ADVOCACY SKILLS FOR HEALTH AND SOC / Edition 2

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Overview

This is a practical guide to advocacy skills specifically written for those in the health and social care professions. Neil Bateman examines the function of advocacy within these professions and how to interview, negotiate and self-manage successfully. He provides a structure for advocacy, a guide to the ethical implications and advice on litigation and legal matters. Accessible and comprehensive. Advocacy Skills for Health and Social Care Professionals will be an essential resource for all those wishing to improve their practice.
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A practical guide to advocacy skills, specifically written for those in the health and social care professions. Examines the function of advocacy within these professions, and gives guidelines on interviewing and negotiating. Provides a structure for advocacy, a guide to ethical implications, and advice on litigation and legal matters. Bateman manages Suffolk County Council and Suffolk Health Authority's Welfare Rights Unit. Distributed by Taylor & Francis. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781853028656
  • Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/1/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 186
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface 7
Acknowledgements 11
Pt. 1 Contexts
1 What advocacy is, why it matters and why it happens 15
2 Ethical principles for effective advocacy 45
3 Advocacy in action 64
Pt. 2 The advocate's skills
4 Introduction to Part 2 81
5 Interviewing 83
6 Assertiveness and force 99
7 Negotiation 114
8 Self-management 123
9 Legal knowledge and research 138
10 Litigation 158
11 A structure for advocacy 170
12 Why next? 181
Subject Index 183
Author Index 185
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