The Survival Guide for Newly Qualified Social Workers: Hitting the Ground Running

The Survival Guide for Newly Qualified Social Workers: Hitting the Ground Running

by Helen Donnellan, Gordon Jack


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849055338
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 12/21/2014
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Helen Donnellan is Research Project Development Manager at the University of Plymouth. Helen has been actively involved in the development, accreditation and management of professional and academic programmes at post-qualifying level in social work, with a particular interest in children's services, for over a decade. Gordon Jack has more than 30 years' experience in social work practice, education and research with children and families, and is currently Professor of Social Work at Northumbria University.

Table of Contents

Preface, Introduction: The Contents for Social Work Practice Across the UK, Part 1: Thud! Professional Status, Chapter 1: Managing your professional development, Chapter 2: Developing professional expertise, Chapter 3: Transitional change, Part 2: Warming Up, Chapter 4: Getting started and what helps, Chapter 5: Induction, Chapter 6: Roles and tasks, Part 3: Jumping the Hurdles, Chapter 7: Time management and the work/life balance, Chapter 8: Finding support, Chapter 9: Taking part in supervision, Part 4: Going the Distance, Chapter 10: Dealing with stress, emotion and exhaustion, Chapter 11: Working in a satisfying climate, Chapter 12: Managing increasing complexity

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