The Emotionally Intelligent Social Worker

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Macmillan International Higher Education, Apr 25, 2008 - Social Science - 208 pages
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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Contents

1 Once More With Feeling
1
2 What is Emotional Intelligence?
10
3 What are Emotions?
24
4 Emotional Development
44
5 The Emotional Brain
70
6 Emotions and Physical Health
96
7 Emotions and Mental Health
116
8 Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies
146
9 RelationshipBased Interventions and Social Support
161
10 The Practitioner Relationship and Emotional Intelligence
180
Bibliography
196
Name Index
213
Subject Index
217
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DAVID HOWE OBE is Dean of the School of Social Work and Psychosocial Sciences, University of East Anglia, UK. He was founding Editor of the Blackwell Science journal, Child and Family Social Work (1996-2001) and is author of many books, including Attachment Theory for Social Work Practice, Attachment Theory, Child Maltreatment and Family Support and Child Abuse and Neglect: Attachment, Development and Intervention.

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