Surviving Fears in Health and Social Care: The Terrors of Night and the Arrows of Day
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BeschreibungDrawing on powerful first-hand accounts, this book explores the fears experienced when working in child protection, mental health, and with marginalized groups of people, and suggests how these fears can be understood and managed. The author provides helpful suggestions for good practice and training.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction: The Emerging Importance of Fear in Health and Social Care.
1. Reasons to be Fearful.
2. Child Care and Child Protection Work in Community Settings.
3. Mental Health Work.
4. Working with Dangerous and Vulnerable Adults in Community Settings.
5. Residential and Institutional Settings.
6. Complaints, Bureaucracies and Workplace Bullying.
7. What Helps? I: Colleagues, Supervision, Family.
8. What Helps? II: Management, Workplace Culture, Police Involvement, Reflection, Humour, Research. Afterword: The Gift of Fear. References. Indexes.
PortraitMartin Smith is practitioner-manager of a Social Services Emergency Duty Team. In this role he works with service users of all ages, particularly in the fields of mental health and child protection. He has researched and published widely on fear and stress in health and social care settings.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBL INC
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2004
Seitenanzahl: 166 Seiten