Foreword - Michael M FaenzaPART ONE: INTRODUCTIONOverview of the Field of Mental Health - James W CallicuttInstitutional versus Community Approaches to the Provision of Mental Health Services - Vikki L VandiverPolitical Aspects of Mental Health Treatment - James I MartinThe Impact of the Courts on Mental Health Policy and Services - Brian D ShannonPersonnel - James W Callicutt and David H Price The Professionals and Their PreparationPART TWO: THE EXPANDING BASE OF KNOWLEDGE IN MENTAL HEALTHNeuroscientific Research in Mental Health - William H WilsonResearch into Social Factors in Mental Illness - David W MillardPsychoeducation - Cassandra Simon A Contemporary ApproachSelf-Help and Advocacy Groups in Mental Health - Ted R Watkins and James W CallicuttPART THREE: MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES TO SPECIAL POPULATIONSMental Health Services to Immigrants and Refugees - Muriel YuCurrent Perspectives on the Homeless Mentally Ill - R Duane Hopson and Ted R WatkinsServices to the Severely and Persistently Mentally Ill - Vikki L VandiverMental Health Services to America's Veterans - David H PriceMental Health Services to Minority Groups of Color - John S McNeil and Robin KennedyWomen as Mental Health Service Recipients and Providers - Theresa Bruno MulloyTreatment of Children and Adolescents - Christian E Molidor Inpatient and Outpatient Mental Health IssuesMental Health Services to Older Adults - John S McNeil and Robert L CanonThe State of Mental Health Services to Criminal Offenders - Charles Turnbo and Donald W Murray JrMental Health Services to Substance Abusers - Ted R WatkinsPART FOUR: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE 21ST CENTURYThe Influence of Technology on Mental Health Services - Albert D FarrellMental Health Service Delivery in the Age of Managed Care - E Clarke Ross and Collette CrozeLooking Ahead - James W Callicutt and Ted R Watkins Issues To Be Resolved
Dr. Ted Watkins, LCSW, Professor Emeritus, received his MSW from Louisiana State University and his DSW from University of Pennsylvania. He has a long background in working with family counseling. Dr. Watkins, who taught at University of Texas-Arlington for many years, served Texas State School of Social Work as both BSW Coordinator and MSW Coordinator. He is responsible for developing Texas State's online MSW degree program. Dr. Watkins retired fully in 2010, and the School is indebted to him.