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Achieving your TAQA Assessor & Internal Quality Assurer Award

by Ann Gravells

This focused and comprehensive text from Learning Matters is written specifically for TAQA trainee assessors and internal quality assurers. The content covers all three assessor and all three internal quality assurance units and all chapters are cross referenced to the standards. Easy-to-read and clearly structured, the text is accessible and includes activities and examples throughout to help trainees link theory with practice. TAQA trainees will find this text both an invaluable resource for their course and a useful handbook to take into practice.

The Role of the Learning Disability Worker

by Lesley Barcham Jackie Pountney

This book will support your learning about the role of the learning disability worker for the Common Induction Standards and the diploma unit:

Person Centred Approaches When Supporting People with a Learning Disability

by Liz Tilly

This book will support your learning about person centred approaches for the Common Induction Standards and the diploma units:

Duty of Care for Learning Disability Workers

by Justine Barksby Lucy Harper

If you are working within the learning disability sector and studying for the QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care, you will find this book invaluable in helping you to achieve the unit on Duty of Care. It will help you to understand how duty of care affects the people you support, their family carers, you and your employer. The book is easy to navigate, with each chapter covering one of the learning outcomes within the unit. Each chapter begins with an example taken from real people's stories and lots of activities, photographs and other illustrations are included throughout.

Personal development for learning disability workers

by Lesley Barcham

If you are working within the learning disability sector and studying for the QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care, you will find this book invaluable in helping you to achieve the unit on Personal Development. It will help you to become a person-centred worker, to reflect on your own performance and to develop a plan for your future development. The book is easy to navigate, with each chapter covering one of the learning outcomes within the unit. Each chapter begins with an example taken from real people's stories and lots of activities, photographs and other illustrations are included throughout.

Primary Mathematics Across the Curriculum

by Alice Hansen Diane Vaukins

This book supports trainee teachers working towards primary QTS in teaching primary mathematics across all areas of the curriculum. This second edition is linked to the 2012 Teachers' Standards. Focused on teaching a more integrated and inclusive curriculum, the text draws out meaningful cross curricular links and embraces the latest thinking and current good practice in mathematics teaching. It begins with a section on teaching mathematics, covering all strands of the curriculum, and goes on to offer guidance on the use and application of mathematics more generally across subjects. A chapter on using mathematics to enahnce learning highlights the importance of being able to use mathematics effectively in other aspects of the teacher's role. Interactive activities and case studies link theory to practice and encourage the reader to rethink how mathematics is taught in primary schools. About the Transforming Primary QTS series This series reflects the new creative way schools are begining to teach, taking a fresh approach to supporting trainees as they work towards primary QTS. Titles provide fully up to date resources focused on teaching a more integrated and inclusive curriculum, and texts draw out meaningful and explicit cross curricular links.

Equality and Inclusion for Learning Disability Workers

by Rorie Fulton Kate Richardson

If you are working within the learning disability sector and studying for the QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care, you will find this book invaluable in helping you to achieve the unit on Equality and Inclusion. It shows the importance of understanding issues of equality and inclusion in your role and of working in an inclusive way. The book is easy to navigate, with each chapter covering one of the learning outcomes within the unit. Each chapter begins with an example taken from real people's stories and lots of activities, photographs and other illustrations are included throughout.

Communicating Effectively with People with a Learning Disability

by Sue Thurman

If you are working within the learning disability sector and studying for the QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care, you will find this book invaluable in helping you to achieve the unit on Communicating effectively. It explain how communication affects all aspects of your work, including relationships, and provides guidance on how to overcome barriers to good communication. The book is easy to navigate, with each chapter covering one of the learning outcomes within the unit. Each chapter begins with an example taken from real people's stories and lots of activities, photographs and other illustrations are included throughout.

Principles of Safeguarding and Protection for Learning Disability Workers

by Simon Bickerton

If you are working within the learning disability sector and studying for the QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care, you will find this book invaluable in helping you to achieve the unit on Principles of Safeguarding and Protection. You will learn how to recognise and respond to signs of abuse and how to reduce the likelihood of it happening. The book is easy to navigate, with each chapter covering one of the learning outcomes within the unit. Each chapter begins with an example taken from real people's stories and lots of activities, photographs and other illustrations are included throughout.

