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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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415160315
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/1998
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.20(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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