The Emotionally Intelligent Social Worker (Paperback)

by David Howe

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Leading author explains the theory and practice of understanding and managing emotions for effective professional practice in the human services and caring professions.Emotional intelligence is hot in psychology. It also sits at the heart of work with people in the human services. This book brings a topical subject to an audience who will do their jobs better for being up to speed with it. Author's reputation for setting the agenda in social work teaching. His work on attachment theory has been hugely influential, as sales of his three books on this subject testify. Author's following amongst students, educators and practitioners as someone highly skilled in communicating important theory in engaging language and relates it clearly to their work.Elegantly and succinctly, David Howe explains the theory of emotional intelligence - and its vital practical value - to an audience of students and practitioners across a range of human services and caring professions. He makes a powerful case for the importance of understanding and managing emotions for effective professional practice.

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Published
25/04/2008

Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN
9780230202788


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