Groupwork Practice in Social Work

by Trevor Lindsay Sue Orton

Both the new social work degree and Post-Qualifying Award in social work require that students are competent at working with groups and such skills are also valuable in interprofessional practice, partnership working and within the social care workforce. This accessible book introduces the practicalities of planning, establishing, facilitating and evaluating social work projects and contains common-sense guidance on setting up, facilitating and closing small helping, interprofessional and other groups. The reader is introduced to the relevant skills, stages and decisions in groupwork and guided through what to do when things seem to be going wrong.

Passing the UKCAT and BMAT

by Felicity Taylor Rosalie Hutton Glenn Hutton

This revised and updated 2012 edition is the most comprehensive guide available to the UKCAT and BMAT. You will find all you need to face the tests with confidence, fulfill your potential and succeed in your application - whichever universities you are applying to. New questions have been added to the extensive practice sections for both the UKCAT and BMAT. In addition this essential text takes you through everything you need to know from writing your personal statement and preparing for interviews to time management and test-taking strategies. The 2012 edition includes: -new questions in both the UKCAT and BMAT sections - comprehensive guidance on applying to study medicine -up-to-date fees and dates for the 2012 tests A companion volume, Practice Tests, Questions and Answers for the UKCAT, is also available for purchase from Learning Matters

Understanding Assessment in Counselling and Psychotherapy

by Sofie Bager-Charleson Biljana Van Rijn Norman Claringbull

This book offers students and trainees a thorough guide to clinical assessment. It covers different types of clinical assessment and explores the implications of the alternative views on clients' needs and treatment. It explores clinical assessment as an 'art and science' and brings the reader up to date with new requirements placed on therapists in both organisational and clinical practice based settings. In addition to outlining models for clinical assessment, it looks at the use of evidence-based practice in assessments. There are sections on doing assessments within organisations as well as from private practice.

Health, Behaviour and Society: Clinical Medicine in Context

by Jennifer Cleland Philip Cotton

There is more to a person than a particular symptom or disease: patients are individuals but they are not isolated, they are part of a family, a community, an environment, and all these factors can affect in many different ways how they manage health and illness. This book provides an introduction to population, sociological and psychological influences on health and delivery of healthcare in the UK and will equip today's medical students with the knowledge required to be properly prepared for clinical practice in accordance with the outcomes of Tomorrow's Doctors.

Leadership, Management and Team Working in Nursing

by Shirley Bach Peter Ellis

Leadership, management and team working have become central to the role of the nurse, as recognised in the latest NMC standards for education. This book assists students in meeting the NMC requirements, and helps them apply recent leadership and management theory to the nurse's role. It explores students' current perceptions and concerns, giving practical guidance for immediate challenges the new nurse will face: team working, delegation, conflict management and negotiation. It then considers staff development and motivation, mentoring, supervising and creating a learning environment. Later chapters explore more complex aspects such as management theory, recruitment, risk management and managing change.

What is Nursing? Exploring Theory and Practice

by Carol Hall Dawn Ritchie

This book helps new nursing students, and those thinking of entering the profession, understand what it is to be a nurse in today's rapidly changing healthcare environments. The new edition includes a new first chapter on becoming a nursing student, with insights from students themselves. The book also explains the process of nursing and systems of care delivery which underpin actual practice. A chapter on international working is included for those working or studying abroad. Finally, it explores what nursing is really like when you qualify through interviews with registered nurses in each of the main nursing fields of practice.

Nursing Adults with Long Term Conditions

by Jane Nicol

With the number of people living with long term conditions set to increase, ensuring nurses are equipped with the knowledge and skills required to care for this group of people is essential. This book assists adult nursing students in understanding and applying the principles and practice of managing care for those with a long term condition. It covers essential knowledge and skills including the impact of long term conditions across the lifespan, the therapeutic relationship, health promotion and empowerment, self management, symptom management, case management and advance care planning.

Working with Children, Young People and Families

by Billie Oliver Bob Pitt

This book is essential reading for anyone studying and working in the new integrated children's services. The Children's Workforce Development Strategy sets out the basic skills and knowledge needed by people whose work brings them into regular contact with children, young people and their families. Built around this Common Core of Skills and Knowledge and packed with case studies and reflective exercises, this book helps students and practitioners understand the theory behind these issues and develop strategies for embedding them within their own practice.

