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The survival guide for newly qualified child and family social workers : hitting the ground running

Author: Helen Donnellan; Gordon Jack
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"So, you've passed your degree and have started your first job. But are you confident about translating the theory into practice? Are you prepared to juggle the workload of a busy social worker? Do you have a plan for your continuing professional development? This practical guide provides a wealth of suggestions to help you to hit the ground running in the early stages of your new career. The book will guide you  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Donnellan, Helen.
Survival guide for newly qualified child and family social workers.
London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2010
(DLC) 2009020605
(OCoLC)351329698.
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Donnellan; Gordon Jack
ISBN: 9781843109891 1843109891
OCLC Number: 351329698
Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface. Introduction. Section I. Thud! Professional Status. 1. Developing a Professional Orientation. 2. Transitional Change. 3. Getting Started and What Helps. Section II. Warming Up. 4. Induction. 5. Roles and Tasks. 6. Job Demands and Time Management. Section III. Jumping the Hurdles. 7. Dealing with Stress, Emotion and Exhaustion. 8. Finding Support from a Range of Sources. 9. Taking Part in Supervision. Section IV: Going the Distance. 10. Working in a Satisfying Climate. 11. Building on Reflexive Practice and Analysis. 12. Moving Forward - Promotion and Progression. References. Index
Responsibility: Helen Donnellan and Gordon Jack.

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