Team working skills for social workers

Book Description Release Date: 1 Jun 2013 | ISBN-10: 0335246052 | ISBN-13: 978-0335246052 | Edition: 1 Social workers are members of teams and need to work in collaboration with colleagues and other professionals in order to practice effectively.This book explores the dynamics present when people work together, the roles individuals play and the skills necessary for effective teamworking in the context of…


Coaching and Mentoring at Work: Developing Effective Practice

Book Description Publication Date: January 1, 2012 | ISBN-10: 0335243851 | ISBN-13: 978-0335243853 | Edition: 2 The new edition of this popular, practical and authoritative book has been revised and updated throughout, with two new chapters. It features: Nine key principles of effective coaching and mentoring, showing how to apply them Broader and deeper discussion of approaches to coaching and mentoring Answers…

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Written in an informal, direct style for professionals without a training delivery background, THE NON-TRAINER’S GUIDE TO TRAINING examines specific techniques for handling situations that frequently arise in training, such as how to deal with poor listeners and challenging personalities. It provides ample, focused examples of techniques that a trainer can use to facilitate learning…

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Training & Development: Communicating for Success

Book Description Publication Date: January 18, 2012 | ISBN-10: 0205006124 | ISBN-13: 979-0205006129 | Edition: 2 Updated in its 2nd edition, Training & Development: Communicating for Success presents a comprehensive, step-by-step approach to developing training programs organized around the Needs-Centered model of training.Rooted in contemporary instructional communication research, the book suggests that every aspect of developing a training program should be based upon trainee needs.…


Planning Programs for Adult Learners, Third Edition

Book Description Publication Date: February 26, 2013 | ISBN-10: 0470770376 | ISBN-13: 978-0470770375 | Edition: 3 Planning Programs for Adult Learners, Third Edition covers the development of adult education programs in clear, specific detail. This popular step-by-step guide contains information on every area of program planning for adult learners, from understanding the purpose of educational programs to obtaining suitable facilities to incorporating technology appropriately. For…

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Training Needs Assessment: Methods, Tools, and Techniques

Book Description Publication Date: January 20, 2006 | ISBN-10: 0787975257 | ISBN-13: 978-0787975258 This book covers the essentials of needs analysis from the emerging trainer’s perspective by providing just the right amount of support and knowledge without going too deep into the subject. The topics covered include when and how to do a training needs analysis; using informal and formal…


Informal Learning: The Social Evolution

This study, Informal Learning: The Social Evolution, is based on analysis of a survey conducted by ASTD and the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) in the summer of 2012. The purpose of this study is to examine the ways in which informal learning is evolving and how organizations are leveraging it to improve performance. Some of the issues examined…

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Planning and Organizing Training Programs and Events

Planning and Organizing Training Events   Planning and Organizing Training Programs and Events Whatever the format, satisfaction with a training program depends on how well it was conducted. And to be successful, efficient and effective organization behind the scenes is critical. This Infoline focuses on the logistical aspects that go into making a training event run smoothly…

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Needs Assessment

Needs Assessment By Roger Kaufman, Ingrid Guerra-Lopez This valuable title links the fundamental training design technique of a needs assessment as a basis for all organizational improvement initiatives. Based on anOrganizational Elements Model (OEM), authors Kaufman and Guerra-Lopez approach fully complete needs assessment as including not just needs and wants, but also societal value. Incorporating the model…