Take Action Practitioner Guidebook

Author: Allison Waters

Publisher: Australian Academic Press


Category: Psychology

Page: 226

View: 845

The complete practitioner guide for the Take Action Program — a user-friendly cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) program designed for psychologists and school counsellors trained in CBT who work with anxious children. Take Action teaches children aged 4-12 years helpful ways to cope with and manage anxiety. It is an evidence-based intervention combining recent advances in both CBT and the cognitive-neuroscience of child anxiety. This practitioner guidebook uses an easy-to-read standardised layout to guide you through the steps covered in each of six treatment modules as well as examples of all handouts and work sheets for both children and parents for the practitioner to refer to during each session. It also includes an assessment module, providing useful information on a range of assessment measures for those practitioners wanting to use pre or post intervention outcomes. The treatment modules can be used sequentially across eight or ten weeks to provide an individual or group intervention or the modules can be used as stand-alone guides to teach specific skills. Clients are provided with a professional and permanent record of therapy via the handouts and work sheets purchased separately as bound booklets with colour covers. (see Take Action Child Handout Workbook ISBN 9781922112781, and Take Action Parent Handout Workbook ISBN 9781922112298) . For more information about Take Action go to
Body, Mind & Spirit

The Practitioner Handbook for Spiritual Mind Healing

Author: Mary E. Mitchell

Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser


Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 232

View: 973

The connection between our thoughts/beliefs with our health/life experiences has been recently heralded as an important discovery by scientists. Yet in the 1920s Dr. Ernest Holmes extensively studied what others had already written about this & synthesized his understanding inThe Science of Mind text. He described it as a correlation of laws of science, opinions of philosophy, and revelations of religion. The Practitioner Handbook is a how-to book for those who want to learn spiritual mind healing, a highly effective technique for physical and mental healing. It is based on the understanding that we are surrounded by a Universal Mind, which reacts to our thought—and always according to Law. Earlier editions of The Practitioner Handbook have offered invaluable insights into the mystical and practical aspects of being a Practitioner of high consciousness in today's world. This edition offers even more to its readers and will in its own right become a treasured resource to every person who seeks to deepen and empower their application of Spiritual Mind Treatment.

A Practitioner’s Handbook for Real-Time Analysis

Author: Mark Klein

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media


Category: Computers

Page: 692

View: 277

A Practitioner's Handbook for Real-Time Analysis: Guide to Rate Monotonic Analysis for Real-Time Systems contains an invaluable collection of quantitative methods that enable real-time system developers to understand, analyze, and predict the timing behavior of many real-time systems. The methods are practical and theoretically sound, and can be used to assess design tradeoffs and to troubleshoot system timing behavior. This collection of methods is called rate monotonic analysis (RMA). The Handbook includes a framework for describing and categorizing the timing aspects of real-time systems, step-by-step techniques for performing timing analysis, numerous examples of real-time situations to which the techniques can be applied, and two case studies. A Practitioner's Handbook for Real-Time Analysis: Guide to Rate Monotonic Analysis for Real-Time Systems has been created to serve as a definitive source of information and a guide for developers as they analyze and design real-time systems using RMA. The Handbook is an excellent reference, and may be used as the text for advanced courses on the subject.

Probate Practitioner's Handbook

Author: Lesley King

Publisher: The Law Society


Category: Law

Page: 664

View: 502

The Probate Practitioner's Handbook is a well-established and popular guide to good practice for solicitors' firms that undertake probate and estate administration work.This new ninth edition has been comprehensively updated by leading experts to take account of: money-laundering issues including the requirements of the 5th EU Anti-Money Laundering Directives and the updated LSAG guidance the SRA Accounts Rules 2019 changes resulting from the new SRA Standards and Regulations new SRA guidance relevant to practitioners updates to relevant practice notes including disputed wills and handling complaints Inheritance and Capital Gains Tax developments implications of the UK leaving the European Union the introduction of the SRA Transparency Rules implications for practitioners arising from the Covid pandemic. the different ways in which foreign elements may affect the English probate practitioner. An essential new chapter explains how data protection law applies in the context of the administration of estates. Features such as checklists, precedents, case commentaries and examples enhance the book's usefulness.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety and Depression, An Issue of Psychiatric Clinics of North America, E-Book

Author: Stefan G. Hofmann

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences


Category: Medical


View: 684

This issue of Psychiatric Clinics, edited by Drs. Stefan G. Hofmann and Jasper Smits, will focus on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety and Depression. Topics covered in articles in this issue include, but are not limited to: Basic strategies of CBT; Core mechanisms of CBT; CBT for anxiety and depression in severe mental disorders; Unified treatment for anxiety disorders; Internet-assisted CBT; Cultural adaptions of CBT; Pharmacological enhancements of CBT; and Current status and future directions of CBT.
Business & Economics

