It is vital that social work managers and leaders are able to deliver and manage effective supervision to their teams. Recent social work reports such as the Munro Review into Child Protection (2011) identified poor supervision as a barrier to good and effective social work practice and highlighted the need for quality supervision to become embedded within departments. This book demonstrates how both managers and their staff can engage with supervision with a view to successful outcomes. There are detailed sections on audit tasks and reflection questions to enable readers to increase awareness of their role as well as develop action plans for improvement in their practice.
The narrative therapy approach involves the whole family and especially children by respect in their unique language, problem-solving resources and view of the world. When the grown up talk becomes serious and focused on analysing problems, it is likely to turn children off. The authors of this book ask “what might it mean for us as helpers of families and children to be light on toes when confronting weighty problems” is it possible to play and to maintain a sense of humour while dealing effectively with distressing, frightening, or... More info
The first teacher's guide to the proven counseling approach known as motivational interviewing (MI), this pragmatic book shows how to use everyday interactions with students as powerful opportunities for change. MI comprises skills and strategies that can make brief conversations about any kind of behavioral, academic, or peer-related challenges more effective. Extensive sample dialogues bring to life the "do's and don'ts" of talking to K-12 students (and their parents) in ways that promote self-directed problem solving and personal growth. User-friendly features include learning exercises and reflection questions; aditional helpful resources are... More info
*A Print-on-Demand title. *This title will be printed specifically to fill your order and as such is not returnable. Please allow an additional 14 days delivery time The Compassion Fatigue Workbook is a lifeline for any helping professional facing the physical and emotional exhaustion that can shadow work in the helping professions. Since 2001 the activities in this Workbook have helped thousands of helpers in the fields of healthcare, community mental health, correctional services, education, and the military. In addition to a comprehensive description of compassion fatigue and vicarious traumatization, The Compassion Fatigue... More info