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.
Based on their ground-breaking book The Anger Fallacy, leading psychologists Ross Menzies and Steven Laurent have put together 35 simple, practical exercises to help rid your life of anger. In this workbook you will learn to: find humour or gratitude in annoying situations develop a more enlightened attitude to how people ‘should’ behave ditch the bad habit of singling out one person to blame discover the key to patience and much, much more… Using this workbook, either on your own or with a therapist, you can practice... More info
Supporting a family member or friend with depression can be demanding and draining. This book looks at the sometimes forgotten population involved in depression, and emphasises that if someone in the family is suffering, it’s not your fault. *Topics include:* Types of depression Treatments - counselling Dealing with health professionals Diet and exercise Looking after yourself without feeling guilty A New section on mindfulness–based cognitive therapy Antidepressant drugs Making space for your own needs Further resources *Author Bio:* *Barbara Baker *is a therapist and lives in Truro, Cornwall, UK More info
This little book contains a unique collection of carefully chosen quotations designed to offer reflection on comfort. *Some examples are:* Those we do not hold in our arms, we can always hold in our hearts. The soul would have no rainbow, had the eyes no tears. Anything you lose comes round in another form. *Other Little Books available:* A Little Book of Positivity A Little Book of Inspiration A Little Book of Friends A Little Book of Happiness A Little Book of Birthdays More info