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Dealing with Stress

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Red Globe Press

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Practical Social Work Series

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Dealing with Stress tackles the complex issues of pressure and stress in social work. It covers aspects of research and theory but its main focus is on practice - the practical application of an informed approach to stress...

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Dealing with Stress tackles the complex issues of pressure and stress in social work. It covers aspects of research and theory but its main focus is on practice - the practical application of an informed approach to stress management. It provides guidance for managers and practitioners and promotes a positive, but realistic, approach to coping with the pressures of an occupation which deals with human misery, loss, suffering, oppression and deprivation. In doing this, it takes account of the dilemmas, conflicts and tensions inherent in the social work role and the political and organisational contexts in which they occur.

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Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
The Costs of Stress
Sources of Stress
Stress, Coping and Personality
The Social Context
The Social Work Task
The Organisational Context
Prevention and Remedy
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index.
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Author Neil Thompson: Neil Thompson is a highly respected writer, teacher and adviser, with over 36 years' experience in the people professions. He has held full or honorary professorships at four UK universities, and is now a sought-after trainer, consultant and conference speaker. He runs the Avenue Professional Development Programme, an online learning community for people professionals. His website and blog are at www.neilthompson.info. A free subscription to his humansolutions newsletter is available from: http://www.humansolutions.org.uk/bulletin.

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Author Neil Thompson: Neil Thompson is a highly respected writer, teacher and adviser, with over 36 years' experience in the people professions. He has held full or honorary professorships at four UK universities, and is now a sought-after trainer, consultant and conference speaker. He runs the Avenue Professional Development Programme, an online learning community for people professionals. His website and blog are at www.neilthompson.info. A free subscription to his humansolutions newsletter is available from: http://www.humansolutions.org.uk/bulletin.

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