Mindful Therapeutic Care for Children [electronic resource] : A Guide to Reflective Practice
Summary:An accessible guide to using mindfulness and reflection to improve the quality of care for vulnerable children. Features a useful tool to aid reflective practice and better respond to a child's needs.
- ISBN: 9780857008404
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (180 p.)
- Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2013.
Description based upon print version of record.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Acknowledgements; Preface: A note on the writing of this book; 1. Introduction; The book's philosophy and influences; Summary; 2. Being Reflective and Reflexive; Being reflective; Being reflexive; Reflection and being emotionally literate; Reflection and communication; Reflecting on equality and power; Self-acceptance; Summary; 3. Being Mindful; A mindful exercise; Mind and body; Mindfulness and the group; Taking regular time to reflect; Conclusion; Summary; 4. Stepping Stones to Reflective Practice: Thinking Tools; Blocked thinking; Shifting blocked thinking - a case example
Improving reflective functioningInner life and outer life; Attunement; Sensitivity; Theory of mind: acknowledging different minds and perspectives; Imagination and the Brain; Changing Your Mind; Case example: abuse in a day nursery; Being concerned with others; Developmental stages - working with the children as individuals; Reciprocal communication; Doing reflective practice in the workplace; Summary; 5. Your Story Matters; Life stories and belief systems; Reflect on your story; Children claiming their story; My own story; Reflection leads to understanding; Summary
6. The Reflective Practice Pentagon1. Side One of Pentagon - The Child; 2. Side Two of Pentagon - The individual; 3. Side Three of Pentagon - The team; 4. Side Four of Pentagon - The system; 5. Side Five of Pentagon - expert help and theories. Drawing on expertise and creating new learning opportunities; 6. The core of the Pentagon: working together - the quality of relationship we are able to form with the child; 7. Conclusion; Appendix: The Rights of the Child; Rights for Children - written from a child's perspective; Bibliography; Index; Blank Page; Blank Page
An accessible guide to using mindfulness and reflection to improve the quality of care for vulnerable children. Features a useful tool to aid reflective practice and better respond to a child's needs.
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