Effective Staff Training in Social Care: From Theory to Practice

Effective Staff Training in Social Care: From Theory to Practice

by Jan Horwath, Tony Morrison
     
 

Effective Staff Training in Social Care provides a theoretical framework for training and professional development, focusing on group learning in a social care context. It tackles the tensions and dilemmas of those engaged in training amidst a climate of change and a mixed economy of welfare and examines how these influence both the trainer and the

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Effective Staff Training in Social Care provides a theoretical framework for training and professional development, focusing on group learning in a social care context. It tackles the tensions and dilemmas of those engaged in training amidst a climate of change and a mixed economy of welfare and examines how these influence both the trainer and the learner.
Strategies for transfering learning to the workplace and models of evaluation are analysed in depth.
Effective Staff Training in Social Care enables the reader to reflect, analyse and develop their own training practice. This is essential reading for educators, trainers and managers working in social care settings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415160308
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/1998
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures and tables
Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction1
1Context, challenges and agendas for training in social care9
2How people learn40
3Commissioning training70
4Inter-agency training: possibilities, pitfalls and strategies108
5Creating an environment for learning139
6Group dynamics: implications for the learning group170
7Facilitating group learning199
8Planning training230
9Methods to facilitate learning: purposes, pitfalls, preparation and process258
10Transferring learning into practice: issues and frameworks in learning transfer289
11Beyond the happy sheet318
Bibliography349
Name index360
Subject index363

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