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This popular book is the ideal companion text for all new and trainee nurse mentors, providing unique strategies and ideas to help devise and enhance learning opportunities for their students. With a practical and accessible style, the book answers the many questions that mentors may have about the mentoring role, including: How can I create a good learning environment? What should I include in my mentor's portfolio? How can I best support failing students?
The book includes plentiful case studies, tools and interventions that you can use in clinical practice, and is full of real insights from students and mentors. Fully updated in this second edition the book includes new and additional coverage on e-portfolios, undertaking student evaluations, conducting the final interview, using evidence as a mentor, the best way to teach skills in practice and how to demonstrate leadership skills as a mentor.(hide)
"This beautifully written book ...clearly explains the application of psychological concepts and theories to health and succinctly summarises key issues. Each chapter also provides a series of vignettes capturing the kind of real-life situations health and social care professionals will encounter in their own practice and a set of thought-provoking exercises ...These will be invaluable in developing critical thinking skills and growing the capacity to provide the kind of empathic care which is the heart of person-centred practice" Dr Wendy Cousins, Course Director, University of Ulster School of Nursing, UK "I have recommended earlier editions of this book and now am delighted to say that this latest edition is even better.
The authors continue to clearly explain the relevance of psychological theories, models and approaches to nursing care but now, through the use of frequent reflective activities, vignettes and a 'psychosoap' family, students are also highly encouraged to identify how the theory will help them to become the high quality holistic practitioners they desire to be."Anthony Duffy, Nurse Tutor, College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University, UK "This new edition embraces innovation in student learning.(hide)
This includes practical advice, hints and tips to improve your report writing and ensure you adhere to best practice in your written communications. Social workers will find this guide invaluable for creating high-quality reports for a range of common situations. This useful book includes: * A range of report templates for a variety of situations, practice contexts and service user groups * Examples of good practice in report writing and common pitfalls to avoid * Examples of legal policy and assessment situations * Checklists of content and style requirements for various report types. (hide)
The book covers the full spectrum of safeguarding children work; from prevention and early help through to statutory intervention and serious case review. New for this expanded Second Edition are: * A new chapter on child sexual exploitation, and more consideration of risks for children online * More detail on the links between domestic violence and abuse and child maltreatment * New 'Child Perspective' boxes to encourage further thought about the voice and role of the child Safeguarding and Child Protection for Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors 2e is an essential tool for students and will be invaluable for practicing healthcare staff who face an array of complex and sensitive issues in the field of safeguarding. Reviews of the previous edition: "All nurses have a duty to inform and alert appropriate personnel if they suspect a child has been abused, and to know where they can seek expert advice and support if they have concerns. (hide)
This fully revised and updated popular text successfully bridges the gap between theory and methods in social research, clearly illuminating these essential components for understanding the dynamics of social relations. The book is divided into two parts, with part one examining the issues and perspectives in social research and part two setting out the methods and processes.
Updates to this edition include: A new chapter on case study research A new concluding chapter Links to additional websites and IT applications that are integrated throughout the book Updated experiential examples and scenarios More international examples(hide)
"What a sensible book, a book born of much wisdom and practical experience. Pamela Trevithick takes the reader on a wonderfully clear but thorough journey of social work's knowledge, skills and values in which theories are elegantly put into practice. The whole enterprise is reassuringly held together by a strong commitment to organised thinking and the value of the social work relationship. For those who want to sharpen their ideas while keeping their practical feet firmly on the ground, this is the book for you." Professor David Howe, University of East Anglia, UK "
This new edition is an excellent resource for practitioners, students and indeed managers in social work and social care who are committed to effective practice and service delivery ...Trevithick provides a comprehensive knowledge and skills framework and excellent practice examples to enable the reader to apply the knowledge to undertaking skilled and effective practice. This is a clear, readily understandable and comprehensive text which also integrates the complexity of practising social work. I highly recommend it."Professor Joyce Lishman, recently retired as Head of School of Applied Social Studies, Robert Gordon University, UK "A fantastic guide to social work practice and one I would recommend for the bookshelf of any social work student.(hide)
The emphasis is on inclusion and the authors suggest practical strategies to maximise inclusion while recognising and supporting diversity. New elements and increased emphases for the third edition include: Increasingly diverse SEN arrangements/principles across England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland within an international context. Transition, including school transition and transition to adulthood and provision/arrangements for 16-25 year olds Additional educational needs of specific groups, including children from Gypsy/Roma families and looked after children Multidisciplinary teamwork and multiagency collaboration Early years: developmental issues with SEN; identification and assessment; intervention strategies. (hide)
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