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Listening Skills for Effective Policing

Key listening skills for police officers at all levels explained and exemplified.

Keeping Safe and Working Effectively For Social Workers and Health Professionals

Helps social workers and health professionals recognise potential risks in situations, when to avoid involvement, and how best to manage the risks. 

Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers: Teaching Primary Foundation Subjects

Another essential guide for early career teachers that provides guidance and support in relation to building subject knowledge and confidence across primary foundation subjects.  

Dilemmas and Decision Making in Dementia Care

A series of case studies, inspired by the author’s real-life experience, exploring ethical and practical dilemmas occurring in health and social care practice with people living with dementia in a variety of settings from care homes to intermediate healthcare settings.

Dilemmas and Decision Making in Policing

A collection of realistic policing scenarios exploring how officers and policing students might work with operational dilemmas, consider conflicting demands, assess options and make professional decisions.

Learning through Movement in the Early Years

A concise and up to date text for students and practitioners that looks specifically at children’s learning through movement and the implications of this understanding for practice in early years settings. 

A Concise Guide to the Level 3 Award in Education and Training

A concise one stop, pick up/put down book providing both pre and in-service trainees with comprehensive coverage of the Level 3 Award in Education and Training, including the Learning and Development units.

RISK

Signposting better choices to more adventurous teaching

39 reflections to improve your decision making in the classroom and beyond.

This book follows on from David Gumbrell’s text LIFT!, arguing that when you are feeling more resilient you have the courage and confidence to take more risks. You can also calculate that risk more rationally, thereby making it less risky and more likely to result in success. 

In the Zone

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.

You've Got This

A Student’s Guide to Well-being at University and Beyond

Student life can be overwhelming, and it is not surprising that you might struggle to cope sometimes. This book guides you through your student journey with simple and effective strategies to help you take ownership of your mental health and stay in control.

Dilemmas and Decision Making in Midwifery

A practice-based approach

Through the use of an annotated thinking aloud framework, this collection of fictional clinical scenarios explores how midwives might work with dilemmas, weigh up options and make good decisions. 

Studying for your Master’s Degree in Social Work

An essential book to support students from diverse backgrounds as they embark on a Master’s degree in social work.

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A Complete Guide to the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training

A fully revised and updated fourth edition of the Complete Guide to the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training, suitable for use with any awarding organisation.

Writing Analytical Assessments in Social Work

This is the third edition of our best-selling Writing Analytical Assessments in Social Work with the most up-to-date guidance so social workers can write reports that achieve and illuminate.

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Developing as a Reflective Early Years Professional

A Thematic Approach

 A critical and thematic approach to key issues for early years students and practitioners, with a focus throughout on reflective practice