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On Becoming a Manager in Social Work
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Barbara Hearn, Giles Darvill
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-29 - Publisher: Routledge

Too often professional staff are thrust into the role of manager without preparation or subsequent guidance over what becoming a manager entails. On Becoming a Manager is written by managers from a range of personal social services settings. It describes the transition from practice into this new world of management
How to Become a Better Manager in Social Work and Social Care
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Les Gallop, Trish Hafford-Letchfield
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A guide to the fundamental skills and knowledge that a manager needs, underpinned by the values and ethics that are inherent to social work and social care. It covers core skills such as time management, recruitment, managing meetings, working in partnership with service users, negotiation and conflict management, and mentoring
Human Resource Development in the Public Sector
Language: en
Pages: 456
Authors: Sally Sambrook, Jim Stewart
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-01-24 - Publisher: Routledge

Across Europe and the world, countries are attempting to develop their health and social policies and practices to address the global challenge of increasing demand and pressurized supply, created by ageing populations, emerging technologies and finite resources (financial and human). This text provides examples of attempts to develop HRD practices
Becoming a Trainer in Adult Abuse Work
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Jacki Pritchard
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This work deals with a comprehensive range of issues including: a selection of trainers and practicalities such as venue, equipment, refreshments; and policy, law and evaluation and difficult issues ranging from disclosure and confidentiality to lack of confidence and time management.
Transitions to parenthood in Europe
Language: en
Pages: 166
Authors: Ann Nilsen, Julia Brannen, Suzan Lewis
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Policy Press

Transitions to Parenthood in Europe analyzes and compares the biographies of mothers and fathers in seven European countries. Focusing on how working people negotiate the transition into parenthood—and the work-life balances it requires—the contributors provide an in-depth understanding of working parents' real lives within a diverse set of national, workplace,