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Emotionally Intelligent Social Worker.

Author: David Howe
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
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"Emotions are at the core of health and social care work but what are they? Why do we have them? How do they affect our judgement, behaviour and actions? In this compelling and important book, leading author David Howe introduces readers to emotions and the fundamental part they play in effective and responsive professional practice. Emotionally intelligent practitioners are not only likely to be more sensitive;  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Howe, David.
Emotionally Intelligent Social Worker.
Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(DLC) 2008015897
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Howe
ISBN: 0230365213 9780230365216
OCLC Number: 965739773
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 Once More With Feeling; Introduction; Reason and Emotion; Being Acknowledged; Understanding Feelings and Feeling Understood; Conclusion; 2 What is Emotional Intelligence?; Introduction; Conceptual Beginnings; Definitions; From Monitoring to Management; The Personal and Interpersonal Benefits of Emotional Intelligence; Working Under Stress; Conclusion; 3 What are Emotions?; Introduction; In Body and Mind; Negative Emotions; Positive Feelings; Emotions and Memory; Environment of Evolutionary Adaptedness; Expressing Emotions; Emotions and Social Relationships. Defining EmotionsReflexes, Emotion and Cognition; Conclusion; 4 Emotional Development; Introduction; Temperament; The Parent-Child Relationship; Learning to Recognize Emotions in Self and Others; Emotional Attunement and Emotional Regulation; Naming and Sharing Emotional States; Psychological Mindedness; Emotional Development in Adversity; The Emergence of the Self and the Social Emotions; Social Sharing of Emotions; Culture and Emotions; Conclusion; 5 The Emotional Brain; Introduction; The Complex Brain; The Social Brain; The Evolutionary Origins and Organization of the Brain. Emotions and the Left and Right BrainComplex, Integrated Brains; The Brain's Chemistry; Abnormal Brain Functioning and Emotional Dysregulation; Conclusion; 6 Emotions and Physical Health; Introduction; Mind and Body; The Immune System; The Stress Response; Psychology and Immune Functioning: How Feelings Affect Health and Wellbeing; Stress and Coping; Resilience; Feeling in Control; Stress, Memory and Emotional Arousal; Happiness, Health and the New Science of Positive Psychology; Conclusion; 7 Emotions and Mental Health; Introduction; Emotions Awry; Schizophrenia; Alexithymia. Autism and Autistic Spectrum DisordersLoss, Grief and Mourning; Major Depression; Bipolar Disorder; Anxiety Disorders; Childhood Behavioural Problems and Disorders; Personality Disorders; Dementia; Conclusion; 8 Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies; Introduction; Thought, Feeling and Behaviour; Behaviour Therapy; Cognitive Therapies; Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (CBT); Psychologically and Medically-Based Treatments; Conclusion; 9 Relationship-Based Interventions and Social Support; Introduction; Making Links; Intersubjectivity and Psychotherapeutic Moments. Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Theories and TherapiesMentalized Affectivity-Based Treatments; Humanistic Approaches; Social Support; Conclusion; 10 The Practitioner Relationship and Emotional Intelligence; Introduction; Working with Stress and Under Stress; The Views of Clients and Service Users; Use of the Self; Relationship-Based Social Work; Emotionally Intelligent Organizations; The Crooked Timber of Humanity; Conclusion; Bibliography; Name Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Z; Subject Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W.


Winner of the CHOICE Outstanding Academic Titles, this key textbook offers an insight on the theory of emotional intelligence and its vital practical value.  Read more...


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'It is exciting to see what David Howe has been up to! Written by a highly regarded 'thinker' and writer within the social work field, this book is well structured and comprehensive in its coverage. Read more...

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