The Critically Reflective Practitioner by Neil ThompsonThe Critically Reflective Practitioner by Neil Thompson

The Critically Reflective Practitioner

byNeil Thompson

Paperback | April 21, 2008

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This important textbook is a revised and updated edition of a very well-received and much-appreciated insightful guide to reflective practice designed for students, practitioners and managers of social work, health care and related fields. Its clear and careful integration of both the 'thinking and doing' elements of the often challenging task of practising reflectively makes this book an ideal text at all levels of study and practice. Divided into two parts, the book focuses first on theoretical issues to help develop a sound foundation of understanding of critically reflective practice and then on practical guidance on how to make this type of practice a reality.

Written by two highly respected authors with a strong track record in explaining complex ideas clearly and accessibly without oversimplifying them, this textbook is accompanied by Palgrave'sIt's All About Peoplewebsite, developed to showcase the work of Neil Thompson and Sue Thompson.

SUE THOMPSON is a Director of Avenue Consulting ltd and has extensive experience in the caring professions as a nurse, care manager, social worker and learning facilitator. She is an accredited social work practice teacher.NEIL THOMPSON is a highly respected writer, teacher and adviser, with over 35 years' experience in the people prof...
Title:The Critically Reflective PractitionerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.42 inPublished:April 21, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Higher EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230573185

ISBN - 13:9780230573185

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Table of Contents

Preface.- Introduction.- PART 1: UNDERSTANDING REFLECTIVE PRACTICE.- What is Reflective Practice?.- Dimensions of Reflection.- Contexts for Reflection.- PART 2: MAKING REFLECTIVE PRACTICE A REALITY.- Strategies and Techniques.- Recording Reflection: Reflective Logs, Diaries and Accounts.- Barriers to Reflective Practice.- Conclusion.- Guide to Further Learning.- References.