Supervision, particularly as a component of initial training, and increasingly
as a contributory element in continuing professional development, is deeply
embedded in the cultures of the helping professions. This is despite the claim
(Holloway and Neufeldt, 1995) that there is no research on standardised and
empirically validated training programmes for supervisors. Client outcome is
the ultimate test of the effectiveness of supervision. But the relationship
between supervisor interventions and client change is subtle and complex.
This book has emerged from our experience in the education of allied health
professionals (AHPs), particularly student occupational therapists. As tutors we
were aware that students, especially as they neared qualification, struggled to
find a suitable textbook examining the key areas that contextualised their study
of profession-specific skills.
We focus on the dynamics of active management skills, and how an investor might optimally
choose active funds during varying business conditions. Building on studies such as Avramov and
Wermers (2006) and Moskowitz (2000), we allow for the possibility of time-varying mutual fund
alphas and betas among active managers in Europe. Following Christopherson, et al. (1998)
and Ferson and Schadt (1996), we model such time-variation using a publicly available set of
conditioning state variables.
Evidence-based practice has become a common expression in the helping
professions over the last decade. Beginning with medicine and moving to
fi elds such as psychology and social work, the number of books on evidencebased
practice has grown signifi cantly. What makes this book different? This
book is aimed at preservice and in-service school-based mental health service
providers, such as school counselors, school psychologists, and school
social workers. It is not a research book. It is a book about research-infused
This unit helps managers to understand the dynamics of individual
and group behaviour in organisations, and how different forms of
organisational structure and leadership can influence that behaviour.
It enhances managers’ ability to understand attitudes and to
predict, explain and control behaviour in organisations. The unit
links conceptual tools and experiential activities to understanding
organisations and managing the change process.
It is clear from the pages that follow that the physical abuse of one individual by
another, or by both individuals of each other, is an integral component of some
intimate relationships, perhaps many intimate relationships. This book is not about
the violence as much as it is a reflection on our responses to—or our lack of
responses to—that violation of physical integrity and the accompanying emotional
and mental trauma. As these next pages indicate, we all too often fail to recognize
the signs of physical violence.
The purpose of this book is to investigate the medical interactions which
occur between a variety of healthcare professionals and women who
have experienced domestic violence. This relates specifically to the
medical profession as opposed to other professionals who are accessed
as part of wider help-seeking activities.
During the initial contact with a patient it is important to provide essential
information regarding TB. Care should be taken not to overwhelm the patient.
It is important to establish a level of comfort with the patient so that he or she feels
comfortable enough to ask questions. Continually asking the patient questions
during the initial discussion, to ensure the information is being understood
correctly, can help in this process. More detailed information can be provided by
the health care worker during subsequent visits with the patient.
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In banking, especially in risk management, portfolio management, and structured ﬁnance, solid quantitative know-how becomes more and more important. We had a two-fold intention when writing this book: First, this book is designed to help mathematicians and physicists leaving the academic world and starting a profession as risk or portfolio managers to get quick access to the world of credit risk management. Second, our book is aimed at being helpful to risk managers looking for a more quantitative approach to credit risk. ...
In banking, especially in risk management, portfolio management, and
structured finance, solid quantitative know-how becomes more and
more important. We had a two-fold intention when writing this book:
First, this book is designed to help mathematicians and physicists
leaving the academic world and starting a profession as risk or portfolio
managers to get quick access to the world of credit risk management.
Second, our book is aimed at being helpful to risk managers looking
for a more quantitative approach to credit risk....
We thank the University of Washington Department of Economics for
sponsoring ‘Frontiers in Natural Resource and Environmental Economics’,
a conference in honor of Gardner M. Brown, Jr., that led to this book. In
particular, we thank Richard Parks for his eﬀorts in planning a wonderful
event and helping to lay the foundation for this book; Neil Bruce, who sup-
ported and encouraged us to plan a conference worthy of Gardner’s career;
and Gary Waterman who helped to make the event, and in turn this book,
In banking, especially in risk management, portfolio management, and structured finance, solid quantitative know-how becomes more and more important. We had a two-fold intention when writing this book: First, this book is designed to help mathematicians and physicists leaving the academic world and starting a profession as risk or portfolio managers to get quick access to the world of credit risk management.
Veterinary medicine is advancing at a very rapid pace, particularly given the breadth
of the discipline. This book examines new developments covering a wide range of
issues from health and welfare in livestock, pets, and wild animals to public health
supervision and biomedical research.
As well as containing reviews offering fresh insight into specific issues, this book
includes a selection of scientific articles which help to chart the advance of this science.
The book is divided into several sections.
Ebook "Essentials of Anatomy And Physiology" this is your textbook for your first course in human anatomy and physiology, a subject that is both fascinating and rewarding. That you are taking such a course says something about you. You may simply be curious as to how the human body functions or you may have a personal goal of making a contribution in one of the healthcare professions. Whatever your reason, this textbook will help you to be successful in your anatomy and physiology course.
I’ve been thinking about putting this book together for
several years. During two de cades of writing about nursing, I’ve read
many inspirational books, articles, and essays that offer up the literary
equivalent of comfort food for RNs. The authors invariably mean
to be helpful to the nursing profession by lifting the spirits of its practitioners
at a time when so many are feeling tired, stressed out, dispirited,
Th is book has grown out of our own mentoring experiences and studies and from a philosophy
that advocates listening, questioning, and collaborating. Using these strategies, mentors help
beginning teachers to recognize problems and then to fi nd ways of refl ecting, talking, and
responding. As Maya Angelou states, we may infl uence many people we never see; mentors
infl uence beginning teachers’ current and future students, making the role of mentoring a
vital one for the education profession.
This book was conceived more than 5 years ago. Its production was a labor of love and a program
of persistence. In our roles as educators of physician assistant students, we recognized that a textbook
discussing ethics and professionalism focused specifically for PA students would be helpful to
both them and their educators.
Physician assistants are unique health-care professionals in many ways. During the beginning
years of the profession, typical PA students had a significant amount of health-care experience; many
of them were military corpsmen and medics.
Having been longtime observers of the mental health profession, we
have come to know the value and benefits that its professionals offer
to consumers of their services. Unfortunately, many of the consumers
whom professionals take into therapy try to do them harm in return.
With a proliferation of licensing boards and other regulatory authorities,
consumers have easier and more numerous options to seek redress
for perceived malevolent and negligent acts.
Business is beginning to understand how important a commitment
to sustainability is in its strategic positioning and long-term economic
well-being. This awareness of the issue—if not demonstrable
performance—is becoming mainstream in business thinking. It is
critical to the designer, as a trusted advisor to business on communication
and positioning issues and as a crafter of design artifacts, that the
profession also make these issues mainstream in its thinking.