The Practitioner’s Handbook of Team Coaching

Author: David Clutterbuck

Publisher: Routledge


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 534

View: 816

The world’s challenges are becoming more and more complex and adapting to those challenges will increasingly come from teams of people innovating together. The Practitioner’s Handbook of Team Coaching provides a dedicated and systematic guide to some of the most fundamental issues concerning the practice of team coaching. It seeks to enhance practice through illustrating and exploring an array of contextual issues and complexities entrenched in it. The aim of the volume is to provide a comprehensive overview of the field and, furthermore, to enhance the understanding and practice of team coaching. To do so, the editorial team presents, synthesizes and integrates relevant theories, research and practices that comprise and undergird team coaching. This book is, therefore, an invaluable specialist tool for team coaches of all levels; from novice to seasoned practitioners. With team coaching assuming an even more prominent place in institutional and organizational contexts nowadays, the book is bound to become an indispensable resource for any coaching training course, as well as a continuing professional development tool. This book is essential reading for anyone with an interest in coaching, in both practice and educational settings. It will be of use not only for professional coaches, but also for leaders, managers, HR professionals, learners and educators, in the business, public, independent and voluntary sectors.

The Healthcare Practitioner's Handbook of Management

Author: Larry D. Grieshaber

Publisher: CRC Press


Category: Medical

Page: 344

View: 488

The American system of healthcare is rapidly changing. Today, more and more of an emphasis is being placed on management skills-organizing, coordinating and managing the resources required for providing quality patient care. Medical practitioners are now expected to be efficient administrators as well as skilled clinicians. Although some may see this as a difficult hurdle, The Healthcare Practitioner's Handbook of Management shows that many healthcare providers are already well-prepared to perform management roles effectively. Through their education and clinical experience, most clinicians now have the problem-solving skills required for management - it's simply a matter of applying these skills to a different arena. In keeping with this idea, each chapter of The Healthcare Practitioner's Handbook of Management links a management topic to a clinical analogy and presents diagnostic and treatment approaches to the issue at hand. In addition, the book introduces the healthcare professional to the vocabulary and basic theories of management and shows how to transform clinical skills into managerial skills. In today's complex health care environment, these management skills are not just helpful, but essential.
Technology & Engineering

Practitioner’s Handbook of Risk Management for Water & Wastewater Systems

Author: Gordon Graham

Publisher: CRC Press


Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 232

View: 937

Real risk management is predicated on the eventuality of human erraticism and therefore necessitates the design of resilient systems, such as control measures, policies, procedures, processes, rules, checklists, and protocols, to protect organizations against unpredictability. However, these systems aren’t enough to prevent tragedies, they must be paired with an organizational culture that drives employee understanding, adherence, questioning, and enforcement of these systems. Success is conditioned on this interdependent relationship, meaning employees do the right thing, the right way every time, as they unequivocally support the underlying rationale of their organizational systems, mission, and purpose. This dynamic, inculcated way of thinking is intrinsic to high-reliability organizations and should be the aspiration of all executives, managers, and supervisors. Authors Gordon Graham and Paul Fuller impart a wide range of practical information on resilient systems- as these thoughtfully designed protocols, kept up-to-date and properly implemented, serve to minimize organizational risk in the water and wastewater industry. Features: Offers guidance for organizations to maximize service, enhance safety, and minimize liability. Presents fundamental background on risk, systems, risk management, as well as factors leading to industrial tragedies and how to avoid or mitigate them. Includes practical examples to demonstrate the necessary steps to transform a water facility into a highly reliable and safe organization. Centering on organizational risk management, Practitioner’s Handbook of Risk Management for Water & Wastewater Systems provides the investigative tools for risk assessments and risk/frequency matrixes to effectively recognize and prioritize the thousands of risks facing professionals working in the water and wastewater industry today.
Social Science

The Practitioner's Handbook to the Social Services

Author: Alfred H. Haynes

Publisher: Elsevier


Category: Social Science

Page: 132

View: 963

The Practitioner's Handbook to the Social Services contains practical help for social welfare officer on patient's social problems. This handbook is composed of 14 chapters and begins with a brief introduction to services offered by social services. The succeeding chapters deal with various forms of social services, including Regional Hospital Boards, Local Health Authorities, Environmental Health Services, Family Allowances and National Insurance, War Pensioner’s Welfare Service, National Assistance Board, and Ministry of Labor and National Service. Other chapters consider the social services offered by County and County Borough Welfare Services under various legal provisions. The final chapters tackle services concerning housing, legal aid, adoption of children, and guardianship of infants. Social service workers will find this book invaluable.