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Mentoring: Getting it Right in a Week

By Jonathan Gravells Series edited by Susan Wallace

Compact guide to effective mentoring for busy teachers and school leaders. 

Modern Mental Health

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. 

The New Apprenticeships

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.

Non-directive Coaching

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.

Observing Children and Families

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.

 

Personal Safety for Social Workers and Health Professionals

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. 

Phonics: Getting it Right in a Week

By Angela Gill and David Waugh Series edited by Susan Wallace

Tried and tested ideas for understanding phonics and developing effective pedagogy for busy teachers

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Positive Mental Health for School Leaders

Comprehensive guidance and workable, evidence-informed strategies to support the mental well-being of those with leadership roles in schools and colleges.

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Positive Mental Health: A Whole School Approach

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. 

Positive Social Work

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.

Post Compulsory Teacher Educators: Connecting Professionals

By Jim Crawley Series edited by Ian Menter

A call to action for post-compulsory teacher education professionals, both in the UK and internationally, to unite around key principles and practices. 

A Practical Guide to Classroom Research

An accessible and practical guide to qualitative classroom research, suitable for any teacher, beginning or experienced, engaged in practitioner-based classroom enquiry. 

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Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers: Mental Well-being and Self-care

An accessible, carefully researched, quick-read on mental well-being and self-care for all early career teachers. 

 

Studying for your Policing Degree

Essential reading for all those undertaking a policing or other law enforcement professional degree within higher education, providing study support, skills and strategies to ensure success.

Safeguarding Adults Together under the Care Act 2014

A multi-agency practice guide

An essential adult safeguarding practice multi-agency framework under the Care Act 2014.

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Staying Mentally Healthy During Your Teaching Career

Comprehensive guidance and workable, evidence-informed strategies to support the mental well-being of all those teaching in schools and colleges.

Re-examining Success

Raising pupils’ examination performance at secondary school: systems, techniques, processes and partners

Provides the research and practical insights required for secondary schools to radically review and remodel exam preparation provision with a view to ensuring more pupils, particularly those that are vulnerable, can perform to their potential.

Classroom Talk

Series edited by Val Poultney By Rupert Knight

Written for teachers, this concise guide takes an evidence-based approach to oracy / classroom talk with practical advice on how to engage with and evaluate the ideas explored.