A Toolkit of Motivational Skills, Third Edition, draws on the latest research to show how the Motivational Interviewing approach can be effectively utilized to draw out and sustain an individual’s internal motivation for behavioural change.
Catherine Fuller, MA PGCertEd, is a lead staff developer within the National Probation Service for England and Wales and provides international learning and development consultancy and training. She helps practitioners and their managers in a variety of settings, develop skills, understanding and confidence to facilitate change in others. Her background includes over 30 years as a practitioner, manager and staff developer.
Phil Taylor, BA (hons), originally trained as a professional engineer, then made a career in the probation service as probation office, manager and trainer. Later Phil had his own training business working in the criminal justice sector across England and Wales. On retirement he completed a Creative Writing and Art degree. Phil has a concern to describe complex ideas in ways that can be easily understood by practitioners.
Kath Wilson is a senior lecturer and leads the probation programme at De Montfort University. She has previously worked in both the voluntary sector and as a probation officer. She teaches mainly around issues of Offender Management and Interventions Practice within the Criminal Justice System, particularly in relation to probation and policing programmes. Her research interests include diversity, management of offenders and management of change. She has recently published Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People and the Criminal Justice System.
Your teacher is laying out the exam papers in front of you and you’re starting to stress. You have only a few minutes to get yourself together before the exam begins … how do you stay calm? At a party, someone you’re keen on is walking your way. You always seem to get nervous about dating so how do you stay cool and not make a goose of yourself? Competitors in the final look pretty determined. They are staring you out. How do you stay focused and rise... More info
*The MindUP Curriculum comprehensive guides to help all learners focus and reach their potential through brain –centered management and teaching strategies* This research-based curriculum features 15 lessons that use the latest information about the brain to dramatically improve behaviour and learning for all students. Each lesson offers easy strategies for helping students focus their attention, improve their self-regulation skills, build resilience to stress, and develop a positive mind-set in both school and life. The lessons fit easily into any schedule and require minimal preparation. Classroom management tips and content-area activities help... More info
Like a treasure chest, this resource overflows with valuable resources - information, ideas and techniques to inspire and support those working with children who have experienced relational and developmental trauma. Drawing on a range of therapeutic models including systemic, psychodynamic, trauma, sensory, neurobiological, neurocognitive, attachment, cognitive behavioural, and creative ideas, Dr Karen Treisman explains how we understand trauma and its impact on children, teens and their families. She details how it can be seen in symptoms such as nightmares, sleeping difficulties, emotional dysregulation, rage, and outbursts. Theory and strategies are accompanied by... More info