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  1. Working with Carers

    Working with Carers

    Christine Heron

    A complete guide to working with carers, this volume provides a general overview of all the issues involved. General theories of assessment, groupwork, stress management and problem-solving are applied to working with carers, and suggestions for good practice are underpinned with references to relevant research, and policy documents. Learn More
    1998, 160pp
  2. Advocacy Skills for Health and Social Care Professionals

    Advocacy Skills for Health and Social Care Professionals

    Neil Bateman

    Most professionals working in health or social care will be required to act as advocates as part of their work. This is a practical guide to advocacy skills specifically written for those in the health and social care professions it examines the function of advocacy within these professions and how to interview, and negotiate successfully. Learn More
    2000, Paperback / softback, 9.09in x 6.14in / 231mm x 156mm, 192pp, AU$41.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-865-6
    2000, Ebook, ePUB, 192pp, AU$41.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-157-0
  3. Safeguarding Adults

    Safeguarding Adults

    A Workbook for Social Care Workers

    Suzan Collins

    Working in residential or domiciliary settings involves a continuing process of learning. Every day, social care workers face challenges that force them to think about what they do and how they do it. This is an interactive workbook providing social care workers with guidance on how to improve your knowledge through training and development. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 11.57in x 8.31in / 294mm x 211mm, 80pp, AU$28.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-928-0
    2009, Ebook, ePUB, 80pp, AU$28.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-933-0
  4. Reflecting On and Developing Your Practice

    Reflecting On and Developing Your Practice

    A Workbook for Social Care Workers

    Suzan Collins

    Working in residential or domiciliary settings involves a continuing process of learning. Every day, social care workers face challenges that force them to think about what they do and how they do it. This is an interactive workbook providing social care workers with guidance on how to improve your knowledge through training and development. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 11.42in x 8.23in / 290mm x 209mm, 64pp, AU$28.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-930-3
    2009, Ebook, ePUB, 64pp, AU$28.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-934-7
  5. Effective Communication

    Effective Communication

    A Workbook for Social Care Workers

    Suzan Collins

    Supporting people with a variety of difficulties including hearing loss, impaired speech, visual impairment, dementia and learning disabilities requires a range of communication skills. This book will provide workers with the ability to enable adults with limited or no verbal communication skills to make decisions, and to express themselves. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 11.65in x 8.27in / 296mm x 210mm, 112pp, AU$29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-927-3
    2009, Ebook, ePUB, 112pp, AU$29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-932-3
  6. Health and Safety

    Health and Safety

    A Workbook for Social Care Workers

    Suzan Collins

    This book provides guidance on the responsibilities and risk assessments involved in maintaining a clean, safe and secure work environment, covering subjects such as first aid, safety in the kitchen, infection control, safe handling of adults, issues surrounding medication, how to react in an emergency and how to respond to challenging behaviour. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 11.65in x 8.31in / 296mm x 211mm, 128pp, AU$29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-929-7
    2009, Ebook, PDF, 128pp, AU$29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-955-2
  7. Substance Misuse

    Substance Misuse

    The Implications of Research, Policy and Practice

    Edited by Joy Barlow

    Substance misuse and its pervasive problems is a constant challenge for social work, health and related professionals today. It is paramount that professionals remain up-to-date on current issues and their responsibilities. Based on research and evidence, this book provides a sound basis for grounded and innovative practice. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 240pp, AU$49.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-696-8
    2009, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, AU$49.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-219-8
  8. Supporting Relationships and Friendships

    Supporting Relationships and Friendships

    A Workbook for Social Care Workers

    Suzan Collins

    This book looks at how to assess social skills and the qualities needed in a friend. Sharing interests can provide companionship and promote self-esteem, but some relationships and friendships can become negative or burdensome, and this book offers useful guidance on supporting service users in managing these relationships. Learn More
    2010, Paperback / softback, 9.72in x 7.28in / 247mm x 185mm, 112pp, AU$29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-072-2
    2010, Ebook, PDF, 112pp, AU$29.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-266-2
  9. Supporting Positive Behaviour

    Supporting Positive Behaviour

    A Workbook for Social Care Workers

    Suzan Collins

    Supporting Positive Behaviour examines the underlying reasons for behaviour that challenges, ways to spot challenges before they occur and strategies to minimise or prevent incidents. This interactive workbook will help staff to understand appropriate interventions, and implement strategies that will reduce the behaviours over time. Learn More
    2010, Paperback / softback, 9.88in x 7.36in / 251mm x 187mm, 112pp, AU$29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-073-9
    2010, Ebook, PDF, 112pp, AU$29.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-267-9
  10. A Practical Guide to Working with Reluctant Clients in Health and Social Care

    A Practical Guide to Working with Reluctant Clients in Health and Social Care

    Maggie Kindred, illustrated by Cath Kindred

    Practitioners in social care are often required to work with clients who do not want to work with them, and these 'reluctant' clients can often be the most challenging, but most rewarding, to work with. This practical, jargon-free book covers all the issues that practitioners are likely to encounter in the course of working with reluctant clients. Learn More
    2010, Paperback / softback, 8.94in x 6.06in / 227mm x 154mm, 144pp, AU$34.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-102-6
    2010, Ebook, ePUB, 144pp, AU$34.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-230-3

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