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Description - First Steps in Practitioner Research by Pete Sanders

It is widely acknowledged that research is an essential component of the counselling and psychotherapy core curriculum. Therapists and all care practitioners not only need to be able to understand and evaluate research literature, but are also increasingly expected to carry out simple practitioner research to monitor their own practice. With its emphasis on practice-based evidence, this book provides a much-needed, reliable and accessible introduction by two trusted and well-known authors. It builds confidence by not only outlining contemporary methodologies in everyday language, but also by explaining how to approach, understand and evaluate a range of published research. Written for complete beginners in the tried and tested, best-selling style of the other books in the "Steps" series, the book covers first principles through to the development of a simple research project. In simple terms "First Steps in Practitioner Research" provides a 'how to understand and do it' resource for students, tutors and practice supervisors with little or no previous experience.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781898059738
ISBN-10: 189805973X
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 189mm x mm)
Pages: 317
Imprint: PCCS Books
Publisher: PCCS Books
Publish Date: 26-Mar-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Pete Sanders

Pete Sanders retired after 30 years practising as a counsellor, educator and clinical supervisor. He has written, co-written and edited 14 books on counselling, psychotherapy and mental health. He is a trustee of the Soteria Network UK Paul Wilkins is a person-centred academic, practitioner and supervisor. He has written several books on counselling and psychotherapy and is a lecturer in the Department of Psychology and Social Change at Manchester Metropolitan University.

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