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Pat Dolan - Author

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The Routledge Handbook of Global Child Welfare

The Routledge Handbook of Global Child Welfare

Author: Pat Dolan Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/02/2017

In the context of the increasing global movement of people and a growing evidence base for differing outcomes in child welfare, Routledge Handbook of Global Child Welfare provides a compelling account of child welfare, grounded in the latest theory, policy and practice. Drawing on eminent international expertise, the book offers a coherent and comprehensive overview of the policies, systems and practices that can deliver the best outcomes for children. It considers the challenges faced by children globally, and the difference families, services and professionals can make. This ambitious and far-reaching handbook is essential reading for everyone working to make the world a better and safer place for children.

Mentoria de menores y jovenes

Mentoria de menores y jovenes

Author: Pat Dolan, Bernadine Brady Format: eBook Release Date: 17/01/2017

Sabemos por experiencia que una relacion duradera con un adulto en el que se confie, y que sea merecedor de esa confianza, puede cambiarlo todo en la vida de un joven. La mentora de menores constituye una forma eficaz de apoyar a jvenes y menores con problemas, ayudndolos a sostener una salud mental positiva, a afrontar el estrs y a llevar una vida satisfactoria, durante la adolescencia y en el inicio de la edad adulta. Este libro, partiendo de recientes investigaciones sobre el tema, ofrece consejos prcticos para establecer Programas eficaces de mentora. Describe, paso a paso, cmo llevar a cabo la mentora de menores en el entorno escolar, as como la mentora para jvenes vulnerables y de colectivos con necesidades educativas especiales. Ilustra sobre diferentes modelos de mentora y presenta estrategias prcticas para evaluar, implementar y supervisar la relacin de mentora y sus resultados, logrando as mentorizar con xito y desarrollar un apoyo social efectivo en los jvenes. Constituye una Gua esencial para las personas que trabajen con menores y jvenes, incluyendo a trabajadores sociales, personal de centros para menores y de centros de acogida, trabajadores de desarrollo comunitario, educadores y docentes.

Legend of the Pronghorn

Legend of the Pronghorn

Author: Pat Dolan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/12/2013

A Guide to Youth Mentoring Providing Effective Social Support

A Guide to Youth Mentoring Providing Effective Social Support

Author: Pat Dolan, Bernadine Brady Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/11/2011

Youth mentoring can be an effective way of supporting troubled youth, helping them sustain positive mental health, cope with stress, and lead successful lives through adolescence and into adulthood. This book is a comprehensive guide to youth mentoring programmes, illustrating how, if managed well, they can increase the social support available to young people. It outlines the objectives and benefits of mentoring, how it works, and how to mentor successfully. Youth mentoring in community and school settings is covered, as well as mentoring for vulnerable youth. The book illustrates different mentoring models and provides practical strategies for assessing, setting up, and monitoring the mentoring relationship and its outcomes for the young person. The challenges and difficulties associated with mentoring programmes and strategies to overcome them are also addressed. This will be an essential guide for anyone working with young people, including youth workers, social workers, residential care staff, foster carers, community development workers, teachers and community police.