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Post Qualifying Child Care Social Work: Developing Reflective Practice

by Gillian Ruch SAGE Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
11/2008
ISBN:
9781412928250
Format:
Hbk 176 pages
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`The first text to systematically address the learning needs of post-qualifying child care social workers. Soundly organized and engagingly written with useful summaries and reflective exercises for students, it is a very fine text that will be widely used' -

PART 1 THE CONTEMPORARY FRAMEWORK OF POST-QUALIFICATION CHILD CARE PRACTICE Introduction - Developing Holistic Social Work Practitioners - Gillian Ruch The PQ Framework, PQ and CPD Developments: Consolidation Unit - Gill Tunney Reflective Practice and Reflective Spaces - Gillian Ruch Observational Practices in Working with Children and Families - Gillian Ruch Every Child Matters and the Context for Inter-Professional and Inter-Agency Practice - Chris Warren-Adamson Practice Education and 'Enabling Others' - Kish Bhatti Sinclair PART TWO - THE POST-QUALIFICATION CURRICULUM Focus on the Child - Tim Gully Child Observation and Professional Practice - Fiona McKinnon 'Holding the Child in Mind' - Gillian Ruch Working in Partnership with Children, their Families, Carers and Professionals Innovatory and Regulatory Practice in Contemporary Child Care Social Work - Teri Rogers Collaborative Practice and its Complexity - Chris Warren-Adamson PART THREE - CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS The Way Ahead - Gillian Ruch Reflective Practice and Relationships

'The first text to systematically address the learning needs of post-qualifying child care social workers. Soundly organized and engagingly written with useful summaries and reflective exercises for students, it is a very fine text that will be widely used' - Nick Pike, Principal Lecturer in Social Work, University of Gloucestershire
Gillian Ruch is a registered social worker with a background in childcare social work. Her current position is Senior Lecturer in the Division of Social Work Studies at the University of Southampton.