Critical Perspectives on Psychiatric Practice
This book offers an alternative and thought-provoking perspective to the conventional and orthodox understanding of mental health and how to help those suffering with mental illness. It will appeal to social workers in mental health contexts as well as students on post qualifying courses and the Masters Degree in Social Work.
Facilitating Learning, Mentoring, Coaching and Assessing
A key text for all those involved in supporting the new apprentices, as mentors, coaches, assessors and learning facilitators.
Attitudes, Approaches and Applications
Helps coaches develop their practice by assimilating ideas from a range of approaches, and applying their non-directive coaching skills in a number of other fields. Perfect for practitioners and those on coaching courses.
Beyond the Surface
This book explains the unique insights that child observation can bring to practice with children and families and helps the reader develop their own skills in this approach.
Social workers and health professionals are often placed in situations where they are verbally or physically threatened by service users and others. This book will help them recognise potential risk in situations, when to avoid involvement, and how best to manage the risks.
Comprehensive guidance and workable, evidence-informed strategies to support the mental well-being of those with leadership roles in schools and colleges.
Targeted strategies for developing a whole school approach to mental health provision, emphasising the importance of creating a whole school culture which promotes a positive attitude towards mental health.
The Essential Toolkit for NQSWs
Positive Social Work will support and help you as a NQSW to understand your role within the context of a developing Social Work service. It will ensure that you are equipped with the knowledge and skills to do the job as best you can.
A call to action for post-compulsory teacher education professionals, both in the UK and internationally, to unite around key principles and practices.
Aimed at trainees and teachers, this up to date text addresses primary science teaching in light of the new primary National Curriculum and the latest Teachers’ Standards, providing creative, inspiring and practical ideas and approaches for teaching the full range of science topics.
Helping children rise to the challenge of learning
In the Zone argues that challenge is an essential element of true learning, without which there can be no progress. It brings together supportive materials to encourage teachers to reflect on their present practice, take sensible risks with their teaching, and understand the importance of enjoyment and engagement for both teachers and pupils.
An accessible, carefully researched, quick-read on special educational needs and disability for all early career teachers.
Ideal for lecturers new to delivering higher education, organised to cover the teaching and research requirements of the new Academic Professional Apprenticeship.
How knowing the facts can help your child succeed
A walk through all the most important issues in education, comparing commonly-held beliefs with simple summaries of the evidence, providing you with clear, jargon-free information.