Helping you to thrive and succeed in your chosen profession 

Showing 85-96 of 188 items.

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.

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.

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. 

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. 

Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System

A Social Work Perspective

The book examines the experiences of people with mental health problems across all stages of the Criminal Justice System. 

Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Young Children 0-5 Years

Essential support for all trainees and practitioners working in early years contexts, helping them to understand  and mitigate against the risk factors of mental health needs in children from birth to 5. 

Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Learners 11-18 Years

Helps trainees and teachers to identify and support young people with mental health needs, providing a range of evidence-based tools. 

Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Children 4-11 Years

Helps trainees and teachers to identify and support primary-aged children with mental health needs, providing a range of evidence-based tools. 

Making sense of theory and its application to social work practice

How to understand social work theory and apply it to social work practice

Love in the Present Tense

A Bereaved Mum's Story

A mother shares insight on the positives and negatives of her young adult son’s unsuccessful cancer treatment with a view to contributing to improving services for the patient and the family. 

LIFT!

Going up if teaching gets you down

This could be just the LIFT you need in your teaching career! This practical, strategy-led book is suitable for trainees, teachers and school leaders, and can be used to promote both individual reflection or a wider staff discussion around the themes of resilience and well-being.

Life as a clinical psychologist

What is it really like?

An honest perspective of working as a clinical psychologist for anyone considering a career in this fascinating field  

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Becoming a teacher education researcher

Edited by Diane Mayer and Ian Menter

Stories of success from a range of contexts and settings that demonstrate how to develop as a successful teacher education researcher.

An Ambitious Primary School Curriculum

Comprehensive guidance to support those involved in primary education in developing the curriculum to meet the requirements of the new Ofsted (2019) framework. 

All Change!

Best practice for educational transitions

This text examines transitions within education – between year groups, key stages and schools – and how they can be managed and supported for the maximum benefit of the pupil.

Showing 9-11 of 11 items.

Enabling Critical Pedagogy in Higher Education

An essential introduction to critical pedagogy for all those working within higher education, re-examining the concept and exploring its practical application at an institutional level, within the curriculum, within assessment, through learning and teaching, and in the spaces in-between. 

Critical Approaches to Online Learning

An essential read for all those involved in teaching and learning in higher education with the pivot to fully online - made urgent by Covid-19 - but also drawing on best practice to rethink the role of digital more broadly in the social practices of university learning and teaching. 

Children Forsaken

Child Abuse from Ancient to Modern Times

A shocking reminder of the cruel history of childhood that has been largely hidden and forgotten.