert Cohen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I Lessons from VA Tech. Chapter 1 The Tragedy at Virginia Tech / Aradhana Bela Sood -- Chapter 2 An unchecked descent into madness : the life of Seung-Hui Cho / Hollis Stambaugh and Aradhana Bela Sood -- Chapter 3 Insights from Interviews and Other First-Hand Accounts / Aradhana Bela Sood and Hollis Stambaugh -- Chapter 4 Getting into the Mind of the Killer: a psychological autopsy of Seung-Hui Cho / Aradhana Bela Sood -- Part II Mental Health care on Campus. Chapter 5 Failures in Campus Mental Health Systems: Lessons from Virginia Tech / Aradhana Bela Sood and Adele Martel -- Chapter 6 Best Practices and Resources: National Models for College Student Mental Health / Adele Martel and Aradhana Bela Sood -- Chapter 7 Predicting Violence in Public Places / Cheryl S. Al-Mateen, Sala S. Webb, and Aradhana Bela Sood -- Part III The Mental Health care System in the United States. Chapter 8 Mental Health Services in the United States : problems and promising approaches / Aradhana Bela Sood and Robert Cohen -- Chapter 9 Global Perspectives on Mental Health Care / Robert Cohen and Aradhana Bela Sood -- Chapter 10 Toward More Responsive Systems of Care: Challenges and Strategies / Robert Cohen and Aradhana Bela Sood -- Conclusion: Closing Thoughts / Aradhana Bela Sood
Control code
877846755
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 265 pages
Isbn
9780195392494
Lccn
2014014462
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)877846755
Label
The Virginia Tech massacre : strategies and challenges for improving mental health policy on campus and beyond, edited by Aradhana Bela Sood and Robert Cohen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I Lessons from VA Tech. Chapter 1 The Tragedy at Virginia Tech / Aradhana Bela Sood -- Chapter 2 An unchecked descent into madness : the life of Seung-Hui Cho / Hollis Stambaugh and Aradhana Bela Sood -- Chapter 3 Insights from Interviews and Other First-Hand Accounts / Aradhana Bela Sood and Hollis Stambaugh -- Chapter 4 Getting into the Mind of the Killer: a psychological autopsy of Seung-Hui Cho / Aradhana Bela Sood -- Part II Mental Health care on Campus. Chapter 5 Failures in Campus Mental Health Systems: Lessons from Virginia Tech / Aradhana Bela Sood and Adele Martel -- Chapter 6 Best Practices and Resources: National Models for College Student Mental Health / Adele Martel and Aradhana Bela Sood -- Chapter 7 Predicting Violence in Public Places / Cheryl S. Al-Mateen, Sala S. Webb, and Aradhana Bela Sood -- Part III The Mental Health care System in the United States. Chapter 8 Mental Health Services in the United States : problems and promising approaches / Aradhana Bela Sood and Robert Cohen -- Chapter 9 Global Perspectives on Mental Health Care / Robert Cohen and Aradhana Bela Sood -- Chapter 10 Toward More Responsive Systems of Care: Challenges and Strategies / Robert Cohen and Aradhana Bela Sood -- Conclusion: Closing Thoughts / Aradhana Bela Sood
Control code
877846755
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 265 pages
Isbn
9780195392494
Lccn
2014014462
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)877846755

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