Surviving Your Social Work Placement

Author: Karen Jones
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137328231
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This best-selling guide to social work placements is designed to support you through one of the most rewarding and challenging aspects of your social work degree. Now substantially revised to take into account the latest developments in social work education in the UK: • It includes fully updated guidance on how you will be assessed, with reference to the latest professional frameworks and standards; including the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF) for England. • It contains a completely new chapter on professional values, diversity and social justice. • It is packed with reflective activities and advice from your student peers to help you develop your practice skills and identity. Written in a friendly and accessible style by two authors with a wealth of teaching experience, this is an essential guide to not only surviving, but getting the most out of, your social work placement.

Surviving Your Placement in Health and Social Care

Author: Joan Healey
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335235158
Format: PDF
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This book provides a comprehensive account of the issues concerning students' placements. It is well structured and represents great value. Social Policy and Social Work (SWAP) "This attractive workbook provides a wealth of tools and ‘top tips’ for students of health and social care struggling to survive the demands of 21st century practice placements. The authors artfully distil their knowledge, experience and expertise in placement learning in order to accompany the student on their journey from novice to qualified professional." Stephanie Hobson, Head of Practice Education, Oxford Brookes University "I found the text to be set at a good level for new students of nursing, allied health and social care especially for the early placements in their programme of study. In an easy and engaging style the book offer a range of useful tools to helps students make the most and get the best from their placement experiences. I would be happy to recommend this to students on a range of courses." George Bell, Northumbria University, UK "This well written book is easy to understand and covers everything you would want to know about the practice experience from how to deal with emotional situations to having clinical assessments, from personality clashes to failing your placement. Every possible worry is addressed with positive conclusions. It places much emphasis on reflection, supervision and time management which are essential to student nurses’ future practice. The interactive approach is user friendly and helps the student develop their skills from junior to experienced practitioner." Lynda Luke, Sexual Health Nurse, Glasgow, UK As students in health and social care professions, you will spend up to half of your time out on placement. This accessible and practical book is designed to help you make the most of this invaluable learning experience and is suitable for use in all areas of practice, whether you are training to be a nurse, midwife, occupational therapist, social worker or physiotherapist. In student friendly language it covers all the main areas of placement learning, including: Developing a learning contract Reflective practice Using supervision Managing time Evidence-based practice Capturing your learning in a personal and professional portfolio Failing placements This book of highly practical chapters provides reflection exercises, questions, tests, ideas and tools to use on your placement, case studies to read and practical tips throughout to help you achieve your best on placement, in whatever area of practice you are in. Surviving Your Placement in Health and Social Careis key reading for all health and social care students, including nurses, social workers, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and radiographers amongst other.

Your Social Work Practice Placement

Author: Ian Mathews
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446297160
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Embarking on a first practice placement can be an anxious experience for social work students. This textbook takes them step-by-step through the process, holding their hand through preparation for practice modules and during the course of the placement itself. Focusing on practicalities, knowledge, values and skills, the authors guide students through the challenges they may face. Chapters include numerous real-life case examples which reflect a range of varying placement contexts including different settings, service-user groups, locations and areas of practice. The book will help students become confident on placement and lead to rich placement experiences which will benefit them throughout the rest of their degree and upon entry to the profession. Your Social Work Practice Placements is essential reading for all social care students.

Social Work Placements

Author: Mark Doel
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135190283
Format: PDF, Docs
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Placements can be one of the most exciting parts of your social work training but also one of the most daunting. This guidebook uses case studies and a cast of students, work-based supervisors, practice educators and college tutors to help you to make the most of your practice learning opportunities.

Best Practice with Older People

Author: Karen Jones
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137368454
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Social workers often have to handle a great deal of negativity in their working lives. This book celebrates social work practice at its most positive and influential and, in doing so, contributes to a growing literature on critical best practice. Focused on 12 unique and compelling stories of social work with older people, the authors: • provide a fresh and realistic insight into life as a social worker, and the dilemmas and difficulties that practitioners typically face • illustrate how knowledge, theory and research are integrated in professional decision-making and action • show social workers analyzing their own cases and include reflective questions to help readers formulate their own learning and thereby develop their own practice This book provides students on qualifying courses with an invaluable perspective on real life practice, and gives qualified practitioners the opportunity to reflect on and better their own practice.

Entwicklung der Pers nlichkeit

Author: Carl R Rogers
Publisher: Klett-Cotta
ISBN: 360810674X
Format: PDF
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»In meinen Beziehungen zu Menschen habe ich herausgefunden, daß es auf lange Sicht nicht hilft, so zu tun, als wäre ich jemand, der ich nicht bin. - Ich habe es als höchst lohnend empfunden, einen anderen Menschen akzeptieren zu können.«

Teamworking Skills for Social Workers

Author: Ruben Martin
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335246486
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book reviews different types of teams and explores the dynamics present when people work together, the roles individuals play and the skills necessary for effective teamworking. This book will be suitable for both pre- and post-qualifying social work students.

Pennystocks f r Dummies

Author: Peter Leeds
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527816208
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Atemraubende Erzählungen von Mini-Aktiengesellschaften, die wagemutigen Käufern Tausende Prozent Gewinn gebracht haben, elektrisieren regelmäßig Anleger. Peter Leeds beschreibt eindrücklich, wie man dabei Blender entlarvt, Finanzberichte der Nebenwerte richtig liest und gefährliche Euphorie vermeidet. Richtig eingesetzt, können Pennystocks tatsächlich außergewöhnliche Erträge abwerfen, immerhin waren einige der größten Firmen von heute einst genau das.