Innovative Education and Training for Care Professionals

Innovative Education and Training for Care Professionals

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This positive book brings together current good practice in education and training for care professionals around a central theme of involving service users and improving the quality of their care. The contributors set out a strategy for the teaching of theory and practice to care professionals in the context of changing policy and practice in agencies and in higher education. Helpful guidance is offered to education and training providers in universities and agencies on the preparation of care professionals for the new millenium and beyond. Topics addressed within the book include: Am international comparisons Am research teaching Am the bridging of vocational, professional and academic frameworks Am user involvement Am assessing professional competence Am teaching anti-discriminatory practice. While drawing primarily from social work, this book takes an interprofessional approach and will be essential reading for all health and care education providers. Rachel Pierce and Jenny Weinstein have brought together academics, researchers and practitioners, to reflect with them - both positively and critically - on a broad range of contemporary educational developments, thus providing a sound analysis to shape future arrangements for quality professional education and training.The process has three components: the initial application form, the interview day (consisting of a timed essay and a group interview) ... qualification in, for example , nursing or teaching) and at least two yearsa#39; experience in some aspect of social work. ... Unfortunately, work references are generally bland or evasive and so it is the candidatea#39;s personal statement that needs to provide the main evidence.

Title:Innovative Education and Training for Care Professionals
Author:Rachel Pierce
Publisher:Jessica Kingsley Publishers - 2000


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