Effective Writing Skills for Social Work Students

by Phil Musson

This concise text is written specifically to help students and practitioners hone their techniques and develop their skills when it comes to writing in a clear, accessible and, above all, rigorous manner. There are sections on good essay writing and how to construct an argument, referencing and plagiarism, and reflective and critical writing. More than just another study skills book, Effective Writing Skills for Social Work is focused on real, day-to-day practice issues and the complex academic demands faced by social work students.

Policing and Criminology

by Craig Paterson Ed Pollock

A concise and up to date introduction to criminology for those undertaking degrees and foundation degrees in policing, police studies and related subjects. It provides an introduction to criminological perspectives on the development of the Police Service over the last 200 years alongside an overview of contemporary themes. Key topics include the changing role of policing, police governance and accountability, policing philosophies and strategies and the globalisation of policing. The book also examines the role criminology has played in the modernisation agenda and police reform, the shift to evidence-led policing, and the relationship between criminological theory and police practice.

Courtroom and Report Writing Skills for Social Workers

by Clare Seymour Richard Seymour

This new text will build on Courtroom Skills for Social Workers, by updating the legal and research content and strengthening the material on recording. There will also be additional contributions from service users and more practice examples, so as to make the book interesting and relevant for qualified social workers. It will assist social workers in meeting their CPD requirements for continuing registration and also offer a framework for short in-service training courses on court skills and recording, both areas in which social workers' performance comes under the scrutiny of other professionals.

Using the Law in Social Work

by Robert Johns

This text quickly established itself as an essential resource for social work students. It is designed to be used as an interactive resource, with activities throughout the text, as well as summaries of contemporary cases to illustrate and draw out key points, aiding and reinforcing learning. The third edition of this book has been substantially revised to include all recent key legislation. In addition, case studies and research summaries have been updated to reflect current thinking, ensuring that this book remains a key text for all those wanting to understand how the law affects everyday social work practice.

Safeguarding Adults in Social Work

by Andy Mantell Terry Scragg

Safeguarding adults has a long history of neglect and scandal, but it is finally starting to gain the recognition it deserves. This book helps students and practitioners to understand this evolving field and to identify ways in which they can develop their own good practice. The first part of the book explores the evolution of concepts and policies for safeguarding adults, with particular reference to the Human Rights Act 1998 and the Capacity Act 2005. In the second section, the focus shifts to good practice in empowering vulnerable adults. The final section focuses on developing effective professional and interprofessional practice.

Succeeding in Your Medical Degree

by Simon Watmough

Students may not be aware of it but Tomorrow's Doctors (2009) will have a significant impact on their undergraduate medical education. Aimed at new medical students, this book highlights the key themes in UK medical education and how the recommendations in Tomorrow's Doctors will affect their education and subsequent career. Covering topics such as professionalism, leadership, medical informatics and peer tutoring in addition to more familiar areas such as assessment, student-selected components, simulation and clinical attachments, this book will help medical students to understand the course they are embarking on and, ultimately, to succeed at becoming doctors.

Transforming Primary QTS

by Debbie Simpson Mike Toyn

The changing landscape of primary teaching requires trainees to consider learning and teaching in new ways. This book supports trainee teachers working towards primary QTS in teaching primary ICT across all areas of the curriculum. Taking a truly cross-curricular approach, the text highlights meaningful links across the curriculum, while embracing the latest thinking and current good practice. A chapter on social networking and e-safety is included, giving essential guidance on this topical issue. This is followed by a section aimed at strengthening trainees' own skills and subject knowledge in ICT. Interactive activities and case studies link theory to practice and encourage the reader to rethink how ICT is taught in primary schools. This second edition is linked to the 2012 Teachers' Standards. About the Transforming Primary QTS series This series reflects the new creative way schools are begining to teach, taking a fresh approach to supporting trainees as they work towards prmary QTS. Titles provide fully up tp date resources focused on teaching a more integrated and inclusive curriculum, and texts draw out meaningful and explicit cross curricular links.

Assessing Evidence to Improve Population Health and Wellbeing

by Carmen Aceijas

Written to support practitioners undertaking a Masters in public health, this book considers the main concepts, issues and methodologies of the second core competence of the Public Health Skills and Career Framework: 'Assessment of evidence of the effectiveness of interventions, programmes and services to improve population health and wellbeing'. Coverage includes the theoretical definition of evidence and its use in public health, the role of critical appraisal methods and tools in evidence assessment and how Effectiveness, Efficiency and Quality inform evidence. The book is packed with case studies and activities to help link theory and practice and prompt personal reflection.

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