The Reflective Journal

Author: Barbara Bassot

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137603496

Category: Political Science

Page: 184

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This is the second edition of Barbara Bassot's hugely popular The Reflective Journal, the uniquely inspiring introduction to critically reflective practice. A powerful tool for processing your thoughts, feelings and actions, this book will lead you to a deeper understanding of yourself, your work and your studies, enabling you to develop your practice and achieve your professional goals. The new edition includes 10 brand-new sections, on themes such as reflecting in groups, time management and challenging limiting assumptions, as well as the space to write your reflections and the wealth of tips and advice on career development that made the first edition such a bestseller. Written for students on a range of courses, from education and business to social work, counselling and health, this book is also a must-have companion for those on placement or in professional practice – or indeed anyone who is being encouraged to reflect more deeply and critically on what they do.
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The Reflective Journal for Practitioners Working in Abuse and Trauma

Author: Jessica Eaton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780244198343

Category:

Page: 262

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This unique new book is for anyone volunteering or working with children or adults who have been abused, traumatised or harmed. If you work in a role in which you support children or adults, critical reflection is vital to remaining effective, ethical and on top of your game. Inside this journal, you will find hundreds of questions, reflection tasks and critical thinking exercises to help you to reflect on your current cases, your own wellbeing, vicarious trauma and your self-development. Fill your journal in to learn more about yourself, your practice and your own values. This must-have journal contains reflective exercises for you to doodle, scribble and write about how you are feeling, how your cases are progressing, how to break down barriers and blockages, how to reflect on your own history and experiences and how to give your best self without burning out. A game-changing reflective journal for everyone who is ready to dig a bit deeper.
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Becoming a Reflective Practitioner

Author: Christopher Johns

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111868723X

Category: Medical

Page: 360

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From Reviews of the second edition: 'Christopher Johns is an internationally recognised pioneer ofreflective practice in nursing and health care. The first editionof this book was an excellent resource and this updated version isequally impressive. This is a superb resource for nurses and allthose eager to enhance their knowledge and skills in reflectivepractice. It is well presented, user-friendly andstimulating.' Nursing Standard Becoming a Reflective Practitioner is a practical guide tousing reflection in every day clinical practice. It explores thevalue of using models of reflection, with particular reference toChristopher Johns' own model for structured reflection. Becoming a Reflective Practitioner includes accounts ofeveryday practice to guide the reader through the stages ofreflective practice within the context of care, 'desirablepractice', and the caring relationship. This third edition reflectssignificant developments in reflective theory and gives greaterattention to different approaches to reflection including the useof narrative dialogue. New chapters are included on ensuringquality and managing conflict. Exemplars are included throughoutand further references and reflected reading are included at theend of each chapter. Reflective practice is acknowledged as an effective approach todeveloping nursing care which evolves as the practitioner developshis or her own practice. This book will therefore be of interest toall nurses involved in developing their clinical practice. A practical guide to developing reflective practice Reflects significant developments in reflectivetheory Examines Christopher Johns’ own model for structuredreflection Centred on care and the caring relationship Challenges practitioners to question their practice
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Week by Week: Plans for Documenting Children’s Development

Author: Barbara Ann Nilsen

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495813176

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 432

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WEEK BY WEEK: PLANS FOR DOCUMENTING CHILDREN’S DEVELOPMENT, Fifth Edition, addresses a dilemma facing pre-service and in-service teachers--how to manage detailed, meaningful documentation on their students’ development and achievements while attending to the other functions necessary to keep children safe and actively involved in learning. This all-purpose guide provides a concrete, systematic plan for recording each child’s development in all developmental areas, incorporating material on observation methods and techniques, principles of child development, and appropriate practice. Technical aspects of various methods of documentation are presented, as are reviews of the efficiency of each method in capturing important information. Real-life examples, practical tips, forms with clear instructions, and step-by-step guidelines for gathering observational information and building a portfolio for each child make the book useful and relevant to teachers in training as well as practicing professionals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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The Reflective Early Years Practitioner

Author: Elaine Hallet

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446271552

Category: Education

Page: 184

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Shortlisted for the 2013 Nursery World Awards! 'The author offers opportunity to reflect upon experience and brings together reflective practice and work-based learning, aiming to support the professional growth of a reflective early years workforce' -Karen Ward, Senior Lecturer in Early Years, Birmingham City University Work-based reflective learning is a key part of the professional development of practitioners working in the early years sector. The Reflective Early Years Practitioner focuses on the practitioner's role and development within a wide range of contexts in this area. Informed by empirical research, packed with case studies from a wide range of settings and with points for reflection in each chapter, the author covers: - developing as an early years practitioner - reflective vocational progression - pedagogical examples for continuing professional development - study skills to begin reflective practice - professionalism and reflective leadership in the early years Vital aspects of practice, such as assessing and planning for children's learning, developing inclusive teaching strategies and integrated practice are highlighted within the chapters. This is essential reading for students undertaking work-based and academic study in early years and for those working towards post-graduate and professional qualifications. It provides readers with tools to continually practice work-based reflective learning now and in the future.
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The Reflective Journal for Coaches

Sharpening Your Coaching Skills for Client Results

Author: Keith Webb

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781944000011

Category:

Page: 194

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Are you ready to sharpen your coaching skills and deliver better clients results? Coaching is more an art than a set of skills. Coach and client journey together through dialogue. The coach discovers right along side the client. The more self-aware and reflective the coach is, the more likely he or she will be able to facilitate a self-awareness process within a client. Through journaling you can increase your self-awareness, spot areas for your own personal development, and increase your learning - all in order to deliver better coaching for your clients.
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Recipe for Teaching

A Reflective Journal

Author: Anita Moultrie Turner

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1452295476

Category: Education

Page: 80

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Ideal as a standalone or as a companion to the book Recipe for Great Teaching, this journal offers "savory morsels" of educational wisdom and opportunities to reflect on your practice.
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Supervising the Reflective Practitioner

An Essential Guide to Theory and Practice

Author: Joyce Scaife

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317834143

Category: Psychology

Page: 300

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Development as a reflective practitioner has become an essential quality for practitioners in the fields of health, education and social care. Supervising the Reflective Practitioner provides guidance for supervisors, focusing on what they can do to facilitate the development of reflective practice in supervisees. This book contains a wide range of practical examples including personal accounts and illustrations. Topics covered include: what is reflective practice and why is it important now? how reflective practice connects with personal and professional development key issues in supervising reflective practice methods that can be used in supervision. This accessible book will be of great interest to both supervisors and supervisees who practice clinically in a range of professions, including applied psychology, counselling, psychotherapy, psychiatry and nursing. It will also be useful for professionals working in education, health, and social care who want to support supervisees in the development of reflective practice.
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The Reflective Educator’s Guide to Mentoring

Strengthening Practice Through Knowledge, Story, and Metaphor

Author: Diane Yendol-Hoppey,Nancy Fichtman Dana

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1483362140

Category: Education

Page: 168

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Mentors will discover strategies for meeting the diverse needs of their mentor/mentee relationships, developing useful mentoring tools, and continuing to learn and grow professionally.
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PERSONALITY & PRAYER

Author: Bridget Connor,Diane Bardol

Publisher: Outskirts Press

ISBN: 9781478780601

Category: Religion

Page: 94

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This book is a 6 week thematic reflective prayer journal. It is written from a Christian perspective and arranged in a retreat format. Four interviews with religious highlight traditional prayer forms.
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