Developing the Reflective Healthcare Team / Edition 1

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Teamwork is fundamental to healthcare. This book explores the use of reflective practice to explore the skills and knowledge required to build and develop an effective health care team.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405105910
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/15/2004
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 248
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Tony Ghaye is a key player in reflective practice. He is editor of the Reflective practice journal for Carfax Publishing /Taylor and Francis and director of the newly founded Institute of Reflective Practice in Gloucestershire. He has consultancy links in Hong Kong and knows with David Kember et al.

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Table of Contents

Part One: Orientation to the Book.

Chapter 1: The book's Structure, the central question and some challenges.

Chapter 2: Starting points.

Chapter 3: The Reflective Lens.

Chapter 4: The Team Lens.

Part Two: About Reflection: Learning through its interests and practices.

Chapter 5: Reflecting on Practice.

Chapter 6: An interest in being-human-well: The practices of reflection on the me's-with-we's, on individuals and teams.

Chapter 7: An interest in embracing uncertainty: The practices of reflection as working with fuzziness and the risks involved in service improvement and workplace transformation.

Chapter 8: An interest in the bottom line: The practices of reflection as improving practice and getting results.

Chapter 9: An interest in reflection as the art of asking serious questions.

Part Three: About TEAMS: Being the best we can.

Chapter 10: What is a team?.

Chapter 11: Team learning and team work = Teamability.

Chapter 12: The centrality of values.

Chapter 13: Reflecting on the roles and contributions of the individual vis-à-vis the team.

Chapter 14: Reflecting on knowledge for competent practice.

Chapter 15: Reflecting on the kinds of conversations we have with each other in a team.

Chapter 16: Teams as a forum for asking serious questions.

Part Four: About DEVELOPING REFLECTIVE TEAMS: How to get there.

Chapter 17: How to get there.

Chapter 18: TA2LK and reflective conversations of possibility.

Chapter 19: The 'faces' for TA2LK.

Chapter 20: TA2LK as a facilitated team learning process.

Chapter 21: Cultures of care.

Chapter 22: The Care Zone: developing a team's emotional literacy.

Chapter 23: The Creative Zone: developing a team's ability to think and act differently.

Chapter 24: The Service Improvement Zone: making a difference.

Chapter 25: Evidence of positive change and sustainable improvement.

Chapter 26: Service user initiated team development.

Chapter 27: Why not try this?.

Chapter 28 Developing reflective teams: perception and reality

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